Dollar General Corp.

Dollar General Corp. DG

Dividend Summary

The next Dollar General Corp. dividend will go ex in 27 days for 42c and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous Dollar General Corp. dividend was 42c and it went ex 2 months ago and it was paid 2 months ago.
There are typically 4 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 5.1.

Latest Dividends
Summary Previous dividend Next dividend
Status Paid Declared
Type Quarterly Quarterly
Per share 42c 42c
Declaration date 25 Aug 2021 (Wed) 02 Dec 2021 (Thu)
Ex-div date 04 Oct 2021 (Mon) 03 Jan 2022 (Mon)
Pay date 19 Oct 2021 (Tue) 18 Jan 2022 (Tue)

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Forecast Accuracy
97%
Our premium tools have predicted Dollar General Corp. with 97% accuracy.
Dividend Yield Today
0.8%
The dividend yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend payment by the prevailing share price
The table below shows the full dividend history for Dollar General Corp.
Status Type Decl. date Ex-div date Pay date Decl. Currency Forecast amount Decl. amount Accuracy
Forecast Quarterly 10 Mar 2026 06 Apr 2026 21 Apr 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 27 Nov 2025 05 Jan 2026 20 Jan 2026 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 20 Aug 2025 06 Oct 2025 21 Oct 2025 USD Sign up
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Forecast Quarterly 28 Nov 2024 06 Jan 2025 21 Jan 2025 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 21 Aug 2024 07 Oct 2024 22 Oct 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 21 May 2024 08 Jul 2024 23 Jul 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 12 Mar 2024 08 Apr 2024 23 Apr 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 30 Nov 2023 08 Jan 2024 23 Jan 2024 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 23 Aug 2023 06 Oct 2023 24 Oct 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 23 May 2023 10 Jul 2023 25 Jul 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 14 Mar 2023 10 Apr 2023 25 Apr 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 01 Dec 2022 09 Jan 2023 17 Jan 2023 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 24 Aug 2022 03 Oct 2022 18 Oct 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 24 May 2022 01 Jul 2022 19 Jul 2022 USD Sign up
Forecast Quarterly 15 Mar 2022 04 Apr 2022 19 Apr 2022 USD Sign up
Declared Quarterly 02 Dec 2021 03 Jan 2022 18 Jan 2022 USD 42c 42c 😄
Paid Quarterly 25 Aug 2021 04 Oct 2021 19 Oct 2021 USD 42c 42c 😄
Paid Quarterly 25 May 2021 02 Jul 2021 20 Jul 2021 USD 42c 42c 😄
Paid Quarterly 16 Mar 2021 05 Apr 2021 20 Apr 2021 USD 41c 42c 😃
Paid Quarterly 02 Dec 2020 04 Jan 2021 19 Jan 2021 USD 36c 36c 😄
Paid Quarterly 25 Aug 2020 05 Oct 2020 20 Oct 2020 USD 36c 36c 😄
Paid Quarterly 28 May 2020 06 Jul 2020 21 Jul 2020 USD 36c 36c 😄
Paid Quarterly 11 Mar 2020 06 Apr 2020 21 Apr 2020 USD 35c 36c 😃
Paid Quarterly 05 Dec 2019 06 Jan 2020 21 Jan 2020 USD 32c 32c 😄
Paid Quarterly 28 Aug 2019 07 Oct 2019 22 Oct 2019 USD 32c 32c 😄
Paid Quarterly 29 May 2019 08 Jul 2019 23 Jul 2019 USD 32c
Paid Quarterly 13 Mar 2019 08 Apr 2019 23 Apr 2019 USD 32c
Paid Quarterly 03 Dec 2018 07 Jan 2019 22 Jan 2019 USD 29c
Paid Quarterly 28 Aug 2018 05 Oct 2018 23 Oct 2018 USD 29c
Paid Quarterly 29 May 2018 09 Jul 2018 24 Jul 2018 USD 29c
Paid Quarterly 14 Mar 2018 09 Apr 2018 24 Apr 2018 USD 29c
Paid Quarterly 05 Dec 2017 08 Jan 2018 23 Jan 2018 USD 26c
Paid Quarterly 30 Aug 2017 06 Oct 2017 24 Oct 2017 USD 26c
Paid Quarterly 01 Jun 2017 07 Jul 2017 25 Jul 2017 USD 26c
Paid Quarterly 15 Mar 2017 07 Apr 2017 25 Apr 2017 USD 26c
Paid Quarterly 30 Nov 2016 19 Dec 2016 04 Jan 2017 USD 25c
Paid Quarterly 24 Aug 2016 12 Sep 2016 28 Sep 2016 USD 25c
Paid Quarterly 24 May 2016 13 Jun 2016 29 Jun 2016 USD 25c
Paid Quarterly 08 Mar 2016 24 Mar 2016 12 Apr 2016 USD 25c
Paid Quarterly 03 Dec 2015 21 Dec 2015 06 Jan 2016 USD 22c
Paid Quarterly 27 Aug 2015 14 Sep 2015 30 Sep 2015 USD 22c
Paid Quarterly 28 May 2015 15 Jun 2015 01 Jul 2015 USD 22c
Paid Quarterly 10 Mar 2015 06 Apr 2015 22 Apr 2015 USD 22c
Year Amount Change
2006 0.0c
2007 0.0c
0%
2008 0.0c
0%
2009 0.0c
0%
2010 0.0c
0%
2011 0.0c
0%
2012 0.0c
0%
2013 0.0c
0%
2014 22.0c
100%
2015 91.0c
313.6%
2016 101.0c
11.0%
2017 107.0c
5.9%
2018 119.0c
11.2%
2019 132.0c
10.9%
2020 150.0c
13.6%
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Dollar General Corp. Optimized Dividend Chart

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Dividend Yield Today
0.8%
Optimized Yield
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52 Week High
1.3% on 18 March 2021
52 Week Low
0.8% on 07 January 2021
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About Dollar General Corp.

Dollar General Corporation, incorporated on May 29, 1998, is a discount retailer. The Company operated 13,429 stores located in 44 states in the United States, as of March 3, 2017. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal items, home products and apparel. Its consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, laundry and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar and flour); perishables (such as milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer and wine); snacks (such as candy, cookies, crackers, salty snacks and carbonated beverages); health and beauty (such as over-the-counter medicines and personal care products, such as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene and foot care products); pet (such as pet supplies and pet food), and tobacco products. Its seasonal products include decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive and home office supplies. Its home products include kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, and bed and bath soft goods.

The Company's apparel products include casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories. The Company's merchandise includes national brands from manufacturers, as well as private brand selections. The Company offers its merchandise through its small-box locations. As of March 3, 2017, the Company's stores averaged approximately 7,400 square feet of selling space. As of March 3, 2017, the Company's stores were supported by 14 distribution centers located strategically throughout its geographic footprint.

 

The Company competes with Family Dollar, Dollar Tree, Fred's, 99 Cents Only, Walmart, Target, Kroger, Aldi, Walgreens, CVS and Rite Aid.

Sector
Retailers
Country
United States
Share Price
$225.53 (yesterday's closing price)
Shares in Issue
258 million
Market Cap
$58.2bn
Dividend Cover
How many times is the dividend covered by company income. A cover of 1 means all income is paid out in dividends
5.1
CADI
The Consecutive Annual Dividend Increases - the number of years this company has been increasing its dividends
7
Market Indices
S&P 500
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