Dollar General Overview

  • Founded
  • 1939
Founded
  • Status
  • Public
  • Employees
  • 143,000
Employees
  • Stock Symbol
  • DG
Stock Symbol
  • Investments
  • 3
  • Share Price
  • $217.00
  • (As of Wednesday Closing)

Dollar General General Information

Description

A leading American discount retailer, Dollar General operates over 16,000 stores in 45 states, selling branded and private-label products across a wide variety of categories. In fiscal 2019, 78% of net sales came from consumables (including paper and cleaning products, packaged and perishable food, tobacco, and health and beauty items), 12% from seasonal merchandise (such as toys, greeting cards, decorations, and gardening supplies), 6% from home products (for example, kitchen supplies, small appliances, and cookware), and 4% from basic apparel. Stores average roughly 7,400 square feet, and about 75% of Dollar General locations are in towns of 20,000 or fewer people. The firm emphasizes value, with more than 80% of its items sold at $5 or less, mostly using an everyday-low-price strategy.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
J L Turner and Son
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
General Merchandise Stores
Stock Exchange
NYS
Primary Office
  • 100 Mission Ridge
  • Goodlettsville, TN 37072
  • United States
+1 (615) 000-0000
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Dollar General Stock Performance

(As of Wednesday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$217.00 $212.98 $125.00 - $225.25 $53B 249M 1.7M $9.27

Dollar General Financials Summary

In Thousands,
USD
TTM 31-Jul-2020 FY 2020 31-Jan-2020 FY 2019 31-Jan-2019 FY 2018 31-Jan-2018
EV 58,169,538 50,174,603 32,988,418 30,898,546
Revenue 31,281,725 27,753,973 25,625,043 23,470,967
EBITDA 3,659,216 2,807,108 2,569,421 2,408,547
Net Income 2,339,034 1,712,555 1,589,472 1,538,960
Total Assets 25,847,433 22,825,084 13,204,038 12,516,911
Total Debt 13,229,618 11,696,481 2,864,690 3,005,958
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Dollar General Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Dollar General Comparisons

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Dollar General Competitors (12)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Dollar Tree Formerly PE-Backed Chesapeake, VA 000000 00.000 00000000000 00.000
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Dollar General Executive Team (23)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Todd Vasos Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
John Garratt Chief Financial Officer, Finance & Executive Vice President
Jeffery Owen Chief Operating Officer
Anita Elliott Chief Accounting Officer, Accounting & Senior Vice President
Carman Wenkoff Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President
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Dollar General Board Members (10)

Name Representing Role Since
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Dollar General Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Dollar General Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
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000000 0000000 000 03-Apr-2017 000000000000000000 Department Stores
Walmart (41 discount department stores) 28-Jul-2016 Corporate Asset Purchase Buildings and Property 0000 00000
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