2016 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS

In fiscal 2016, we grew sales for the seventh consecutive year, with positive sales growth in local currency in all three U.S. Divisions, Canada and Mexico. Comparable store sales were up 5.6 percent; total sales were up 6.9 percent; and diluted earnings per share were up 18.1 percent. In the U.S., comparable store sales were up 6.2 percent.

PERFORMANCE SUMMARY

* Amounts in billions, except for diluted earnings per share and store count

NET SALES NET EARNINGS DILUTED EPS STORE COUNT
FISCAL 2016 $94.6 $8.0 $6.45 2,278
FISCAL 2015 $88.5 $7.0 $5.46 2,274
FISCAL 2014 $83.2 $6.3 $4.71 2,269
FISCAL 2016
NET SALES
$94.6
NET EARNINGS
$8.0
DILUTED EPS
$6.45
STORE COUNT
2,278
FISCAL 2015
NET SALES
$88.5
NET EARNINGS
$7.0
DILUTED EPS
$5.46
STORE COUNT
2,274
FISCAL 2014
NET SALES
$83.2
NET EARNINGS
$6.3
DILUTED EPS
$4.71
STORE COUNT
2,269

NET SALES ($MM)

2014

$83,176

2015

$88,519

2016

$94,595

OPERATING MARGINS (%)

2014

2015

2016

DILUTED EARNINGS PER SHARE ($)

2014

$4.71

2015

$5.46

2016

$6.45

RETURN ON INVESTED CAPITAL (%) 1

2014

24.9%

2015

28.1%

2016

31.4%

TOTAL TRANSACTIONS (MM)

2016

2015

2014

1,544

1,501

1,442

COMPARABLE STORE SALES
INCREASE (%)

2016

2015

2014

5.6%

5.6%

5.3%

SALES PER SQUARE FOOT ($)

2016

2015

2014

$391

$371

$352

AVERAGE TICKET ($)

2016

2015

2014

$60.35

$58.77

$57.87

1 See the calculation of ROIC on page 23 of the Form 10-K.