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Dollar General Corp (DG) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on January 31, 2019

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Dollar General Corp (DG) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2019. Dollar General Corp is a discount retailer in the United States. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. Dollar General Corp has a market cap of $30.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $117.47 with a P/E ratio of 19.63 and P/S ratio of 1.21. The dividend yield of Dollar General Corp stocks is 0.98%. Dollar General Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 12.80% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Dollar General Corp the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.


For the last quarter Dollar General Corp reported a revenue of $6.6 billion, compared with the revenue of $6.1 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $25.6 billion, an increase of 9.2% from last year. For the last five years Dollar General Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 7.8% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $5.97 for the year, an increase of 6% from previous year. Over the last five years Dollar General Corp had an EPS growth rate of 14.4% a year. The Dollar General Corp had an operating margin of 8.26%, compared with the operating margin of 8.55% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Dollar General Corp is 9.46%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Dollar General Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $235.5 million, compared with $267.4 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $2.9 billion, compared with $2.6 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is at a comfortable level of 21.2. Dollar General Corp has a financial strength rank of 7 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $117.47, Dollar General Corp is traded at 17.3% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $100.18. The P/S ratio of the stock is 1.21, while the historical median P/S ratio is 1.04. The intrinsic value of the stock is $170.24 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 27.96% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of DG, click here.

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