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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$108.26 USD

108.26
5,145,852

-1.30 (-1.19%)

Updated Sep 21, 2018 04:01 PM ET

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B Value | A Growth | A Momentum | A VGM

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Lowe's (LOW) shares touch a new 52-week high, courtesy of solid comparable-store sales growth and strong digital presence.

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3 Discount Stocks Mirror Industry Strength, Hit 52-Week Highs

Burlington Stores (BURL), Target (TGT) and Dollar General (DG) look appeasing on solid growth strategies and booming industry trends.

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Dollar General Hits 52-Week High: Is There More Room to Run?

Dollar General's (DG) shares touched a 52-week high, driven by solid comparable-store sales growth and store expansion initiatives.

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Dollar General (DG) Q2 Earnings & Sales Beat, Rises Y/Y

Dollar General's (DG) comparable-store sales increased year over year primarily owing to rise in average transaction amount and customer traffic.

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Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General (DG) Q2 Earnings and Revenues Surpass Estimates

Dollar General (DG) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 2.01% and 1.14%, respectively, for the quarter ended July 2018. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

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Can HSA Member Growth Drive HealthEquity's (HQY) Q2 Earnings?

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Is the Options Market Predicting a Spike in Dollar General (DG) Stock?

Investors need to pay close attention to Dollar General (DG) stock based on the movements in the options market lately.

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Is a Surprise Coming for Dollar General (DG) This Earnings Season?

Dollar General (DG) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

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Dollar General (DG) Q2 Earnings: Solid Comps to Fuel Results

Dollar General's (DG) commitment toward better price management, cost containment, private label offering, effective inventory management, merchandise and operational initiatives should drive sales and margin trends.

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Dollar General (DG) Q2 Earnings Preview: What to Know Ahead of the Release

Dollar General (DG) possesses the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

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Kirkland's (KIRK) Q2 Earnings: Can Comps Pare Cost Woes?

Kirkland's (KIRK) Q2 results are likely to gain from robust comps driven by solid e-commerce. However, higher store occupancy and freight costs are a worry.

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Will New Store Openings Aid At Home's (HOME) Q2 Earnings?

New store openings, positive comps growth, along with its loyalty and credit card programs will likely benefit At Home (HOME) post higher Q2 numbers.

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Will Digital Focus Aid Williams-Sonoma's (WSM) Q2 Earnings?

Digital focus, product innovation and innovative marketing techniques will benefit Williams-Sonoma (WSM) post higher numbers in Q2.

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Nordstrom (JWN) Up on Q2 Earnings Beat & Higher FY18 Outlook

Nordstrom (JWN) reports solid second-quarter fiscal 2018 results, courtesy of robust digital sales, comps and gains from its customer strategy.

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American Consumers Perk Up the Retail Scene: 5 Solid Buys

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Will Gap's (GPS) Strategic Growth Plans Drive Q2 Earnings?

Gap's (GPS) initiatives to enhance product quality along with robust e-commerce and omni-channel capabilities are likely to boost second-quarter fiscal 2018 results.

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Walmart (WMT) Raises Outlook on Solid Q2 Earnings & Sales

Walmart (WMT) earnings and sales grow year over year and beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate. U.S. e-commerce sales surge 40%.

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6 Stocks to Buy as Retail Sales Defy Expectations in July

A jump in core retail sales also suggests that consumer spending continues to be robust.

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Is Ross Stores (ROST) Poised to Beat Q2 Earnings Estimates?

Ross Stores (ROST) records positive earnings and sales surprises for the last eight quarters by continually delivering broad assortments of compelling bargains to value-focused customers.

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US Retail Sales Expectations for 2018 Up By a Notch: 5 Picks

Spending at retailers is predicted to climb at least 4.5%, compared with a prior forecast range of 3.8% to 4.4%, per the National Retail Federation.

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Dollar General Continues to Expand, Throws Open 15000th Store

Dollar General's (DG) compelling store growth story at convenient locations and focus on consumable products lend it an edge over competitors.

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Sturdy Comps to Fuel Dollar General (DG), SG&A Costs a Woe

Dollar General's (DG) commitment toward better pricing, private label offering, effective inventory management, and merchandise and operational initiatives should drive sales and margins.

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Why Is Dollar General (DG) Up 13.3% Since Its Last Earnings Report?

Dollar General (DG) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

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Stock Market News For Jun 22, 2018

Markets closed sharply lower on Thursday, as trade was fears between the United States and China once again dented investors??? sentiments.

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The Supreme Court ruling has been cheered by brick-and-mortar stores, which have been struggling to survive the e-commerce onslaught. This saw shares of traditional retailers jump immediately.

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Is Going Cashier Less the New Winning Strategy in Retail?

Reportedly, Microsoft (MSFT) is working on a technology to eliminate the role of a cashier and is in talks with retailers, including Walmart, Inc. (WMT).

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Zacks Equity Research

Will Solid Comps Performance Lift Dollar General (DG) Stock?

Dollar General (DG) looks to expand store base continuously.

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