Dollar General (NYSE:DG) issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.30-6.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $27.419-27.419 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $27.5 billion.Dollar General also updated its guidance to EPS.
Shares of DG stock opened at $111.64 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.55, a quick ratio of 0.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.46. Dollar General has a one year low of $86.87 and a one year high of $121.27. The stock has a market cap of $31.44 billion, a PE ratio of 24.86, a P/E/G ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 0.71.
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March 14th. The company reported $1.84 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.89 by ($0.05). Dollar General had a return on equity of 24.03% and a net margin of 7.24%. The company had revenue of $6.65 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $6.61 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.48 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 8.5% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, analysts anticipate that Dollar General will post 6.02 EPS for the current year.
In other Dollar General news, EVP Robert D. Ravener sold 32,492 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $111.63, for a total value of $3,627,081.96. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 33,307 shares in the company, valued at $3,718,060.41. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. 0.41% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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Dollar General Company Profile
Dollar General Corp. engages in retailing of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products, and apparel. Its brands include Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg’s, General Mills, and PepsiCo The company was founded by J. L.
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