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Dollar General Corporation
IndexS&P 500 P/E18.59 EPS (ttm)3.29 Insider Own0.26% Shs Outstand303.40M Perf Week4.23%
Market Cap18.56B Forward P/E15.22 EPS next Y4.02 Insider Trans0.90% Shs Float302.79M Perf Month-1.31%
Income1.03B PEG1.26 EPS next Q0.80 Inst Own89.80% Short Float2.42% Perf Quarter9.14%
Sales18.12B P/S1.02 EPS this Y11.20% Inst Trans0.17% Short Ratio1.32 Perf Half Y10.58%
Book/sh16.82 P/B3.64 EPS next Y14.86% ROA9.60% Target Price71.84 Perf Year3.01%
Cash/sh0.57 P/C107.57 EPS next 5Y14.70% ROE20.10% 52W Range53.00 - 65.99 Perf YTD1.39%
Dividend- P/FCF23.35 EPS past 5Y56.30% ROI13.80% 52W High-7.32% Beta0.34
Dividend %- Quick Ratio0.20 Sales past 5Y10.90% Gross Margin30.80% 52W Low15.40% ATR1.24
Employees100600 Current Ratio1.60 Sales Q/Q7.50% Oper. Margin9.50% RSI (14)49.82 Volatility2.41% 1.99%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.59 EPS Q/Q10.70% Profit Margin5.70% Rel Volume0.58 Prev Close62.19
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.57 EarningsAug 28 BMO Payout0.00% Avg Volume5.55M Price61.16
Recom2.00 SMA200.73% SMA50-1.27% SMA2004.47% Volume3,247,689 Change-1.66%
17-Oct-14Initiated Stifel Buy $72
12-Sep-14Initiated UBS Buy $81
29-Aug-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $69 → $73
19-Aug-14Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $67 → $75
19-Aug-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $69 → $73
18-Aug-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $62 → $69
28-Jul-14Initiated Argus Hold
04-Jun-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $62 → $63
28-May-14Downgrade Deutsche Bank Buy → Hold $65 → $60
28-Jan-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $63 → $68
06-Dec-13Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $63 → $66
06-Dec-13Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $63 → $66
05-Dec-13Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $64 → $67
05-Sep-13Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $61 → $63
05-Sep-13Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $59 → $64
05-Sep-13Reiterated FBR Capital Outperform $60 → $64
05-Jun-13Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $62 → $59
31-May-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $55 → $57
26-Mar-13Reiterated MKM Partners Buy $56 → $62
26-Mar-13Reiterated FBR Capital Outperform $55 → $60
20-Oct-14 12:12PM  Why Family Dollar Stores (FDO) Stock Is Rising Today at TheStreet
08:51AM  Dealpolitik: Why Family Dollar Shouldn't Fret About Elliott at The Wall Street Journal
18-Oct-14 12:09AM  [$$] Elliott Nominates Board Slate at Family Dollar at The Wall Street Journal
17-Oct-14 06:50PM  Hedge fund seeks board seats at Family Dollar AP
06:26PM  Activist investor: Family Dollar missed chance to stoke a bidding war at Fortune
06:03PM  [$$] Elliott Nominates Slate at Family Dollar at The Wall Street Journal
05:44PM  Elliott names 7 for Family Dollar board, backs Dollar General bid Reuters
05:10PM  Every Hedge Fund in America Wants its 2-Cents on Family Dollar Deal at TheStreet
05:01PM  Paul Singers Hedge Fund Threatens Fight Over Family Dollar Board at New York Times
04:46PM  Family Dollar should give Dollar General 'even playing field': Elliott at MarketWatch
04:31PM  Family Dollar Investor Elliott Advisors Nominates Board Slate at Bloomberg
04:09PM  Activist urges new leadership at Family Dollar at CNBC
02:03PM  Will Ebola affect the outcome of the election? at CNBC
08:50AM  Coverage initiated on Dollar General by Stifel Briefing.com
16-Oct-14 05:53PM  Retail Industry Groups Showing Strength at Investor's Business Daily
07:00AM  Dollar General to Build New Distribution Center in San Antonio, Texas Business Wire
14-Oct-14 03:00PM  Obamacare and affordability-not as connected as you think at CNBC
02:32PM  Dollar General Unveils the Affordable Holiday Guide Business Wire
13-Oct-14 04:47PM  Costco Sustains Sales Momentum amid Stiff Competition Zacks
01:04PM  3 Services Stocks Dragging The Sector Down at TheStreet
10-Oct-14 05:54PM  FTC asks Family Dollar for more information on Dollar General bid Reuters
05:42PM  FTC requests more information from Dollar General, Family Dollar at MarketWatch
05:14PM  DOLLAR GENERAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
05:05PM  [$$] FTC Requests More Information from Dollar General, Family Dollar at The Wall Street Journal
05:00PM  Family Dollar Profit Declines as Price Cuts Trim Margins at Bloomberg
