Dollar General (DG) Tops Q4 EPS by 3c; Comps Up 5.1%

September 4, 2013 7:02 AM
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) reported Q4 EPS of $0.77, $0.03 better than the analyst estimate of $0.74. Revenue for the quarter came in at $4.39 billion versus the consensus estimate of $4.36 billion.

Same-store sales increased 5.1 percent, with increases in both customer traffic and average transaction value. Consumables sales continued to increase at a higher rate than non-consumables in the 2013 quarter, with the most significant growth related to the Company’s newly introduced tobacco products and strong sales of perishables and candy and snacks.

Sees FY2013 EPS of $3.15-$3.22, versus the consensus of $3.21.

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