Dollar General Corporation (DG)

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Prev Close 214.32
Open 214.07
Day Low/High 212.71 / 215.82
52 Wk Low/High 125.00 / 224.81
Volume 1.33M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 249.03B
Market Cap 53.37B
P/E Ratio 23.67
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)
The Cream of Dollar Store Plays

The Cream of Dollar Store Plays

This sector is back on my radar after Family Dollar's heavy-volume breakout Friday.

Secondaries Are the New IPOs

Secondaries Are the New IPOs

The success of the Dunkin and Dollar deals shows there's tons of money that want high-quality merchandise.

Family Dollar Is No Bargain

Family Dollar Is No Bargain

This dollar-store behemoth has taken on too many projects while its competitors are focusing on executing well.

The Day Ahead: Stay Skeptical

I continue to be short-term negative here, especially in light of various economic readings.

The Day Ahead: Bernanke Plays

The Day Ahead: Bernanke Plays

Now that we know what the bearded wonder has on his mind, let's put together a fitting portfolio.

Dollar General numbers upped at BMO

The Day Ahead: Sour Clues Abound

Neither the macroeconomic data nor the corporate results have been very encouraging lately.

The Neutral Zone

The Neutral Zone

A portfolio that is equally balanced on the long and short sides can make money in a bull market.

A New Landscape for Retail

A New Landscape for Retail

Since consumers have adjusted their spending habits, retail companies now fall into three groups.

A Winning Value Portfolio Update

A Winning Value Portfolio Update

This portfolio is built for tough times, and it's beating the S&P 500 by a comfortable margin so far in 2012.

Getting Inside Buffett's Head

Getting Inside Buffett's Head

Rather than buy names the Oracle has owned for years, let's try and vet out the next great investments.

A Market Story That's Bigger Than Greece

A Market Story That's Bigger Than Greece

Although the Greek bailout certainly matters, the action in the discount retail space may have more impact.

Struggling With 1350

This level of resistance on the S&P 500 is a tough nut to crack. I know that Doug has been trimming some positions after the great start we've had to the year. I'm not holding the same stocks as Doug, but we seem to have a similar opinion of the cur...

Time to Say Goodbye

Time to Say Goodbye

We had a good run, but I'm cutting these names loose.

Time to Say Goodbye

Time to Say Goodbye

We had a good run, but I'm cutting these names loose.

That's One BIG Move

That's One BIG Move

If you're long Big Lots, now would be a good time to take something off the table.

That's One BIG Move

That's One BIG Move

If you're long Big Lots, now would be a good time to take something off the table.

A Reality Portfolio Built on Two Retailers

A Reality Portfolio Built on Two Retailers

BIG and FRED show bullish technical developments and should continue to do well in a down economy.

Trouble Brewing in Dollar Stores

The macro trends still run in their favor, but other metrics tell me these names are in for a disaster.

A Winning Value Portfolio for 2012

A Winning Value Portfolio for 2012

Low price isn't enough. Remember, the main creator of investment value is growth.

Tough Times for Ancestry.com

Tough Times for Ancestry.com

Many nonessential services will have trouble in the coming months, and ACOM is no exception.

Fitz Bits: Be Wary of a Pullback

Fitz Bits: Be Wary of a Pullback

This might be an ill-advised time to buy Fastenal, but there's no reason to sell if you're already long.

A Realistic Play for These Rough Times

A Realistic Play for These Rough Times

With so many losing their houses, storage facilities should continue doing well until the economy recovers.

A Tough Market Gets Tougher

A Tough Market Gets Tougher

In these market conditions, you're better off cutting your losses than holding vain hopes.

A Pullback Shopping List

A Pullback Shopping List

The S&P may need to lose some ground now, before it moves higher.

Shorts Are Feeling the Pain

Shorts Are Feeling the Pain

Stocks that were once square in the bears' cross-hairs are now rocketing higher.