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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NYSE:DG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NYSE:DG: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NYSE:DG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.15 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.47
NYSE:DG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NYSE:DG: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NYSE:DG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.47
0.31
0.68
Interest Coverage 21.76
NYSE:DG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. NYSE:DG: 21.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:DG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 7.2 Max: 22.32
Current: 21.76
0.97
22.32
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 4.70
M-Score: -1.99
WACC vs ROIC
6.73%
16.99%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.64
NYSE:DG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. NYSE:DG: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NYSE:DG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 9.45 Max: 10.33
Current: 9.64
2.69
10.33
Net-margin (%) 5.86
NYSE:DG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. NYSE:DG: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NYSE:DG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 5 Max: 5.95
Current: 5.86
-0.13
5.95
ROE (%) 22.85
NYSE:DG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. NYSE:DG: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NYSE:DG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.58  Med: 17.22 Max: 22.85
Current: 22.85
-0.58
22.85
ROA (%) 10.86
NYSE:DG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. NYSE:DG: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NYSE:DG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 7.4 Max: 10.86
Current: 10.86
-0.22
10.86
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 58.91
NYSE:DG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. NYSE:DG: 58.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NYSE:DG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.25  Med: 57.03 Max: 66.62
Current: 58.91
13.25
66.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
NYSE:DG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NYSE:DG: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:DG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.9  Med: 12.7 Max: 18.3
Current: 12.9
-21.9
18.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.40
NYSE:DG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NYSE:DG: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:DG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22  Med: 13 Max: 41
Current: 10.4
-22
41
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
NYSE:DG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. NYSE:DG: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NYSE:DG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.5 Max: 86.9
Current: 11.5
0
86.9
» NYSE:DG's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-12-03)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

DG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 103,630 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 9,170 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 229,170 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 89,512 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,699,665 sh (+4792.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,255 sh (+48.08%)
Caxton Associates 157,500 sh (+16.67%)
Jim Simons 396,500 sh (+3.99%)
Mario Cibelli 148,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Chanos 2,600 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital Sold Out
RS Investment Management 959,570 sh (-2.76%)
Larry Robbins 2,388,234 sh (-39.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,316 sh (-88.19%)
Steven Cohen 17,100 sh (-99.09%)
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Q4 2015

DG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Diamond Hill Capital 6,709 sh (New)
John Burbank 135,430 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 200,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 1,331,590 sh (+1184.95%)
Pioneer Investments 2,554,323 sh (+50.28%)
Mario Cibelli 170,000 sh (+14.86%)
Spiros Segalas 2,066,597 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Jim Chanos Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 217,170 sh (-5.24%)
RS Investment Management 838,160 sh (-12.65%)
Caxton Associates 50,000 sh (-68.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,343 sh (-90.19%)
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Q1 2016

DG Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 387,200 sh (New)
Leucadia National 9,600 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 37,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 76,769 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 72,500 sh (+45.00%)
Diamond Hill Capital 7,461 sh (+11.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,743 sh (+9.21%)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Spiros Segalas Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 213,750 sh (-1.57%)
Mario Cibelli 155,000 sh (-8.82%)
Pioneer Investments 2,208,732 sh (-13.53%)
RS Investment Management 614,050 sh (-26.74%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 153,570 sh (-88.47%)
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Q2 2016

DG Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Ken Heebner 50,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 192,135 sh (+150.28%)
Steven Cohen 83,200 sh (+120.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,243 sh (+73.79%)
Jim Simons 522,900 sh (+35.05%)
Diamond Hill Capital 8,619 sh (+15.52%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,600 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Leucadia National Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 131,138 sh (-14.61%)
Pioneer Investments 1,771,808 sh (-19.78%)
Mario Cibelli 104,000 sh (-32.90%)
Jeremy Grantham 56,250 sh (-73.68%)
Caxton Associates 9,000 sh (-87.59%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Discount Stores
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Dollar General Corp is a discount retailer in the United States, which offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel.

