Dollar General (DG)

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54.97 -0.23  -0.42% NYSE Apr 15, 8:00PM BATS Real time Currency in USD
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Date Type Description
May 29 Misc AGM Event for Dollar General Corp.
Mar 13 Misc Q4 2013 Dollar General Corporation Conference Call
Mar 13 Earnings Q4 2013 Dollar General Corporation Earnings Results. Estimate: 1.01.
Dec 05 Earnings Q3 2013 Earnings. Estimate: 0.71.
Dec 05 Misc Dollar General Corporation to Webcast Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call on December 5
Sep 04 Misc Dollar General Corporation Second Quarter 2013 Financial Conference Call
Sep 04 Earnings Dollar General Corporation to Webcast Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Results. Estimate: 0.74.
Jun 04 Misc Dollar General Corporation Announces Upcoming Webcasts; Provides First Quarter Earnings Conference Call Information
Jun 04 Earnings Q1 2013 Earnings Release. Estimate: 0.72.
May 29 Misc AGM Event for Dollar General Corp.
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This total returns chart shows the returns to an investor from both price appreciation and dividends (dividends are assumed to be reinvested). Dollar General is up 10.16% over the last year vs S&P 500 Total Return up 18.46%, Dollar Tree Stores up 8.21%, and Family Dollar Stores down 4.57%.

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DG Profile

  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: Discount Stores
  • Headquarters Country: United States
  • Headquarters State/Province: Tennessee
  • Incorporation Country: United States
  • Incorporation State/Province: Tennessee
  • Current Fiscal Year End: January 31, 2015
  • NAICS: All Other General Merchandise Stores
  • NAICS Code: 452990
  • NAICS Industry: Other General Merchandise Stores
  • NAICS Industry Code: 4529
  • NAICS Sector: Retail Trade
  • NAICS Sector Code: 45

Dollar General is the largest discount retailer in the United States by number of stores with over 9,600 neighborhood stores in 35 states. The stores were founded in 1939 by Cal Turner in Scottsville, Kentucky as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. In 1968 the business changed its name to Dollar General Corporation. In 2007 the company was acquired by the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., which took the company public in 2009. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!(R) by offering quality private and national branded items that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, house wares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood stores. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by America's most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

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Symbol Price Chg Chg % Market Cap
DG 54.97 -0.23 -0.42% 17.43B
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