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  • Previous Rank128
  • Revenues ($M)$23,471.00
  • Revenue Percent Change6.8%
  • Profits ($M)$1,539.00
  • Profits Percent Change23%
  • Assets ($M)$12,516.90
  • Employees129,000
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$25,140.80

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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Company Info

Todd J. Vasos
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Specialty Retailers: Other
HQ Location
Goodlettsville, Tenn.
Years on Fortune 500 List20
Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2018.

Dollar General Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$23,471.006.8%
Profits ($M)$1,539.0023%
Assets ($M)$12,516.90-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$6,125.80-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$25,140.80-

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)-