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DG Dollar General Corp Dividend

Dollar General's latest quarterly cash dividend of $0.42 per share was issued to shareholders on record before Oct 4, 2021. At an annualized rate of $1.62 per share, the stock yields 0.76%.

DG next dividend date: Not announced

DG
DPS
$1.62
Dividend yield
0.76%
Payout ratio
15.4%
Consumer Defensive sector
Dividend yield
2.2%
Payout ratio
48.9%

Dividend yield

Dollar General's dividend yield of 0.76% is below the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

Dividend history

Dollar General has been paying dividends for the last six years. Our records show that DG has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 16% since twelve months ago. And with the price of the stock down by 4% from a year ago, the dividend yield has increased by 20%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Aug 25, 2021 Oct 4, 2021 Oct 19, 2021 $0.42 normal
May 25, 2021 Jul 2, 2021 Jul 20, 2021 $0.42 normal
Mar 16, 2021 Apr 5, 2021 Apr 20, 2021 $0.42 normal
Dec 2, 2020 Jan 4, 2021 Jan 19, 2021 $0.36 normal
Aug 25, 2020 Oct 5, 2020 Oct 20, 2020 $0.36 normal
May 28, 2020 Jul 6, 2020 Jul 21, 2020 $0.36 normal
Mar 11, 2020 Apr 6, 2020 Apr 21, 2020 $0.36 normal
Dec 5, 2019 Jan 6, 2020 Jan 21, 2020 $0.32 normal
Aug 28, 2019 Oct 7, 2019 Oct 22, 2019 $0.32 normal
May 29, 2019 Jul 8, 2019 Jul 23, 2019 $0.32 normal
Mar 13, 2019 Apr 8, 2019 Apr 23, 2019 $0.32 normal
Dec 3, 2018 Jan 7, 2019 Jan 22, 2019 $0.29 normal
Aug 28, 2018 Oct 5, 2018 Oct 23, 2018 $0.29 normal
May 29, 2018 Jul 9, 2018 Jul 24, 2018 $0.29 normal
Mar 14, 2018 Apr 9, 2018 Apr 24, 2018 $0.29 normal
Dec 5, 2017 Jan 8, 2018 Jan 23, 2018 $0.26 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Oct 6, 2017 Oct 24, 2017 $0.26 normal
Jun 1, 2017 Jul 7, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 $0.26 normal
Mar 15, 2017 Apr 7, 2017 Apr 25, 2017 $0.26 normal
Nov 30, 2016 Dec 19, 2016 Jan 4, 2017 $0.25 normal
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 Sep 28, 2016 $0.25 normal
May 24, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 $0.25 normal
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 Apr 12, 2016 $0.25 normal
Dec 3, 2015 Dec 21, 2015 Jan 6, 2016 $0.22 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

Dollar General's payout ratio of 15.4% is below the Consumer Defensive sector, the industry and its peers average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)