In the Green: Dollar General Corp. (DG) Closes at 130.12, Up/Down 1.50 from Previous Day

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In the latest session, Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) closed at $130.12 up 1.50% from its previous closing price of $128.20. In other words, the price has increased by $1.50 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.87 million shares were traded. DG stock price reached its highest trading level at $130.72 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $127.9319.


For a deeper understanding of Dollar General Corp.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 39.70 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 24.14. 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:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. 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 28612737024 and an Enterprise Value of 46013800448. As of this moment, Dollar’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 18.95, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.90. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.73 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 4.09. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.172 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.666.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for DG is 0.43, which has changed by -0.23409265 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2553556 over the same period for the S&P500. 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 -3.54%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -2.18%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, DG has traded an average of 2.51M shares per day and 2798960 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 1718323200 were 6590087 with a Short Ratio of 2.62, compared to 1715731200 on 6049609. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6590087 and a Short% of Float of 3.39.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for DG is 2.36, from 2.36 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.018408736The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 0.98.

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