Fred's Company Profile (NASDAQ:FRED)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.75 (1.56% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/10/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/7/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingNeutral$14.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/6/2016SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral$17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/10/2015StephensReiterated RatingOverweight -> Equal Weight$21.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/10/2015SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/27/2015FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$15.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/27/2014S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeSellView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/25/2016        
5/26/2016Q116$0.02$0.03$553.90 million$549.55 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/23/2016Q415$0.09$0.07$557.25 million$554.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/24/2015Q315$0.10$0.10$537.10 million$541.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/27/2015Q215($0.13)($0.13)$552.42 million$546.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/26/2015Q414$0.01$0.02$507.46 million$504.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/25/2014Q314($0.13)($0.16)$476.20 million$476.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2014Q214($0.17)($0.19)$488.07 million$491.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/29/2014Q114$0.20$0.17$501.64 million$498.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/27/2014Q413$0.15$0.17$511.88 million$495.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/26/2013Q313$0.20$0.20$458.81 million$460.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/29/2013Q2 2013$0.09$0.09$482.45 million$482.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/30/2013Q1 2013$0.27$0.31$499.41 million$501.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/28/2013Q4 2012$0.20$0.18$533.94 million$533.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/20120.18$0.18$452.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/23/2012Q212$0.17$0.17$466.60 million$470.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/24/2012$0.27$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/21/2012$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/22/2011$0.22$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/25/2011$0.13$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/26/2011$0.24$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
3/24/2011$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.08$0.15$0.11
Q2 20164$0.02$0.10$0.06
Q3 20163($0.08)$0.04($0.03)
Q4 20164$0.13$0.17$0.16
Q1 20173$0.01$0.16$0.08
Q2 20173($0.01)$0.02$0.00
Q3 20172$0.11$0.12$0.12
Q4 20173$0.08$0.14$0.12
Q1 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q2 20181$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q3 20181$0.14$0.14$0.14
Q4 20181$0.17$0.17$0.17
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Annual Dividend:$0.24
Dividend Yield:1.50%
Payout Ratio:-141.18% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
85.71% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
64.86% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/20/2016quarterly$0.061.84%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2016quarterly$0.061.73%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/23/2015quarterly$0.061.55%12/1/201512/3/201512/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/21/2015quarterly$0.061.82%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/22/2015quarterly$0.061.44%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/23/2015quarterly$0.061.26%3/3/20153/5/20153/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/24/2014quarterly$0.061.57%12/2/201412/4/201412/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/25/2014quarterly$0.061.52%9/3/20149/5/20149/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2014quarterly$0.061.47%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2014quarterly$0.061.38%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/21/2013quarterly$0.061.44%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/21/2013$0.0611/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/21/2013quarterly$0.061.45%8/28/20139/2/20139/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2013quarterly$0.061.6%5/30/20136/3/20136/17/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2013quarterly$0.061.76%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/9/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$15.20$76,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$14.71$147,100.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/31/2016Mike HolliganEVPSell1,517$14.67$22,254.39View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/27/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$14.68$73,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/30/2016Michael HayesDirectorSell10,000$15.04$150,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/4/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell5,000$16.25$81,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/27/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell15,000$16.66$249,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/31/2015Jerry ShoreCEOBuy1,000$12.94$12,940.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/31/2015Michael K BloomPresidentBuy2,000$13.10$26,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/28/2015Jerry ShoreCEOBuy1,000$13.03$13,030.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/12/2015Michael HayesDirectorSell9,300$19.43$180,699.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/1/2015Ben GarnerVPSell532$17.78$9,458.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/9/2015B Mary McnabbDirectorBuy1,250$12.19$15,237.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/31/2015Dennis CurtisSVPSell6,000$17.14$102,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/30/2015Mark C DelySVPSell1,190$17.26$20,539.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/30/2015Mike HolliganEVPSell1,500$17.23$25,845.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/30/2015Willie SandsVPSell3,067$17.17$52,660.39View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/27/2015Jack EisenmanDirectorSell7,764$17.03$132,220.92View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/27/2015Reggie JacobsEVPSell2,357$17.01$40,092.57View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/18/2015Dennis CurtisSVPSell3,033$17.66$53,562.78View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/18/2015Mike HolliganEVPSell1,983$17.66$35,019.78View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/18/2015Willie SandsVPSell1,933$17.66$34,136.78View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/26/2014Bruce A EfirdCEOSell22,947$15.31$351,318.57View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/11/2014Ronald T KayVPBuy247$13.00$3,211.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/11/2014Teresa GaborSVPBuy67$13.00$871.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/3/2014Dennis CurtisSVPSell5,437$18.80$102,215.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/3/2014Ricky PruittEVPSell1,038$18.66$19,369.08View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/2/2014David GagneVPSell1,026$18.69$19,175.94View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/14/2013Dennis CurtisSVPSell1,845$15.87$29,280.15View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/11/2013Matthew TwiggVPSell2,000$16.18$32,360.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/11/2013Reggie JacobsVPSell2,017$14.00$28,238.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 10:18 PMPolice Investigate Stabbing in West Springfield
07/26/16 10:18 PMFormer Splunk Security Executive Fred Wilmot Joins PacketSled as Chief Technology Officer
07/26/16 10:18 PMForm 4 FREDS INC For: Jul 20 Filed by: Garner Ben
07/25/16 09:39 PMThe Morning Download: Cybersecurity Forcing Its Way Onto Every Political Party’s Agenda
07/25/16 04:11 PMList: Wealthy Seniors - Fred Woolf List Co., Inc.