Dollar General Corp was incorporated as a Kentucky corporation under the name J.L. Turner & Son, Inc on June 1, 1955. The Company changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968 and reincorporated in 1998 as a Tennessee corporation. It is a discount retailer in the United States with 11,879 stores located in 43 states as of February 27, 2015, in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. Its merchandise includes national brands, as well as comparable quality private brand selections with prices at substantial discounts to national brands. The Company separates its merchandise into four categories: consumables; seasonal; home products; and apparel. The Consumables includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, laundry and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer and wine); snacks (including candy, cookies, crackers, salty snacks and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (including over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene and foot care products); pet (including pet supplies and pet food); and tobacco products. The Seasonal products include decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive and home office supplies. The Home products include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, bed and bath soft goods. The Apparel includes casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories. It purchases merchandise from number of suppliers and maintain direct buying relationships with producers of national brand merchandise, such as Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Nestle, General Mills, Unilever, Kimberly Clark, Kellogg's, and Nabisco. It maintains only a limited number of SKUs per category, giving a pricing advantage in dealing with its suppliers. The Company's direct competitors include Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, Fred's, 99 Cents Only and various local, independent operators, as well as Walmart, Target, Kroger, Aldi, Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid, among others. Its trademarks include Dollar General, Dollar General Market, Clover Valley, DG, DG Deals, Forever Pals, I*Magine, OT Sport, Smart & Simple, trueliving, Sweet Smiles, Open Trails, Bobbie Brooks, Comfort Bay, Holiday Style, Swiggles, More Deals For Your Dollar. Every Day, The Fast Way To Save, Save Time. Save Money. Every Day!, and Ever Pet along with variations and formative of these trademarks as well as c

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 16.47
DG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.13 vs. DG: 16.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.05  Med: 19.18 Max: 25.84
Current: 16.47
15.05
25.84
Forward P/E 15.75
DG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.02 vs. DG: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.47
DG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. DG: 16.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.05  Med: 19.18 Max: 25.84
Current: 16.47
15.05
25.84
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.19
DG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.99 vs. DG: 18.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
DG' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.41  Med: 22.93 Max: 28.41
Current: 18.19
15.41
28.41
P/B 3.70
DG's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. DG: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 3.42 Max: 4.95
Current: 3.7
2.18
4.95
P/S 0.98
DG's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. DG: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.31
Current: 0.98
0.59
1.31
PFCF 19.35
DG's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.73 vs. DG: 19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.57  Med: 25.98 Max: 44.17
Current: 19.35
16.57
44.17
POCF 12.91
DG's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.61 vs. DG: 12.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.39  Med: 15.09 Max: 19.1
Current: 12.91
10.39
19.1
EV-to-EBIT 9.69
DG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. DG: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.69  Med: 12.4 Max: 14.7
Current: 9.69
9.69
14.7
EV-to-EBITDA 8.22
DG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. DG: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 10.3 Max: 12.4
Current: 8.22
8
12.4
PEG 1.42
DG's PEG is ranked higher than
73% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. DG: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DG' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.42
0.52
2.84
Shiller P/E 28.94
DG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.46 vs. DG: 28.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.8  Med: 34.82 Max: 43.51
Current: 28.94
26.8
43.51
Current Ratio 1.36
DG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DG: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.36
1.15
2.75
Quick Ratio 0.16
DG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. DG: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.16
0.08
0.66
Days Inventory 78.29
DG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.73 vs. DG: 78.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.06  Med: 73 Max: 78.29
Current: 78.29
66.06
78.29
Days Sales Outstanding 0.40
DG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. DG: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.23 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.4
0.12
1.25
Days Payable 43.32
DG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.35 vs. DG: 43.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.35  Med: 38.54 Max: 43.32
Current: 43.32
29.35
43.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.36
DG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. DG: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.36
Current: 1.36
0.28
1.36
Dividend Payout 0.22
DG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. DG: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DG' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.22
0.17
0.26
Forward Dividend Yield 1.40
DG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. DG: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.36
DG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
88% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. DG: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.36
Current: 1.36
0.28
1.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.00
DG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. DG: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.3  Med: 0.3 Max: 5
Current: 5
-56.3
5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.32
DG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. DG: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.54 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.32
1.2
1.77
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.54
DG's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
60% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. DG: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
DG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. DG: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.94
0.62
1.27
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.39
DG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. DG: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
DG' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.61
Current: 1.39
0.65
2.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.35
DG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. DG: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 8.1 Max: 10.35
Current: 10.35
6.8
10.35
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.26
DG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.19 vs. DG: 15.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.8  Med: 20.2 Max: 38.7
Current: 15.26
12.8
38.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $21,011
EPS (TTM) $ 4.27
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float2.32%
52-Week Range $59.75 - 96.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)281.74

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19
Revenue (Mil $) 22,069 23,640 25,264
EPS ($) 4.53 4.98 5.60
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.53 4.98 5.60
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.38%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.00 1.01 1.00
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