Dollar General Corporation (DG) Moves Higher on Volume Spike for May 16

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Dollar General Corporation (DG) traded on unusually high volume on May. 16, as the stock gained 2.34% to close at $96.20. On the day, Dollar General Corporation saw 4.83 million shares trade hands on 32,199 trades. Considering that the stock averages only a daily volume of 2.32 million shares a day over the last month, this represents a pretty significant bump in volume over the norm.

Generally speaking, when a stock experiences a sudden spike in trading volume, it may be seen as a bullish signal for investors. An increase in volume means more market awareness for the company, potentially setting up a more meaningful move in stock price. The added volume also provides a level of support and stability for price advances.

The stock has traded between $105.82 and $65.97 over the last 52-weeks, its 50-day SMA is now $94.24, and its 200-day SMA $87.95. Dollar General Corporation has a P/B ratio of 4.22. It also has a P/E ratio of 16.7.

Dollar General Corp is a discount retailer in the United States. It offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel.

Headquartered in Goodlettsville, TN, Dollar General Corporation has 129,000 employees and is currently under the leadership of CEO Todd J. Vasos.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Dollar General Corporation, check out’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for DG.

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