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Dollar General is a discount retailer selling products from various brands. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumable items, seasonal items, home products, and apparel. The company offers its customers national brand and private brand products at everyday low prices (typically $10 or less) in its convenient small-box locations.
TypePublic
Founded1939
HQGoodlettsville, TN, US
Websitedollargeneral.com
Employee Ratings2.8
Overall CultureD+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2020)143,000(+6%)
Job Openings3
Revenue (FY, 2018)$23.5 B(+7%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)$205.1
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Dollar General

Todd Vasos

Todd Vasos

Chief Executive Officer
John W. Garratt

John W. Garratt

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Rhonda Taylor

Rhonda Taylor

Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Steve Sunderland

Steve Sunderland

Executive Vice President, Store Operations
Carman Wenkoff

Carman Wenkoff

Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Anita Elliott

Anita Elliott

Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
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Dollar General Office Locations

Dollar General has an office in Goodlettsville
Goodlettsville, TN, US (HQ)
100 Mission Ridge
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Dollar General Financials and Metrics

Dollar General Revenue

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Dollar General's revenue was reported to be $23.47 b in FY, 2018
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2019)

6.4b

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

2.0b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

30.6%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

407.2m

EBIT (Q2, 2019)

545.5m

Market capitalization (20-Jan-2021)

50.3b

Closing stock price (20-Jan-2021)

205.1

Cash (3-Aug-2018)

265.3m

EV

52.8b
Dollar General's current market capitalization is $50.3 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2018

Revenue

17.5b18.9b20.4b22.0b23.5b

Revenue growth, %

8%8%8%

Cost of goods sold

12.1b13.1b14.1b15.2b16.2b

Gross profit

5.4b5.8b6.3b6.8b7.2b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Revenue

4.7b4.7b4.9b5.1b5.1b5.3b5.4b5.3b5.6b6.1b6.4b

Cost of goods sold

3.3b3.3b3.4b3.5b3.5b3.7b3.7b3.7b3.9b4.3b4.5b

Gross profit

1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.6b1.7b1.6b1.7b1.9b2.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

31%30%30%31%30%31%31%30%30%30%31%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

505.6m579.8m157.9m187.9m187.9m267.4m

Prepaid Expenses

263.1m

Inventories

147.0m170.3m193.5m220.0m3.6b

Current Assets

3.2b3.5b3.4b3.7b3.7b4.2b
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Cash

172.5m216.2m225.1m180.5m182.5m187.7m185.0m200.2m206.0m284.0m265.3m

Prepaid Expenses

258.9m287.8m

Inventories

3.6b3.9b

Current Assets

3.1b3.2b3.2b3.4b3.5b3.5b3.7b4.0b3.7b4.2b4.5b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

1.0b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

379.9m404.2m

Inventories

(4.9m)(25.0m)(24.6m)(25.0m)(348.4m)

Accounts Payable

36.9m97.2m105.6m56.5m56.5m427.9m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Net Income

251.3m236.3m253.2m282.3m253.3m295.1m306.5m235.3m279.5m364.9m772.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

109.3m221.5m

Inventories

12.4m(292.9m)

Accounts Payable

1.4b1.4b1.4b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.7b1.9b1.6b5.0m270.9m
USDFY, 2013

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Dollar General Operating Metrics

Dollar General's Stores was reported to be 13.6 k in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Retail Sales per Square Foot

$223 $226 $229

Retail Space, sq. ft.

87.21 m88.79 m90.31 m91.82 m92.48 m94.26 m96.13 m98.09 m98.94 m101.07 m

Stores

11.79 k12 k12.20 k12.40 k12.48 k12.72 k12.97 k13.21 k13.32 k13.60 k
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Dollar General Revenue Breakdown

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Dollar General revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.0% from Apparel, 6.0% from Home Products, 12.1% from Seasonal and 76.9% from Consumables

Dollar General Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

62/100

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Dollar General Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Dollar General Online and Social Media Presence

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Dollar General Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    60/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    58/100

  • Compensation

    D-

    48/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    59/100

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Dollar General Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dollar General founded?

    Dollar General was founded in 1939.

  • Who are Dollar General key executives?

    Dollar General's key executives are Todd Vasos, John W. Garratt and Rhonda Taylor.

  • How many employees does Dollar General have?

    Dollar General has 143,000 employees.

  • What is Dollar General revenue?

    Latest Dollar General annual revenue is $23.5 b.

  • What is Dollar General revenue per employee?

    Latest Dollar General revenue per employee is $164.1 k.

  • Who are Dollar General competitors?

    Competitors of Dollar General include Murphy USA, Rite Aid and Walgreens.

  • Where is Dollar General headquarters?

    Dollar General headquarters is located at 100 Mission Ridge, Goodlettsville.

  • Where are Dollar General offices?

    Dollar General has an office in Goodlettsville.

  • How many offices does Dollar General have?

    Dollar General has 1 office.