04:16PM  Dollar General Receives Second Request From FTC, As Expected, Regarding Proposed Acquisition Of Family Dollar Benzinga
04:15PM  Dollar General Receives Second Request from FTC, as Expected, Regarding Proposed Acquisition of Family Dollar Business Wire
01:53PM  Family Dollars shares still cushioned by merger hope at MarketWatch
12:27PM  Family Dollar Profits Fall, Can Dollar Tree Merger Boost Prospects? Zacks
08:10AM  Family Dollar Traces Q4 Earnings Miss to Stiff Competition Zacks
09-Oct-14 05:07PM  [$$] Family Dollar Profit Hurt by Restructuring, Deal Expenses at The Wall Street Journal
04:49PM  Family Dollar Q4 profit falls 66 pct, same store sales improve marginally Reuters
07-Oct-14 06:44PM  [$$] Family Dollar Sets Retention Payments at The Wall Street Journal
06-Oct-14 11:40AM  Dollar General Extends Offer Period to Buy Family Dollar Zacks
10:02AM  Pillowtex Disclosures Weigh on Georgia's David Perdue at The Wall Street Journal
08:00AM  Dollar Generals FAST WAY TO SAVE Program Helps Customers Save More This Fall Business Wire
03-Oct-14 04:07PM  What to watch next week: The Fed speaks, oil tanks and consumers weigh in Yahoo Finance
03:00PM  [video] Cramer: Dollar Stores Are a Sweet Spot in Stock Market Right Now at TheStreet
02-Oct-14 11:50AM  Will Dollar General's Hostile Bid on Family Dollar Succeed? Zacks
01-Oct-14 11:17PM  Dollar General Extends Its Offer for Family Dollar at New York Times
08:21PM  Dollar General Extends Tender Offer to Acquire Family Dollar to October 31, 2014 Business Wire
02:50PM  Costco Continues with its Decent Comparable Store Sales Run Zacks
02:18PM  Bulls shopping for rally in Dollar General optionMONSTER
30-Sep-14 08:38AM  Carl Icahn Is On A Ridiculous Winning Streak Business Insider
29-Sep-14 05:37PM  Dollar Store Foot Traffic Jumps 14% As Millennials Shop Deep Discounters at Forbes
01:14PM  [video] State Attorneys General to Probe Antitrust Issues on Dollar General Bid at TheStreet
11:25AM  Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid (Sept 26) Reuters
09:00AM  Maverick Capital establishes position in Sabre Corporation Market Realist
26-Sep-14 06:14PM  Family Dollar says state attorney generals to probe Dollar General bid Reuters
25-Sep-14 04:22PM  Maverick Capital adds significant new position in Dollar General Market Realist
12:22PM  Assessing 2Q14 positions of Lee Ainslies Maverick Capital Market Realist
24-Sep-14 08:31AM  Tuesdays Notable Options Activity Yahoo Finance Blogs
19-Sep-14 05:07PM  [$$] Dollar General Lobbying Family Dollar Shareholders at The Wall Street Journal
02:46PM  Dollar Stores Fight To Make Change Investor's Business Daily
17-Sep-14 06:16PM  [$$] Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Advances at The Wall Street Journal
05:30PM  DOLLAR GENERAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
05:29PM  Dollar General Remains Committed to Acquisition of Family Dollar Business Wire
04:14PM  [video] The Top Ten Stocks for Sept. 17 at Bloomberg
03:59PM  Trian is Expecting Stronger Performance from DuPont StockTwits
02:03PM  Family Dollar FTC Antitrust Concerns Supported by Pricing Study at Bloomberg
11:34AM  Family Dollar urges rejection of Dollar General at USA TODAY
10:36AM  Family Dollar tells Dollar General no means no at MarketWatch
09:41AM  Faber Report: Dollar General's advance rejected again CNBC
09:31AM  Family Dollar opposes Dollar General overture AP
09:20AM  [$$] Family Dollar Rejects Tender Offer at The Wall Street Journal
09:01AM  Family Dollar Rejects Dollar Generals $9.1 Billion Tender Offer at New York Times
08:48AM  Family Dollar Recommends Rejecting Dollar Generals Tender Offer at Bloomberg
08:44AM  Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's 'illusory' tender offer at MarketWatch
15-Sep-14 08:30AM  [$$] RadioShack Financial Chief Resigns at The Wall Street Journal
14-Sep-14 04:41PM  UAW's Ala. organizing office conceals active campaign at USA TODAY
12-Sep-14 05:57PM  [$$] Family Dollar Tree General at The Wall Street Journal
02:17PM  If Dollar General Succeeds in Family Dollar Takeover, Who Wins and Loses? at TheStreet
01:04PM  Wal-Mart: Who Gets Hurt By Neighborhood Market Push? at Barrons.com
12:00PM  Is Dollar Tree a Value Addition to Your Portfolio at the Moment? Zacks
09:44AM  Family Dollar Holders Should Pull Their Dollars: Real M&A at Bloomberg
08:45AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Dollar Stores, Lululemon, Netflix, Sprint, T-Mobile, Alibaba and More at 24/7 Wall St.
