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Dollar General

$77.32

-0.99 (-1.26%)

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Dollar General sees FY16 EPS growth at low-end of 10%-15% long-term range

Consensus $4.49. On March 10, the company stated that it intended to update its diluted EPS guidance for the 53-weeks ending February 3, 2017 only if the company no longer reasonably expects diluted EPS to fall within the 10%-15% range outlined in the long-term growth model included in its press release issued on that date. The company now forecasts diluted EPS growth for fiscal 2016 to be at the low end of the company's long-term growth model range of 10%-15%. The company expects the 53rd week to contribute approximately 200 basis points to its net sales performance and continues to estimate a 9c per diluted share impact to EPS.

  • 01

    Dec

DG Dollar General
$77.32

-0.99 (-1.26%)

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10/04/16
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CLVD
Dollar General Q3 comps trending below consensus, says Cleveland Research
Cleveland Research said Dollar General's Q3 are likely trending below consensus driven by continued competitive headwinds. The firm's analyst said Dollar General appears to ramping up promotional/price aggressiveness in order to drive a recovery and sees risk to near-term margin and sales consensus expectations.
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Sector Weight
Dollar General initiated with a Sector Weight at KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Bradley Thomas initiated Dollar General with a Sector Weight saying consensus estimates still need to move down and looks to get more positive on further shares weakness.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Aaron's (AAN) initiated with a Buy at Jefferies. 2. eBay (EBAY) and Etsy (ETSY) coverage assumed with a Neutral at Wedbush. 3. Five Below (FIVE) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were initiated with an Overweight at KeyBanc while the firm initiated Dollar General (DG) with a Sector Weight. 4. Baxter (BAX) initiated with an Outperform at Wells Fargo. 5. Symantec (SYMC) initiated with an Outperform at FBN Securities. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Piper thinks blocking of Overtime Rule came too late
An Obama-appointed judge in Texas surprisingly blocked the Overtime Rule set to take effect on December 1, Piper Jaffray analysts in the Hardlines Retail & Specialty Products space tell investors in a research note. The analysts say that regardless of whether the injunction is upheld, their research suggests that the ruling comes too late for larger companies to pull back on the planned Overtime Rule change. Payroll and IT systems are likely set to adjust this coming Sunday, they point out. Piper's analysts expect the expense headwinds from the OT rule change for retailers/restaurants to remain in place. The retailers they believe that are most impacted from the rule are Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Regis (RGS) and Sally Beauty (SBH). The restaurants they believe are most impacted are Bojangles (BOJA), Starbucks (SBUX), Sonic (SONC), Noodles & Company (NDLS), Potbelly (PBPB), Del Taco (TACO) and Zoe's Kitchen (ZOES).

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