Dollar General Corp.

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Dollar General Corporation Posts Q3 Earnings Per Share $2.31

Published: 12/03/2020 12:26 GMT
Dollar General Corp. (DG) - Oration Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results.
Q3 Earnings per Share $2.31.
Q3 Same Store Sales Rose 12.2 Percent.
Q3 Earnings per Share Estimate $2.00 -- Refinitiv Ibes Data (analyst estimates).
Q3 Sales $8.2 Billion Versus Refinitiv Ibes Estimate of $8.15 Billion.
Declares Q4 2020 Cash Dividend of $0.36 per Share.
As of October 30, 2020, Total Merchandise Inventories, at Cost, Were $5.0 Billion.
Plan to Award a Total of Up to $75 Million in Appreciation Bonuses to Eligible Frontline Employees in Q4.
For FY 2021, Co Plans to Execute 2,900 Real Estate Projects.
Since the End of the Third Quarter, the Company Has Continued to Experience Elevated Demand in Its Stores.
Not Issuing Updated Fiscal 2020 Sales Or EPS Guidance at This Time.
Dollar General - From Oct.
31, Through Dec.
1, Same-store Sales Increased About 14% As Compared to Comparable Timeframe in 2019 Fiscal Year.
Sees Fiscal Year 2020 Capex in the Range of $1.0 Billion to $1.1 Billion.