Shares of Dollar General Corp.
rallied 1.62% to $212.80 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Dollar General Corp. closed $26.55 below its 52-week high ($239.35), which the company achieved on August 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Walmart Inc.
rose 1.08% to $139.87, Costco Wholesale Corp.
rose 1.20% to $450.66, and Target Corp.
rose 2.26% to $242.09. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 261,819 below its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.