Dollar General Stock Analysis – Key Takeaways for Investors

Large-cap Consumer Discretionary company Dollar General has logged a -2.9% change today on a trading volume of 870,342. The average volume for the stock is 2,402,570.

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. Based in Goodlettsville, United States the company has 170,000 full time employees and a market cap of $34,372,132,864. Dollar General currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 1.4% per year.

The company is now trading 7.66% away from its average analyst target price of $145.45 per share. The 26 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $100.0 to $187.0, and on average give Dollar General a rating of buy.

Over the last 12 months DG shares have declined by -26.2%, which represents a difference of -59.2% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $222.99 per share and its 52 week low is $101.09. With its net margins declining an average -1.5% over the last 6 years, Dollar General declining profitability gives us reason to believe its stock price will continue to underwhelm.

Date Reported Total Revenue ($ k) Net Profit ($ k) Net Margins (%) YoY Growth (%)
2023 37,844,863 2,415,989 6 -14.29
2022 34,220,449 2,399,232 7 -12.5
2021 33,746,839 2,655,050 8 33.33
2020 27,753,973 1,712,555 6 0.0
2019 25,625,043 1,589,472 6 -14.29
2018 23,470,967 1,538,960 7 n/a
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