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Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

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Analysis of Profitability Ratios
Quarterly Data

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Profitability Ratios (Summary)

Dollar General Corp., profitability ratios (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jul 31, 2020 May 1, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014
Return on Sales
Gross profit margin
Operating profit margin
Net profit margin
Return on Investment
Return on equity (ROE)
Return on assets (ROA)

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-28), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03).

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Dollar General Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Dollar General Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Dollar General Corp.’s net profit margin ratio improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Dollar General Corp.’s ROE improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Dollar General Corp.’s ROA improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.

Gross Profit Margin

Dollar General Corp., gross profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jul 31, 2020 May 1, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Gross profit
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Gross profit margin1
Benchmarks
Gross Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-28), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03).

1 Q2 2021 Calculation
Gross profit margin = 100 × (Gross profitQ2 2021 + Gross profitQ1 2021 + Gross profitQ4 2020 + Gross profitQ3 2020) ÷ (Net salesQ2 2021 + Net salesQ1 2021 + Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Gross profit margin Gross profit margin indicates the percentage of revenue available to cover operating and other expenditures. Dollar General Corp.’s gross profit margin ratio improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.

Operating Profit Margin

Dollar General Corp., operating profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jul 31, 2020 May 1, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Operating profit
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Operating profit margin1
Benchmarks
Operating Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-28), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03).

1 Q2 2021 Calculation
Operating profit margin = 100 × (Operating profitQ2 2021 + Operating profitQ1 2021 + Operating profitQ4 2020 + Operating profitQ3 2020) ÷ (Net salesQ2 2021 + Net salesQ1 2021 + Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Operating profit margin A profitability ratio calculated as operating income divided by revenue. Dollar General Corp.’s operating profit margin ratio improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.

Net Profit Margin

Dollar General Corp., net profit margin calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jul 31, 2020 May 1, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Net income
Net sales
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Benchmarks
Net Profit Margin, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-28), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03).

1 Q2 2021 Calculation
Net profit margin = 100 × (Net incomeQ2 2021 + Net incomeQ1 2021 + Net incomeQ4 2020 + Net incomeQ3 2020) ÷ (Net salesQ2 2021 + Net salesQ1 2021 + Net salesQ4 2020 + Net salesQ3 2020)
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ ( + + + ) =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
Net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as net income divided by revenue. Dollar General Corp.’s net profit margin ratio improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.

Return on Equity (ROE)

Dollar General Corp., ROE calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jul 31, 2020 May 1, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Net income
Shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Benchmarks
ROE, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-28), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03).

1 Q2 2021 Calculation
ROE = 100 × (Net incomeQ2 2021 + Net incomeQ1 2021 + Net incomeQ4 2020 + Net incomeQ3 2020) ÷ Shareholders’ equity
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROE A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by shareholders’ equity. Dollar General Corp.’s ROE improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.

Return on Assets (ROA)

Dollar General Corp., ROA calculation (quarterly data)

Microsoft Excel LibreOffice Calc
Jul 31, 2020 May 1, 2020 Jan 31, 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Aug 2, 2019 May 3, 2019 Feb 1, 2019 Nov 2, 2018 Aug 3, 2018 May 4, 2018 Feb 2, 2018 Nov 3, 2017 Aug 4, 2017 May 5, 2017 Feb 3, 2017 Oct 28, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 Jan 29, 2016 Oct 30, 2015 Jul 31, 2015 May 1, 2015 Jan 30, 2015 Oct 31, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 May 2, 2014
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Net income
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Benchmarks
ROA, Competitors2
Amazon.com Inc.
Costco Wholesale Corp.
Home Depot Inc.
Lowe’s Cos. Inc.
Target Corp.
TJX Cos. Inc.
Walmart Inc.

Based on: 10-Q (filing date: 2020-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2020-05-28), 10-K (filing date: 2020-03-19), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-12-05), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-08-29), 10-Q (filing date: 2019-05-30), 10-K (filing date: 2019-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-08-30), 10-Q (filing date: 2018-05-31), 10-K (filing date: 2018-03-23), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-12-07), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-08-31), 10-Q (filing date: 2017-06-01), 10-K (filing date: 2017-03-24), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-12-01), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-08-25), 10-Q (filing date: 2016-05-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-03-22), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-12-03), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-08-27), 10-Q (filing date: 2015-06-02), 10-K (filing date: 2015-03-20), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-12-04), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-08-28), 10-Q (filing date: 2014-06-03).

1 Q2 2021 Calculation
ROA = 100 × (Net incomeQ2 2021 + Net incomeQ1 2021 + Net incomeQ4 2020 + Net incomeQ3 2020) ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ( + + + ) ÷ =

2 Click competitor name to see calculations.

Profitability ratio Description The company
ROA A profitability ratio calculated as net income divided by total assets. Dollar General Corp.’s ROA improved from Q4 2020 to Q1 2021 and from Q1 2021 to Q2 2021.