Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

64.84USD
2 Sep 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$0.85 (+1.33%)
Prev Close
$63.99
Open
$64.75
Day's High
$65.02
Day's Low
$64.50
Volume
59,139
Avg. Vol
1,007,838
52-wk High
$65.97
52-wk Low
$53.00

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Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States by number of stores, with 9,961 stores located in 39 states as of March 2, 2012, primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.31
Market Cap (Mil.): $19,414.38
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 303.40
Dividend: --
Yield (%): --

Financials

  DG.N Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 19.45 32.57 17.68
EPS (TTM): 3.29 -- --
ROI: 11.60 14.66 16.62
ROE: 20.01 18.79 20.69
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US STOCKS-Wall St set for flat open; manufacturing data on tap

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8:54am EDT

Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

- Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.

7:58am EDT

UPDATE 2-Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

Sept 2 - Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.

7:51am EDT

US STOCKS-Futures inch higher ahead of manufacturing data

* Exelixis tumbles after cancer drug fails study; to cut jobs

7:41am EDT

Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar

Sept 2 - Dollar General Corp, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, from $78.50 per share.

6:22am EDT

Dollar General margins fall in tough discount market

- Dollar General Corp reported lower margins and slower-than-expected growth in quarterly same-store sales, reinforcing the need for consolidation among deep-discount retailers as it vies to take over its closest rival.

28 Aug 2014

UPDATE 3-Dollar General margins fall in tough discount market

* Sees FY same-store sales up 3-3.5 pct vs prior view 3-4 pct

28 Aug 2014

Dollar General says committed to Family Dollar deal

Aug 28 - Dollar General Corp, the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it remained committed to acquiring rival Family Dollar Stores Inc and reported a 7.5 percent rise in quarterly sales.

28 Aug 2014

US STOCKS-S&P 500 hits record high; data shows healthier economy

* Dow up 0.5 pct; S&P 500 up 0.4 pct; Nasdaq up 0.1 pct (Updates to afternoon)

21 Aug 2014

Family Dollar spurns Dollar General bid on antitrust concerns

By Sruthi Ramakrishnan, Devika Krishna Kumar and Lawrence Hurley

21 Aug 2014

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Analyst Research Reports

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Provider: Reuters Investment Profile
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