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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
DG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. DG: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.15 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.48
DG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. DG: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.48
0.31
0.68
Interest Coverage 22.28
DG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. DG: 22.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 7.19 Max: 22.32
Current: 22.28
0.97
22.32
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.55
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
6.83%
15.55%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.62
DG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. DG: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 9.45 Max: 10.33
Current: 9.62
2.69
10.33
Net-margin (%) 5.83
DG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. DG: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 5.00 Max: 5.95
Current: 5.83
-0.13
5.95
ROE (%) 22.42
DG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. DG: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.58  Med: 17.22 Max: 21.02
Current: 22.42
-0.58
21.02
ROA (%) 10.77
DG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. DG: 10.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 7.40 Max: 10.37
Current: 10.77
-0.22
10.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 57.84
DG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. DG: 57.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.25  Med: 57.03 Max: 66.63
Current: 57.84
13.25
66.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.90
DG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. DG: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 9.20 Max: 14.3
Current: 12.9
-15.8
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.40
DG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. DG: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.8  Med: 10.40 Max: 41
Current: 10.4
-20.8
41
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.50
DG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. DG: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 10.90 Max: 86.8
Current: 11.5
0
86.8
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-27)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

DG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Diamond Hill Capital 2,582 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 155,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 381,300 sh (+2.28%)
Mario Cibelli 148,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,886 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
RS Investment Management 986,830 sh (-3.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 222,829 sh (-8.39%)
Steven Cohen 1,869,200 sh (-10.14%)
Larry Robbins 3,927,607 sh (-15.46%)
Pioneer Investments 34,740 sh (-21.08%)
John Burbank 500,000 sh (-50.42%)
Caxton Associates 135,000 sh (-59.19%)
Louis Moore Bacon 17,490 sh (-68.75%)
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Q3 2015

DG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jeremy Grantham 229,170 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 89,512 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 103,630 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 9,170 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%)
Jim Chanos 2,600 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 148,000 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

John Burbank 135,430 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,709 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

Steven Cohen 37,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 387,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 76,769 sh (New)
Leucadia National 9,600 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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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

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.98
DG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. DG: 22.98 )
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: 22.98
15.05
25.84
Forward P/E 20.70
DG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. DG: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.04
DG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.27 vs. DG: 23.04 )
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: 25.62
Current: 23.04
15.05
25.62
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 29.34
DG's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.94 vs. DG: 29.34 )
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: 29.34
Current: 29.34
15.41
29.34
P/B 5.06
DG's P/B is ranked lower than
86% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. DG: 5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 3.41 Max: 5.06
Current: 5.06
2.18
5.06
P/S 1.35
DG's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. DG: 1.35 )
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: 1.35
Current: 1.35
0.59
1.35
PFCF 30.62
DG's PFCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.72 vs. DG: 30.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.57  Med: 26.21 Max: 44.17
Current: 30.62
16.57
44.17
POCF 19.72
DG's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. DG: 19.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.39  Med: 15.11 Max: 19.72
Current: 19.72
10.39
19.72
EV-to-EBIT 14.96
DG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. DG: 14.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.7  Med: 12.40 Max: 15.1
Current: 14.96
9.7
15.1
EV-to-EBITDA 12.68
DG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. DG: 12.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 10.30 Max: 12.8
Current: 12.68
8
12.8
PEG 1.93
DG's PEG is ranked higher than
57% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. DG: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
DG' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.93
0.52
2.83
Shiller P/E 40.60
DG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.99 vs. DG: 40.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.8  Med: 34.84 Max: 43.86
Current: 40.6
26.8
43.86
Current Ratio 1.73
DG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. DG: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.80 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.73
1.15
2.75
Quick Ratio 0.20
DG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. DG: 0.20 )
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: 0.2
0.08
0.66
Days Inventory 77.20
DG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
83% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.05 vs. DG: 77.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.06  Med: 73.00 Max: 77.99
Current: 77.2
66.06
77.99
Days Sales Outstanding 0.12
DG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. DG: 0.12 )
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: 0.12
0.12
1.25
Days Payable 36.95
DG's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.05 vs. DG: 36.95 )
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: 42.1
Current: 36.95
29.35
42.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.99
DG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. DG: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.99
0.28
1.28
Dividend Payout 0.22
DG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 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 1.05
DG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. DG: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
DG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
96% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. DG: 1.00 )
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: 0.97 Max: 1.28
Current: 1
0.28
1.28
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.00
DG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 202 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: -45  Med: 0.30 Max: 5
Current: 5
-45
5

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.82
DG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. DG: 1.82 )
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: 1.76
Current: 1.82
1.2
1.76
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.15
DG's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
78% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. DG: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
DG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. DG: 1.30 )
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: 1.00 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.3
0.62
1.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.92
DG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. DG: 1.92 )
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: 1.04 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.92
0.65
2.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.70
DG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. DG: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 8.10 Max: 10.3
Current: 6.7
6.6
10.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.48
DG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Discount Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. DG: 14.48 )
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: 12.7  Med: 20.30 Max: 38.7
Current: 14.48
12.7
38.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $20,715
EPS (TTM) $ 4.14
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float2.27%
52-Week Range $59.75 - 95.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)283.78

Analyst Estimate

Jan17 Jan18 Jan19
Revenue (Mil $) 22,287 24,056 25,921
EPS ($) 4.61 5.17 5.83
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.61 5.17 5.83
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
13.08%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.00 1.02 1.00
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