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tickrz rank
A
Dollar General Corp (DG)
Services | Discount, Variety Stores
CEO: Todd J. Vasos
Employees: 113400
dollargeneral.com
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
Pure Value Rank97Dividend RankNOT AVAILABLE
Moat Rank24Financial Strength Rank20
Growth Rank85Momentum Rank465
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.4%
Payout Ratio22.47%
3 yr Dividend GrowthN/A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio16.32x
P/B Ratio3.78x
P/S Ratio0.93x
EV/EBITDA Ratio9.59x
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score7
Debt-to-Equity59%
Interest Coverage21.09x
MOAT
ROE23.2%
ROIC15.8%
Net Margin5.69%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth14.82%
5 yr SPS Growth8.23%
5 yr BPS Growth7.3%
Dollar General Corp achieves a strong Pure Value rank with its low valuation multiples
 tickrz summary
Dollar General Corp receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.
 value
 pure value ranking Warren Buffett ranking
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Dollar General Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 16.3x, a P/B ratio of 3.8x, a P/S ratio of 0.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.6x. Dollar General Corp ranks 97 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Dollar General Corp ranks 4 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Dollar General Corp warrants further investigation.

 quality
 moat financial strength
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Dollar General Corp appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector. Dollar General Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 21.09x, a debt/equity ratio of 59% and a Moat Rank of 24 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


 momentum
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -17.51% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 465. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Dollar General Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

 yield
 value + yield
Unfortunately we do not have enough data to provide a dividend ranking for Dollar General Corp.

 growth
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 14.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 8.2% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 7.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.

Dollar General Corp (DG)
Services | Discount, Variety Stores
CEO: Todd J. Vasos
Employees: 113400
dollargeneral.com


tickrz rank
A

VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio16.32x
P/B Ratio3.78x
P/S Ratio0.93x
EV/EBITDA Ratio9.59x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
Dividend Yield1.4%
Payout Ratio22.47%
3 yr Dividend GrowthN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Piotroski F-Score7
Debt-to-Equity59%
Interest Coverage21.09x
MOAT
ROE23.2%
ROIC15.8%
Net Margin5.69%
GROWTH
5 yr EPS Growth14.82%
5 yr SPS Growth8.23%
5 yr BPS Growth7.3%

TICKRZ RANK
Dollar General Corp receives an A ranking in our proprietary multi-factor ranking approach that blends valuation, moat, operational performance, and financial strength. View the Top 50 tickrz ranked stocks here.

PURE VALUE
Valuation is the most heavily weighted component in our tickrz ranking methodology. Numerous academic and practitioner studies have found that a value approach outperforms the market over the long-run. Dollar General Corp's valuation score is comprised of a P/E ratio of 16.3x, a P/B ratio of 3.8x, a P/S ratio of 0.9x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 9.6x. Dollar General Corp ranks 97 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Dollar General Corp ranks 4 out of the S&P 500 constituents in our multi-factor Warren Buffett ranking methodology. This is a strong score, meaning it ranks highly on valuation, moat, volatility, and financial strength factors. If you're looking for undervalued stocks with high moats and strong competitive advantages, Dollar General Corp warrants further investigation.

MOAT
To calculate a company's Moat Score, we look at its historical earnings growth, historical average return on equity, the volatility of its earnings stream, and also factor in the strength of its balance sheet. Our approach concludes the company's business moat is strong. Dollar General Corp appears to have a durable competitive advantage within the Services sector.

FINANCIAL STRENGTH
Dollar General Corp has a Piotroski F Score of 7 out of 9. The F Score examines changes in profitability, leverage, liquidity, and operating efficiency. Interest coverage of 21.09x, a debt/equity ratio of 59% and a Moat Rank of 24 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.

MOMENTUM
Investment research has shown that stocks with strong performance over the last 6 to 12 months tend to perform better in the medium term than stocks with poor performance over the same period. In fact, the momentum factor is one of the strongest of all the investment factors.The company has seen its stock fall by -17.51% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 465. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Dollar General Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

VALUE + YIELD
Unfortunately we do not have enough data to provide a dividend ranking for Dollar General Corp.

GROWTH
A company's growth metrics are less important than its valuation, moat, and financial strength. However, a check on growth can be a good way to avoid companies in secular decline. The company's growth in sales, earnings, and book value places it among the top third of S&P 500 companies. Its 14.8% 5 year annualized EPS growth, 8.2% 5 year annualized sales-per-share growth, and 5 year annualized book value-per-share growth of 7.3% speak to its impressive growth ranking.