Financial Analysis: Dollar General Corp. (DG)’s Ratios Unveil Key Insights

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As of close of business last night, Dollar General Corp.’s stock clocked out at $126.61, down -2.25% from its previous closing price of $129.53. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.25 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.19 million shares were traded. DG stock price reached its highest trading level at $130.208 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $125.99.


To gain a deeper understanding of DG’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 38.63 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 23.49. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.18 and its Current Ratio is at 1.22. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.59 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.28.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Telsey Advisory Group on May 31, 2024, Reiterated its Outperform rating but revised its target price to $168 from $170 previously.

On March 15, 2024, Telsey Advisory Group Upgraded its rating to Outperform which previously was Market Perform but kept the price unchanged to $170.

JP Morgan Upgraded its Underweight to Neutral on March 12, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $120 to $158.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Apr 11 ’24 when Santana Ralph sold 3,009 shares for $155.72 per share. The transaction valued at 468,567 led to the insider holds 3,248 shares of the business.

Wenkoff Carman R sold 5,909 shares of DG for $958,616 on Apr 04 ’24. The EVP & Chief Information Ofc now owns 28,579 shares after completing the transaction at $162.23 per share. On Dec 15 ’23, another insider, BRYANT WARREN F, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 850 shares for $130.18 each. As a result, the insider paid 110,653 and bolstered with 425 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, DG now has a Market Capitalization of 27840907264 and an Enterprise Value of 45241970688. As of this moment, Dollar’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 18.44, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.46. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.71 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.98. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.152 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.42.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, DG has reached a high of $173.47, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $101.09. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -11.98%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -5.37%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that DG traded 2.57M shares on average per day over the past three months and 3924490 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 219.66M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 219.22M. Insiders hold about 0.31% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.42% stake in the company. Shares short for DG as of 1715731200 were 6049609 with a Short Ratio of 2.35, compared to 1713139200 on 6860080. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6049609 and a Short% of Float of 3.11.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 2.36, DG has a forward annual dividend rate of 2.36. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.018219717The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 0.97.

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