Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

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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)


Beta: 0.25
Market Cap (Mil.): $16,930.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 303.30
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UPDATE 2-Dollar General CEO to retire, Icahn's proposed merger in doubt

June 27 - Dollar General Corp said CEO Rick Dreiling will retire next year, throwing into doubt a proposal by Carl Icahn to merge the discount retailer with Family Dollar Stores Inc.

27 Jun 2014

Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling plans to retire

June 27 - Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor.

27 Jun 2014

Family Dollar adopts poison pill after Icahn sparks sales talk

- Family Dollar Stores Inc adopted a poison pill to buy time to consider any possible deal that activist investor Carl Icahn could push for after becoming its largest shareholder.

10 Jun 2014

RPT-UPDATE 3-Dollar General expects margins to rise in second half of year

June 3 - Discount retailer Dollar General Corp said it expects gross margins to improve in the second half of the year as it focuses on more profitable products such as accessories and stationery items priced at $1-$5.

04 Jun 2014

UPDATE 3-Dollar General expects margins to rise in second half of year

* Shares rise as much as 5 pct (Adds details from conference call, updates shares)

03 Jun 2014

Dollar General quarterly profit misses estimates

June 3 - Discount chain Dollar General Corp reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, blaming tough competition, a harsh winter and weak consumer spending.

03 Jun 2014


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29 May 2014

HIGHLIGHTS-Top U.S. hedge funds clung to eBay, sold GM in first quarter

May 15 - Top U.S. hedge fund managers in the first quarter zoned in on the consumer sector, with investments that included eBay Inc, Dollar General Corp and Walgreen Co.

16 May 2014

UPDATE 4-Family Dollar, other retailers see shoppers pull back

April 10 - Family Dollar Stores Inc, seeking to reverse declining sales and profit, said on Thursday it is slashing prices to win shoppers, cutting jobs, and shutting hundreds of stores.

11 Apr 2014

Bargain retail lifts U.S. shopping centers as big names stumble

BOSTON, March 16 - Bargain store chains are flooding into North American malls and shopping centers like never before, upstaging old mainstays like J.C. Penney and Sears that are reeling from the one-two punch of an ailing economy and competition from online stores.

16 Mar 2014

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