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Dollar General Set to Join the S&P 500

                    Dollar General Set to Join the S&P 500

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG) will
replace Cooper Industries plc (NYSE:CBE) in the S&P 500 after the close of
trading on Friday, November 30. S&P 500 constituent Eaton Corp. (NYSE:ETN) is
acquiring Cooper Industries in a deal expected to be completed on or about
that date pending final approvals.

Dollar General operates as a discount retailer. Headquartered in
Goodlettsville, TN, the company will be added to the S&P 500 GICS (Global
Industry Classification Standard) General Merchandise Stores Sub-Industry
index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P 500 INDEX – November 30, 2012
        COMPANY           GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR   GICS SUB-INDUSTRY
ADDED   Dollar General    Consumer Discretionary General Merchandise Stores
DELETED Cooper Industries Industrials            Electrical Components &
                                                 Equipment

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