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