Costco (COST) closed at $496.87 in the latest trading session, marking a +1.1% move from the prior day.
For many people, joining Costco is an easy decision. Shopping at Costco commonly results in a much lower credit card tab compared to buying food and household essentials at my nearby supermarket or closest big-box store. Now to be clear, you don't need an executive membership, which costs $120 a year, to shop at Costco.
Wall Street isn't sure what to make of Dollar General (NYSE: DG) stock right now. Investors are nervous about slowing sales trends and the potential for weak profits through most of 2023. Let's take a closer look at its operating update and whether investors should pass on Dollar General's stock today.