Dollar General Corp (DG.N)
Dec 4 Dollar General Corp cut its full-year profit and sales forecasts on Tuesday and warned that proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could begin to have a greater impact on its business and customers, sending its shares down as much as 8.6 percent.
* Indexes down: Dow 0.67 pct, S&P 0.53 pct, Nasdaq 0.62 pct (Updates to open)
* U.S. yield curve's short end inverts for first time since 2007
Dec 4 Dollar General Corp reported better-than-expected same-store sales in its third quarter, bolstered by strong sales of fast moving consumable goods as well as its seasonal and home offerings.
NEW YORK Shares of Dollar Tree Inc are as big a bargain as the $1 goods it sells in its stores, with shares off 18 percent this year and trading at a discount to its biggest competitor Dollar General Corp and there is a possible activist investor in the wings, according to Barron's.
Oct 16 Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn is accumulating a significant stake in discount chain Dollar Tree Inc, the New York Post reported on Tuesday.
Aug 30 Dollar General Corp's quarterly same-store sales topped analysts' estimates on Thursday as more customers shopped for apparel and groceries at the discount store chain.
Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big second-quarter bets that the U.S. economy would continue to expand despite increasing concerns about a broadening trade dispute between the United States and China, regulatory filings showed Tuesday. | Video
Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big second-quarter bets that the U.S. economy would continue to expand despite increasing concerns about a broadening trade dispute between the United States and China, regulatory filings showed Tuesday.