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Dollar General COGS-to-Revenue

: 0.69 (As of Oct. 2020)
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Dollar General's Cost of Goods Sold for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $5,631 Mil. Its Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $8,200 Mil.

Dollar General's COGS to Revenue for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was 0.69.

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin. Dollar General's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was 31.32%.


Dollar General COGS-to-Revenue 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
COGS-to-Revenue Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.69 0.69 0.69 0.70 0.69

Dollar General Quarterly Data
Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20
COGS-to-Revenue 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 0.70 0.68 0.69 0.68 0.69

Dollar General COGS-to-Revenue Calculation

Dollar General's COGS to Revenue for the fiscal year that ended in Jan. 2020 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=19264.912 / 27753.973
=0.69

Dollar General's COGS to Revenue for the quarter that ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as

COGS to Revenue=Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=5631.385 / 8199.625
=0.69

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


Dollar General  (NYSE:DG) COGS-to-Revenue Explanation

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin.

Dollar General's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 is calculated as:

Gross Margin %=1 - COGS to Revenue
=1 - Cost of Goods Sold / Revenue
=1 - 5631.385 / 8199.625
=31.32 %

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

A company that has a moat can usually maintain or even expand their Gross Margin. A company can increase its Gross Margin in two ways. It can increase the prices of the goods it sells and keeps its Cost of Goods Sold unchanged. Or it can keep the sales price unchanged and squeeze its suppliers to reduce the Cost of Goods Sold. Warren Buffett believes businesses with the power to raise prices have moats.


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