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Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG) climbed 13.71% to $222.13 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.99% to 4,057.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.61% to 32,637.19. Dollar General Corp. closed $40.08 below its 52-week high ($262.21), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Walmart Inc. (WMT) rose 2.13% to $126.00, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) rose 5.65% to $464.99, and Target Corp. (TGT) rose 4.33% to $163.20. Trading volume (6.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 26, 2022.
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May 26, 2022 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)
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