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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Dollar General C (NYSE:DG)

By Shiri Gupta

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Dollar General C (NYSE:DG) based on the price action in the company's shares. Today's price range of $102.16 and $102.97 is within yesterday's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Owners of Dollar General C may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Dollar General C (NYSE:DG) has potential upside of 4.2% based on a current price of $102.76 and analysts' consensus price target of $107.10. Dollar General C shares have support at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $97.74 and additional support at the 200-day MA of $94.46.

In the past 52 weeks, Dollar General C share prices have been bracketed by a low of $70.30 and a high of $105.82 and are now at $102.76, 46% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.38% higher and 0.37% higher over the past week, respectively.

Dollar General Corporation operates a chain of discount retail stores located primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. The Company offer a broad selection of merchandise, including consumable products such as food, paper and cleaning products, health, beauty, pet supplies, and non-consumable products such as seasonal merchandise.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Dollar General C on June 13th, 2018 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $96.81. Since that recommendation, shares of Dollar General C have risen 6.4%. We continue to monitor DG for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): DG