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  • Dollar General Posts A Record Second Quarter 0 comments
    Sep 5, 2013 9:54 AM | about stocks: DG

    Originally published at

    Filing in Focus: Dollar General 10-Q, September 4, 2013

    Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) announced its second quarter financial results for the 2013 fiscal year, reporting record sales and profits. Net sales increased 11.3% from $3.95B this quarter last year to $4.39B this quarter. Same store sales, an important metric used for retailers, grew ahead of expectations at 5.1%. Net income increased 15% to $245M from $214M last year while earnings per share grew 17% from $0.64 per share this quarter last year to $0.75 per share this quarter. Dollar General Chairman and CEO Rick Dreiling remarked that the company is performing solidly and expects that it will meet its financial projections for the year.

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: DG
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