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Revenues Profits
Rank Company Fortune 500 rank $ millions % change from 2009 $ millions % change from 2009
1 Costco Wholesale 28 77,946.0 9.1 1,303.0 20.0
2 Home Depot 30 67,997.0 2.8 3,338.0 25.4
3 Best Buy 47 49,694.0 10.4 1,317.0 31.3
4 Lowe's 50 48,815.0 3.4 2,010.0 12.7
5 Staples 108 24,545.1 1.1 881.9 19.4
6 Toys "R" Us 176 13,864.0 2.2 168.0 -46.2
7 Office Depot 211 11,633.1 -4.2 34.9 N.A.
8 BJ's Wholesale Club 221 11,024.8 8.2 95.0 -27.6
9 GameStop 262 9,473.7 4.4 408.0 8.1
10 Bed Bath & Beyond 304 7,828.8 8.6 600.0 41.1
11 AutoZone 322 7,362.6 8.0 738.3 12.4
12 OfficeMax 330 7,150.0 -0.9 71.2 10567.9
13 Pantry 363 6,367.8 16.4 -165.6 -380.2
14 TravelCenters of America 385 5,962.5 26.9 -65.6 N.A.
15 Advance Auto Parts 387 5,925.2 9.5 346.1 28.0
16 Dollar Tree 390 5,882.4 12.4 397.3 24.0
17 Barnes & Noble 395 5,810.6 11.0 36.7 -51.7
18 PetSmart 400 5,693.8 6.7 239.9 20.9
19 O'Reilly Automotive 424 5,397.5 11.4 419.4 36.4
20 Big Lots 453 4,952.2 4.8 222.5 11.1
21 Dick's Sporting Goods 464 4,871.5 10.4 182.1 34.5
22 RadioShack 492 4,472.7 4.6 206.1 0.5
Rank Company Revenues % Assets % Stockholders'
Equity %
1 Costco Wholesale 1.7 5.5 12.0
2 Home Depot 4.9 8.3 17.7
3 Best Buy 2.7 7.2 20.8
4 Lowe's 4.1 6.0 11.1
5 Staples 3.6 6.3 12.7
6 Toys "R" Us 1.2 1.9 49.0
7 Office Depot 0.3 0.8 4.5
8 BJ's Wholesale Club 0.9 4.1 8.3
9 GameStop 4.3 8.1 14.1
10 Bed Bath & Beyond 7.7 11.6 16.4
11 AutoZone 10.0 13.3 N.A.
12 OfficeMax 1.0 1.7 11.8
13 Pantry -2.6 -8.7 -53.8
14 TravelCenters of America -1.1 -7.3 -26.1
15 Advance Auto Parts 5.8 10.3 33.3
16 Dollar Tree 6.8 16.7 27.2
17 Barnes & Noble 0.6 1.0 4.1
18 PetSmart 4.2 9.7 20.5
19 O'Reilly Automotive 7.8 8.3 13.1
20 Big Lots 4.5 13.7 23.5
21 Dick's Sporting Goods 3.7 7.0 13.4
22 RadioShack 4.6 9.5 24.5
Earnings Per Share Total Return to Investors Employees
Rank Company 2000-2010 Annual growth (%) 2000-2010 Annual rate (%) 2010 (%) Number % change from 2009
1 Costco Wholesale 8.0 6.9 23.7 114,500 3.6
2 Home Depot 6.2 -0.9 24.8 255,195 0.0
3 Best Buy 15.6 11.0 -11.8 180,000 16.1
4 Lowe's 10.4 9.3 9.1 197,500 -2.5
5 Staples N.A. 12.1 -5.9 70,969 -2.3
6 Toys "R" Us N.A. N.A. N.A. 68,091 1.0
7 Office Depot N.A. -2.7 -16.3 40,000 -2.4
8 BJ's Wholesale Club 0.0 2.2 46.4 24,800 5.5
9 GameStop N.A. N.A. 4.3 32,993 2.8
10 Bed Bath & Beyond 17.6 8.2 27.3 41,000 10.8
11 AutoZone 22.3 25.3 72.4 49,140 4.3
12 OfficeMax -11.7 -4.4 39.5 24,500 -3.9
13 Pantry N.A. 7.1 46.1 10,399 -5.9
14 TravelCenters of America N.A. N.A. -14.7 15,170 3.3
15 Advance Auto Parts N.A. N.A. 64.2 40,000 2.6
16 Dollar Tree 15.6 13.1 74.2 38,460 14.9
17 Barnes & Noble -9.7 -1.0 -20.9 35,000 -5.4
18 PetSmart N.A. 30.7 51.3 35,900 7.2
19 O'Reilly Automotive 19.4 16.3 58.5 39,106 4.0
20 Big Lots N.A. 11.1 5.1 24,300 -0.2
21 Dick's Sporting Goods N.A. N.A. 50.8 18,400 4.0
22 RadioShack -0.9 -6.9 -3.9 35,750 0.0
Issue date: May 23, 2011
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