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Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG)
Stock Analysis

▼ -1.4%-2.73

Stock Analysis

The following stock analysis is based on 7.8 years of data (i.e. since Oct 31, 2012). All the stock history has been downloaded.

Stock Exchange

Dollar General Corporation trades on the NYSE exchange in USD dollars.


It is in the sector.

Current Status of Dollar General Corporation

It is currently trading at $192.55 ($195.28 the previous day).It pays a 0.68% dividend.


The next reporting date is in 20 days (2020 08 27).

CNN estimates profits for the upcoming quarter will be $2.38 per share ($8.2B). The current Canada / US exchange rate is 1.33623.

Over the past 12 months, $0 worth of shares have been purchased and $59913350 worth of shares have been sold by insiders.

Will This Trend Continue?

The year over year average increase is 19.5% per year assuming steady exponential growth. The actual 5 year average is 19.16. Details on the individual increase in one year intervals is provided below.

Past PerformanceAverage PricePercent Change
1 year160.8813366336636.8+ Above Average
2 year117.61681274928.7+ Above Average
3 year91.35631799163225.5+ Above Average
4 year72.774754098361-7.4- Below Average
5 year78.59539622641512.2- Below Average
Dollar General Corporation is projected by analysts to get to $210.00 within the next 12 months (9.1%), but preticted targets range from as high as $225.00 (16.9%) and as low as $142(-26.3%).


The worst drop it has had in recent years is -30.8%. It has a shape to the stock curve, which means

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With an average increase of 19.5% year over year, if Dollar General Corporation is bought at the worst time, Stockmarketizer analysts estimate it will take 19 months before the stock will recover to the original purchase price. The P/E value is 24.96.

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