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Dollar General


The discount retailer, which calls itself the country’s “largest small box retailer,” operates more than 14,000 stores in 44 states and is headquartered in Goodlettsville, Tenn.

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Todd J. Vasos

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer




Specialty Retailers: Other

HQ Location

Goodlettsville, Tenn.

Years on Fortune 500 List




Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2018.
Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$23,4716.8%
Profits ($M)$1,539.023.0%
Assets ($M)$12,517
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,126
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$25,141
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues6.6%
Profits as % of Assets12.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.1%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)5.63
EPS % Change (from 2016)27.1%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)14.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2017)27.3%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.9%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-
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News about Dollar General

FDA Recalls Children's Cough Syrup Sold At Dollar General Stores

The cough syrup may be tainted with bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal problems, especially for young children.

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Dollar Tree to Close or Rebrand Up to 600 Family Dollar Stores

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Dollar Tree Struggles to Fix Its $9 Billion Family Dollar Albatross

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Dollar Store Stocks Drop After President Trump's Budget Proposes Slashing Food Stamp Payouts

Trump's proposal to reduce food-stamp benefits is casting a cloud over dollar-store chains

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