Market Price

122.05 

0.50 0.4%

as of May 22 '19

52 Week Range:

86.87 126.84


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; and perishables that include milk, eggs, bread, refrigerated and frozen food, beer, and wine. Its consumable products also comprise snacks, which include candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, including over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soaps, body washes, shampoos, cosmetics, and dental hygiene and foot care products; pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. In addition, the company offers seasonal products comprising decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products that include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods. Further, it provides apparel, which comprises casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of March 1, 2019, Dollar General Corporation operated 15,472 stores in 44 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Jan '09 Jan '10 Jan '11 Jan '12 Jan '13 Jan '14 Jan '15 Jan '16 Jan '17 Jan '18 Jan '19
Equity (BVPS) 8.91
8.38
11.87
13.64
14.40
16.64
17.61
18.64
19.41
21.15
24.18
growth rate -6.0% 41.7% 14.9% 5.6% 15.6% 5.8% 5.9% 4.1% 9.0% 14.3%
Earnings BIT 194.40
552.12
984.97
1,230.00
1,625.30
1,717.30
1,785.29
1,946.19
2,069.75
2,015.62
2,120.41
growth rate 184.0% 78.4% 24.9% 32.1% 5.7% 4.0% 9.0% 6.4% -2.6% 5.2%
Avg.PE 22.47
15.27
19.19
16.23
17.79
21.49
21.94
15.74
16.60
20.89
growth rate -32.0% 25.7% -15.4% 9.6% 20.8% 2.1% -28.3% 5.5% 25.8%
ROA 1.23
3.82
6.82
7.97
9.50
9.65
9.64
10.36
10.91
12.72
12.36
growth rate 210.6% 78.5% 16.9% 19.2% 1.6% -0.1% 7.5% 5.3% 16.6% -2.8%
ROE 3.91
10.91
16.87
17.58
19.74
19.74
19.17
21.02
23.20
26.69
25.34
growth rate 179.0% 54.6% 4.2% 12.3% 0.0% -2.9% 9.7% 10.4% 15.0% -5.1%
ROIC 5.17
8.02
11.35
12.23
13.75
13.53
13.45
14.52
15.48
18.22
18.12
growth rate 55.1% 41.5% 7.8% 12.4% -1.6% -0.6% 8.0% 6.6% 17.7% -0.6%
Cur. Ratio 1.74
1.53
1.73
1.51
1.54
1.77
1.78
1.72
1.40
1.43
1.55
growth rate -12.1% 13.1% -12.7% 2.0% 14.9% 0.6% -3.4% -18.6% 2.1% 8.4%
Quick Ratio 0.36
0.19
0.36
0.08
0.08
0.28
0.29
0.08
0.08
0.13
0.10
growth rate -47.2% 89.5% -77.8% 0.0% 250.0% 3.6% -72.4% 0.0% 62.5% -23.1%
Leverage 3.14
2.61
2.35
2.08
2.08
2.01
1.97
2.09
2.15
2.04
2.06
growth rate -16.9% -10.0% -11.5% 0.0% -3.4% -2.0% 6.1% 2.9% -5.1% 1.0%
Balance Sheet Jan '09 Jan '10 Jan '11 Jan '12 Jan '13 Jan '14 Jan '15 Jan '16 Jan '17 Jan '18 Jan '19
Acct.Receivable 0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
6.84
11.05
108.27
57.80
growth rate 61.5% 879.8% -46.6%
Acct.Payable 1,509.31
1,261.60
1,286.50
1,388.15
1,494.23
2,121.86
2,563.53
2,385.47
growth rate -16.4% 2.0% 7.9% 7.6% 42.0% 20.8% -7.0%
Cur.Assets 1,870.10
1,845.40
2,367.80
2,275.07
2,677.10
3,205.60
3,532.61
3,432.41
3,677.80
4,247.85
4,663.02
growth rate -1.3% 28.3% -3.9% 17.7% 19.7% 10.2% -2.8% 7.2% 15.5% 9.8%
Total Assets 8,889.20
8,863.50
9,546.20
9,688.52
10,367.70
10,867.50
11,208.64
11,257.89
11,672.30
12,516.91
13,204.04
growth rate -0.3% 7.7% 1.5% 7.0% 4.8% 3.1% 0.4% 3.7% 7.2% 5.5%
