More on Dollar General's FQ1

|About: Dollar General Corporation (DG)|By:, SA News Editor

Dollar General (DG) reports comparable-store sales rose 1.5% in FQ1.

The retailer says it saw improving trends by the end of the quarter with both traffic and average ticket improved.

Gross profit rate -57 bps to 30.0%.

A higher mix of consumables such as tobacco and perishables during the quarter cut into margin rates.

DG +0.1% premarket