Dollar General: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

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GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General Corp. (DG) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $468.8 million.

On a per-share basis, the Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based company said it had profit of $2.13.

The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 23 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.49 per share.


The discount retailer posted revenue of $9.8 billion in the period, also falling short of Street forecasts. Twenty-two analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.93 billion.


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