Dollar General: Q2 Earnings Insights

Dollar General: Q2 Earnings Insights

 

Dollar General DG reported its Q2 earnings results on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at 06:55 AM.

Here's what investors need to know about the announcement.

Earnings

Dollar Gen beat estimated earnings by 1.71%, reporting an EPS of $2.98 versus an estimate of $2.93.

Revenue was up $776.00 million from the same period last year.

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by $0.09 which was followed by a 2.81% increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Dollar Gen's past performance:

 

Quarter Q1 2022 Q4 2021 Q3 2021 Q2 2021
EPS Estimate 2.32 2.57 2.01 2.57
EPS Actual 2.41 2.57 2.08 2.69
Revenue Estimate 8.70B 8.70B 8.49B 8.59B
Revenue Actual 8.75B 8.65B 8.52B 8.65B

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Guidance

Dollar Gen management provided guidance for FY 2022, expecting earnings between $11.39 and $11.59 per share.

To track all earnings releases for Dollar Gen visit their earnings calendar here.

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