Fortune 500 Ranks Dollar General #128

June 07, 2017

Fortune Magazine’s 2017 Fortune 500 list of top companies ranked Dollar General as #128, 11 spaces from previous position in 2016 as #139.

The Fortune 500 list represents approximately $12 trillion in revenue, $890 billion in profits and employment for 28.2 million people worldwide.

Dollar General has risen 131 ranks in nine years since going public in 2009. Its first list mention was in 1998, and it joined the S&P 500 in November of 2012.

Key attributes for consideration include total return to investors, earnings per share, employees, earnings and profits, to name a few.

About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

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