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Dollar General Corp (DG)

DG on New York Consolidated

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29 Jul 2016
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Moody's upgrades Dollar General to Baa2
Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 10:07am EDT 

Moody's:Moody's upgrades Dollar General to Baa2.  Full Article

Dollar General on conf call - "Consumer overall is back to work, probably feeling a little more confident and spending a little more"
Thursday, 26 May 2016 07:07am EDT 

Dollar General Corp : On conf call - zero-based budgeting strategy helped in Q1 . On conf call - new segments shopping with us include an older male middle income consumer and a millennial female shopper . Consumer overall is back to work, probably feeling a little more confident and spending a little more on non-consumables Further company coverage: [DG.N] (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780).  Full Article

Dollar General says Q1 same store sales rose 2.2 percent
Thursday, 26 May 2016 06:55am EDT 

Dollar General Corp : Dollar General reports first quarter 2016 financial results . Q1 earnings per share $1.03 . Q1 same store sales rose 2.2 percent . Q1 earnings per share view $0.95 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S . As of April 29, 2016, total merchandise inventories, at cost, were $3.07 billion compared to $2.84 billion as of May 1, 2015 . Net sales increased 7.0 percent to $5.27 billion in 2016 Q1 .Q1 earnings per share view $0.95, revenue view $5.28 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Dollar General Corp recalls about 27,000 construction truck toy vehicles due to fire hazard
Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 01:34pm EST 

Dollar General Corp:Dollar General recalls construction truck toy vehicles due to fire and burn hazards; sold exclusively at Dollar General.U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says Dollar General recalls about 27,000 construction truck toy vehicles.U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says Dollar General has received five reports of the toy's remote control overheating.  Full Article

Dollar General Corporation names Michael M. Calbert as non-executive chairman of the board
Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 04:15pm EST 

Dollar General Corporation:Names Michael M. Calbert as non-executive chairman of the board.Rick Dreiling to retire as a member and the chairman of the board.  Full Article

Dollar General Names John W. Garratt as Chief Financial Officer
Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 06:52am EST 

Dollar General Corporation:Says promotion of John W. Garratt to executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective December 2, 2015.Garratt has served as Dollar General's interim CFO since June 2015 and previously served as its senior vice president of finance and strategy since joining the Company in October 2014.Additionally, Anita C. Elliott, senior vice president and controller at Dollar General since 2005, has been appointed chief accounting officer (CAO).Elliott will report to Garratt in his role as CFO, effective December 2, 2015.  Full Article

Dollar General Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend
Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 06:51am EST 

Dollar General Corporation:declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share on the Company's common stock.dividend will be payable on January 6, 2016 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 23, 2015.  Full Article

Dollar General Corporation authorizes additional $1.0 billion for share repurchases
Thursday, 3 Dec 2015 06:50am EST 

Dollar General Corporation:Says On December 2, 2015, the Company's Board of Directors authorized an additional $1.0 billion for share repurchases, increasing the total authorization for future repurchases to $1.2 billion.authorization has no expiration date.  Full Article

Dollar General Corp announces offering of senior notes
Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 08:38am EDT 

Dollar General Corp:Announces offering of $500.0 million of senior notes.Says offering of $500.0 million of its senior notes due 2025.Will use net proceeds to repay all of the outstanding borrowings under the existing senior unsecured credit facilities.To refinance existing facilities with new facilities of $425.0 million 5-year term loan,$1.0 billion 5-year cash-flow based facility.  Full Article

Dollar General announces corporate restructuring to drive stronger growth
Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 04:30pm EDT 

Dollar General Corp :Announces corporate restructuring to drive stronger growth.Says is restructuring its corporate support functions to eliminate approximately 255 positions.Says substantially all of the eliminations are effective immediately.Currently projects that it will incur a pre-tax cash expense of approximately $7 million in the third quarter of 2015.Says restructuring includes approximately 115 vacant positions.Expects to continue its expense control and reduction initiative by implementing a more rigorous budgeting process.Says positions at the store level will not be impacted by this restructuring.Says all impacted employees have been notified.  Full Article