Dollar General Corporation Bottom Line Advances In Q4

Dollar General Corporation (DG) revealed earnings for its fourth quarter that increased from the same period last year.

The company's earnings came in at $642.74 million, or $2.62 per share. This compares with $535.44 million, or $2.10 per share, in last year's fourth quarter.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $2.72 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 17.5% to $8.41 billion from $7.16 billion last year.

Dollar General Corporation earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q4): $642.74 Mln. vs. $535.44 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q4): $2.62 vs. $2.10 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $2.72
-Revenue (Q4): $8.41 Bln vs. $7.16 Bln last year.

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