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Dollar General Corp (DG.N)

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Dollar General Expects Pressures On Gross Margins To Continue In H2 - Conf Call
Thursday, 30 Aug 2018 

Aug 30 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::DOLLAR GENERAL- PROFIT FORECAST INCLUDES IMPACT OF INCREASING TRANSPORT COSTS, CONTINUED MIX PRESSURES, INVESTMENTS IN LONG TERM GROWTH INITIATIVES.DOLLAR GENERAL EXPECT TO SEE PRESSURES ON GROSS MARGINS TO CONTINUE IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR- CONF CALL.DOLLAR GENERAL ON TARIFFS- WE ARE CAREFULLY WATCHING POTENTIAL FOR NEW HEADWINDS TO DEVELOP, PARTICULARLY AROUND TARIFFS - CONF CALL.DOLLAR GENERAL - OUR MERCHANTS, GLOBAL SOURCING TEAMS WORKING CLOSELY WITH VENDOR PARTNERS TO IDENTIFY OPPORTUNITIES TO MITIGATE IMPACT OF TARIFFS.DOLLAR GENERAL CEO- RISING FUEL PRICES, POTENTIAL LOSS OR REDUCTION OF GOVERNMENT BENEFITS MAY WEIGH ON CORE CUSTOMERS' OUTLOOK.DOLLAR GENERAL ON TOYS 'R' US LIQUIDATION- SEEING SOME BENEFITS FROM A COMPETITOR THAT'S NO LONGER WITH US.  Full Article

Dollar General Corp Reports Q1 Earnings Per Share $1.36
Thursday, 31 May 2018 

May 31 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::ORATION REPORTS FIRST QUARTER 2018 FINANCIAL RESULTS; REITERATES FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> Q1 SHR $1.36.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> SEES FY 2018 SHR $5.95 TO $6.15.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> Q1 SHR VIEW $1.40 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> Q1 SAME STORE SALES ROSE 2.1 PCT.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> Q1 SALES $6.1 BLN VS I/B/E/S VIEW $6.18 BLN.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - COMPANY REITERATES FISCAL YEAR 2018 FINANCIAL GUIDANCE.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - BELIEVES EFFECT OF UNSEASONABLY COLD & DAMP WEATHER ON CERTAIN PRODUCT CATEGORIES NEGATIVELY IMPACTED SAME-STORE SALES IN QTR.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - AS OF MAY 4, 2018, TOTAL MERCHANDISE INVENTORIES, AT COST, WERE $3.59 BLN COMPARED TO $3.30 BLN AS OF MAY 5, 2017.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - SHARE REPURCHASES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $850 MLN.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $725 MLN TO $800 MLN.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - PLANS TO OPEN APPROXIMATELY 900 NEW STORES, REMODEL 1,000 STORES AND RELOCATE 100 STORES IN FISCAL YEAR 2018.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> Q1 SHR VIEW $1.40, REV VIEW $6.18 BLN -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP <<>> FY SHR VIEW $6.08, REV VIEW $25.47 BLN -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Appaloosa LP Dissolves Share Stake in Comcast, Southwest Airlines
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 

May 15 (Reuters) - Appaloosa LP::APPALOOSA LP CUTS SHARE STAKE IN BANK OF AMERICA CORP BY 36.1 PERCENT TO 11 MILLION SHARES - SEC FILING.APPALOOSA LP DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.APPALOOSA LP TAKES SHARE STAKE OF 7.0 MILLION SHARES IN UBS GROUP AG.APPALOOSA LP UPS SHARE STAKE IN MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL BY 74.9 PERCENT TO 4.1 MILLION SHARES.APPALOOSA LP UPS SHARE STAKE IN MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC BY 28.7 PERCENT TO 35.4 MILLION SHARES.APPALOOSA LP DISSOLVES SHARE STAKE IN COMCAST CORP.APPALOOSA LP TAKES SHARE STAKE OF 1.3 MILLION SHARES IN LAM RESEARCH CORP.APPALOOSA LP UPS SHARE STAKE IN CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP TO 12.7 MILLION SHARES FROM 5.9 MILLION SHARES.APPALOOSA LP UPS SHARE STAKE IN DOLLAR GENERAL CORP BY 47.3 PERCENT TO 1.2 MILLION SHARES.APPALOOSA LP TAKES SHARE STAKE OF 1.6 MILLION SHARES IN APPLIED MATERIALS INC.APPALOOSA LP CUTS SHARE STAKE IN NRG ENERGY INC TO 6.7 MILLION SHARES FROM 9.8 MILLION SHARES.APPALOOSA LP TAKES SHARE STAKE OF 2.9 MILLION SHARES IN WELLS FARGO & CO.APPALOOSA LP - CHANGE IN HOLDINGS ARE AS OF MARCH 31, 2018 AND COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS QUARTER ENDED AS OF DEC 31, 2017.  Full Article

