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) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Dollar General Corporation rose $1.86 (3.2%) to $59.88 on average volume. Throughout the day, 4,612,344 shares of Dollar General Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,967,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $57.87-$60.46 after having opened the day at $57.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.02. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were:
), up 106.6%,
), up 24.2%,
), up 20.3% and
), up 17.2%.
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Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, engages in the provision of various merchandise products in the United States. Dollar General Corporation has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Dollar General Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
Dollar General Corporation
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
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On the negative front,
), down 29.6%,
), down 13.5%,
), down 13.1% and
), down 12.4% , were all laggards within the services sector with
) being today's services sector laggard.
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