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Dollar General


The discount retailer, which calls itself the country’s “largest small box retailer,” operates more than 11,400 stores in 40 states and is headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tenn.

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Todd J. Vasos

CEO Title

Chief Executive Officer & Director




Specialty Retailers: Other

HQ Location

Goodlettsville, TN

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2017.Profile provided by S&P Global.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$21,9877.9%
Profits ($M)$1,251.17.4%
Assets ($M)$11,672
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,406.3
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$19,182
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues5.7%
Profits as % of Assets10.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.1%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)4.43
EPS % Change (from 2015)12.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)14.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)4.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.0%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-
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