07/22/16 03:59 PMFred’s opens newest store in Macon
07/22/16 03:59 PMObituary Notice: Fred A. Redden
07/22/16 03:59 PMAaron wants Fred
07/21/16 04:16 PMFred's BBQ Forecast
07/19/16 10:12 AMPolitical Ad Guru Fred Davis Weighs In On First Day Of GOP Convention
07/16/16 03:55 PMFred H. Pridell Sr.
07/15/16 03:07 PMRestoration discussed in Friends of Fred Smith annual report
07/14/16 09:25 PMFred Hutch's new board is big on technology
07/13/16 04:25 PMThe Dude! Rollerblading! Watch Fred Savage describe his 40th birthday
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07/12/16 09:25 PMBombardier Inc gunning for big CSeries order in Europe following US$5.6-billion Delta lifeline
07/11/16 08:52 AMBye-Bye, Bonus: Brexit Seen Biting Profit for Years at U.S. Banks
07/10/16 08:34 AMFred Vicznesky ResumeNewv5
07/07/16 09:19 PMNon-Profit Showcase with Fred Black
07/07/16 09:19 PMfred's Pharmacy Promotes Healthy Living by Offering Health Screenings
07/07/16 09:19 PMPharmacy fails Fred’s in June
07/07/16 09:19 PMFred Lowry, 73, dies in hospice care
07/07/16 09:19 PMFred's Reports June Sales
07/07/16 08:34 AMFred's June Comparable Sales Drop 1.3% - Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) disclosed that its comparable store sales for June witnessed a downtick of 1.3 percent compared to an uptick of 1.6 percent in the previous year month. Its total sales also fell 2.3 percent to $213.3 million in June. For the year-to-date period, comparable store sales advanced 0.1 percent compared to an increase of 0.8 percent in the same period last year. Its total sales for the first five-month period grew 3.8 percent to $923.2 million from $889.5 million in the same ...Full story available on Benzinga.com
07/07/16 04:46 AMFred's Foot Traffic Falling Behind That Of Dollar Stores
07/06/16 04:12 PMMeet Your Neighbor: Fred Pryor
07/06/16 04:11 PMFred D. Anderson
07/06/16 08:05 AMCoverage initiated on Fred's by Sidoti -
07/05/16 03:59 PMPotential Bombardier Inc aid deal with Canadian government likely stalled through summer, officials say
07/05/16 08:47 AMBristol Borough Council awards bids for floating boat dock project; residents, businessowners cheer decision
07/03/16 03:46 PMFugitive On The Loose In Luzerne County
07/03/16 03:46 PMJOHN FREDERICK 'FRED' WILLIAMS
06/26/16 01:30 PMAd hoc: Fresenius appoints Stephan Sturm as new Chief Executive Officer – Ulf Mark Schneider leaves the company to pursue another opportunity - [at noodls] - Notification published in accordance with § 15 German Securities Trading Act (WpHG) The Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE has unanimously appointed Stephan Sturm (52) as Chief Executive Officer ...
