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Shares of Dollar General Corp. DG advanced 1.28% to $243.61 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.95% to 3,795.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.64% to 30,677.36. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Dollar General Corp. closed $18.60 below its 52-week high ($262.21), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Walmart Inc. WMT rose 2.43% to $123.62, Costco Wholesale Corp. COST rose 3.27% to $475.00, and Target Corp. TGT rose 4.26% to $146.81. Trading volume (1.7 M) remained 479,435 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled June 23, 2022.
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June 23, 2022 16:48 ET (20:48 GMT)
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