Dollar General Corporation (DG): Price and Financial Metrics

Dollar General Corporation (DG)

Today's Latest Price: $195.28 USD

0.15 (-0.08%)

Updated Aug 5 8:03pm

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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 $49,193,996,846, Dollar General Corp has a greater market value than 96.02% of US stocks.
  • Dollar General Corp's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 87.84% of US listed stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, DG is more volatile than only 7.46% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Dollar General Corp are DLTR, ULTA, TLYS, EME, and AAP.
  • DG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Dollar General Corp's official web site, go to
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DG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $195.28 52-week high $197.35
Prev. close $195.43 52-week low $125.00
Day low $194.07 Volume 2,014,139
Day high $197.35 Avg. volume 2,379,829
50-day MA $189.76 Dividend yield 0.74%
200-day MA $168.18 Market Cap 49.16B

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:
$195.28$199.62 3%

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 49th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 4% on a DCF basis. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Dollar General Corp ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 25.27 -- which is good for besting 89.43% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector with positive cash flow).
  • Dollar General Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than just 20.15% 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 just 20.15% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as DG, try GHC, POST, CPB, BUD, and HMHC.

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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.

The 4 Largest Retail Apocalypse-Proof Stocks in 2020

Neiman Marcus, J.C. Penney, GNC, True Religion, and J. Crew are just some of the names forced into bankruptcy since March, when the impact of COVID-19-related closures became overwhelming. No surprises here: Walmart (NYSE: WMT) has become something of a lifeline since COVID-19 took hold. Not only does it sell groceries and cleaning supplies that consumers desperately need, but it can bring those items to customers' cars with curbside pickup.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

Dollar General and Kroger get callouts at Barron's Live event

Barron's hosted a live event today with its retail reporters and BMO Capital analyst Simeon Siegel. In the discussion on the dollar store sector, Dollar General ([[DG]] -0.3%) was singled out by Barron's Teresa Rivas for the higher mix of business it generates from consumer essentials in contrast to Dollar...

Seeking Alpha | July 27, 2020

3 Top Stocks You Can Buy and Hold for the Next Decade

A decade is a long time to hold a company's stock in your portfolio. Obviously, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) has had tremendous success since its founding in 1994. Meanwhile, its Amazon Prime subscription service, which charges an annual fee, gives people free shipping on many items and a streaming service.

Yahoo | July 26, 2020

Stocks like Procter & Gamble and Dollar General have 'earnings power' analysts say

Wall Street analysts are bullish on these stocks ahead of their earnings reports.

CNBC | July 25, 2020

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Yahoo | July 25, 2020

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DG Price Returns

1-mo 4.35%
3-mo 12.70%
6-mo 26.53%
1-year 46.42%
3-year 168.92%
5-year 163.69%
YTD 25.97%
2019 45.71%
2018 17.55%
2017 26.92%
2016 4.36%
2015 2.88%

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