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Last $73.56 USD
Change Today +0.27 / 0.37%
Volume 1.9M
DG On Other Exchanges
Symbol
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As of 8:04 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

dollar general corp (DG) Snapshot

Open
$73.41
Previous Close
$73.29
Day High
$73.85
Day Low
$73.24
52 Week High
04/27/15 - $76.99
52 Week Low
05/30/14 - $53.00
Market Cap
22.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
3.0M
EPS TTM
$3.52
Shares Outstanding
303.7M
EX-Date
04/6/15
P/E TM
20.9x
Dividend
$0.88
Dividend Yield
0.30%
Current Stock Chart for DOLLAR GENERAL CORP (DG)

dollar general corp (DG) Details

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, including paper and cleaning products comprising paper towels, bath tissues, paper dinnerware, trash and storage bags, and laundry and other home cleaning supplies; packaged food products, such as cereals, canned soups and vegetables, condiments, spices, sugar, and flour; perishables consisting of milk, eggs, bread, frozen meals, beer, and wine; snacks that comprise candies, cookies, crackers, salty snacks, and carbonated beverages; health and beauty products, such as over-the-counter medicines, as well as soap, body wash, shampoo, dental hygiene, and foot care products; pet products, which include pet supplies and pet food; and tobacco products. It also provides seasonal products, including decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery products, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware products, and automotive and home office supplies; and home products consisting of kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen products, beds, and bath soft goods. In addition, the company offers apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women, and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes, and accessories. As of February 27, 2015, it operated 11,879 stores located in 43 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.

105,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/20/15
Founded in 1939

dollar general corp (DG) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $727.1K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $765.3K
Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $663.3K
Executive Vice President of Store Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $635.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

dollar general corp (DG) Key Developments

Dollar General Corporation Begins Construction on LV Dollar Store

Dollar General Corp. recently began construction on a 9,100-square-foot store at 32510 Highway 18 in Lucerne Valley. The location is at the terminus of Highland Road, near the Lucerne Valley U.S. Post Office.

Former Employee Sues Dollar General

Dollar General is facing a lawsuit from a former employee who worked in its corporate headquarters who says he was fired after blowing the whistle about alleged fraud in the retail giant. Corey McNeley, a director of store operations, filed suit last month in Davidson County Circuit Court. The case has since been moved to federal court. In his suit, Neley claims he was fired after raising concerns about the company's use of coupons that violated the redemption terms agreed to by vendors, according to the Post. The suit claims the value of the alleged fraud is in excess of $8 million.

Dollar General Corporation Announces Promotion of Rhonda Taylor to Executive Vice President

Dollar General Corporation announced that Rhonda M. Taylor, currently senior vice president and general counsel, has been promoted to executive vice president and general counsel.

 

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