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Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG) advanced 2.70% to $224.72 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.84% to 4,176.82 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.33% to 33,248.28. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Dollar General Corp. closed $37.49 below its 52-week high ($262.21), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Walmart Inc. (WMT) rose 1.64% to $127.51, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) rose 6.70% to $487.61, and Target Corp. (TGT) rose 2.80% to $160.91. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 724,774 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled June 2, 2022.
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June 02, 2022 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)
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