DG - Dollar General Corporation

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
110.95
+4.56 (+4.29%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close106.39
Open106.84
Bid95.00 x 1400
Ask0.00 x 800
Day's Range105.85 - 111.07
52 Week Range79.79 - 112.59
Volume3,853,139
Avg. Volume2,185,370
Market Cap29.461B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)17.25
EPS (TTM)6.43
Earnings DateDec 5, 2018 - Dec 10, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.16 (1.11%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-10-05
1y Target Est116.36
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  • Why Dollar Tree, Inc. Stock Popped Today
    Motley Fool10 hours ago

    Why Dollar Tree, Inc. Stock Popped Today

    Shares of the discount chain gained on reports that Carl Icahn was buying shares in the company.

  • Can Carl Icahn Shake Up Dollar Tree?
    GuruFocus.com11 hours ago

    Can Carl Icahn Shake Up Dollar Tree?

    Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) spiked on Tuesday after the New York Post reported that billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) had built a sizeable stake in the discount retailer. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with DLTR. Dollar Tree has been struggling for a while, but its core business remains strong, with stable revenue growth, even when accounting for the 2014 acquisition of Family Dollar.

  • Benzinga15 hours ago

    Report: Carl Icahn Accumulates Dollar Tree Shares

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn established a large stake in struggling Family Dollar in 2014. He pressured the company to seek a buyer and turned a significant profit when it was acquired by Dollar Tree, ...

  • Icahn builds stake in Dollar Tree, share prices spike
    American City Business Journals15 hours ago

    Icahn builds stake in Dollar Tree, share prices spike

    Per the New York Post, he billionaire investor has taken a "significant" stake in Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree.

  • Reuters17 hours ago

    Activist investor Icahn takes stake in Dollar Tree - NY Post

    (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn is accumulating a significant stake in discount chain Dollar Tree Inc (DLTR.O), the New York Post reported on Tuesday. Icahn's plans for the stake were ...

  • MarketWatch5 days ago

    Social Security increase is a boon for value retailers like Dollar General

    The 2.8% Social Security increase announced this week is good news for value retailers like Big Lots Inc. , Dollar Tree Inc. and Dollar General Corp. , according to Raymond James analysts. The hike is the biggest since 2012. "As a reminder, the core customer for Dollar General and Family Dollar has an annual household income of $35K or less," analysts led by Dan Wewer wrote. "The marginal propensity to consume for low-income families is ~100%, therefore, some of the Social Security benefit increase should find its way into a value retailers' store." Raymond James rates Dollar General strong buy with a $122 price target; Dollar Tree is rated outperform with a $90 price target; and Big Lots is rated outperform with a $48 price target. Dollar General shares have gained 12.7% for the year to date, Dollar Tree stock has fallen 24.7%, and Big Lots shares are down about 24% for the year to date. The S&P 500 index is up 3.5% for 2018 so far.

  • GuruFocus.com8 days ago

    Dollar General: A Great Company at a Fair Price

    This quote is often attributed to Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio), but it is actually a Charlie Munger quote. What Munger, the vice chairman of Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A)(BRK.B) conglomerate, meant by this statement is that he prefers excellent companies trading near their fair valuation to average companies trading at a discount. Excellent companies often tend to outperform average ones.

  • Five Below’s Margins so Far this Year
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Five Below’s Margins so Far this Year

    In the first half of fiscal 2018, Five Below’s (FIVE) gross margin increased by 60 basis points to 34.0% due to leverage in store occupancy costs. Subsequently, the operating margin was up by 100 basis points to 8.6%. Five Below is focusing on expanding its presence on mobile devices and social media platforms.

  • What’s Driving Five Below’s Bottom-Line Performance?
    Market Realist12 days ago

    What’s Driving Five Below’s Bottom-Line Performance?

    Over the trailing ten quarters, Five Below (FIVE) has beaten Wall Street estimates nine times while matching expectations once.

  • National Retail Federation Forecasts Growth During Holiday Season
    GuruFocus.com13 days ago

    National Retail Federation Forecasts Growth During Holiday Season

    The National Retail Federation expects holiday retail sales to grow between 4.3% and 4.8% to $717.45 billion to $720.89 billion in the November to December period. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Sign with COST. "Thanks to a healthy economy and strong consumer confidence, we believe that this holiday season will continue to reflect the growth we've seen over the past year," t he National Retail Federation said in a press release.

