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DG

Dollar General

$72.49

-4.83 (-6.25%)

10:16
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Dollar General says October was strongest period of quarter

Says retail environment continued to be challenging in Q3. Says some traffic, sales-driving actions starting to take hold. Says that in terms of sales cadence, August and October were both positive, with October being strongest period of quarter. Says invested in incremental promotional activity, but says results did not meet expectations in Q3. Estimates headwinds from average unit retail price deflation, reduction in SNAP benefits hurt Q3 SSS by 150-175bps. Believes many of these issues are "transitory." Says "committed to controlling the factors we can control." Says "realistic" about operating environment. Comments taken from the Q3 earnings conference call. Dollar General is down 6.6% to $72.21 in morning trading.

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DG Dollar General
$72.49

-4.83 (-6.25%)

10/04/16
CLVD
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.
10/12/16
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10/12/16
INITIATION
KEYB
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.
10/13/16
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INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
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.
11/25/16
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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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AVGO

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SPWR

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MGNX

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ESRX

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DAL

Delta Air Lines

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0.59 (1.15%)

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Valero

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Las Vegas Sands

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