Dollar General (DG) Posts Q3 adj.-EPS of $0.39, Tops by 4c; Comps Up 4.2%; Increases FY10 Outlook

December 6, 2010 7:05 AM
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) reports Q3 adjusted EPS of $0.39, 4 cents better than the analyst estimate of $0.35. Revenue for the quarter came in at $3.22 billion, versus the consensus estimate of $3.23 billion.

Comps up 4.2%.

Increases FY10 EPS outlook from $1.68 - $1.74 to $1.78 - $1.81, with sales increasing 10.5% - 11.0%.

Comps expected to grow 5.0% - 5.5%.

Consensus sees an EPS of $1.78.

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