DG Investors - Our Quick Report For You.

Dollar General logged a 0.2% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $155.26 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 1.0%. DG's trading volume is 350,411 compared to the stock's average volume of 3,236,548.

Dollar General trades -16.69% away from its average analyst target price of $186.37 per share. The 27 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $155.0 to $230.0, and on average have given Dollar General a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying DG should be aware of the facts below:

  • Dollar General's current price is 93.9% above its Graham number of $80.08, which implies that at its current valuation it does not offer a margin of safety

  • Dollar General has moved -35.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 11.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 10.62, Dollar General has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.6 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • DG has a forward P/E ratio of 14.2 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $10.96 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 3.2 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Dollar General is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 5.74 compared to its sector average of 3.12

  • Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States.

  • Based in Goodlettsville, the company has 170,000 full time employees and a market cap of $34.05 Billion. Dollar General currently returns an annual dividend yield of 1.4%.

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