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Dollar General Corp (DG)

DG on New York Consolidated

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6 Dec 2016
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Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. The Company's consumables category includes paper and cleaning products (such as paper towels, bath tissue, and other home cleaning supplies); packaged food (such as... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.85
Market Cap(Mil.): $21,621.05
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 281.74
Dividend: 0.25
Yield (%): 1.30

Financials

  DG Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 17.96 25.58 25.68
EPS (TTM): 4.27 -- --
ROI: 13.73 13.46 9.09
ROE: 22.73 17.60 12.60

Lower grocery prices, food stamp cuts hit Dollar General results

Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported a surprise drop in quarterly comparable sales and tempered its full-year profit forecast, hit by lower grocery prices and reduced food stamp coverage in several U.S. states. | Video

Dec 01 2016

Dollar General to hire 10,000 employees in expansion push

U.S. discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it plans to hire 10,000 employees by mid-October, boosting its headcount by nearly 9 pct to support its expansion efforts as it looks to protect its turf amid fierce competition.

Sep 15 2016

Dollar General to hire 10,000 employees in expansion push

Sept 15 U.S. discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it plans to hire 10,000 employees by mid-October, boosting its headcount by nearly 9 pct to support its expansion efforts as it looks to protect its turf amid fierce competition.

Sep 15 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 new employees

* Dollar General plans to hire 10,000 new employees by October 15 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Sep 15 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General Director Michael Calbert reports open market purchase of 13,000 shares of co's common stock

* Director michael calbert reports open market purchase of 13,000 shares of co's common stock at average price of $75.53per share on aug 30-filing Source text : http://bit.ly/2bWHsjF Further company coverage:

Sep 01 2016

Dollar General takes the battle to Wal-Mart with price cuts

Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it was cutting prices on its most popular items such as bread, eggs and milk, intensifying a price war with retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc to win back market share.

Aug 25 2016

UPDATE 4-Dollar General takes the battle to Wal-Mart with price cuts

* Dollar Tree 2nd-qtr sales $5.00 bln vs est $5.09 bln (Adds details from Dollar General call, analyst comment, updates shares)

Aug 25 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General sees EPS cut of about $0.02-$0.03 in Q3

* Dollar General sees reduction of about $0.02 to $0.03 in diluted EPS during Q3 2016, primarily related to closed store lease obligations

Aug 25 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General Q2 earnings per share $1.08

* Dollar general reports second quarter 2016 financial results

Aug 25 2016

Discount retailer Dollar General's sales miss estimates

Aug 25 Discount retailer Dollar General Corp reported lower-than-expected quarterly sales, hurt by lower food prices, growing competition and as its low-income customer base was hurt by several states reducing food stamp coverage.

Aug 25 2016

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