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

Dollar General Corp. (DG): $228.61

0.52 (+0.23%)

POWR Rating

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DG POWR Grades

  • DG scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 76.12% of US stocks.
  • DG's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 177 days.
  • DG ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 42nd percentile.

DG Stock Summary

  • DG has a market capitalization of $51,715,086,757 -- more than approximately 95.49% of US stocks.
  • DOLLAR GENERAL CORP's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93% of US listed stocks.
  • The volatility of DOLLAR GENERAL CORP's share price is greater than that of just 3.85% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to DG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are ECL, RELX, HUM, GWW, and TT.
  • Visit DG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

DG Valuation Summary

  • DG's price/sales ratio is 1.5; this is 26.83% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 161 months, DG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.8.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DG 2023-02-01 1.5 8.6 22.4 21.5
DG 2023-01-31 1.4 8.6 22.2 21.4
DG 2023-01-30 1.4 8.5 22.1 21.4
DG 2023-01-27 1.5 8.7 22.4 21.6
DG 2023-01-26 1.5 8.7 22.5 21.7
DG 2023-01-25 1.5 8.7 22.6 21.7

DG Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 98.66%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 20.43%.
  • Its 2 year price growth rate is now at 20.65%.
DG's revenue has moved up $11,188,739,000 over the prior 49 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)

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DG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $228.61 52-week high $262.20
Prev. close $228.09 52-week low $183.25
Day low $228.17 Volume 628,902
Day high $230.68 Avg. volume 2,030,291
50-day MA $241.53 Dividend yield 0.96%
200-day MA $241.69 Market Cap 51.11B

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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Seeking Alpha | February 3, 2023

Dollar General enters $750M revolving credit facility

Dollar General (DG) has entered into a 364-day credit agreement for $750M unsecured revolving credit facility.The company may voluntarily repay outstanding loans under the 364-Day…

Seeking Alpha | February 2, 2023

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Seeking Alpha | February 1, 2023

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Dollar General now has mobile health clinics available at a few of its locations.

The Motley Fool | February 1, 2023

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DG Price Returns

1-mo -8.03%
3-mo -8.72%
6-mo -9.73%
1-year 14.02%
3-year 51.18%
5-year 144.30%
YTD -7.16%
2022 5.57%
2021 13.01%
2020 35.89%
2019 45.71%
2018 17.55%

DG Dividends

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