Dollar General Corporation (DG): Price and Financial Metrics

Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Today's Latest Price: $208.10 USD

4.60 (2.26%)

Updated Sep 18 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank

Industry Rank:

Ranked of 18 in Grocery/Big Box Retailers

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DG Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $51,823,912,554, Dollar General Corp has a greater market value than 96.19% of US stocks.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for DG is 4.25 -- better than 89.11% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Dollar General Corp's share price is greater than that of only 9.96% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Dollar General Corp, a group of peers worth examining would be HUM, PGR, ECL, MMC, and RELX.
  • Visit DG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to
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DG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $208.10 52-week high $208.99
Prev. close $203.50 52-week low $125.00
Day low $203.74 Volume 3,920,136
Day high $208.99 Avg. volume 2,315,548
50-day MA $195.97 Dividend yield 0.69%
200-day MA $174.26 Market Cap 51.82B

Dollar General Corporation (DG) Company Bio

Dollar General is a discount retailer, offering a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel across the U.S. The company was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

DG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$208.10$261.3 28%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Dollar General Corp with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Dollar General Corp ranked in the 52th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 29%. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for DG, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 26.09; that's higher than 88.17% of US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • Dollar General Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than merely 18.33% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • DG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 18.33% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest DG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Dollar General Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DG as an investment opportunity.

Retail Sales Come In Soft After Fiscal Stimulus Lapses; Dow Jones Futures Pare Gain

Retail sales rose less than expected in August amid a cut to unemployment benefits. Dow Jones futures slipped, but remained positive.

Yahoo | September 16, 2020

Dollar General: Continued Strength and Relative Outperformance

A look at the retailer's financial results for the six months of 2020

Yahoo | September 15, 2020

Dollar General Reaches 80-Plus Relative Strength Rating Benchmark

Dollar General shows rising price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating from 78 to 82.

Yahoo | September 14, 2020

If You Like Dollar General, You'll Love This Smaller Rival

Some strategy and a little persistence are starting to pay off for a name most investors tend to ignore.

Yahoo | September 14, 2020

A $4 Million Difference: Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards Funds to Support a Successful 2020-2021 School Year

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announces $4 million in funding to support nearly 850 schools, libraries and literacy organizations.

Yahoo | September 14, 2020

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DG Price Returns

1-mo 4.61%
3-mo 8.51%
6-mo 47.34%
1-year 34.29%
3-year 179.45%
5-year 208.38%
YTD 34.24%
2019 45.71%
2018 17.55%
2017 26.92%
2016 4.36%
2015 2.88%

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