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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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