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Dollar General Return-on-Tangible-Equity

: 140.72% (As of Oct. 2020)
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Return-on-Tangible-Equity is calculated as Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders divided by its average total shareholder tangible equity. Total shareholder tangible equity equals to Total Stockholders Equity minus Intangible Assets. Dollar General's annualized net income attributable to common stockholders for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 was $2,297 Mil. Dollar General's average shareholder tangible equity for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 was $1,632 Mil. Therefore, Dollar General's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 was 140.72%.

NYSE:DG' s Return-on-Tangible-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 167.69   Med: 678.25   Max: 29600.61
Current: 176.7

167.69
29600.61

During the past 13 years, Dollar General's highest Return-on-Tangible-Equity was 29,600.61%. The lowest was 167.69%. And the median was 678.25%.

NYSE:DG's Return-on-Tangible-Equity is ranked higher than
92% of the 274 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 9.61 vs. NYSE:DG: 176.70 )

Dollar General Return-on-Tangible-Equity Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Dollar General Annual Data
Jan11 Jan12 Jan13 Jan14 Jan15 Jan16 Jan17 Jan18 Jan19 Jan20
Return-on-Tangible-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 29,600.61 Negative Tangible Equity 678.25 216.94 167.69

Dollar General Quarterly Data
Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20
Return-on-Tangible-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 126.05 188.41 183.56 180.62 140.72

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Dollar General Return-on-Tangible-Equity Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Dollar General's Return-on-Tangible-Equity falls into.



Dollar General Return-on-Tangible-Equity Calculation

Dollar General's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2020 is calculated as

Return-on-Tangible-Equity=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders/( (Total Tangible Equity+Total Tangible Equity)/ count )
(A: Jan. 2020 )  (A: Jan. 2019 )(A: Jan. 2020 )
=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders/( (Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets+Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets )/ count )
(A: Jan. 2020 )  (A: Jan. 2019 )(A: Jan. 2020 )
=1712.555/( (878.587+1163.905 )/ 2 )
=1712.555/1021.246
=167.69 %

Dollar General's annualized Return-on-Tangible-Equity for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

Return-on-Tangible-Equity=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders/( (Total Tangible Equity+Total Tangible Equity)/ count )
(Q: Oct. 2020 )  (Q: Jul. 2020 )(Q: Oct. 2020 )
=Net Income attributable to Common Stockholders/( (Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets+Total Stockholders Equity - Intangible Assets)/ count )
(Q: Oct. 2020 )  (Q: Jul. 2020 )(Q: Oct. 2020 )
=2297.04/( (1817.551+1447.03)/ 2 )
=2297.04/1632.2905
=140.72 %

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

In the calculation of annual Return-on-Tangible-Equity, the net income attributable to common stockholders of the last fiscal year and the average total shareholder tangible equity over the fiscal year are used. In calculating the quarterly data, the net income attributable to common stockholders data used here is four times the quarterly (Oct. 2020) net income attributable to common stockholders data. Return-on-Tangible-Equity is displayed in the 10-year financial page.


Dollar General  (NYSE:DG) Return-on-Tangible-Equity Explanation

Return-on-Tangible-Equity measures the rate of return on the ownership interest (shareholder's tangible equity) of the common stock owners. It measures a firm's efficiency at generating profits from every unit of shareholders' tangible equity (shareholders equity minus intangibles). Return-on-Tangible-Equity shows how well a company uses investment funds to generate earnings growth. Return-on-Tangible-Equitys between 15% and 20% are considered desirable.


Be Aware

Net income attributable to common stockholders is used.

Because a company can increase its Return-on-Tangible-Equity by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high Return-on-Tangible-Equity companies. Like Return-on-Tangible-Asset, Return-on-Tangible-Equity is calculated with only 12 months data. Fluctuations in company's earnings or business cycles can affect the ratio drastically. It is important to look at the ratio from a long term perspective.

Asset light businesses require very few assets to generate very high earnings. Their Return-on-Tangible-Equitys can be extremely high.


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