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Trading Dollar General's Earnings Plunge

Bret Kenwell

The latter jumped when it reported fourth-quarter earnings, but after closing lower by 7.5% on Thursday, Dollar General can't say the same thing. Shares were trading at new 52-week highs before the earnings report, likely on optimism from the post-earnings reaction from Dollar Tree. DG stock has tended to break through the 200-day for a few sessions before rebounding.