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Dollar General Corporation (DG)

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$98.02 USD

98.02
1,672,699

+0.59 (0.61%)

Updated Jun 20, 2018 04:01 PM ET

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A Value | A Growth | A Momentum | A VGM

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

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

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Can Big Lots' (BIG) Latest ASR Program Help Stock Revive?

Big Lots (BIG) will buy back common shares worth roughly $100 million in a privately negotiated ASR transaction.

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Mark Vickery

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Kirkland's (KIRK) Q1 Earnings & Sales Top, Stock Rallies 16%

Kirkland's (KIRK) top and bottom lines improve in a year and surpass the Zacks Consensus Estimate in Q1. E-commerce sales surge 39%.

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Zacks Equity Research

Company News For June 1, 2018

Companies In The News are: GM,DG,DLTR,MDGL

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Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General (DG) Q1 Earnings & Revenues Miss, Stock Down

Dollar General (DG) posted lower-than-expected first-quarter results, wherein top line missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for the second quarter in row.

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Zacks Equity Research

Dollar General (DG) Stock Slip as Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates

Dollar General Corporation (DG) reported earnings of $1.36 that missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.40 but improved 33.3% from the prior-year quarter.

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Sheraz Mian

Earnings Picture Good, But Not Improving

Analysts have been hesitant to raise their estimates for Q2.

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Sheraz Mian

Earnings Picture Good, But Not Improving

Analysts have been hesitant to raise their estimates for Q2.

TGT  DG  AMZN

Taye Baldinazzo

What to Expect When Dollar General and Dollar Tree Report Earnings

Dollar General (DG) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) are two of the largest discount stores in the country, and for many investors, hard to distinguish in terms of business structure and expectations. With both companies releasing their earning reports tomorrow, here is what investors need to know in order to stay ahead of the curve.

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Will Brown-Forman (BF.B) Retain Earnings Beat Trend in Q4?

Brown-Forman (BF.B) Q4 results likely to reflect gains from its strong brand portfolio, efforts to expand globally, strategic initiatives and a robust outlook.

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Zacks Equity Research

Can Robust Sales Aid Kirkland's (KIRK) This Earnings Season?

Kirkland's (KIRK) Q1 results to gain from solid sales, backed by robust merchandise assortments, e-commerce business and constant store additions. However, rising operating expenses are a concern.

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Will Wall Street See Earnings Beat From COST, BURL & DG?

Gradual wage acceleration, low unemployment rate, rising consumer sentiment and sound economic fundamentals are working in tandem for the sector.

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Zacks Equity Research

Will Dollar General's (DG) Strategies Help Lift Q1 Earnings?

We believe that Dollar General's (DG) commitment toward better price management, cost containment, private label offering and operational initiatives should drive sales.

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Is a Beat in the Cards for Workday (WDAY) in Q1 Earnings?

Workday (WDAY) to benefit from customer addition & product launches. Also, solid growth in subscription and professional revenues coupled with recent buyouts will act as a key catalyst.

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Benjamin Rains

3 Retail Stocks (DSW, DG, LULU) Set to Beat Q1 Earnings Estimates

The last few weeks of first-quarter earnings season has been dominated by retailers, from Target (TGT) to Macy's (M). This trend is set to continue, so Zacks has investors covered with three retails stocks that look poised to top quarterly earnings estimates.

AMZN  GPS  DSW  LULU  DG  TGT  M

Zacks Equity Research

Can Michael Kors (KORS) Deliver an Earnings Beat in Q4?

Michael Kors (KORS) is constantly deploying resources to expand product offerings, launch new stores and build shop-in-shops.

DG  COST  KR  KORS

Zacks Equity Research

Ross Stores (ROST) Beats on Q1 Earnings, Down on Soft View

Ross Stores (ROST) tops earnings and sales estimates in first-quarter fiscal 2018. The company provides softer-than-expected earnings view for the fiscal second quarter due to increased costs.

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Zacks Equity Research

Will Lululemon (LULU) Keep Earnings Streak Alive in Q1?

lululemon (LULU) gains from progress on strategy for fiscal 2020 and focus on ivivva's remodeling. In fiscal 2018, it is likely to witness strength across its business.

LULU  DG  ULTA  PVH

Zacks Equity Research

Dollar Tree (DLTR) to Post Q1 Earnings: Is a Beat in Store?

Dollar Tree (DLTR) is likely to gain from Family Dollar integration and re-banner process along with impressive store-expansion and technological advancements initiatives.

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Zacks Equity Research

What's in the Cards for American Eagle (AEO) in Q1 Earnings?

American Eagle (AEO) grapples with soft margins due to higher promotions, and increased shipping costs and compensation. This is likely to impact the company's earnings in Q1.

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Ritujay Ghosh

Can Brick & Mortar Rise to Kroger's Online Game Challenge?

The race for supremacy seems to be heating up with more players adding muscle to their e-commerce and delivery arm with more acquisitions and technological assistance.

AMZN  WMT  DLTR  DG  TGT  KR

Zacks Equity Research

Will Ulta Beauty's (ULTA) Efforts Aid Earnings Beat in Q1?

Ulta Beauty (ULTA) is gaining from effective marketing initiatives, sturdy e-commerce business and superb salon operations.

DLTR  DG  ULTA  PVH

Benjamin Rains

Despite Q1 Earnings Miss, Target (TGT) Stock Still Looks Strong

Shares of Target (TGT) tumbled over 5.5% on Wednesday after the retail giant reported lower-than-expected first quarter earnings. This seems like a bit of an overreaction, which means investors might want to take a look at Target's current growth outlook and other fundamentals to see if they should consider buying Target stock.

AMZN  WMT  DG  TGT  TJX  BURL

Zacks Equity Research

PVH Corp's (PVH) Brand Strength to Aid Earnings Beat in Q1

PVH Corp's (PVH) robust surprise trend is backed by significant momentum at its premium Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger brands. This, along with a favorable view, makes us hopeful of a beat in Q1.

BBY  DG  ULTA  PVH

Zacks Equity Research

Soft Sales & Margin to Mar DICK'S Sporting (DKS) Q1 Earnings

DICK'S Sporting (DKS) is troubled by soft top line and margins. While these are likely to impact results in the near term, the company's strategies bode well for long-term growth.

BBY  DG  DKS  ULTA

Zacks Equity Research

Kirkland's Cheer Store & E-commerce Growth, High Costs a Woe

Kirkland's (KIRK) gains from merchandising, e-commerce and store addition efforts. However, higher operating costs dent profitability.

BBY  DG  KIRK  ULTA

Zacks Equity Research

Kohl's (KSS) Beats on Q1 Earnings & Sales, Raises '18 View

Kohl's (KSS) first-quarter fiscal 2018 results gain from consistent growth in comps. Management raises bottom-line view for fiscal 2018.

BBY  DG  ULTA  KSS