FORTUNE 500
Our annual ranking of America's largest corporations
Industry: Specialty Retailers
 
EARNINGS PER SHARE TOTAL RETURN TO INVESTORS EMPLOYEES
1 Home Depot 21 14 1 305,760 6
2 Costco Wholesale 14 16 8 99,000 16
3 Lowe's 25 22 -6 157,349 -4
4 Best Buy 34 46 14 128,000 17
5 Staples 21 18 19 56,542 8
6 TJX 12 18 24 125,000 5
7 Gap 7 9 12 154,000 1
8 Office Depot 13 12 22 39,000 -17
9 Toys "R" Us N.A. N.A. N.A. 59,000 0
10 Circuit City Stores -2 7 -16 46,007 0
11 Limited Brands 8 15 32 76,795 20
12 OfficeMax N.A. 7 99 30,500 5
13 BJ's Wholesale Club N.A. N.A. 5 21,200 4
14 AutoZone 21 15 26 41,605 2
15 Bed Bath & Beyond 30 20 5 33,000 40
16 Foot Locker 2 0 -6 30,340 0
17 Blockbuster N.A. N.A. 41 50,450 -10
18 Ross Stores 16 17 2 24,550 6
19 GameStop N.A. N.A. 73 17,900 -27
20 Barnes & Noble 11 15 -6 39,000 0
21 Pantry N.A. N.A. 0 11,181 12
22 RadioShack N.A. 5 -19 40,000 -5
23 Big Lots 1 -1 91 27,102 -11
24 Advance Auto Parts N.A. N.A. -18 34,630 4
25 PetSmart 23 3 13 28,450 10
26 Borders Group N.A. 3 5 25,100 -3
27 Neiman Marcus N.A. N.A. N.A. 17,200 7
28 Dollar Tree Stores 9 10 26 27,460 13
29 Michaels Stores N.A. N.A. N.A. 29,473 4
30 Williams-Sonoma 24 13 -26 23,400 4
31 Burlington Coat Factory N.A. N.A. N.A. 28,000 12
32 Abercrombie & Fitch 33 24 8 23,597 24
33 Building Materials Holding 22 16 -27 17,000 -19
34 Casey's General Stores 9 10 -4 10,858 7
35 Dick's Sporting Goods N.A. N.A. 47 14,140 10
36 Charming Shoppes N.A. 10 3 30,000 56
37 Linens Holding N.A. N.A. N.A. 12,900 -2
38 Payless Shoesource 7 10 31 20,775 0
39 American Eagle Outfitters 50 55 106 16,550 18
40 Tiffany 16 16 4 8,900 10
41 Movie Gallery N.A. -5 -37 23,050 -17
42 Brown Shoe 11 17 70 12,700 -1
43 Zale 6 11 12 16,900 4
44 Rent A Center 18 18 56 19,740 28
45 Regis 13 14 3 59,000 7
46 Tractor Supply 20 24 -16 7,650 12
47 Systemax 1 -9 180 3,124 12
48 AnnTaylor Stores 29 15 -5 11,700 3
49 O'Reilly Automotive 21 23 0 19,537 25
50 Pep Boys N.A. -5 2 15,830 -8
51 Coach N.A. N.A. 29 7,500 32
52 Susser Holdings N.A. N.A. N.A. 3,333 7
53 Cabela's N.A. N.A. 45 9,000 18
54 Guitar Center N.A. N.A. -9 8,675 6
55 Children's Place N.A. N.A. 29 13,200 0
56 Men's Wearhouse 20 13 31 12,788 7
57 Pier 1 Imports N.A. -1 -29 13,350 12
58 Jo Ann Stores N.A. 4 108 11,990 -20
59 Petro Stopping Centers N.A. N.A. N.A. 4,899 1
60 Fastenal 20 13 -7 10,415 12
61 Chico's FAS 53 56 -53 8,030 0
62 PC Connection N.A. N.A. 176 1,635 4
From the April 30th, 2007 issue
Footnote:
Due to slight differences in rounding, industry data online may not exactly match the FORTUNE 500 magazine version.
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