Dollar General Corp. (DG)

162.25
NYSE : Retail Trade
Prev Close 160.52
Day Low/High 161.10 / 164.29
52 Wk Low/High 98.08 / 162.34
Avg Volume 1.80M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 257.07M
Market Cap 41.26B
EPS 6.00
P/E Ratio 25.81
Div & Yield 1.28 (0.76%)
What to Watch This Week: November Jobs Report, Dollar General Earnings

What to Watch This Week: November Jobs Report, Dollar General Earnings

For the week of November 28, the markets await the November jobs report and a slew of retail earnings.

Cramer: Some Beats Are Better Than Others

Cramer: Some Beats Are Better Than Others

There are some good ones today, but for different reasons.

What Warren Buffett May Have Forgotten About Walmart

What Warren Buffett May Have Forgotten About Walmart

If Amazon didn't fear Walmart coming into 2016, it should now.

Food Retailers Don't Look Very Tasty

Food Retailers Don't Look Very Tasty

Sector faces price deflation and a tough challenge from Wal-Mart.

Bullish and Bearish Chart Reversals

Bullish and Bearish Chart Reversals

What stocks have changed direction in the past week.

The Value of a Dollar (Tree)

The Value of a Dollar (Tree)

Dollar Tree's 2015 purchase of Family Dollar Stores should unlock plenty of value.

Cleveland Research Has Fitbit Shareholders Running

Cleveland Research Has Fitbit Shareholders Running

The highly elusive Cleveland Research is putting the screws to Fitbit.

My Takeaways and Observations

Busy day writing but not trading today!   Peak Berkshire! Well, it is not your father's Berkshire Hathaway !!    I am proud of my non-consensus Twitter flying solo call yesterday, which was a risky statement and was ahead of analysts and the general...

Cleveland Research Strikes Again?

Cleveland Research Strikes Again?

Discount retailers slide on downbeat comments from the enigmatic Cleveland Research.

Jim Cramer Says Tough to Own Discounter Retailers and Grocery Stores

Jim Cramer Says Tough to Own Discounter Retailers and Grocery Stores

Jim Cramer says Walmart's price cutting is making it tough to own discount retailers and grocery stores.

The Dollar Stores Are Bargains Now

The Dollar Stores Are Bargains Now

These stocks were technically overextended, but the recent selloff has corrected that.

Dollar General To Hire Ten Thousand Employees as it Expands

Dollar General To Hire Ten Thousand Employees as it Expands

While some retailers struggle, Dollar General is going on a hiring spree as it expands.

My Takeaways and Observations

I met with three companies this morning; alas, all uninteresting from a research standpoint. Fubar! Apple was a star. I am short and got shorter today. The momentum chasers who hated the shares at $103 now love them at $113 despite the technical res...

Things That Are Breaking Down (Part Deux)

The global bond market, including taxable-bond plays like the iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond ETF , non-taxables like the iShares S&P National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Fund  and high-yield securities like the iShares iBoxx U.S. Dollar High Yield Corpo...

Don't Rush to Buy Bargain-Priced Dollar General

Don't Rush to Buy Bargain-Priced Dollar General

DG charts and indicators are quite bearish, but it still has further down to go.

Cramer: Right Now, Retailers Are King Midas in Reverse

Cramer: Right Now, Retailers Are King Midas in Reverse

All I can say is, this group needs to snap out of its funk, or the stocks will just get worse.

From The Street of Dreams (Part Deux)

You might recall that I recently wrote a negative thesis on dollar stores. Well, Goldman Sachs this morning downgraded Dollar General to "Neutral" from a previous "Buy," but reiterated its "Buy" rating on Dollar Tree .

Dollar General downgraded at Goldman

JCP Is Still My Lone Retail Favorite

As I observed in "Takeaways" yesterday, retail is breaking down badly. Dollar stores (Dollar General and Dollar Tree ) are particularly weak. I cautioned on the space recently and I would not be tempted by price. The only retail position I am long i...

I Like Penney's, But Not Dollar Stores

Discount retailers Dollar General and Dollar Tree are down some 2% as I write this, retreating back to near their recent lows following a "dead-cat bounce" yesterday. While I'm long on retailer J.C. Penney , I view the dollar stores as an infertile ...

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 1

Cramer: The Answer to This Market: Part 1

The leadership is quite stark.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

The Fed has no cred.  Here are the macro and micro challenges to both Dollar Tree and Dollar General . I took a sizable short market trade on the post-Yellen comments.  I initiated a Goldman Sachs  short and a Morgan Stanley short as well. Rang the ...

Dollar General: Examining the Wreckage

Dollar General: Examining the Wreckage

Shares plunge sharply as key support is broken.

Step Away From the Dollar Stores

Step Away From the Dollar Stores

Here are three big reason why you want to be on the sidelines.

Cramer: Don't Mistake Dollar Stores' Plunge for a Buying Opportunity

Cramer: Don't Mistake Dollar Stores' Plunge for a Buying Opportunity

These stocks had gotten so expensive that there was no margin for error.

Making Sense of the Dollar Stores' Woes

Dollar General and and Dollar Tree got taken to Wall Street's woodshed yesterday, with their shares falling 17% and 10%, respectively. The two chains -- which cater to the middle class and below -- tanked after reporting quarterly results that looke...

Morning Movers: BIG, BUD, DG, DLTR, GME

Morning Movers: BIG, BUD, DG, DLTR, GME

Retailers continue to struggle this earnings season with Dollar Tree, Dollar General and GameStop all reporting disappointing comps.

What's the True Value of a Dollar Store?

What's the True Value of a Dollar Store?

Dollar General stock is not yet quite as cheap as the merchandise it sells.

Dollar General downgraded at BMO

Today's Good, Bad and Ugly

If you work for a living, why do you kill yourself working? --Tuco the Ugly, "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" Speaking of the subject du jour -- drugs -- the market appears to be on Quaaludes.  Yet another day of modest price changes, with a few exc...