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Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2010 $ millions % change from 2010
1 Costco Wholesale 24 88,915.0 14.1 1,462.0 12.2
2 Home Depot 35 70,395.0 3.5 3,883.0 16.3
3 Best Buy 53 50,272.0 1.2 1,277.0 -3.0
4 Lowe's 54 50,208.0 2.9 1,839.0 -8.5
5 Staples 114 25,022.2 1.9 984.7 11.6
6 Toys "R" Us 194 13,909.0 0.3 149.0 -11.3
7 Office Depot 233 11,489.5 -1.2 95.7 174.3
8 GameStop 273 9,550.5 0.8 339.9 -16.7
9 Bed Bath & Beyond 294 8,758.5 11.9 791.3 31.9
10 AutoZone 320 8,073.0 9.6 849.0 15.0
11 TravelCenters of America 329 7,888.9 32.3 23.6 N.A.
12 Pantry 347 7,271.8 14.2 9.8 N.A.
13 OfficeMax 354 7,121.2 -0.4 34.9 -51.0
14 Barnes & Noble 360 6,998.6 20.4 -73.9 -301.5
15 Dollar Tree 373 6,630.5 12.7 488.3 22.9
16 Advance Auto Parts 392 6,170.5 4.1 394.7 14.1
17 PetSmart 400 6,113.3 7.4 290.2 21.0
18 O'Reilly Automotive 424 5,788.8 7.2 507.7 21.1
19 Dick's Sporting Goods 466 5,211.8 7.0 263.9 44.9
20 Big Lots 467 5,202.3 5.0 207.1 -6.9
21 Casey's General Stores 473 5,140.2 22.9 94.6 -19.1
22 Susser Holdings 486 4,873.8 34.2 47.5 5937.8
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Costco Wholesale 1.6 5.5 12.2
2 Home Depot 5.5 9.6 21.7
3 Best Buy 2.5 7.2 19.3
4 Lowe's 3.7 5.5 11.1
5 Staples 3.9 7.3 14.0
6 Toys "R" Us 1.1 1.7 29.6
7 Office Depot 0.8 2.3 12.9
8 GameStop 3.6 7.0 11.2
9 Bed Bath & Beyond 9.0 14.0 20.1
10 AutoZone 10.5 14.5 N.A.
11 TravelCenters of America 0.3 2.3 7.4
12 Pantry 0.1 0.5 3.0
13 OfficeMax 0.5 0.9 6.1
14 Barnes & Noble -1.1 -2.1 -9.0
15 Dollar Tree 7.4 21.0 36.3
16 Advance Auto Parts 6.4 10.8 46.5
17 PetSmart 4.7 11.4 25.2
18 O'Reilly Automotive 8.8 9.2 17.8
19 Dick's Sporting Goods 5.1 8.8 16.2
20 Big Lots 4.0 12.6 25.2
21 Casey's General Stores 1.8 5.9 23.4
22 Susser Holdings 1.0 4.3 14.2
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 2001-2011 Annual growth (%) 2001-2011 Annual rate (%) 2011 (%) Number % change from 2010
1 Costco Wholesale 9.8 7.4 16.8 128,000 11.8
2 Home Depot 6.7 0.1 23.3 263,145 3.1
3 Best Buy 14.1 -2.4 -30.5 180,000 0.0
4 Lowe's 8.2 1.9 3.5 204,767 3.7
5 Staples 18.0 2.1 -37.6 69,662 -1.8
6 Toys "R" Us N.A. N.A. N.A. 70,292 3.2
7 Office Depot -10.4 -19.4 -60.2 39,000 -2.5
8 GameStop N.A. N.A. 5.5 36,997 12.1
9 Bed Bath & Beyond 17.9 5.5 17.9 45,000 9.8
10 AutoZone 28.9 16.3 19.2 51,025 3.8
11 TravelCenters of America N.A. N.A. 12.7 16,000 5.5
12 Pantry N.A. 8.2 -39.7 10,086 -3.0
13 OfficeMax N.A. -16.8 -74.4 24,000 -2.0
14 Barnes & Noble N.A. -1.9 2.3 35,000 0.0
15 Dollar Tree N.A. 15.0 48.2 43,470 13.0
16 Advance Auto Parts 44.4 15.8 5.7 41,000 2.5
17 PetSmart 22.0 18.7 30.4 36,500 1.7
18 O'Reilly Automotive 19.4 15.9 32.3 40,924 4.6
19 Dick's Sporting Goods N.A. N.A. -0.3 19,400 5.4
20 Big Lots N.A. 13.8 24.0 25,300 4.1
21 Casey's General Stores 12.1 14.3 22.7 15,585 13.4
22 Susser Holdings N.A. N.A. 63.3 6,864 7.0
Issue date: May 21, 2012
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