Dollar General Corp

Type: Company
Name: Dollar General Corp
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 28 reports

Dollar store bidding war

Posted by: CNBC: First in Business WorldwideDate: 08.19.14Sectors: Economy : Dollar General is looking to acquire rival Family Dollar for nearly $10 billion, trumping a competing offer from Dollar Tree. ... [Published Stockboard Media Inc. - 2 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Man robs Dollar General, carjacks customer's vehicle

Updated: Tuesday, August 19 2014, 09:17 PM CDTSAN ANTONIO - Police are searching for a man who robbed a Southeast Side Dollar General store Tuesday night and then carjacked a customer's vehicle.The robbery happened at the Dollar General located on the ... [Published WOAI News 4 San Antonio - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 6 reports

Benzinga's M&A Chatter for Tuesday August 19, 2014

The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Tuesday August 19, 2014: GigOptix Proposes to ...Related Stocks:ALLERGAN, Inc. DOLLAR GENERAL CORP. DOLLAR TREE FAMILY DOLLAR STORES, Inc. GIGOPTIX, Inc. GSI Technology ... [Published MoneyShow.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 8 reports

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Unlikely To Submit Counter Bid for Family Dollar

Wal-Mart Stores concluded that Family Dollar is not a good fit for its smaller-format stores after conducting an internal review, according to person familiar with the matterWal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( NYSE:WMT ), the world’s largest retailer is unlikely ... [Published Value Walk - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 17 reports

Business Briefs: Dollar General enters bidding competition for Family Dollar - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

NEW YORK – Dollar General isn’t about to be left out in the cold. The discounter is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.For Dollar General, the decision to enter ... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 16 reports

Earnings Preview: Will Dollar Tree Show The Growth It Needs?

Summary Analysts currently have pretty high expectations for Dollar Tree... but are these expectations too high? In order to grow faster in the future, management has agreed to acquire Family Dollar which, while generating more sales, will give the ... [Published Seeking Alpha - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 10 reports

Dollar General (DG) in Focus: Stock Surges 11.6%

Dollar General ( DG ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares surge nearly 12% on the day. This rally higher can be attributable to solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This continues the most ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 252 reports

Dollar General now bids for Family Dollar at higher price

August 19, 2014 (United States Of America) Following a proposal from Dollar Tree on July 28 to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Dollar General has now thrown in its bid to acquire Family Dollar, at a price higher than the one quoted by Dollar Tree.Dollar ... [Published Fibre 2 Fashion - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 8 reports

US stocks surge as Ukraine fears ease

New York - US stocks rebounded on Monday from last week's Ukraine-linked setback as fears of a clash with Russia ebbed, with the Dow surging 1.1% and Nasdaq reaching a 14-year high.Markets also got a spark from a brewing bidding war over the discount ... [Published Finance 24 - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

U.S. Stocks Up; Dollar General Jumps

Corporate deal news gave the U.S. stock market a lift Monday as a bidding battle erupted for a discount retailer. Dollar General jumped after it made a bid for rival discount retailer Family Dollar. Airlines were among the big gainers as the price of ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Dollar General jumps after bid

NEW YORK — Corporate deal news gave the U.S. stock market a lift on Monday as a bidding contest erupted for a discount retailer. Stocks also climbed amid reports of diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire in the conflict in Ukraine.Dollar General jumped ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 3 reports

US discounters in three-way battle

A takeover battle involving US dollar stores - discount retailers selling items at $1 - is now a three-way fight. Dollar General has entered the bidding for Family Dollar with an offer worth about $9.7bn (£5.8bn) including debt. Dollar General said in ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 18 2014]

