Dollar General is a discount store company located in Tennessee, United States, which is part of the Consumer Defensive sector, and is traded under the ticker DG on the NYSE exchange.
Dollar General stock last closed at $210.09, down 0.11% from the previous day, and has decreased 8.02% in one year. It has overperformed other stocks in the Discount Stores industry by 0.03 percentage points. Dollar General stock is currently +14.65% from its 52-week low of $183.25, and -19.88% from its 52-week high of $262.21.
As of Mar 21, 2023, there are 223.57M shares of DG outstanding. The market cap of DG is $46.97B. In the last 24 hours, 1.75M DG shares were traded.
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Out of 15 sell side analysts who monitor DG, the consensus analyst rating on Dollar General is a Buy
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Paul Lejuez, a top 3% analyst from Citigroup maintains DG with a hold rating and lowers their DG price target from $240.00 to $230.00, on Mar 20, 2023.
Scot Ciccarelli, a top 3% analyst from Truist Securities maintains DG with a hold rating and raises their DG price target from $211.00 to $214.00, on Mar 17, 2023.
Chuck Grom, a top 6% analyst from Gordon Haskett downgrades DG to a hold rating and lowers their DG price target from $230.00 to $220.00, on Mar 17, 2023.
Joe Feldman, a top 8% analyst from Telsey Advisory Group reiterates DG with a buy rating and maintains their DG price target from $242.00 to $242.00, on Mar 17, 2023.
Peter Keith, a top 7% analyst from Piper Sandler maintains DG with a strong buy rating and lowers their DG price target from $288.00 to $275.00, on Feb 28, 2023.
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Last year, DG earnings were $2.35B. Over the past 5 year, DG's earnings have gone up by 18% per year. This was faster than the Discount Stores industry average of 8.98%.
Last year, DG revenue was $36.29B. Over the last five year, DG's revenue has increased by 9.22% per year. This was faster than the Discount Stores industry average of 7.08%.
Learn more about DG's earnings and revenue performance here.
In the last year, insiders at DG have sold more shares than they have bought.
Warren F. Bryant, Director of DG, was the latest DG insider to buy. They bought $258,886.50 worth of DG stock on Jan 4, 2023.
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Dollar General pays a dividend of 1.05%, compared to the Discount Stores industry's average dividend yield of 3.11%. If you owned $1,000 of DG stock, you would have been paid $10.47 in the past 12 months.
Dollar General dividend payments have consistently grown over the past 8 years and have remained stable.
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