Dollar General Corp Announces Pricing Of $500 Mln Of Senior Notes
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 

March 26 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::DOLLAR GENERAL CORPORATION ANNOUNCES PRICING OF $500 MILLION OF SENIOR NOTES.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - ‍ANNOUNCED PRICING OF OFFERING OF $500 MILLION OF 4.125% SENIOR NOTES DUE 2028​.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP - NOTES WILL MATURE ON MAY 1, 2028.  Full Article

Dollar General Files For Prospectus Supplement To Offer Up To $500 Million Aggregate Principal Amount Of Senior Notes Due 2028
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 

March 26 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::DOLLAR GENERAL FILES FOR PROSPECTUS SUPPLEMENT TO OFFER UP TO $500 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF SENIOR NOTES DUE 2028 - SEC FILING.  Full Article

Dollar General Reports Q4 Adjusted EPS $1.48
Thursday, 15 Mar 2018 

March 15 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::DOLLAR GENERAL REPORTS FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL YEAR 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS; COMPANY PROVIDES FINANCIAL GUIDANCE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018.SEES FY 2018 EARNINGS PER SHARE $5.95 TO $6.15.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $2.63.Q4 SALES $6.1 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $6.21 BILLION.Q4 SAME STORE SALES ROSE 3.3 PERCENT.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $1.48 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q4 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $1.48.‍INCREASES SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM AUTHORIZATION BY $1.0 BILLION​.DOLLAR GENERAL - CURRENTLY ANTICIPATES A CASH BENEFIT OF APPROXIMATELY $300 MILLION IN FISCAL 2018 AS A RESULT OF TCJA.‍ 2018 SAME-STORE SALES GROWTH ESTIMATED TO BE IN MID-TWO PERCENT RANGE​.‍AS A RESULT OF A STRATEGIC REVIEW OF ITS REAL ESTATE PORTFOLIO, CLOSED AN INCREMENTAL 35 STORES DURING 2017 Q4​.SHARE REPURCHASES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE APPROXIMATELY $850 MILLION.CAPITAL EXPENDITURES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018 ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN RANGE OF $725 MILLION TO $800 MILLION..SEES FY 2018 SALES UP ABOUT 9 PERCENT.DOLLAR GENERAL - ‍STORE CLOSURES RESULTED IN ABOUT $28.3 MILLION OF RELATED PRE-TAX COSTS DURING Q4​.‍DECLARES INCREASED QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.29 PER SHARE​.DOLLAR GENERAL - PROVISIONAL BENEFIT OF $311 MILLION, OR $1.15 PER DILUTED SHARE, FOR REMEASUREMENT OF DEFERRED TAX ASSETS AND LIABILITIES IN QUARTER​.PLANS TO OPEN APPROXIMATELY 900 NEW STORES, REMODEL 1,000 STORES AND RELOCATE 100 STORES IN FISCAL YEAR 2018​.  Full Article

Dollar General Announces Plans To Build New Distribution Center In Longview, Texas
Wednesday, 27 Dec 2017 

