Dollar General Shares Tank 5% On Weak Earnings & Outlook

Discount retailer Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) early Thursday posted weaker than expected third quarter results and offered a tepid outlook, sending its shares lower in morning trading.
NYSE:DG December 1, 2016 7:21am

Dollar General Shares Fall 9% on Ugly Earnings & Forecast Miss

Discount retailer Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) this morning posted a much weaker-than-expected Q2 earnings report, as profit, revenue, and guidance all fell short of expectations.
NYSE:DG August 25, 2016 8:52am

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Earnings Show Sluggish Growth

investLawrence Meyers:  The dollar store sector has always been a favorite of mine. I love the idea of a deep discount store, and the fact that they have a massive base of tens of thousands of stores tells me the American public loves them, too.
ETF BASIC NEWS December 7, 2015 2:52pm

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Earnings: Good Results, Overpriced Stock

money and investingLawrence Meyers:  One of the bevy of dollar stores, Dollar General (NYSE:DG), delivered second-quarter earnings on Thursday. The numbers weren’t bad, nor were they great. They were fine. They were good numbers.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 31, 2015 10:39am

Dollar General Corp. (DG): Making Sense Out Of The Earnings Beat

investLawrence Meyers:  I have to admit that I have never been impressed by Dollar General (NYSE:DG), but its first-quarter earnings beat has made me stop and take notice. Let’s run the numbers and I’ll tell you why I think this may be an interesting play going forward.
ETF BASIC NEWS June 29, 2015 11:44am

Best Ways To Play Global Uncertainty [Target Corporation, Dollar General Corp., Big Lots, Inc.]

money and investingMarshall Hargrave: A perfect storm of uncertainty in the global economy and a stronger dollar means these companies are likely to be big stock market winners in the next year. 
ETF BASIC NEWS November 18, 2014 11:25am

How To Play America’s Widening Income Gap [Dollar General Corp., Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Dollar Tree, Inc.]

Wall streetGeorge Leong: When it comes to America’s income levels, we continue to be a nation of haves and have-nots—the latter being the majority. There are about 48 million Americans collecting food stamps and many more are struggling
ETF BASIC NEWS October 1, 2014 3:57pm

Finding Value In Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Dollar General Corp. & Dollar Tree, Inc.

investTara Clarke: Today (Monday), Family Dollar stock (NYSE: FDO) shot up 4.93% to finish at $79.81 a share following a $9.7 billion bid by Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) to take over the second-biggest deep discounter. Dollar General stock also tacked on an
ETF BASIC NEWS August 19, 2014 11:34am

The Great Decade-Long Run For Dollar Stores May Be Over [Family Dollar Stores, Inc.(NYSE:FDO), Dollar General Corp.(NYSE:DG)]

familydollarA bidding war for Family Dollar Stores, Inc.(NYSE:FDO) burst into the open Monday, with Dollar General Corp.(NYSE:DG) offering $9.7 billion in cash to best Dollar Tree Inc.’s (DLTR) $9.2 billion cash-and-stock
NYSE:XRT August 18, 2014 3:43pm

Can Carl Icahn Revitalize Retail ETFs? [Family Dollar Stores, Inc., Five Below Inc, Dollar General Corp., Dollar Tree, Inc.]

Carl Ichan1If you want to invest like billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, you need to have full faith on the U.S. retail industry. Last week, Icahn along with his affiliates bought a 9.4% stake in the discount store retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE:FDO) for nearly $265.8 million.
NYSE:RTH June 13, 2014 4:13pm

Winter Is Crushing The Retail Sector [J.C. Penney Company, Inc., Michael Kors Holdings Ltd, Target Corporation]

retail etfGeorge Leong: Old Man Winter appears to be killing the retail sector (NYSEARCA:XRT) and the economic renewal. Extreme cold and nasty weather has engulfed about 70% of the country, reaching as far south as Georgia, North Carolina, and Texas,
NYSE:XRT February 18, 2014 12:47pm

Advance 3Q GDP Growth Reading Doesn’t Tell The Whole Story

money and investing: The market was impressed with the advance reading for the third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) growth last Thursday. The fact is that with the Q3 GDP growth at 2.8%, the news was a relief, as it was much better than
ETF BASIC NEWS November 11, 2013 3:02pm

The Middle Class In The U.S. Economy Is On The Verge of Collapse

Economy recession: It’s the elephant in the room no one wants to talk about…
NYSE:XLP September 9, 2013 12:57pm

Why The Retail Sector Is A Screaming BUY

retail-shoppingGeorge Leong: The retail sector showed some strong spending in January, which could bode well for the remainder of the year, given the improved jobs growth, higher home prices and property wealth, and the aversion of higher taxes for those individuals earning less than $400,000 per year.
NYSE:XRT February 12, 2013 1:58pm

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