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Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Seasonal Chart

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) Seasonality

DG Relative to the S&P 500
DG Relative to the S&P 500

DG Relative to the Sector
DG Relative to the Sector

Monthly Seasonal Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG)

Seasonal Chart Analysis

Analysis of the Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) seasonal charts above shows that a Buy Date of April 15 and a Sell Date of August 22 has resulted in a geometric average return of 9.14% above the benchmark rate of the S&P 500 Total Return Index over the past 8 years. This seasonal timeframe has shown positive results compared to the benchmark in 8 of those periods. This is an excellent rate of success and the return strongly outperforms the relative buy-and-hold performance of the stock over the past 8 years by an average of 3.71% per year.

The seasonal timeframe is Inline with the period of seasonal strength for the Consumer Staples sector, which runs from April 25 to November 23. The seasonal chart for the broad sector is available via the following link: Consumer Staples Sector Seasonal Chart.

A word of caution: Only 8 years of data is available for shares of DG, perhaps insufficient to create a seasonal profile that accurately gauges the seasonal tendencies influencing the investment. Ideally, while 20 years is preferred, at least 10 years of data is required to perform a seasonal analysis that is considered to be reliable for future seasonal periods.

Dollar General Corp is a discount retailer in the United States. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel.

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