Dollar General Corp. (DG): Price and Financial Metrics

Dollar General Corp. (DG): $108.14

1.62 (-1.48%)

POWR Rating

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DG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $108.14 52-week high $261.59
Prev. close $109.76 52-week low $107.72
Day low $107.72 Volume 4,582,000
Day high $110.59 Avg. volume 2,777,847
50-day MA $150.21 Dividend yield 2.15%
200-day MA $197.32 Market Cap 23.73B

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DG POWR Grades

  • DG scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 68.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DG is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • DG ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

DG Stock Summary

  • With a market capitalization of $24,945,698,649, DOLLAR GENERAL CORP has a greater market value than 91.58% of US stocks.
  • DOLLAR GENERAL CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.06% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of DOLLAR GENERAL CORP's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.22% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DOLLAR GENERAL CORP are SAIA, DGICA, ITUB, LAZ, and WMG.
  • DG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit DOLLAR GENERAL CORP's official web site, go to

DG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, DG's price/sales ratio is 30% lower, now standing at 0.7.
  • Over the past 168 months, DG's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DG 2023-09-08 0.7 4.4 12.9 14.7
DG 2023-09-07 0.7 4.3 12.5 14.5
DG 2023-09-06 0.7 4.4 12.8 14.7
DG 2023-09-05 0.7 4.4 12.9 14.7
DG 2023-09-01 0.7 4.5 13.2 14.9
DG 2023-08-31 0.8 4.8 14.0 15.5

DG Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 8.68%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -87.45%.
  • The 2 year revenue growth rate now stands at 16.88%.
DG's revenue has moved up $13,962,613,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows DG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 36,293.4 1,887.282 2,354.287
2022-06-30 35,346.35 2,496.283 2,315.151
2022-03-31 34,570.84 2,612.336 2,274.14
2021-12-31 34,220.45 2,865.811 2,399.232
2021-09-30 33,983.53 2,719.335 2,444.542
2021-06-30 33,665.31 2,286.368 2,531.771

DG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DG has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 65.35% of graded US stocks.
  • DG's asset turnover comes in at 1.311 -- ranking 102nd of 165 Retail stocks.
  • FL, GPS, and ZUMZ are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DG.

The table below shows DG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-30 1.311 0.321 0.126
2021-04-30 1.307 0.323 0.136
2021-01-29 1.314 0.318 0.138
2020-10-30 1.304 0.316 0.136
2020-07-31 1.304 0.312 0.128
2020-05-01 1.286 0.307 0.112

DG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DG, see our DG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $251.30 Average Broker Recommendation 1.45 (Moderate Buy)

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Company Bio

Dollar General Corporation is an American chain of variety stores headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tennessee. As of October 2021, Dollar General operates 18,000 stores in the continental United States. (Source:Wikipedia)  

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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.

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Yahoo | September 22, 2023

Better Buy: Foot Locker vs. Dollar General

Take Dollar General (NYSE: DG) and Foot Locker (NYSE: FL). Is it discount chain Dollar General or sports apparel distributor Foot Locker? Investors would struggle to find any positive attributes about Foot Locker.

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards More Than $2 Million During 30th Anniversary

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn., September 21, 2023--Dollar General Literacy Foundation Awards More Than $2 Million During 30th Anniversary

Yahoo | September 21, 2023

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DG Price Returns

1-mo -30.22%
3-mo -35.29%
6-mo -47.72%
1-year -54.76%
3-year -45.83%
5-year 4.45%
YTD -55.81%
2022 5.57%
2021 13.01%
2020 35.89%
2019 45.71%
2018 17.55%

DG Dividends

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