06/26/16 01:00 PMFresenius appoints Stephan Sturm as new Chief Executive Officer – Ulf Mark Schneider leaves the company to pursue another opportunity - [at noodls] - The Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE has unanimously appointed Stephan Sturm (52) as Chief Executive Officer of Fresenius as of July 1, 2016. Stephan Sturm succeeds Ulf Mark Schneider (50), ...
06/21/16 01:59 PMFREDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders -
06/14/16 07:59 AM5 Retail Stocks that Gained Over 10% in the Past One Month -
06/09/16 05:09 AMFREDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits -
06/08/16 05:38 AMConns Posts Dismal May Comps, Delinquency Data; Stock Up -
06/06/16 11:53 AMFred’s, Inc. :FRED-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : June 6, 2016 -
06/02/16 04:56 PMFred's (FRED) May Comps Decline 0.4% and Sales Slip 1% -
06/02/16 07:42 AMIs Fred's (FRED) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now? -
06/01/16 03:38 PM4:38 pm Fred's reports May comps of -0.4% vs -0.7% Retail Metrics consensus (in-line with its guidance for May comps slightly negative to flat) -
06/01/16 03:30 PMFred's Reports May Sales - [Business Wire] - Fred's Inc. today reported sales for the four-week fiscal month of May, which ended on May 28, 2016.
05/31/16 01:53 PMfred’s TO PARTICIPATE IN THE STEPHENS SPRING INVESTMENT CONFERENCE - [at noodls] - Stephens Spring Conf 2016 4300 New Getwell Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38118 Contact: Rick Hans‌ Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer‌ (901) 362-3733, Ext. 2232 FRED'S TO PARTICIPATE IN THE ...
05/31/16 01:00 PMFred's to Participate in the Stephens Spring Investment Conference - [Business Wire] - Fred's, Inc. today announced that the Company will participate in the Stephens Spring Investment Conference, which takes place in New York City on June 7-8, 2016. Management's remarks, followed by a question and answer session, are scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m.
04/09/16 01:32 PMFred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) Latest Broker Views - Risers & Fallers - Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) Latest Broker ViewsRisers & FallersA number of investment brokers have recently updated their price targets on shares of Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED). According to the latest broker reports outstanding on Friday 8th of April, 0 analysts have a rating of “strong buy”, 0 analysts “buy”, 7 ...and more »
04/09/16 01:32 PMFred's Inc. (FRED) Drops 5.82% on April 07 - Equities.com - Fred's Inc. (FRED) Drops 5.82% on April 07Equities.comFred's Inc. (FRED) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday April 07 as the stock slid 5.82% to $14.25, a loss of $-0.88 per share. Starting at an opening price of $15.05 a share, the stock traded between $14.23 and $15.05 over the ...and more »
04/09/16 01:32 PMBRIEF-Fred's Inc says CFO Rick Hans will earn annual base salary of $350000 - SEC Filing - Reuters - BRIEF-Fred's Inc says CFO Rick Hans will earn annual base salary of $350000 - SEC FilingReutersApril 8 Fred's Inc. * CFO Rick Hans will earn an annual base salary of $350,000, increasing to $400,000 in fiscal year 2016 pending performance - SEC Filing Source text (1.usa.gov/1SV27jq) Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom; +1 646 223 ...and more »
04/08/16 05:07 AMFREDS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events -
04/06/16 06:45 AMFred's March Total Sales Increase 11% - [Business Wire] - Fred's Inc. today reported sales for the five-week fiscal month of March and the two-month year-to-date period ended April 2, 2016.

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About Fred's

FredFred's, Inc. (Fred's) is engaged in the sale of general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The Company sells general merchandise to its over 20 franchisees. The Company has approximately 660 retail stores, over 370 pharmacies, and approximately three specialty pharmacy facilities located in over 15 states mainly in the Southeastern United States. The Company is licensed to dispense pharmaceuticals in approximately 50 states. The Company operates approximately 640 company-owned stores, including over 60 express stores (or Xpress stores). Fred's is a combination of pharmacy, dollar store and mass merchant strategically located in smaller markets. It offers various product categories, including consumables, such as tobacco, food and beverage, prescription pharmaceuticals, paper and cleaning supplies, pet supplies, health and beauty aids, and discretionary products, such as home decor, seasonal merchandise, auto and hardware, and lawn and garden.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: FRED
  • CUSIP: 35610810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $14.83
  • P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 4.71
  • Market Cap: $596.62M
  • Beta: 1.33
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.28 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.37 EPS
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