Dec 27 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::DOLLAR GENERAL ANNOUNCES PLANS TO BUILD NEW DISTRIBUTION CENTER AND CREATE APPROXIMATELY 400 NEW JOBS IN LONGVIEW, TEXAS.DOLLAR GENERAL CORP SAYS CONSTRUCTION SHOULD BEGIN IN EARLY 2018.  Full Article

Dollar General- Anticipate 75% Of U.S. Population Will Be Within 5 Miles Of A Dollar General By FY2017 End
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::ON CONF CALL - OUR STORES HAVE AN AVERAGE BASKET OF ABOUT 5 ITEMS AND AN AVERAGE TICKET OF ABOUT $12.ANTICIPATE THAT 75% OF U.S. POPULATION WILL BE WITHIN 5 MILES OF A DOLLAR GENERAL BY THE END OF FISCAL 2017.DOLLAR GENERAL - BELIEVE HAVE OPPORTUNITY TO EXPAND COOLER DOORS TO OFFER MORE PERISHABLE FOODS, ICE CREAM, SINGLE-SERVE DRINKS AND COLD BEER.DOLLAR GENERAL - IN 2018, PLAN TO EXPAND ELECTRONIC ARTICLE SURVEILLANCE TO AN INCREMENTAL 5,000 STORES.  Full Article

Dollar General Corp Reports Q3 Earnings Per Share $0.93
Thursday, 7 Dec 2017 

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp ::ORATION REPORTS THIRD QUARTER 2017 FINANCIAL RESULTS.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.93.Q3 SAME STORE SALES ROSE 4.3 PERCENT.Q3 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.94 -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.Q3 SALES $5.9 BILLION VERSUS I/B/E/S VIEW $5.8 BILLION.SEES FY 2017 GAAP EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.37 TO $4.47 INCLUDING ITEMS.SEES FISCAL 2017 GAAP DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $4.37 TO $4.47, COMPARED TO PRIOR GUIDANCE RANGE OF $4.35 TO $4.50.SEES FISCAL 2017 NET SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY SEVEN PERCENT.SEES FISCAL 2017 SAME-STORE SALES GROWTH OF APPROXIMATELY 2.5 PERCENT.SHARE REPURCHASES FOR FISCAL 2017 CONTINUE TO BE FORECASTED AT APPROXIMATELY $450 MILLION.FOR FISCAL 2017, COMPANY CONTINUES TO PLAN TO OPEN APPROXIMATELY 1,285 NEW STORES.SEES FISCAL 2017 CAPITAL EXPENDITURES BETWEEN $700 MILLION AND $750 MILLION.AS OF NOVEMBER 3, 2017, TOTAL MERCHANDISE INVENTORIES, AT COST, WERE $3.60 BILLION COMPARED TO $3.49 BILLION AS OF OCTOBER 28, 2016.FY2017 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $4.39, REVENUE VIEW $21.97 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.- QTRLY DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE OF $0.93, INCLUDED AN ESTIMATED $0.05 HURRICANE-RELATED NET NEGATIVE IMPACT.  Full Article

Appaloosa LP cuts share stake in BofA, dissolves share stake in Wells Fargo and Activision Blizzard
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - APPALOOSA LP:Appaloosa LP dissolves share stake in Activision Blizzard Inc - SEC filing.Appaloosa LP cuts share stake in Bank Of America Corp by about 28 percent to 6.3 million shares.Appaloosa LP raises share stake in Boston Scientific Corp by about 66 percent to 3.8 million shares.Appaloosa LP dissolves share stake in L Brands Inc.Appaloosa LP dissolves share stake in Wells Fargo.Appaloosa LP cuts share stake in Dollar General Corp by 36 percent to 599,264 shares.Appaloosa LP raises share stake in NRG Energy Inc to 8.4 million shares from 1.3 million shares.Appaloosa LP - Change in holdings are as of Sept 30, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of June 30, 2017.Source text for quarter ended Sept 30, 2017 (http://bit.ly/2zJRjl2).Source text for quarter ended June 30, 2017: (http://bit.ly/2uWm5mq).  Full Article

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