Finder makes money from featured partners, but editorial opinions are our own. Advertiser Disclosure

How to buy Dillards stock

Learn how to easily invest in Dillards stock.

Dillard's Inc. is a department stores business based in the US. Dillards shares (DDS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Dillards

  1. Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
  2. Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
  3. Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – DDS – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.

Dillards stock price (NYSE: DDS)

Use our graph to track the performance of DDS stocks over time.

Dillards shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-17.
Latest market close$242.04
52-week range$65.71 - $399.84
50-day moving average $282.61
200-day moving average $197.65
Wall St. target price$211.25
PE ratio 8.6558
Dividend yield $0.65 (0.32%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $28.91

Buy Dillards shares from these brokerages

Compare special offers, low fees and a wide range of types of investments among top trading platforms.
Name Product Asset types Option trade fee Annual fee Signup bonus
M1 Finance
Free 1-year trial of M1 Plus
when you sign up for M1 Finance
Invest in your favorite stocks or in curated portfolios with automatic rebalancing.
SoFi Invest
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
Get one free stock worth up to $1,000
Open an account
A free way to invest in most equities.
Stocks, Bonds, Options, Mutual funds, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0 + $0.50/contract
$0 per month
$10 of crypto
Open an account with access to crypto
A platform built for all kinds of traders and all styles of trading
Stocks, Options, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
Free stock (chosen randomly with a value anywhere between $2.50 and $200)
Sign up using the "go to site" link
Make unlimited commission-free trades in stocks, funds, and options with Robinhood Financial.
Stash Invest
Stocks, ETFs
$1 per month
Add at least $5 to your Invest account
Stash is more than an investment app. You’ll have access to tools that can help you become a confident investor.
Stocks, ETFs, Cryptocurrency
$0 per month
Download and sign up with; approved accounts receive a free stock slice worth up to $300, selected from 9 popular stocks.
Open an account
Commission-free trading in stocks and ETFs with a social networking twist.

Compare up to 4 providers

*Signup bonus information updated weekly.

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Dillards stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

This chart is not advice or a guarantee of success. Rather, it gauges the real-time recommendations of three popular technical indicators: moving averages, oscillators and pivots. Finder is not responsible for how your stock performs.

Dillards price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $242.04 from 2022-01-19

1 week (2022-01-14) -3.29%
1 month (2021-12-21) -3.45%
3 months (2021-10-21) 9.15%
6 months (2021-07-21) 32.23%
1 year (2021-01-21) 214.54%
2 years (2020-01-17) 238.19%
3 years (2019-01-18) 274.44%
5 years (2017-01-20) 324.33%

Is Dillards stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Dillards stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Dillards's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Dillards's P/E ratio

Dillards's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Dillards shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Dillards's EBITDA

Dillards's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.1 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Dillards's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Dillards financials

Revenue TTM $6.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.9%
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 15.01%
Return on equity TTM 4130.83%
Profit margin 10%
Book value $80.49
Market capitalisation $5.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Dillards share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 29.44% of net profits

Recently Dillards has paid out, on average, around 29.44% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.32% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dillards shareholders could enjoy a 0.32% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dillards's case, that would currently equate to about $0.65 per share.

While Dillards's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Dillards may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Dillards's most recent dividend payout was on 30 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Dillards's shares ever split?

Dillards's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 7 June 1992. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Dillards shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dillards shares which in turn could have impacted Dillards's share price.

Dillards share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dillards's shares have ranged in value from as little as $65.7096 up to $399.8448. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DDS.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Dillards's is 0.9017. This would suggest that Dillards's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Dillards overview

Dillard's, Inc. operates retail department stores in the southeastern, southwestern, and midwestern areas of the United States. Its stores offer merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men, and children; and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings, and other consumer goods. As of January 30, 2021, the company operated 282 Dillard's stores, including 32 clearance centers, and an Internet store at dillards. com. It also engages in the general contracting construction activities. The company was founded in 1938 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Dillards is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 30.66% of Dillards shares are held by insiders and 73.93% by institutions.
When does the fiscal year end for Dillards?
Dillards's fiscal year ends in January.
Where is Dillards based?
Dillards's address is: 1600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR, United States, 72201
What is Dillards's ISIN number?
Dillards's international securities identification number is: US2540671011
What is Dillards's CUSIP number?
Dillards's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 254063100

More guides on Finder

Ask an Expert

You are about to post a question on

  • Do not enter personal information (eg. surname, phone number, bank details) as your question will be made public
  • is a financial comparison and information service, not a bank or product provider
  • We cannot provide you with personal advice or recommendations
  • Your answer might already be waiting – check previous questions below to see if yours has already been asked provides guides and information on a range of products and services. Because our content is not financial advice, we suggest talking with a professional before you make any decision.

By submitting your comment or question, you agree to our Privacy and Cookies Policy and Terms of Use.

Questions and responses on are not provided, paid for or otherwise endorsed by any bank or brand. These banks and brands are not responsible for ensuring that comments are answered or accurate.
Go to site