Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

62.28USD
24 Oct 2014
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$0.02 (+0.03%)
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$62.26
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$62.11
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$62.30
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$61.52
Volume
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$65.97
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$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)

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Beta: 0.32
Market Cap (Mil.): $18,886.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 303.40
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Elliott names seven for Family Dollar board, backs Dollar General bid

- Activist investor Elliott Advisors UK Ltd nominated seven candidates for election to Family Dollar Stores Inc's board as it looks to push for a sale of the dollar store operator to bigger rival Dollar General Corp .

18 Oct 2014

UPDATE 1-Elliott names 7 for Family Dollar board, backs Dollar General bid

Oct 17 - Activist investor Elliott Advisors UK Ltd nominated seven candidates for election to Family Dollar Stores Inc's board as it looks to push for a sale of the dollar store operator to bigger rival Dollar General Corp.

18 Oct 2014

Elliott nominates 7 candidates to Family Dollar board

Oct 17 - Activist investor Elliott Advisors UK Ltd nominated seven candidates for election to Family Dollar Stores Inc's board as it looks to push for a sale of the dollar store operator to bigger rival Dollar General Corp.

18 Oct 2014

FTC asks Family Dollar for more information on Dollar General bid

Oct 10 - Dollar-store operator Family Dollar Inc said it received a request for additional information from the Federal Trade Commission related to Dollar General Corp's hostile takeover attempt.

11 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-Family Dollar Q4 profit drops, same store sales improve marginally

(Adds comments, details from earnings conference call, shares)

10 Oct 2014

REFILE-Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid (Sept 26)

(Refiles to add paragraph that says certain state attorneys general are also investigating Dollar Tree's bid)

29 Sep 2014

Family Dollar says state attorney generals to probe Dollar General bid

- Family Dollar Stores Inc said certain state attorney generals have notified the company that they will investigate larger rival Dollar General Corp's takeover bid over competitive concerns.

27 Sep 2014

Family Dollar says state attorney generals to probe Dollar General bid

Sept 26 - Family Dollar Stores Inc said certain state attorney generals have notified the company that they will investigate larger rival Dollar General Corp's takeover bid over competitive concerns.

27 Sep 2014

UPDATE 2-Dollarama profit rises as stores increase, customers spend more

Sept 11 - Canadian dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as its number of stores increased and customers spent more per visit.

11 Sep 2014

Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

- Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company. | Video

10 Sep 2014

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