Momentum Is Strong For Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG)

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This NYSE-listed company operates within the Discount Stores industry segment, falling under the Consumer Defensive sector. The current market capitalization of Dollar General Corp. is $28.27B. A total of 1.57 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.50M shares.

In the most recent transaction, Santana Ralph sold 3,009 shares of DG for 155.72 per share on Apr 11 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 3,248 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 04 ’24, Wenkoff Carman R sold 5,909 shares at 162.23 per share. DG shares that EVP & Chief Information Ofc owns now total 28,579.

Among the insiders who bought shares, BRYANT WARREN F acquired of 850 shares on Dec 15 ’23 at a per-share price of $130.18. This resulted in the Director holding 425 shares of DG after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Wenkoff Carman R bought 2,000 shares at $106.25 per share on Sep 29 ’23. Company shares held by the EVP & Chief Information Ofc now total 30,966.


The income generated by dividends is an indication that a company is improving its financial position, which is why investors prefer companies paying dividends. Dollar General Corp. pays an annual dividend of $2.95, resulting in a dividend yield of 2.30%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.72. DG’s most recent ex-dividend date was 7/9/2024 when it declared a $0.59 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 7/23/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/23/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 4/8/2024. The DG stock dividend was $0.59 per share in cash.

Even though price targets are rarely accurate, they do tend to exert some kind of influence from time to time and are often considered important by markets. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, DG has a high of $173.47 and a low of $101.09.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

In a balance sheet, you can see what assets and liabilities the company has, as well as how much equity investors have invested. These figures can be used to calculate a company’s financial ratios to give investors a better idea of its prospects. DG’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $344.83M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $14.25B in debt and $5.98B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $31.83, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $6.26B.

Analysts Opinion

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for DG is Buy with a score of 3.89.

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