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Dollar General

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The discount retailer, which calls itself the country’s “largest small box retailer,” operates more than 15,000 stores in 44 states and is headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tenn.

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CEO

Todd J. Vasos

CEO Title

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Sector

Retailing

Industry

Specialty Retailers: Other

HQ Location

Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Years on Fortune 500 List

21

Employees

135,000

Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2019.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$25,6259.2%
Profits ($M)$1,589.53.3%
Assets ($M)$13,204
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,417.4
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues6.2%
Profits as % of Assets12.0%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity24.8%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.97
EPS % Change (from 2017)6.0%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)13.5%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2018)17.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.4%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-
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