GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), January 03, 2012 - Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) announced today that it plans to open 625 new stores and add more than 6,000 new jobs in 2012. These new stores and jobs will be spread among Dollar General’s 38-state operating area, plus California and Massachusetts.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), December 06, 2011 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG) today announced the pricing of an underwritten secondary public offering of 25.0 million common shares at a price to the public of $39.00 per share. The shares are being sold by certain existing shareholders. No shares are being sold by the Company in this offering, and it will not receive any proceeds from the offering.
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (BUSINESS WIRE), December 05, 2011 - Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) today reported financial results for its fiscal 2011 third quarter (13 weeks) ended October 28, 2011. Net income was $171 million, or diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) of $0.50, compared to net income of $128 million, or diluted EPS of $0.37, in the third quarter (13 weeks) of fiscal 2010. Excluding expenses in the 2011 third quarter of $0.9 million ($0.7 million, net of income taxes) relating to a secondary offering of the Company’s common stock by certain selling shareholders and excluding losses in the 2010 third quarter of $8 million ($5 million, net of income taxes) relating to the early repayment of long-term obligations, net income increased 29 percent.
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