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...increased it, see you guys later,' " Sachin Shah, a special situations and merger arbitrage strategist at Albert Fried, said in a phone interview. "If Dollar General is going to follow you to that level and exceed that level, what do you really gain?"
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Top 4 NYSE Stocks In The Discount, Variety Stor... [Published Benzinga.com - 1 hour ago]
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Dollar General proceeds with expansion to Oakland [Published Portland Press Herald - 3 hours ago]
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100 days until Black Friday 2014: Know this yea... [Published Examiner.com - 6 hours ago]
Carl Icahn: Family Dollar board too loyal to CEO [Published Street Sweeper - 6 hours ago]
Man robs Dollar General, carjacks customer's ve... [Published WOAI News 4 San Antonio - 7 hours ago]
Dollar General Ups Ante for Family Dollar Stores [Published American Lawyer.com - 7 hours ago]
BREAKING NEWS: Dollar General on Pecan Valley D... [Published WOAI News 4 San Antonio - 8 hours ago]
Report: Family Dollar store closures in the wings [Published Chain Store Age - 8 hours ago]
Three women suspected in robbing store in north... [Published KGet - 8 hours ago]
Benzinga's M&A Chatter for Tuesday August 19, 2014 [Published MoneyShow.com - 8 hours ago]
Saturday night's meteor seen across the country [Published KOTA Territory News - 8 hours ago]
Dollar store segment consolidation likely to pu... [Published The City Wire - 9 hours ago]
Benzinga's M&A Chatter for Tuesday August 19, 2014 [Published Benzinga.com - 9 hours ago]
ALDERMEN: Salem City Parks to be smoke-free, wi... [Published SalemNewsonline.com - 9 hours ago]
Firstl lady Ann Scott hands out baby journals [Published Naples Daily News - 9 hours ago]
(New) Photos: Police say shoplifter threw punch... [Published Bakersfield Now.com - 10 hours ago]
Shalom Zone teaches grant-writing basics [Published Tennessean - 10 hours ago]
YALSA Maker Contest; NAACP Launches Literacy Ca... [Published School Library Journal - 10 hours ago]
Petoskey-Charlevoix County Fair Kicks Off [Published 9&10 News - 10 hours ago]
Icahn Always Knew Those Two Dollar Stores Were ... [Published Bloomberg View - 11 hours ago]
RNC Chair Stumps For Perdue, State's GOP Candid... [Published WABE - 11 hours ago]
What Google Can Gain From Special Accounts For ... [Published Canoe Money - 11 hours ago]
Icahn faults Family Dollar for ignoring Dollar ... [Published Tennessean - 12 hours ago]
Dow Flirts With 19,000, S&P 500 Approaches 2,00... [Published Benzinga.com - 12 hours ago]
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Exclusive: Icahn Says Family Dollar Wasting Ove... [Published Clusterstock - 18 hours ago]
By Jennifer Ablan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn told Reuters late Monday that efforts by Family Dollar’s board to fend off competing bids in favor of a deal with Dollar Tree have resulted in more than $300 million ...
This Is Why Walmart Needs to Worry Now [Published The Curious Capitalist - 19 hours ago]
This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at Fortune.com . By Phil Wahba Wal-Mart Stores executives could not have been too happy to wake up to the ...
This Is Why Walmart Needs to Worry Now [Published TIME.com - 19 hours ago]
This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at Fortune.com . By Phil Wahba Wal-Mart Stores executives could not have been too happy to wake up to the ...
Opening Bell: 08.19.14 [Published Dealbreaker - 19 hours ago]
Bidding War Breaks Out to Dominate Dollar Stores (WSJ) Dollar General Corp, the biggest dollar-store chain in the U.S., on Monday offered to pay $9 billion in cash for the second-biggest, Family Dollar Stores Inc., the latest in a wave of retail ...
Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Ma... [Published 24/7 Wall St. - 21 hours ago]
These are the top analyst upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St. on Tuesday, August 19. 2004. They include Applied Materials, Pollo Loco, Dollar General, SolarCity and Urban Outfitters. ...
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Nasdaq closes at 14-year high [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 18 2014]
Nasdaq closes at 14-year high [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 18 2014]
Stocks Launch Into Positive Territory [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Aug 18 2014]
Dollar General plays homewrecker, bidding for F... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 18 2014]
Sell of the Week: Dollar General [Published Your Money with Chuck Jaffe - Aug 14 2014]
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Critical Alerts For Dollar General, Westport In... [Published Financial Services - 19 hours ago]
Financial Results, Appointments, Monthly Traffi... [Published Financial Services - 20 hours ago]
Upcoming Earnings, Withdrawal of Acquisition Pr... [Published Financial Services - Aug 08 2014]
Strategic Acquisitions, Expanded Partnerships, ... [Published Financial Services - Jul 31 2014]
Discount and Variety Stores Announce Dividends,... [Published Financial Services - Jul 02 2014]
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