DG $113.53 +1.26 (1.12%)
Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Dollar General Corp is a Consumer Staples stock that trades on the NYSE with a market cap of $29.85 Billion
A leading American discount retailer, Dollar General operates over 15,000 stores in 44 states, selling branded and private-label products across a wide variety of categories. In fiscal 2017, 77% of net sales came from consumables (including paper and cleaning products, packaged and perishable food, tobacco, and health and beauty items), 12% from seasonal merchandise (such as toys, greeting cards, decorations, and gardening supplies), 6% from home products (for example, kitchen supplies, small appliances, and cookware), and 5% from basic apparel. Stores average roughly 7,400 square feet, and about 75% of Dollar General locations are in towns of 20,000 or fewer people. The company emphasizes value, with more than 80% of its items offered at everyday low prices of $5 or less. http://www.dollargeneral.com
Dollar General Corp Stock Charts
DG Stock Price
Below are a few key dates for the stock price.
Year To Date
The most recent stock price is $113.53.
The Year To Date (YTD) return is +5.40%.
52 Week Low
The 52 Week Low stock price is $86.05 set on Thu, Mar 8, 2018 which is 319 days ago.
The current price per share is 31.93% above the 52 week low.
52 Week High
The 52 Week High stock price is $117.53 set on Thu, Nov 8, 2018 which is 74 days ago.
The current price per share is -3.40% below the 52 week high.
All Time High
The All Time High stock price is $117.53 set on Thu, Nov 8, 2018 which is 74 days ago.
The current price per share is -3.40% below the all time high.
DG Stock Split History
Dollar General Corp has had 0 stock splits.
Below is the EPS, P/E Ratio and Earnings Date.
The Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $1.26.
The Price To Earnings (P/E) Ratio is 15.73.
Dollar General Corp has a relatively low price to earnings ratio compared to the overall S&P 500 average, which is about 25.
Some investors look for very low p/e stocks with the hopes of investing in an undervalued stock. Of course, this is just one factor to consider.
Stocks can make big percentage moves on the earnings announcement.
Companies announce earnings either before the market open or after the close.
The Earnings Release Date for Dollar General Corp was Thu, Aug 30, 2018.
Since this earnings release 144 days ago, the stock price is up by +6.40%.
Many investors know the importance of a companies earnings report. Also, the market reaction to the earnings release can be even more important and can help in making a prediction of a future price forecast of the shares.
A significant post earnings announcement percentage move can continue or reverse an existing trend for several days or weeks after the earnings date.
The most recent Earnings Release Date was on Tue, Dec 4, 2018, which was 48 days ago.
Since this earnings date, the stock price is up by +1.64%.
Dollar General Corp Dividend
Below is important Dividend information.
The Annual Dividend Yield is 1.02%.
(The next ex-dividend date will be around Sun, Apr 7, 2019.)
Investors should understand the dividend history of a company. Dividend history will show the dividend payments disbursed to investors over the years.
|Declaration Date||Amount||Ex-Date||Record Date||Pay Date|
|Mon, Dec 3, 2018||$0.29||Mon, Jan 7, 2019||Tue, Jan 8, 2019||Tue, Jan 22, 2019|
|Tue, Aug 28, 2018||$0.29||Fri, Oct 5, 2018||Tue, Oct 9, 2018||Tue, Oct 23, 2018|
|Thu, May 31, 2018||$0.29||Mon, Jul 9, 2018||Tue, Jul 10, 2018||Tue, Jul 24, 2018|
|Thu, Mar 15, 2018||$0.29||Mon, Apr 9, 2018||Tue, Apr 10, 2018||Tue, Apr 24, 2018|
|Thu, Dec 7, 2017||$0.26||Mon, Jan 8, 2018||Tue, Jan 9, 2018||Tue, Jan 23, 2018|
|Thu, Aug 31, 2017||$0.26||Fri, Oct 6, 2017||Tue, Oct 10, 2017||Tue, Oct 24, 2017|
|Wed, May 31, 2017||$0.26||Fri, Jul 7, 2017||Tue, Jul 11, 2017||Tue, Jul 25, 2017|
|Wed, Mar 15, 2017||$0.26||Fri, Apr 7, 2017||Tue, Apr 11, 2017||Tue, Apr 25, 2017|
|Wed, Nov 30, 2016||$0.25||Mon, Dec 19, 2016||Wed, Dec 21, 2016||Wed, Jan 4, 2017|
|Thu, Aug 25, 2016||$0.25||Mon, Sep 12, 2016||Wed, Sep 14, 2016||Wed, Sep 28, 2016|
|Thu, May 26, 2016||$0.25||Mon, Jun 13, 2016||Wed, Jun 15, 2016||Wed, Jun 29, 2016|
|Tue, Mar 8, 2016||$0.25||Thu, Mar 24, 2016||Tue, Mar 29, 2016||Tue, Apr 12, 2016|
|Thu, Dec 3, 2015||$0.22||Mon, Dec 21, 2015||Wed, Dec 23, 2015||Wed, Jan 6, 2016|
|Thu, Aug 27, 2015||$0.22||Mon, Sep 14, 2015||Wed, Sep 16, 2015||Wed, Sep 30, 2015|
|Thu, May 28, 2015||$0.22||Mon, Jun 15, 2015||Wed, Jun 17, 2015||Wed, Jul 1, 2015|
|Tue, Mar 10, 2015||$0.22||Mon, Apr 6, 2015||Wed, Apr 8, 2015||Wed, Apr 22, 2015|
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