Dollar General to Join S&P 500

GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — Shares of Dollar General Corp. inched up early Tuesday following the disclosure that the company will be added to the S&P 500 Index after the close of stock trading this Friday.

The addition will likely cause more demand for the stock, analysts said, as investors who follow the indices add shares of the dollar-store chain to their portfolios.

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