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Latest News & Insights for DG
Shares in Dollar General (NYQ:DG) are currently trading at 219.84 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Covid-19 will affect the price in the months to come. The answer comes down to judging whether...
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Shares in Dollar General (NYQ:DG) are currently trading at 188.24 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Covid-19 will affect the price. The answer comes down to judging whether Dollar General is wel...
Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The Company offers merchandise, including consumable items, seasonal items, home products and apparel. Its merchandise includes brands from manufacturers, as well as its own private brand selections with prices at discounts to brands. Its consumables category includes paper and cleaning products, packaged food, perishables, snacks, health and beauty, pet, and tobacco products. Its seasonal products include holiday items, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive and home office supplies. Its home products include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, 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.
- Michael Calbert CHM (58)
- Todd Vasos CEO (59)
- John Garratt CFO (52)
- Jeffery Owen COO (51)
- Kathleen Reardon CHO (49)
- Carman Wenkoff EVP (53)
- Rhonda Taylor EVP (53)
- Steven Sunderland EVP (57)
- Emily Taylor EVP (45)
- Tony Zuazo EVP
- Anita Elliott SVP (56)
- Rod West SVP
- Warren Bryant IND (75)
- Patricia Fili-Krushel IND (67)
- Timothy McGuire IND (60)
- William Rhodes IND (56)
- Debra Sandler IND (61)
- Ralph Santana IND (53)
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- Ernst & Young LLP
As of Today at 13:06 UTC, shares in Dollar General are trading at $195.34. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Dollar General last closed at $195.34 and the price had moved by -1.78% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Dollar General share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +3.59% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Dollar General is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Dollar General dividend yield is 0.86% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Dollar General paid a total dividend of $1.68, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.86%. We do not have any data on when Dollar General is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Dollar General is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Dollar General shares is currently 0.86%.
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As of the previous close price of $195.34, shares in Dollar General had a market capitalisation of $50.82bn.
Here are the trading details for Dollar General:
- Country of listing: United States
- Exchange: NYQ
- Ticker Symbol: DG
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Dollar General is currently classified as a High Flyer. 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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Dollar General is $213.27. That is 9.18% above the last closing price of $195.34.
Analysts covering Dollar General currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of $11.37 for the next financial year.
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, its share price has outperformed the S&P500 Index by +1.84%.
As of the last closing price of $195.34, shares in Dollar General were trading -11.69% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Dollar General PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 16.7. The shares last closed at $195.34.
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.
Dollar General's management team is headed by:
- Michael Calbert - CHM
- Todd Vasos - CEO
- John Garratt - CFO
- Jeffery Owen - COO
- Kathleen Reardon - CHO
- Carman Wenkoff - EVP
- Rhonda Taylor - EVP
- Steven Sunderland - EVP
- Emily Taylor - EVP
- Tony Zuazo - EVP
- Anita Elliott - SVP
- Rod West - SVP
- Warren Bryant - IND
- Patricia Fili-Krushel - IND
- Timothy McGuire - IND
- William Rhodes - IND
- Debra Sandler - IND
- Ralph Santana - IND