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Dollar General Corp (DG)
Services | Retail
82.10  -0.54%
FACTOR RANKINGSFACTOR SCREENER 
tickrz RankA / 60Warren Buffett RankA / 6
Pure Value RankA / 106Dividend RankN/A
Moat RankA / 27Financial Strength RankA / 30
Growth RankA / 84Momentum RankC / 291
DG vs RETAIL SECTOR & S&P 500
VALUATION
DGSECTORS&P 500
P/E RATIO18.527.919.61
EV/EBITDA RATIO10.519.811.89
P/S RATIO0.9912.06
P/B RATIO3.988.73.15
QUALITY
RETURN ON EQUITY22.05%22.05%13.85%
RETURN ON CAPITAL15.29%24.68%10.02%
NET MARGIN5.69%4.33%9.77%
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.24%
PAYOUT RATIO22.99%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY54%
INTEREST COVERAGE20.93x
CURRENT RATIO1.42
GROWTH
5 YR EPS GROWTH14.82%
5 YR SPS GROWTH8.23%
5 YR BPS GROWTH7.3%
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tickrz A-Ranked Dollar General Corp scores well on valuation
tickrz rank A / 60
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 A / 106Warren Buffett ranking A / 6
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 18.5x, a P/B ratio of 4x, a P/S ratio of 1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.5x. Dollar General Corp ranks 106 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.Dollar General Corp ranks 6 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 A / 27financial strength A / 30
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 20.93x, a debt/equity ratio of 54% and a Moat Rank of 27 translate to a strong Financial Strength score.


momentum C / 291
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 appreciate by 12.24% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 291. Based on its 12 month stock performance, Dollar General Corp will not appeal to momentum investors.

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

growth A / 84
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 | Retail
82.10  -0.54%


tickrz rank
A
VALUATION RATIOS
P/E Ratio18.5x
P/B Ratio3.98x
P/S Ratio0.99x
EV/EBITDA Ratio10.51x
DIVIDEND ANALYSIS
DIVIDEND YIELD
1.24%
PAYOUT RATIO22.99%
3 YR DIVIDEND GROWTHN/A
FINANCIAL STRENGTH
PIOTROSKI F SCORE
7 OUT OF 9
DEBT-TO-EQUITY54%
INTEREST COVERAGE20.93x
CURRENT RATIO1.42
MOAT
ROE22.05%
ROIC15.29%
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 18.5x, a P/B ratio of 4x, a P/S ratio of 1x, and an EV/EBITDA ratio of 10.5x. Dollar General Corp ranks 106 out of the S&P 500 constituents on valuation--a relatively strong score.

WARREN BUFFETT RANKING
Dollar General Corp ranks 6 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 20.93x, a debt/equity ratio of 54% and a Moat Rank of 27 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 appreciate by 12.24% over the last 12 months. This performance is weak compared to other stocks in the S&P 500, earning it a rank of 291. 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.