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Costco Wholesale Corporation : Today's Research on Dollar General, Target, Dollar Tree, and Costco Wholesale

04/09/2013 | 08:05am US/Eastern

LONDON, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Consumer spending in the U.S. is expected to remain robust in 2013, driven by improving labor market. Notwithstanding last week's disappointing data, the labor market has been showing signs of improvement. Consumer confidence has also been boosted by a strong recovery in the housing market. For discount and variety stores such as Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG), Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT), Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), and Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), the rebound in consumer spending augurs well. On Monday, discount and variety stores stocks ended mostly higher, tracking gains in the broad market. StockCall professionals have completed their technical analysis on DG, TGT, DLTR, and COST and these free reports are accessible by registering at


Shares of Dollar General Corp. ended marginally lower in Monday's trading session. The stock fell to an intra-day low of $50.05 before finishing the day 0.08% lower at $50.36 on volume of 3.15 million. The company's shares have outperformed the S&P 500 so far in 2013, gaining more than 14.20%. However, the stock has struggled in the last few trading sessions. Its MACD has just crossed below the signal line, which is a bearish signal. Dollar General's shares currently have support at around $50. Sign up for the free technical research on DG at


Target Corporation's shares edged higher on Monday; however, the gains were limited. The stock closed 0.60% higher at $69.26 on volume of 2.87 million after touching an intra-day high of $69.49. The company's shares are currently hovering around their 52-week high of $69.84. The stock has had an excellent run so far this year. Year-to-date, Target's shares have gained more than 17.70%, easily outperforming the S&P 500. However, the stock's MACD is currently below the signal line, which suggests that market sentiment is currently bearish on the stock. Shares of TGT currently have support at around $68. Be sure to read our latest technical research on TGT by registering at


Target Corporation shares ended marginally higher in Monday's trading session. The stock closed 0.13% higher at $47.03 on volume of 1.61 million. The company's shares have gained nearly 16% thus far this year, easily outperforming the broad market. The stock is currently trading more than 17% below its 52-week high. Shares of DLTR are currently trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. However, the stock's MACD has just crossed below the signal line, which suggests that market sentiment has turned bearish on the stock. Shares currently have support at around $47. Sign up and read the complimentary report on DLTR at


Shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation edged higher in trading yesterday. The stock rose to an intra-day high of $107.09 before finishing the day 1.17% higher at $107.04 on volume of 1.08 million. Costco's shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of $107.75. Year-to-date, the stock has gained 8.70%. The stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. Shares of COST currently face resistance at around $108. The free report on COST can be downloaded by signing up now at


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