Dollar General Corporation (DG)

NYSE: DG · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.24 (-0.16%)
Apr 19, 2024, 2:21 PM EDT - Market open
Market Cap 31.96B
Revenue (ttm) 38.69B
Net Income (ttm) 1.66B
Shares Out 219.67M
EPS (ttm) 7.55
PE Ratio 19.31
Forward PE 20.78
Dividend $2.36 (1.62%)
Ex-Dividend Date Apr 8, 2024
Volume 668,284
Open 145.76
Previous Close 145.68
Day's Range 144.75 - 146.77
52-Week Range 101.09 - 222.99
Beta 0.41
Analysts Buy
Price Target 156.65 (+7.69%)
Earnings Date May 30, 2024

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 185,800
Stock Exchange NYSE
Ticker Symbol DG
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2023, Dollar General's revenue was $38.69 billion, an increase of 2.24% compared to the previous year's $37.84 billion. Earnings were $1.66 billion, a decrease of -31.24%.

Financial Statements

Analyst Forecast

According to 25 analysts, the average rating for DG stock is "Buy." The 12-month stock price forecast is $156.65, which is an increase of 7.69% from the latest price.

Price Target
(7.69% upside)
Analyst Consensus: Buy
Stock Forecasts


DOLLAR GENERAL INVESTIGATION CONTINUED by Former Louisiana Attorney General: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Continues to Investigate the Officers and Directors of Dollar General Corporation - DG

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq., a partner at the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”), announces that KSF continues its investigat...

6 days ago - Business Wire

Pennies From Heaven: Dollar Tree, Dollar General Boosted by 99 Cents Bankruptcy

Dollar Tree could be the biggest beneficiary as 99 Cents Only Stores closes about 400 locations, Jefferies says.

Other symbols: DLTR
8 days ago - Barrons

Dollar General is taking a key strategy from Costco as it aims to lower costs

Dollar General is sharply reducing the selection of products it sells in order to cut costs. The discounter previously stocked about 12,000 unique items, referenced by SKUs.

4 weeks ago - Business Insider

Dollar General drops self-checkout at hundreds of stores to reduce theft

Dollar General is pulling back on self-checkout as it tries to curtail retail theft across its stores.

4 weeks ago - New York Post

Dollar General Upgraded, Rivian Upgraded After R2 Reveal, Discover Downgraded | Top Calls

Top calls today are Dollar General, Rivian and Discover.

Other symbols: RIVNDFS
4 weeks ago - Bloomberg Markets and Finance

How shoplifting shrink has impacted the bottom line for Dollar Tree and Dollar General

Goldman Sachs Managing Director Kate McShane spoke with Yahoo Finance anchors Seana Smith and Brad Smith about the challenges facing Dollar Tree and Dollar General. Some of the pressures are stemming ...

Other symbols: DLTR
5 weeks ago - Yahoo Finance

Dollar Store Stocks Tumbled. That Might Be a Buying Opportunity.

Both Dollar Tree and Dollar General delivered bad news in their latest earnings reports. sending their share prices down.

Other symbols: DLTR
5 weeks ago - Barrons

Dollar General Reduces Self-Checkout Options to Increase Engagement, Decrease Shrink

Dollar General is cutting back on its offering of self-checkout options, saying it is doing so to improve the customer experience and to reduce inventory shrink. This change follows a year in which th...

5 weeks ago - PYMNTS

Dollar General is taking checkout back out of your hands because of theft

Dollar General is pulling self-checkout options out of 300 stores. The dollar store is also getting employees involved again at thousands more.

5 weeks ago - Business Insider

Dollar General Stock Rises After Earnings Beat

Dollar General (DG) shares edged 0.8% higher in early trading Thursday after the release of fourth-quarter results that beat analyst estimates.

5 weeks ago - Investopedia

Dollar General's stock jumps after profit beat, surprise same-store sales growth

Shares of Dollar General Corp. were headed for their biggest gain in five months on Thursday, after the discount retailer reported a surprise increase in same-store sales for the latest quarter, and p...

5 weeks ago - Market Watch

Dollar General Earnings Beat Estimates as Store Traffic Rises

The discount retailer posted fourth-quarter earnings of $1.83 a share on revenue of $9.86 billion.

5 weeks ago - Barrons

Dollar General forecasts upbeat 2024 sales on steady demand, shares rise

Discount retailer Dollar General forecast annual sales above Wall Street estimates on Thursday, banking on more inflation-affected customers buying its cheaper groceries and essentials, sending its sh...

5 weeks ago - Reuters

Dollar General Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2023 Results

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal year 2023 fourth quarter (13 weeks) and fiscal year (52 weeks) ended Febru...

5 weeks ago - Business Wire

Dollar General store briefly shuts down after entire staff quits over 7-day workweeks, ‘lack of appreciation'

A Dollar General store in Wisconsin was forced to close after its entire workforce quit, citing seven-day work weeks and a "lack of appreciation."

5 weeks ago - New York Post

Despite fears, retailers have so far avoided impact of Red Sea disruption

The Houthi attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea, which started last year, sparked concern about the impact on retailers confronted with increased shipping rates and longer journey times as freight is...

5 weeks ago - Market Watch

Dollar General Stock Gets an Upgrade. Lower-Income Shoppers Are Set for a Boost.

Both Dollar General and Dollar Tree look set to benefit as headwinds ease for their lower-income customers.

5 weeks ago - Barrons

Customers still piling into Dollar Tree and Dollar General stores, research says

Dollar stores Dollar Tree Inc. and Dollar General Corp. have been enjoying strong foot traffic in the run-up to the companies' fourth-quarter results this week, according to data from analytics compan...

Other symbols: DLTR
5 weeks ago - Market Watch

Cramer's week ahead: Earnings from Adobe, Dollar Tree and Dollar General

CNBC's Jim Cramer on Friday guided investors through next week's most important happenings on Wall Street.

Other symbols: ADBEDLTR
5 weeks ago - CNBC

Dollar General Opens 20,000th Store

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This morning, Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) celebrated the grand opening of its 20,000th store at its DG Market location in Alice, Texas, marking its co...

7 weeks ago - Business Wire

Dollar General Corporation Announces Webcast of its Fourth Quarter 2023 Earnings Conference Call

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today announced that it plans to release its financial results for the fiscal 2023 fourth quarter and full year ended Febr...

2 months ago - Business Wire

Red Sea disruption forces retailers to rethink back-to-school and holiday shipments

The disruption caused by Houthi attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea is forcing U.S. retailers to rethink how back-to-school and holiday shipments are handled, according to the National Retail Federa...

2 months ago - Market Watch

Dollar General Surpasses Milestone of 5,000 Stores Nationwide Offering Fresh Produce

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dollar General Surpasses Milestone of 5,000 Stores Nationwide Offering Fresh Produce.

2 months ago - Business Wire

Dollar General Taps AI Produce Ordering as Grocers Automate Procurement

Dollar General is using artificial intelligence to optimize its fresh produce buying, as across the grocery industry, retailers are tapping automated solutions to improve their purchasing decisions an...

2 months ago - PYMNTS

Red Sea attacks add ‘element of uncertainty' for food retailers, says BMO

The disruption caused by the Houthi attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea could result in incremental costs for food retailers, according to BMO Capital Markets.

2 months ago - Market Watch