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Dollar General Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 17.36 (As of Today)
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As of today (2021-01-20), Dollar General's share price is $205.500000. Dollar General's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2020 was $11.84. Hence, Dollar General's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 17.36.

NYSE:DG' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.41   Med: 23.79   Max: 44.06
Current: 17.38

15.41
44.06

During the past 13 years, Dollar General's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 44.06. The lowest was 15.41. And the median was 23.79.

NYSE:DG's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 206 Companies
in the Retail - Defensive industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. NYSE:DG: 17.38 )

Dollar General's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Oct. 2020 was $0.81. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $11.84.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Dollar General was 93.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 15.00% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 14.70% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 18.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, Dollar General's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 74.90% per year. The lowest was -25.40% per year. And the median was 15.60% per year.


Dollar General Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 24.88 19.93 24.36 21.78 27.27

Dollar General Quarterly Data
Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Apr17 Jul17 Oct17 Jan18 Apr18 Jul18 Oct18 Jan19 Apr19 Jul19 Oct19 Jan20 Apr20 Jul20 Oct20
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 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 26.24 27.27 17.44 15.59 17.63

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 Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Dollar General's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Dollar General Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Dollar General's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=205.500000/11.84
=17.36

Dollar General's Share Price of today is $205.500000.
Dollar General's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Oct. 2020 was 1.215 (Jan. 2020 ) + 6.075 (Apr. 2020 ) + 3.736 (Jul. 2020 ) + 0.814 (Oct. 2020 ) = $11.84.

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

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Dollar General  (NYSE:DG) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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