Dollar General: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

March 17, 2022 GMT

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) _ Dollar General Corp. (DG) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $597.4 million.

On a per-share basis, the Goodlettsville, Tennessee-based company said it had net income of $2.57.

The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 24 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.56 per share.

The discount retailer posted revenue of $8.65 billion in the period, falling short of Street forecasts. Twenty-three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.69 billion.

For the year, the company reported profit of $2.4 billion, or $10.17 per share. Revenue was reported as $34.22 billion.

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