Today Dollar General (DG) Hits New Lifetime High

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Dollar General ( DG) as a new lifetime high 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 $239.4 million.
  • DG has traded 20,172 shares today.
  • DG is trading at a new lifetime high.

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More details on DG:

Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. DG has a PE ratio of 21. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Dollar General a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Dollar General has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dollar General has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. The stock has a beta of 1.58 and a short float of 1.8% with 1.78 days to cover. Shares are up 7.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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