DG - Dollar General Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
110.39
+0.37 (+0.34%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

110.39 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 4:46PM EDT

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Previous Close110.02
Open108.68
Bid0.00 x 800
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range108.29 - 110.79
52 Week Range79.79 - 112.59
Volume1,815,872
Avg. Volume2,197,438
Market Cap29.312B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)17.16
EPS (TTM)6.43
Earnings DateDec 5, 2018 - Dec 10, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.16 (1.05%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-05
1y Target Est116.36
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