Cash 378.00
222.10
497.40
126.13
140.80
505.60
579.82
157.95
187.92
267.44
235.49
growth rate -41.2% 124.0% -74.6% 11.6% 259.1% 14.7% -72.8% 19.0% 42.3% -12.0%
Inventory 1,415.00
1,519.60
1,765.40
2,009.21
2,397.20
2,553.00
2,782.52
3,074.15
3,258.80
3,609.03
4,097.00
growth rate 7.4% 16.2% 13.8% 19.3% 6.5% 9.0% 10.5% 6.0% 10.8% 13.5%
Cur.Liabilities 1,075.20
1,206.50
1,365.40
1,509.90
1,738.50
1,812.00
1,962.47
1,995.60
2,622.81
2,964.88
3,015.86
growth rate 12.2% 13.2% 10.6% 15.1% 4.2% 8.3% 1.7% 31.4% 13.0% 1.7%
Liabilities 6,057.50
5,473.20
5,491.70
5,013.94
5,382.40
5,465.30
5,498.60
5,880.01
6,266.00
6,391.14
6,786.65
growth rate -9.7% 0.3% -8.7% 7.4% 1.5% 0.6% 6.9% 6.6% 2.0% 6.2%
LT Debt 4,123.00
3,399.70
3,287.10
2,617.89
2,771.30
2,742.80
2,623.97
2,969.18
2,710.58
2,604.61
2,853.19
growth rate -17.5% -3.3% -20.4% 5.9% -1.0% -4.3% 13.2% -8.7% -3.9% 9.5%
Equity 2,831.70
3,390.30
4,054.50
4,674.58
4,985.30
5,402.20
5,710.04
5,377.88
5,406.30
6,125.77
6,417.39
growth rate 19.7% 19.6% 15.3% 6.7% 8.4% 5.7% -5.8% 0.5% 13.3% 4.8%
Common Shares 318.00
325.00
345.00
345.00
334.00
324.00
306.00
295.00
282.00
273.00
266.00
growth rate 2.2% 6.2% 0.0% -3.2% -3.0% -5.6% -3.6% -4.4% -3.2% -2.6%
Cash Flow Statement Jan '09 Jan '10 Jan '11 Jan '12 Jan '13 Jan '14 Jan '15 Jan '16 Jan '17 Jan '18 Jan '19
Capital Expenditures 204.30
248.00
418.90
514.86
571.60
538.44
373.97
504.81
560.30
646.46
734.38
growth rate 21.4% 68.9% 22.9% 11.0% -5.8% -30.6% 35.0% 11.0% 15.4% 13.6%
Cash Dividends 0.00
239.70
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
258.33
258.33
281.10
282.93
306.52
growth rate -100.0% 0.0% 8.8% 0.7% 8.3%
Cash From OA 575.20
672.80
824.70
1,050.48
1,131.40
1,213.10
1,326.89
1,391.69
1,605.04
1,802.11
2,143.55
growth rate 17.0% 22.6% 27.4% 7.7% 7.2% 9.4% 4.9% 15.3% 12.3% 19.0%
FCF per Share 1.48
1.17
1.55
1.57
1.96
2.94
2.62
4.10
3.56
5.46
growth rate -21.0% 32.5% 1.3% 24.8% 50.0% -10.9% 56.5% -13.2% 53.4%
Sale Purchase of Stock -213.82
-671.50
-620.10
-802.47
-1,292.68
-979.36
-571.68
growth rate 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
FCF 370.00
418.00
404.00
536.00
560.00
675.00
941.00
873.00
1,045.00
1,156.00
1,409.00
growth rate 13.0% -3.4% 32.7% 4.5% 20.5% 39.4% -7.2% 19.7% 10.6% 21.9%
Income Statement Jan '09 Jan '10 Jan '11 Jan '12 Jan '13 Jan '14 Jan '15 Jan '16 Jan '17 Jan '18 Jan '19
Sales 10,457.70
11,796.40
13,035.00
14,807.19
16,022.10
17,504.20
18,909.59
20,368.56
21,986.60
23,470.97
25,625.04
growth rate 12.8% 10.5% 13.6% 8.2% 9.3% 8.0% 7.7% 7.9% 6.8% 9.2%
Op.Income 580.50
953.30
1,274.10
766.69
952.70
1,025.10
1,785.29
1,946.19
2,069.75
2,015.62
2,120.41
growth rate 64.2% 33.7% -39.8% 24.3% 7.6% 74.2% 9.0% 6.4% -2.6% 5.2%
IBT 194.40
552.10
985.00
1,225.29
1,497.40
1,628.30
1,680.86
1,853.02
1,965.63
1,907.28
2,015.42
growth rate 184.0% 78.4% 24.4% 22.2% 8.7% 3.2% 10.2% 6.1% -3.0% 5.7%
Net Income 108.20
339.40
627.90
766.69
952.70
1,025.10
1,065.35
1,165.08
1,251.13
1,538.96
1,589.47
growth rate 213.7% 85.0% 22.1% 24.3% 7.6% 3.9% 9.4% 7.4% 23.0% 3.3%
EPS 0.34