11-Sep-14 07:31PM  [$$] Family Dollar Tree General at The Wall Street Journal
03:27PM  Some Dollar Tree investors see advantages if Family Dollar bid fails Reuters
03:20PM  Dollar General Pursues Family Dollar, Makes Hostile Bid Zacks
11:42AM  [$$] Family Dollar Bucks the Right Deal at The Wall Street Journal
06:48AM  [video] Dollar Store War Highlights Low-End Consumer Expansion at Bloomberg
12:36AM  PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Sept 11 Reuters
10-Sep-14 08:33PM  Deal would bolster Dollar General against Wal-Mart at USA TODAY
06:54PM  Dollar General goes hostile Investor's Business Daily
06:14PM  Family Dollar Fate May Hinge on Decision by Billionaire Paulson at Bloomberg
05:57PM  Dollar General goes hostile in bid for Family Dollar at Los Angeles Times
05:47PM  Rivals' pursuit of Family Dollar turns hostile at USA TODAY
04:54PM  Dollar General Brings In a Familiar Face to Aid in Its Hostile Bid for Family Dollar at New York Times
04:40PM  Dollar Store Drama: What Dollar General, Family Dollar Say at The Wall Street Journal
04:26PM  Family Dollar Holders Win Bid to Fast-Track Buyout Suits at Bloomberg
04:21PM  [video] The Top Ten Stocks for Sept. 10 at Bloomberg
04:18PM  [$$] Family Dollar Bucks the Right Deal at The Wall Street Journal
04:08PM  Dealpolitik: How Delaware Law Fails Family Dollar's Shareholders at The Wall Street Journal
04:05PM  [video] Is Wal-Mart the Wild Card in the Dollar Store Saga? at Bloomberg
03:35PM  [video] A Dollar-Store Love Triangle for the Ages at Bloomberg
03:09PM  [video] Walmart the Wildcard in Three-way Takeover Battle for Family Dollar at TheStreet
01:20PM  Dollar General's Hostile Offer: What Happens Next at The Wall Street Journal
12:34PM  [video] Dollar General Launches Hostile Bid for Family Dollar at MarketWatch
12:26PM  When the Family Dollar Battle Ends, the Winner Will Be ... Walmart at TheStreet
12:24PM  [$$] Dollar General Launches Tender Offer for Family Dollar Shares at The Wall Street Journal
Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides merchandise products in the United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products, such as paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products comprising cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks, such as candy, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; pet products comprising pet supplies and pet food; tobacco products; and health and beauty products, including over-the-counter medicines, as well as personal care products, such as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products. It also offers seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive, and home office supplies; and home products comprising kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, bed, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company provides apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of August 28, 2014, it operated approximately 11,500 stores in 40 states. The company was formerly known as J.L. Turner & Son, Inc. and changed its name to Dollar General Corporation in 1968. Dollar General Corporation was founded in 1939 and is based in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Ravener Robert DEVP & Chief People OfficerMar 19Option Exercise8.0015,000119,96334,301Mar 21 03:28 PM
DREILING RICHARD WChairman & CEOMar 19Sale57.92323,19718,718,019111,249Mar 19 04:17 PM