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Shares of Dollar General Corp. (DG) inched 0.99% higher to $226.95 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 1.63% to 4,108.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 1.05% to 32,899.70. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Dollar General Corp. closed $35.26 short of its 52-week high ($262.21), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Walmart Inc. (WMT) fell 1.72% to $125.32, Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST) fell 2.33% to $476.25, and Target Corp. (TGT) rose 0.08% to $161.04. Trading volume (1.9 M) remained 257,373 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled June 3, 2022.
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June 03, 2022 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)
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