6 Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs: DG, PIR, FUL, COLB, PRK, BKI

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - These stocks hit 52-week highs Wednesday: Dollar General ( DG), Pier One ( PIR), H.B. Fuller ( FUL), Columbia Banking System ( COLB), Park National ( PRK) and Buckeye Technologies ( BKI).

Each of these seven stocks receive buy ratings from TheStreet Ratings.

Dollar General

Dollar General is an off-price retailer.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch reinstated coverage of the company in December with a buy rating and $46 price target.

"By 2013, the operating margin is forecast to reach a new high of 10.8% on the back of increased direct sourcing, growth of higher-margin non-consumables, price optimization, private label and workforce efficiency gains," the firm wrote at the time.

Shares of Dollar General hit a 52-week high Wednesday of $42.39. The stock's 52-week low of $26.65 was set on Feb. 14, 2011.

TheStreet Ratings gives Dollar General a B- grade and a $54.10 price target. The stock has risen 2.84% year to date.

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