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  • Previous Rank
    139
  • Revenues ($M)
    $21,987
  • Revenue Percent Change
    7.9%
  • Profits ($M)
    $1,251.1
  • Profits Percent Change
    7.4%
  • Assets ($M)
    $11,672
  • Employees
    121,000
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    $19,182

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
CEO Title
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Sector
Retailing
Industry
Specialty Retailers: Other
HQ Location
Goodlettsville, TN
Websitehttp://www.dollargeneral.com
Years on Fortune 500 List19
Employees121,000
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2017.

Dollar General Rank History

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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)$5,406-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($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%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)-