On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 1.51% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 0.9% in the last 1 week, and is up 3.15% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
The company shares have rallied 17.64% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 6, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $94.68 and the one year low was seen on Nov 16, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $90.64 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $81.09.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.35% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.56%.
Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $94.14, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $94.48 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $93.67 and closed the trading day at $94.32, in the green by 0.58%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,660,480. The stock had closed at $93.78 in the previous days trading.
In an insider trading activity, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Elliott Anita C, officer (SVP & Chief Accounting Officer) of Dollar General Corp, had unloaded 2,947 shares at an average price of $91.11 in a transaction dated on June 3, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $268,501.
Dollar General Corporation is the discount retailer in the United States. The Company offers a selection of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal, home products and apparel. Consumables category includes paper and cleaning products; packaged food; perishables; snacks; health and beauty; pet and tobacco products. Seasonal products include decorations, toys, batteries, small electronics, greeting cards, stationery, prepaid phones and accessories, gardening supplies, hardware, automotive and home office supplies. Home products includes kitchen supplies, cookware, small appliances, light bulbs, storage containers, frames, candles, craft supplies and kitchen, bed and bath soft goods. Apparel includes casual everyday apparel for infants, toddlers, girls, boys, women and men, as well as socks, underwear, disposable diapers, shoes and accessories. Its merchandise includes national brands and private brands selections. It operates approximately 11,879 stores located in over 43 states.