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BRIEF-Dollar General Corporation Q2 earnings per share $1.08
August 31, 2017 / 11:15 AM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Dollar General Corporation Q2 earnings per share $1.08

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp

* Dollar General Corporation reports second quarter 2017 financial results

* Sees FY 2017 GAAP earnings per share $4.35 to $4.50

* Q2 earnings per share $1.08

* Q2 same store sales rose 2.6 percent

* Q2 earnings per share view $1.09 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Sees FY 2017 sales up about 5 to 7 percent

* Q2 sales $5.83 billion versus I/B/E/S view $5.8 billion

* Dollar General Corp - company updates fiscal 2017 diluted earnings per share guidance to $4.35 to $4.50 from $4.25 to $4.50

* FY earnings per share view $4.51, revenue view $23.36 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S

* Dollar General Corp - expected capital expenditures for fiscal 2017 remain between $715 million and $765 million.

* Dollar General Corp - outlook does not reflect any potential impact from disaster-related expenses, including impact related to Hurricane Harvey

* Dollar General - expects that fiscal 2017 same-store sales growth of slightly positive to increase of two percent to be towards upper end of range​

* Dollar General Corp - assessment of any potential impact or damage to assets from Hurricane Harvey still in process Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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