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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Stock Price: $214.84 USD 0.87 (0.41%)
Updated Jun 22, 2021 4:00 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 50.78B
Revenue (ttm) 33.70B
Net Income (ttm) 2.68B
Shares Out 238.55M
EPS (ttm) 10.88
PE Ratio 19.75
Forward PE 21.98
Dividend $1.50
Dividend Yield 0.70%
Trading Day June 22
Last Price $214.84
Previous Close $213.97
Change ($) 0.87
Change (%) 0.41%
Day's Open 214.78
Day's Range 213.62 - 215.99
Day's Volume 1,277,278
52-Week Range 173.14 - 224.40

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They've proven themselves capable in good markets and bad.

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In order to drive traffic, Dollar General (DG) has been focusing on both consumables and non-consumables categories.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

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1 week ago - InvestorPlace

Dollar General (DG) has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, and belongs to a strong industry as well.

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DG vs. ROST: Which Stock Is the Better Value Option?

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Dollar General Corporation ( DG , Financial) reported first-quarter earnings recently that came in comfortably ahead of Wall Street analysts' estimates, especially in terms of earnings per share.

3 weeks ago - GuruFocus

With the trading day more than halfway over, the markets were moving higher going into the weekend.

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3 weeks ago - 24/7 Wall Street

Dollar General Corp (NYSE:DG) on Thursday posted better than expected results sparking a price gap to $206 before closing just above $204. DG stock is down more than 5% over the past six months and inve...

3 weeks ago - Invezz

Within the last quarter, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has observed the following analyst ratings: Last 30 Days 1 Month Ago 2 Months Ago 3 Months Ago Bullish 0 0 1 2 Somewhat Bullish 2 1 0 4 Indifferent 0 1 ...

3 weeks ago - Benzinga

Dollar General Corp. ( DG , Financial) released its first-quarter 2021 earnings results before the opening bell on May 27. The discount retailer surpassed earnings and revenue expectations thanks to pos...

3 weeks ago - GuruFocus

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) took a trip to the earnings confessional this morning, reporting first-quarter earnings of $2.82 per share, well above Wall Street's projections of $2.19 per share.

3 weeks ago - Schaeffers Research

Dollar General's (DG) first-quarter results reflect favorable impact of fresh round of stimulus payments. Following a strong start to fiscal 2021, management raises financial outlook.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

(Reuters) -Top U.S. dollar stores on Thursday gave tepid profit forecasts, weighed down by higher transportation costs, even as a stimulus check-driven boost in spending helped them post better-than-exp...

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3 weeks ago - Reuters

Dollar General (DG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 31.78% and 2.54%, respectively, for the quarter ended April 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Shares of Dollar General (NYSE:DG) decreased 0.2% in pre-market trading after the company reported Q1 results. Quarterly Results Earnings per share were up 10.16% over the past year to $2.82, which beat...

3 weeks ago - Benzinga

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2021 first quarter (13 weeks) ended April 30, 2021. Net Sales Decreased...

3 weeks ago - Business Wire

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) announces its next round of earnings this Thursday, May 27. Here is Benzinga's everything-that-matters guide for this Thursday's Q1 earnings announcement.

3 weeks ago - Benzinga

Dollar General's (DG) first-quarter results are likely to reflect drop in pantry-loading trends that might have hurt the company's top-line performance.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

DG stock has thrived under the leadership of Todd Vasos as he transformed the store. The next CEO has a tough act to follow.

4 weeks ago - InvestorPlace

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4 weeks ago - Forbes

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that Dollar General management plans to present at the 2021 RBC Capital Markets Consumer & Retail Conference...

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

Why this analyst is downgrading Dollar General

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CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses inflationary concerns and the outlook for Dollar General with Robby Ohmes, an analyst at Bank of America Securities who is downgrading Dollar General's stock.

4 weeks ago - CNBC Television

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) shares traded lower by 3% on Monday following a downgrade. The Analyst: Bank of America analyst Robert Ohmes downgraded Dollar General from Neutral to Underperform and cu...

4 weeks ago - Benzinga

The shares of Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) are down 2.5% at $199.84 at last check, following a downgrade to "underperform" from "neutral" at Bank of America Securities, as well as a price-target cut t...

4 weeks ago - Schaeffers Research

Dollar General (DG) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

4 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Publishes Annual Serving Others Report

4 weeks ago - Business Wire

We believe that Dollar General is currently better valued than Target. Target's current market cap-to-operating income ratio of 17x is higher than levels of 14x for Dollar General.

4 weeks ago - Forbes

Dollar General (DG) is set to release its Q1 FY21 financial results on Thursday, May 27. So, is it time to buy the deep discount retailer on the dip?

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1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Looking Ahead to Q2 Earnings Season

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Dollar General (DG) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

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In the latest trading session, Dollar General (DG) closed at $203.73, marking a -0.6% move from the previous day.

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A closer look makes it clear this discount retailer's next chapter is just as compelling as its previous one.

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Phillip Morris International and Dollar General are excellent investments in an increasingly overvalued stock market.

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the organization's largest one-day grant donation in its 28-year history of more than $10.5 million to sup...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) has posted solid gains since the stock bottomed out in mid-March, but one analyst believes that the stock has run its course and will be slowing from here.

1 month ago - 24/7 Wall Street

These retailers have done well, but one has the edge.

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it plans to release its financial results for the fiscal 2021 first quarter ended April 30, 2021, on Ma...

1 month ago - Business Wire

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General (NYSE: DG) today announced a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation to extend the Company's community and environmental stewardship efforts. In ...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Dollar General (DG) closed at $214.75 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.06% move from the prior day.

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General (NYSE: DG), in partnership with Kellogg Company, plans to donate more than 100,000 new books to elementary schools across the country to help celeb...

1 month ago - Business Wire

Bear of the Day: Dollar General Corporation (DG)

1 month ago - Zacks Investment Research

Don't blindly believe the hype. Plenty of retailers are still connecting with consumers.

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About DG

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry products; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. Its consumable prod... [Read more...]

Industry
Discount Stores
Founded
1939
CEO
Todd Vasos
Employees
158,000
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
DG
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2020, Dollar General's revenue was $33.75 billion, an increase of 21.59% compared to the previous year's $27.75 billion. Earnings were $2.66 billion, an increase of 55.03%.

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Analyst Forecasts

According to 29 analysts, the average rating for Dollar General stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 237.96, which is an increase of 10.76% from the latest price.

Price Target
$237.96
(10.76% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy