Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 6th, Wall Street Journal reports. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 7th will be paid a dividend of 0.32 per share on Tuesday, January 21st. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 6th.
Dollar General stock opened at $154.72 on Friday. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is $159.63 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $146.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.49, a quick ratio of 0.12 and a current ratio of 1.14. The company has a market cap of $39.77 billion, a PE ratio of 25.92, a PEG ratio of 2.33 and a beta of 0.51. Dollar General has a fifty-two week low of $98.08 and a fifty-two week high of $166.98.
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December 5th. The company reported $1.42 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.04. Dollar General had a return on equity of 25.34% and a net margin of 6.11%. The firm had revenue of $6.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.89 billion. During the same period last year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, analysts predict that Dollar General will post 6.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Dollar General Company Profile
Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine.
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