Dollar General Corporation (DG)

NYSE: DG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.24 (-0.11%)
Mar 21, 2023, 4:03 PM EDT - Market closed
Market Cap 46.97B
Revenue (ttm) 36.29B
Net Income (ttm) 2.35B
Shares Out 223.58M
EPS (ttm) 10.28
PE Ratio 20.43
Forward PE 19.61
Dividend $2.20 (1.05%)
Ex-Dividend Date Dec 30, 2022
Volume 1,705,423
Open 211.75
Previous Close 210.33
Day's Range 207.91 - 211.85
52-Week Range 183.25 - 262.21
Beta 0.33
Analysts Buy
Price Target 251.31 (+19.62%)
Earnings Date Mar 16, 2023

About DG

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

Industry Discount Stores
Founded 1939
Employees 163,000
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol DG
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2022, Dollar General's revenue was $34.22 billion, an increase of 1.40% compared to the previous year's $33.75 billion. Earnings were $2.40 billion, a decrease of -9.64%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 39 analysts, the average rating for DG stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is $251.31, which is an increase of 19.62% from the latest price.

Price Target
(19.62% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


At Dollar General, a Record of Overcharging

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Dollar General said it plans to boost its quarterly disbursement to shareholders by 7%.

3 days ago - Barrons

Dollar General (DG) Reports Q4 Earnings: What Key Metrics Have to Say

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4 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Dollar General Offers Great Prices, but the Stock isn't a Value

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4 days ago - MarketBeat

Dollar General (DG) Q4 Earnings Beat, Sales Increase Y/Y

Dollar General's (DG) fourth-quarter same-store sales rise 5.7% due to an increase in the average transaction amount.

5 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Dollar General is luring more shoppers with its cheap groceries — but it might be backfiring

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5 days ago - Business Insider

Dollar General stock rises despite Q4 earnings miss

Yahoo Finance Live anchors Julie Hyman and Brad Smith discuss the rise in stock for Dollar General following fourth-quarter earnings.

5 days ago - Yahoo Finance

Dollar General (DG) Tops Q4 Earnings Estimates

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5 days ago - Zacks Investment Research

Dollar General to Boost Spending on Staffing Levels

The discount retailer's investment in additional labor hours aims to capture market share from its rivals.

5 days ago - WSJ

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5 days ago - Barrons

Dollar General boosts dividend and meets sales expectations, but its stock falls

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5 days ago - Market Watch

Dollar General Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2022 Results

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5 days ago - Business Wire

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5 days ago - InvestorPlace

Dollar General (DG) to Report Q4 Earnings: What to Expect?

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1 week ago - InvestorPlace

Dollar General (DG) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

Dollar General (DG) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

1 week ago - Zacks Investment Research

Dollar General reformulates and rebrands its cat and dog food line Nature's Menu

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2 weeks ago - Market Watch

Dollar General Announces New Super Premium Pet Food

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2 weeks ago - Business Wire

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2 weeks ago - MarketBeat

Dollar General (DG) Provides Preliminary Q4 Results, Cuts View

Dollar General's (DG) fourth-quarter fiscal 2022 preliminary results were hurt by lower-than-anticipated same-store sales results during December, primarily due to the storm.

3 weeks ago - Zacks Investment Research

Dollar General Blames Winter Storm for Slowing Q4 Same-Store Sales Growth

Dollar General said a December storm kept it from meeting its expected financial results. The retailer said in a Thursday (Feb. 23) press release that its same-store sales increased 5.7% in the fourth...

3 weeks ago - PYMNTS

Stocks moving on earnings: Dollar General, Wayfair, Teladoc

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3 weeks ago - Yahoo Finance

Dollar General stock dives toward 9-month low after profit, same-store sales warnings

Shares of Dollar General Corp. DG, -0.59% dove 6.8% toward a nine-month low in premarket trading Thursday, after the discount retailer warned of a fourth-quarter profit miss, citing the negative effec...

3 weeks ago - Market Watch