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Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG) rose 2.81% to $228.38 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 2.47% to 4,158.24 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.76% to 33,212.96. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Dollar General Corp. closed $33.83 below its 52-week high ($262.21), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Walmart Inc. (WMT) rose 1.97% to $128.48, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) rose 1.24% to $470.76, and Target Corp. (TGT) rose 2.41% to $167.14. Trading volume (2.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled May 27, 2022.
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May 27, 2022 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)
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