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DG - Dollar General Share Price

$209.04 2.4  1.2%

Last Trade - 12/04/21

Consumer Cyclicals
Large Cap
Market Cap £36.07bn
Enterprise Value £38.08bn
Revenue £24.62bn
Position in Universe 253rd / 6825
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1m +5.94%
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Financial Summary
Year End 29th Jan 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022E 2023E CAGR / Avg
20,369 21,987 23,471 25,625 27,754 33,747 33,765 36,417 +10.6%
+13.0 +11.9 +1.5 +31.7 +13.5 +57.6 -10.9 +12.9
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 29 January 2021, DollarGeneral Corp. revenues increased 22% to $33.75B. Net incomeincreased 55% to $2.66B. Revenues reflect Comparable StoreSales (Value) - Retail increase of 21% to $31.91B, RetailSales - Consumables increase of 20% to $25.91B. Net incomebenefited from Gross Profit increase of 4% to 31.8%, RentalExpense decrease of 8% to $1.38B (expense), Impairment -Fixed Assets decrease of 25% to $2.7M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The Company's consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products); pet (pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products. Its seasonal products include decorations, toys, batteries, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, and home office supplies. Its home products include cookware, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Its apparel products include casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories.

Last Annual January 29th, 2021
Last Interim January 29th, 2021
Incorporated May 29, 1998
Public Since November 13, 2009
No. of Shareholders: 2,757
No. of Employees: 158,000
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Diversified Retail
Index S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary (sector), S&P Composite 1500 , S&P 500 ,
Exchange New York Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 239,264,252
Free Float (0.0%)
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Upcoming Events for DG
Wednesday 26th May, 2021
Dollar General Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 26th May, 2021 Estimate
Q1 2021 Dollar General Corp Earnings Release
Thursday 27th May, 2021 Estimate
Dollar General Corp Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 25th August, 2021 Estimate
Q2 2021 Dollar General Corp Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for Dollar General
What is the Dollar General share price?

As of 12/04/21, shares in Dollar General are trading at $209.04, giving the company a market capitalisation of £36.07bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Dollar General share price performed this year?

Shares in Dollar General are currently trading at $209.04 and the price has moved by 22.11% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Dollar General price has moved by -17.69% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Dollar General?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Dollar General, there are there are currently 8 "buy" , 4 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Dollar General is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Dollar General next release its financial results?

Dollar General is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-01-29
What is the Dollar General dividend yield?

The Dollar General dividend yield is 0.7% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Dollar General pay a dividend?

Last year, Dollar General paid a total dividend of 1.44, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.7%. Looking ahead, Dollar General has not announced an ex-dividend date yet and the next dividend pay date is 2021-04-20.

When does Dollar General next pay dividends?

Dollar General has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date and the next dividend pay date is 2021-04-20. The historic dividend yield on Dollar General shares is currently 0.7%.

How do I buy Dollar General shares?

To buy shares in Dollar General you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Dollar General?

Shares in Dollar General are currently trading at $209.04, giving the company a market capitalisation of £36.07bn.

Where are Dollar General shares listed? Where are Dollar General shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Dollar General:

Country of listing: United States
Exchange: NYQ
Ticker Symbol: DG
What kind of share is Dollar General?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Dollar General is currently classified as a Contrarian. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Dollar General share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Dollar General are currently priced at $209.04. At that level they are trading at 10.52% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Dollar General currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 9.472 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Dollar General share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Dollar General. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -19.33%. At the current price of $209.04, shares in Dollar General are trading at 1.9% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Dollar General PE Ratio?

The Dollar General PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.45. The shares are currently trading at $209.04.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Dollar General?

Dollar General's management team is headed by:

Michael Calbert - CHM
Todd Vasos - CEO
Warren Bryant - IND
William Rhodes - IND
Patricia Fili-Krushel - IND
Rhonda Taylor - EVP
Jeffery Owen - COO
John Garratt - CFO
Michael Kindy - EVP
Carman Wenkoff - EVP
Timothy McGuire - IND
Steven Sunderland - EVP
Debra Sandler - IND
Kathleen Reardon - CHO
Emily Taylor - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of Dollar General?

Here are the top five shareholders of Dollar General based on the size of their shareholding:

T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 8.56% (20.5m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.02% (19.2m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 5.11% (12.2m shares)
Capital World Investors Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 4.71% (11.3m shares)
State Street Global Advisors (US) Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.4% (10.5m shares)
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