NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Dollar General Corporation

(NYSE:

DG

) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $35.26, above its previous 52-week high of $35.09 with 1.1 million shares traded as of 9:51 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.7 million shares over the past 30 days.

Dollar General has a market cap of $11.1 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

retail

industry. Shares are up 10.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Dollar General Corporation operates as a discount retailer of general merchandise in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dollar General as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and generally poor debt management. You can view the full

Dollar General Ratings Report

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