Dollar General Corporation (DG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 09, 2018

Shutterstock photo

Dollar General Corporation ( DG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.29 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 24, 2018. Shareholders who purchased DG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 11.54% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $98.12, the dividend yield is 1.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DG was $98.12, representing a -7.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $105.82 and a 42.84% increase over the 52 week low of $68.69.

DG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Walmart Inc. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). DG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6. Zacks Investment Research reports DG's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 34.87%, compared to an industry average of 18.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DG as a top-10 holding:

  • VanEck Vectors Retail ETF ( RTH )
  • iShares Russell Midcap Growth ETF ( IWP )
  • SPDR Russell 1000 Momentum Focus ETF ( ONEO )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF ( RSP )
  • ProShares DJ Brookfield Global Infrastructure ETF ( TOLZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IWP with an increase of 7.79% over the last 100 days. RTH has the highest percent weighting of DG at 2.41%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

More from NASDAQ.com News


NASDAQ.com News

NASDAQ.com News

Market News

Research Brokers before you trade

Want to trade FX?