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Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

72.09USD
23 Sep 2016
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About

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: 0.73
Market Cap(Mil.): $20,310.94
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 281.74
Dividend: 0.25
Yield (%): 1.39

Financials

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.

15 Sep 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:

15 Sep 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:

01 Sep 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)

25 Aug 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

25 Aug 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General Q2 earnings per share $1.08

* Dollar general reports second quarter 2016 financial results

25 Aug 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.

25 Aug 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General Corp to establish commercial paper program

* Entered definitive documentation to establish commercial paper program under which co may issue unsecured commercial paper notes

03 Aug 2016

BRIEF-Dollar General announces purchase of 41 former Walmart Express stores

* Dollar General announces purchase of 41 former Walmart Express Stores

28 Jul 2016

UPDATE 1-U.S. top court split 4-4 over in Native American tribal court dispute

WASHINGTON, June 23 The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a child sexual molestation lawsuit against discount retailer Dollar General Corp to move forward in a Native American tribal court in Mississippi.

23 Jun 2016

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