Dollar General Corporation (DG) Rises 2.88% for April 17

Last Price $ 99.03 Last Trade Apr/19 – 10:04 Change $ -1.15 Change Percent -1.15 % Open $ 99.78 Prev Close $ 100.18 High $ 100.06 low $ 98.30 52 Week High $ 105.82 52 Week Low $ 65.97 Market Cap 26,594,229,513 PE Ratio 4.34 Volume 171,918 Exchange NYE

Among the biggest risers on the S&P 500 on Tuesday April 17 was Dollar General Corporation ($DG), popping some 2.88% to a price of $99.87 a share with some 2.88 million shares trading hands.

Starting the day trading at $100.68, Dollar General Corporation reached an intraday high of $101.20 and hit intraday lows of $99.26. Shares gained $2.8 apiece by day’s end. Over the last 90 days, the stock’s average daily volume has been 2.73 million of its 268.55 million share total float. Today’s action puts the stock’s 50-day SMA at $94.15 and 200-day SMA at $85.25 with a 52-week range of $65.97 to $105.82.

Dollar General Corp is a discount retailer in the United States. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel.

Dollar General Corporation has its corporate headquarters located in Goodlettsville, TN and employs 121,000 people. Its market cap has now risen to $26.82 billion after today’s trading, its P/E ratio is now 17.1, its P/S 1.11, P/B 4.38, and P/FCF 29.6.

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