Dollar General Rose 6.5% Last Week - TheStreet

Dollar General

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rose 6.5% last week as the discount retailer reported net income of $45.9 million, or 14 cents a share, up from $36.2 million, or 11 cents a share, in the year-ago period. Wall Street had been expecting profits of 13 cents a share, according to Thomson Financial/First Call. Sales were $1.39 billion, in line with projections and up from $1.2 billion in last year's first quarter.