Strong Upward Pre-Market Activity For Dollar General (DG)

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Dollar General ( DG) as a pre-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Dollar General as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • DG has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $380.7 million.
  • DG traded 256,844 shares today in the pre-market hours as of 7:42 AM.
  • DG is up 7.9% today from yesterday's close.

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More details on DG:

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides merchandise products in the United States. DG has a PE ratio of 17.7. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Dollar General a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Dollar General has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dollar General has a market cap of $17.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. The stock has a beta of 0.31 and a short float of 3.2% with 1.29 days to cover. Shares are down 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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