Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

DG.N on New York Stock Exchange

55.56USD
28 Jul 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$-0.05 (-0.09%)
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$55.61
Open
$54.52
Day's High
$57.70
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$54.25
Volume
1,960,252
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52-wk High
$65.97
52-wk Low
$52.41

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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: 0.25
Market Cap (Mil.): $16,866.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 303.30
Dividend: --
Yield (%): --

Financials

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UPDATE 6-Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar to stave off competition

* Company to beat Dollar General as top N. America discount chain

2:55am IST

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

(Adds Carlyle Group, Zillow, CVC Capital Partners, Galeries Lafayette)

1:33am IST

Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

- Discount chain Dollar Tree Inc will buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a surprise deal that will help it fend off increasing competition from big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc .

28 Jul 2014

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

DIARY-U.S. MEETINGS/WEEK AHEAD

THOMSON REUTERS, May 29,2014 - Corporate Meetings for US companies for Week ahead. S&P 500 Earnings - Weekly S&P 500 Earnings - Day Ahead Non S&P 500 - Weekly Non S&P 500 - Day Ahead ConferenceCall/Webcast - Weekly ConferenceCall/Webcast - Day S&P 500 Earnings - Monthly Meetings - Day Ahead Economic Indicators Dividends Daily earnings hits & misses Federal Rese

29 May 2014

Earnings vs. Estimates

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