BP Stock- Dollar General Corporation Q1 Profit Rises
(RTTNews) – Dollar General Corporation (DG) announced earnings for its first quarter that climbed from last year.
The company’s profit came in at $677.75 million, or $2.82 per share. This compares with $650.45 million, or $2.56 per share, in last year’s first quarter.
Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.19 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items.
The company’s revenue for the quarter fell 0.6% to $8.40 billion from $8.45 billion last year.
Dollar General Corporation earnings at a glance:
-Earnings (Q1): $677.75 Mln. vs. $650.45 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q1): $2.82 vs. $2.56 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.19
-Revenue (Q1): $8.40 Bln vs. $8.45 Bln last year.
Full year EPS guidance: $9.50 to $10.20
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