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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

NYSE: DG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
217.20
-0.51 (-0.23%)
After-hours:Sep 24, 2021 7:05 PM EDT
217.71
-0.65 (-0.30%)
At close: Sep 24, 4:00 PM
Market Cap50.79B
Revenue (ttm)33.67B
Net Income (ttm)2.53B
Shares Out234.92M
EPS (ttm)10.43
PE Ratio20.87
Forward PE22.68
Dividend$1.56 (0.72%)
Ex-Dividend DateOct 4, 2021
Volume1,135,370
Open217.84
Previous Close218.36
Day's Range216.25 - 218.27
52-Week Range172.81 - 239.35
Beta0.50
AnalystsBuy
Price Target251.30 (+15.4%)
Est. Earnings DateDec 2, 2021

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...

IndustryMultiline Retail
Founded1939
CEOTodd Vasos
Employees158,000
Stock ExchangeNYSE
Ticker SymbolDG
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%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 29 analysts, the average rating for Dollar General stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is 251.30, which is an increase of 15.43% from the latest price.

Price Target
$251.30
(15.43% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy

News

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