DG - Dollar General Corporation

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
106.46
-0.10 (-0.09%)
As of 1:59PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close106.56
Open107.55
Bid106.56 x 1000
Ask106.59 x 1300
Day's Range104.93 - 107.97
52 Week Range85.54 - 118.45
Volume1,382,766
Avg. Volume2,580,257
Market Cap27.987B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.88
PE Ratio (TTM)15.71
EPS (TTM)6.78
Earnings DateDec 5, 2018 - Dec 10, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.16 (1.13%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-01-07
1y Target Est116.33
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  • TheStreet.com23 hours ago

    Dollar General Outperforms Dollar Tree but Both Benefit From Santa Claus Rally

    Dollar General has been outperforming Dollar Tree as rural economies are improving while folks in the suburbs are returning to retail malls to buy more upscale items. From an equity money manager prospective, Dollar General pays a dividend, Dollar Tree does not. Dollar General's dividend is only 1.13% but at least it offers one.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 days ago

    Edited Transcript of DG earnings conference call or presentation 4-Dec-18 3:00pm GMT

    Q3 2018 Dollar General Corp Earnings Call

  • Five Below Stock Reacted to Its Third-Quarter Results
    Market Realist2 days ago

    Five Below Stock Reacted to Its Third-Quarter Results

    To maintain a steady inventory supply, Five Below has been focusing on its distribution centers. The capital expenditure will mainly be used for new stores and the company’s planned distribution center.

  • Dollar General sees opportunity to grow in food deserts
    MarketWatch3 days ago

    Dollar General sees opportunity to grow in food deserts

    Dollar General says its fresh meat and produce will be a business driver in places where those goods are scarce.

  • Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Dollar General Corp. (DG) Anymore
    Insider Monkey3 days ago

    Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About Dollar General Corp. (DG) Anymore

    Although the masses and most of the financial media blame hedge funds for their exorbitant fee structure and disappointing performance, these investors have proved to have great stock picking abilities over the years (that’s why their assets under management continue to swell). We believe hedge fund sentiment should serve as a crucial tool of an […]

  • Analyzing Five Below’s Third-Quarter Earnings
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Analyzing Five Below’s Third-Quarter Earnings

    Five Below (FIVE) reported a third-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.24—26.3% better than analysts’ consensus estimate. On a YoY (year-over-year) basis, the adjusted EPS rose 33.3%. Higher sales and interest income and a reduced income tax burden supported the bottom-line growth despite higher costs.

  • 3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy in December
    Motley Fool5 days ago

    3 Top Retail Stocks to Buy in December

    Dollar General, TJX Companies, and Canada Goose stocks look enticing heading into the peak retailing season.

  • Five Below: Evaluating the Target Price Changes
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Five Below: Evaluating the Target Price Changes

    Since Five Below (FIVE) reported its strong third-quarter results on December 5, there have been two target price changes. On December 6, RBC lowered the target price from $134.00 to $120.00. Credit Suisse slashed the target price by $10.00 to $115.00. Five Below’s mean target price is $128.53, which indicates a 26.3% upside to its price as of December 6. Among the 18 analysts tracking Five Below, ~56.0% recommended a “buy,” while 44.0% recommended a “hold.”

  • What Analysts Think about Ollie’s Bargain Outlet after Q3
    Market Realist5 days ago

    What Analysts Think about Ollie’s Bargain Outlet after Q3

    There has only been one target price change for Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) since it reported its strong results for the third quarter on December 4. RBC slashed OLLI’s price target to $89.00 from $95.00. We expect a few more revisions in the coming days.

  • How Ollie’s Bargain Outlet’s PE Multiple Looks after Q3 Results
    Market Realist5 days ago

    How Ollie’s Bargain Outlet’s PE Multiple Looks after Q3 Results

    As of December 4, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) was trading at a 12-month forward PE multiple of 42.5x. Meanwhile, Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), and Five Below (FIVE) are trading at 12-month forward PEs of 15.8x, 15.0x, and 36.5x, respectively, as of December 4. A comparison of forward PEs can help investors make investment decisions for similar companies.

  • Where’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Stock Headed Now?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Where’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Stock Headed Now?

    Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) announced strong third-quarter results on December 4 after market hours. Despite better-than-expected results, the stock fell 5.5% in aftermarket trading that day. However, on a YTD basis, Ollie’s stock was up 63.1% as of December 4.

  • How Did Ollie’s Bargain Outlet’s Q3 EPS Numbers Turn Out?
    Market Realist6 days ago

    How Did Ollie’s Bargain Outlet’s Q3 EPS Numbers Turn Out?

    Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) reported third-quarter adjusted EPS of $0.32, which was 3.2% better than analysts’ consensus estimate. On a YoY basis, adjusted EPS rose 45.4%. On a reported basis, its EPS were $0.40, up 29% YoY. Higher sales and a lower interest and income tax burden supported bottom-line growth.

  • New Stores Drive Ollie’s Bargain Outlet’s Q3 Sales
    Market Realist6 days ago

    New Stores Drive Ollie’s Bargain Outlet’s Q3 Sales

    Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) reported its third quarter of fiscal 2018 results on December 4. New store openings and strong comps were the major catalysts behind the rise. Its third-quarter comps were up 4.6% against a 2.1% increase in the corresponding quarter of 2017. Ollie’s is estimating 37 net new store openings in fiscal 2018.

  • Why Dollar General’s Margins Failed to Improve in Q3
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Why Dollar General’s Margins Failed to Improve in Q3

    Like most retailers, Dollar General (DG) reported a contraction in its gross margin in the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on November 2. Dollar Tree’s gross margin took a hit from a higher LIFO (“Last In, First Out”) provision, a higher proportion of consumables (which carry a lower margin than other categories), higher markdowns, and a rise in transportation costs.

  • Better Buy: Dollar Tree vs. Dollar General
    Motley Fool7 days ago

    Better Buy: Dollar Tree vs. Dollar General

    Which dollar-store chain deserves your investment dollars?

  • What Drove Dollar General’s Q3 Sales Growth
    Market Realist7 days ago

    What Drove Dollar General’s Q3 Sales Growth

    Dollar General’s (DG) sales grew 8.7% to $6.42 billion in the third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on November 2. The company’s third-quarter sales beat analysts’ estimate of $6.38 billion.

  • Dollar General’s Q3 Earnings: The Headwinds and Tailwinds
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Dollar General’s Q3 Earnings: The Headwinds and Tailwinds

    Dollar General’s (DG) third quarter of fiscal 2018 EPS of $1.31 beat analysts’ estimate of $1.26. The company’s adjusted EPS exclude the impact of hurricanes and disaster-related expenses of $0.05 per share. Dollar General’s third-quarter adjusted EPS grew 33.7% year-over-year.

  • Hurricanes Weigh on Dollar General's Outlook
    Motley Fool7 days ago

    Hurricanes Weigh on Dollar General's Outlook

    With one quarter remaining in the fiscal year, the company is forced to revise its full-year guidance due to extreme weather impacts.

  • Dollar General Stock Fell 6.8% on Lower Fiscal 2018 Outlook
    Market Realist7 days ago

    Dollar General Stock Fell 6.8% on Lower Fiscal 2018 Outlook

    For Dollar General’s (DG) third quarter of fiscal 2018, which ended on November 2, the company reported adjusted earnings and sales ahead of analysts’ expectations. As of November 4, Dollar General stock was up 11.9% year-to-date, outperforming the S&P 500 Index, which had risen 1.0%. It also performed better than rival Dollar Tree (DLTR), which is down 19.6%.

  • Company News For Dec 5, 2018
    Zacks7 days ago

    Company News For Dec 5, 2018

    Companies In The News Are: DG,AZO,RH,CRON,MO

  • ACCESSWIRE7 days ago

    Today's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: Auto Zone and Dollar General

    NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / December 5, 2018 / AutoZone and Dollar General both reported quarterly results yesterday but only one went higher while the other slipped into the red. AutoZone saw gains on strong first quarter results while Dollar General fell on disappointing guidance. AutoZone, Inc. shares were up 6.75% on Tuesday on nearly 950,000 shares.

  • The Wall Street Journal8 days ago

    [$$] Dollar General Focuses on Food as It Eyes Expansion

    Dollar General Corp. is betting that more food choices, including fresh produce, will boost its revenue and traffic as it looks to expand in rural and metro areas lacking grocery-store options. Dollar General Chief Executive Todd Vasos said during a conference call with analysts Tuesday that the company is eyeing various setups as part of its expansion because customers’ needs vary. Currently, Dollar General has about 425 stores that carry produce.

  • DG Stock Slides Lower Despite Q3 Earnings Beat
    InvestorPlace8 days ago

    DG Stock Slides Lower Despite Q3 Earnings Beat

    This is better than the company’s earnings per share of 93 cents from the same time last year. It also has the company beating out Wall Street’s earnings per share estimate of $1.26 for the quarter, but couldn’t keep DG stock from falling today. Net income reported by Dollar General for the third quarter of 2018 came in at $334.14 million.

  • Associated Press8 days ago

    Hovnanian, Dollar General fall; Duke, Cronos rise

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Bank of America Corp. (BAC), down $1.55 to $26.99 Banks fell more than the rest of the market as bond yields dropped sharply, which makes it harder ...