  • How New Stores Are Driving Five Below’s Top Line
    Market Realist13 days ago

    How New Stores Are Driving Five Below’s Top Line

    It has delivered double-digit sales growth in the last five fiscal years. New stores, as well as strong comparable-store sales, were the primary growth drivers. Wall Street analysts are projecting sales growth of 18.2% to $304.1 million for the third quarter.

  • Why Wall Street Retained a ‘Buy’ Rating for Five Below
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Why Wall Street Retained a ‘Buy’ Rating for Five Below

    In the past 15 days, there has been just one price target change for Five Below (FIVE) stock. On September 24, J.P. Morgan increased its target price for Five Below to $153.00 from $150.00. The 12-month average target price for FIVE stock is $133.38, which reflects a 10.1% upside to its stock price on October 3.

  • Five Below Stock on a Roll: Year-to-date Gains of 82.6%
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Five Below Stock on a Roll: Year-to-date Gains of 82.6%

    As of October 3, Five Below (FIVE) stock has risen 82.6% year-to-date or YTD to $121.13. The company’s terrific sales performance has been one of the primary growth drivers behind the impressive stock movement. Given the top-line performance, the company’s stock has risen over seven times its IPO price of $17. Five Below started trading in July 2012.

  • Can Growth Initiatives Aid Dollar Tree Counter Cost Turmoil?
    Zacks13 days ago

    Can Growth Initiatives Aid Dollar Tree Counter Cost Turmoil?

    Dollar Tree (DLTR) shows resilience, driven by Family Dollar integration, store expansion and initiatives to improve store productivity. But, higher costs and soft margins remain headwinds.

  • Analysts Are Bullish on Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Stock
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Analysts Are Bullish on Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Stock

    Of the 15 analysts covering Ollie’s Bargain Outlet (OLLI) stock on October 2, 60.0% recommended a “buy.” The remaining 40.0% recommended a “hold,” and there were no recommendations for a “sell.”

  • Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Rises an Impressive 75.8% Year-to-Date
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Rises an Impressive 75.8% Year-to-Date

    On October 2, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) stock gained 75.8% year-to-date. In comparison, the S&P 500 Index has gained 9.3%. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings stock is expected to continue its good run going forward.

  • Dollar General is Carving Out a Niche in the Retail Space
    Zacks15 days ago

    Dollar General is Carving Out a Niche in the Retail Space

    In order to increase traffic, Dollar General (DG) has been focusing on both consumables and discretionary categories.

  • Dollar General (DG) Up 3.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?
    Zacks18 days ago

    Dollar General (DG) Up 3.5% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

    Dollar General (DG) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • GuruFocus.com22 days ago

    Dollar Tree: Zero Upside Potential

    Despite the year-to-date sell off, investors should avoid the stock through 2020

  • Will Kirkland's Shareholder-Friendly Moves Aid the Stock?
    Zacks22 days ago

    Will Kirkland's Shareholder-Friendly Moves Aid the Stock?

    Kirkland's (KIRK) unveils the authorization program of share buybacks worth $10 million. Shareholder-friendly moves and strategic growth efforts should help revive Kirkland's stock.

  • Associated Press27 days ago

    North Dakota city rejects land sale for Dollar General store

    Some residents of central North Dakota community would welcome a Dollar General store, but city officials want no part of it. The Velva City Commission recently rejected the lone bid on a land sale after learning the developer planned to lease the property to Dollar General, the Minot Daily News reported. Commissioner Mary Liz Davis said officials didn't want Dollar General to threaten existing businesses in Velva, particularly its grocery and drug stores.

  • Business Wire29 days ago

    Dollar General to Host National Retail Recruiting Events

    Recruiting Underway for Regional Directors, District Managers, Store Managers, Assistant Managers and Sales Associates

  • 5 Defensive Retail Companies Gurus Agree On
    GuruFocus.comlast month

    5 Defensive Retail Companies Gurus Agree On

    Retail industry still offers good opportunities on the 10th anniversary of the 2008 financial crisis

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    Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has affirmed the ratings on eight classes in WFRBS Commercial Mortgage Trust 2013-UBS1, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2013-UBS1 ...

  • How Dollar General's Strategy Could Boost Its Investment Performance
    GuruFocus.comlast month

    How Dollar General's Strategy Could Boost Its Investment Performance

    The ability of Dollar General (DG) to adapt to a changing operating environment could be the difference between success and failure for the budget retailer. Under its current strategy, the company is seeking to become more efficient, while offering its customers a greater range and choice of products. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Sign with DG.