1.04
1.82
2.22
2.85
3.17
3.49
3.95
4.43
5.63
5.97
growth rate 205.9% 75.0% 22.0% 28.4% 11.2% 10.1% 13.2% 12.2% 27.1% 6.0%
Gross Profit 3,061.10
3,689.90
4,176.60
4,697.91
5,388.30
5,435.70
5,802.51
6,306.09
6,782.64
7,221.36
7,803.87
growth rate 20.5% 13.2% 12.5% 14.7% 0.9% 6.8% 8.7% 7.6% 6.5% 8.1%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jan '18 May '18 Aug '18 Nov '18 Jan '19
Earnings BIT 623.45
490.18
545.48
456.24
628.50
growth rate -21.4% 11.3% -16.4% 37.8%
Balance Sheet Jan '18 May '18 Aug '18 Nov '18 Jan '19
Acct.Receivable 108.27
28.64
68.35
114.65
57.80
growth rate -73.6% 138.7% 67.7% -49.6%
Acct.Payable 2,563.53
2,018.32
2,295.00
2,336.77
2,385.47
growth rate -21.3% 13.7% 1.8% 2.1%
Cur.Assets 4,247.85
4,166.04
4,517.83
4,630.34
4,663.02
growth rate -1.9% 8.4% 2.5% 0.7%
Total Assets 12,516.91
12,493.23
12,943.95
13,121.02
13,204.04
growth rate -0.2% 3.6% 1.4% 0.6%
Cash 267.44
283.97
265.29
260.69
235.49
growth rate 6.2% -6.6% -1.7% -9.7%
Inventory 3,609.03
3,594.53
3,896.43
3,979.11
4,097.00
growth rate -0.4% 8.4% 2.1% 3.0%
Cur.Liabilities 2,964.88
2,525.33
2,915.54
2,982.18
3,015.86
growth rate -14.8% 15.5% 2.3% 1.1%
Liabilities 6,391.14
6,256.91
6,565.01
6,765.13
6,786.65
growth rate -2.1% 4.9% 3.1% 0.3%
LT Debt 2,604.61
2,851.87
2,776.81
2,902.44
2,853.19
growth rate 9.5% -2.6% 4.5% -1.7%
Equity 6,125.77
6,236.32
6,378.94
6,355.89
6,417.39
growth rate 1.8% 2.3% -0.4% 1.0%
Common Shares 235.14
234.11
232.34
230.02
227.07
growth rate -0.4% -0.8% -1.0% -1.3%
Cash Flow Statement Jan '18 May '18 Aug '18 Nov '18 Jan '19
Capital Expenditures 157.84
164.63
206.34
179.95
183.46
growth rate 4.3% 25.3% -12.8% 2.0%
Cash Dividends 70.00
77.66
77.05
76.52
75.30
growth rate 10.9% -0.8% -0.7% -1.6%
Cash From OA 659.23
548.65
548.64
416.83
629.43
growth rate -16.8% 0.0% -24.0% 51.0%
Sale Purchase of Stock -270.12
-147.98
growth rate 0.0%
FCF 501.39
384.02
342.30
236.88
445.97
growth rate -23.4% -10.9% -30.8% 88.3%
Income Statement Jan '18 May '18 Aug '18 Nov '18 Jan '19
Sales 6,129.43
6,114.46
6,443.31
6,417.46
6,649.81
growth rate -0.2% 5.4% -0.4% 3.6%
Op.Income 623.45
490.18
545.48
456.24
628.50
growth rate -21.4% 11.3% -16.4% 37.8%
IBT 599.16
465.41
519.01
417.56
613.44
growth rate -22.3% 11.5% -19.6% 46.9%
Net Income 712.16
364.85
407.24
334.14
483.24
growth rate -48.8% 11.6% -18.0% 44.6%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 1,965.40
1,862.25
1,974.87
1,895.06
2,071.69
growth rate -5.3% 6.1% -4.0% 9.3%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

B (82.20)

YOY Growth Grade:

B (76.90)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 20.89 20.44 17.56
EPS / Growth 9.8% 5.97 15.4%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 5.7%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 5.7% 10.3% 10.3%
Future PE 11.40 19.67 19.67
Future EPS 10.39 15.88 15.88
Value Price
MOS %
29.29
-76.0%
77.23
-36.7%
77.23
-36.7%
MOS Price 14.64 38.62 38.62
IRT 13.40 10.90 10.90

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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