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  • Revenues ($M)
    $20,369
  • Revenue Percent Change
    7.7%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,165
  • Profits Percent Change
    9.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $11,258
  • Employees
    113,400
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $24,522
  • Previous Rank
    159
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    A

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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Company Info

CEO
Todd J. Vasos
Sector
Retailing
Industry
General Merchandisers
HQ Location
Goodlettsville, TN
Websitehttp://www.dollargeneral.com
Years on Fortune 500 List18
Employees113,400
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$20,3697.7%
Profits ($M)$1,1659.4%
Assets ($M)$11,258-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,378-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$24,522-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.7%
Profits as % of Assets10.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity21.7%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.95
EPS % Change (from 2014)13.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)16.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)2.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)18.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-