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  • Why pay a premium for a KKR IPO -- Dollar General  0 comments
    Nov 9, 2009 2:38 AM | about stocks: WMT, TGT, DLTR, FDO, NDN, FRED, WBA, CVS, RAD, COST, KR
    Dollar General (NYSE:DG)
    Largest discount retailer in the United States by number of stores, with 8,577 stores located in 35 states as of July 31, 2009, primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States.
    For the first half of 2009, total sales growth was 13.3%
    Same Store Sales Growth
    Six months comparison: July 2009 vs July 2008: +10.8%
    12 months comparison: Jan 2009 vs Jan 2008: +9%

    Read more in IPO report -- includes ‘compare & contrast’

    Themes: IPO, IPOs, IPO Analysis Stocks: WMT, TGT, DLTR, FDO, NDN, FRED, WBA, CVS, RAD, COST, KR
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