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DG Dollar General
PE ratio, current and historical analysis

## DG PE ratio history

### Dollar General PE ratio by year

## DG average PE ratio chart

## DG PE vs peers

## Frequently asked questions

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What is Dollar General's PE ratio?

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What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Dollar General (DG)?

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What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Dollar General (DG)?

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What is the highest PE ratio for DG?

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How does the current PE ratio for DG compare to its historical average?

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How is DG's PE ratio calculated (Dollar General PE ratio formula)?

As of Jun 18, 2024, the DG stock has a PE ratio of 18.4. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $6.88 and the stock price of $126.59 per share. An increase of 7% has been observed in the PE ratio compared to its average of 17.2 of the past four quarters.

How has DG's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Dollar General over the last ten years is 19.58. The current 18.4 price-to-earnings ratio is 6% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, DG's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Oct 2022 quarter at 25.19, with a price of $260.44 and an EPS of $10.34. The Nov 2023 quarter saw the lowest point at 13.67, with a price of $119.24 and an EPS of $8.72.

Average

19.58

Median

19.68

Minimum

13.67

Maximum

25.19

Maximum annual increase: 19.57% in 2020

Maximum annual decrease: -20.81% in 2021

Year | PE ratio | Change |
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2024 | 17.99 | -15.38% |

2023 | 21.26 | 6.57% |

2022 | 19.95 | 9.68% |

2021 | 18.19 | -20.81% |

2020 | 22.97 | 19.57% |

2019 | 19.21 | 8.96% |

2018 | 17.63 | 7.24% |

2017 | 16.44 | -13.25% |

2016 | 18.95 | -1.1% |

2015 | 19.16 | 7.82% |

What is the average PE ratio of DG for the past years

DG's current PE ratio is under its 3, 5 and 10-year averages.

3-year avg

20.69

5-year avg

20.94

10-year avg

19.58

15-year avg

N/A

What is DG's PE ratio compared to its peers

When compared to its peers WMT and COST, DG's PE ratio is lower, but it is higher than TGT's. Dollar General's PE ratio is trading below the peer average of 30.03.

Stock name | PE ratio | Market cap |
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TGT Target Corp | 15.96 | $66.02B |

DG Dollar General Corp | 18.44 | $27.89B |

FIVE Five Below Inc | 21.28 | $6.23B |

WMT Walmart Inc | 28.94 | $544.67B |

COST Costco Wholesale Corp | 53.75 | $385.35B |

BIG Big Lots Inc | N/A | $58.92M |

DLTR Dollar Tree Inc | N/A | $23.08B |

The price to earnings ratio for DG stock as of Jun 18, 2024, stands at 18.4.

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for DG stock is 20.69.

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for DG stock is 20.94.

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 25.19 and it was in the Oct 2022 quarter.

DG's current price to earnings ratio is 6% below its 10-year historical average.

The P/E ratio is calculated by dividing the latest price of a stock by its trailing twelve months EPS. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Dollar General's share price is $126.59. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending May 2024 is $6.88. Therefore, Dollar General's price to earnings ratio for today is 18.4. `PE RATIO(18.4) = STOCK PRICE($126.59) / TTM EPS($6.88)`

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.