NASDAQ:FRED - Fred's Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$2.21 +0.01 (+0.45 %)
(As of 07/19/2018 01:47 AM ET)
Previous Close$2.22
Today's Range$2.16 - $2.23
52-Week Range$1.30 - $7.63
Volume414,500 shs
Average Volume1.31 million shs
Market Capitalization$80.86 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.77%
Beta1.39
FredFred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The company, through its stores, offers health, beauty, and personal care products; household cleaning supplies, disposable diapers, pet foods, and paper products; and various general merchandise, and food and beverage products to low, middle, and fixed income families located in small- to medium-sized towns. It also sells general merchandise to franchised Fred's stores. As of February 3, 2018, the company operated approximately 584 retail stores, 348 pharmacies, and 12 franchised stores located in 15 states primarily in the Southeastern United States. Fred's, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
SectorRetail/Wholesale
SymbolNASDAQ:FRED
CUSIP35610810
Phone901-365-8880

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.10
Current Ratio1.66
Quick Ratio0.42

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.81 billion
Price / Sales0.05
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$4.74 per share
Price / Book0.47

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-150,180,000.00
Net Margins-7.08%
Return on Equity-30.90%
Return on Assets-10.22%

Miscellaneous

Employees9,106
Outstanding Shares37,260,000
Market Cap$80.86

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Fred's (NASDAQ:FRED) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fred's' stock symbol?

Fred's trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FRED."

How often does Fred's pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Fred's?

Fred's announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 18th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 10.86%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 30th. View Fred's' Dividend History.

How will Fred's' stock buyback program work?

Fred's declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, December 6th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 3,800,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Fred's' earnings last quarter?

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, June, 14th. The company reported ($0.54) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.12) by $0.42. The firm earned $437.11 million during the quarter. Fred's had a negative return on equity of 30.90% and a negative net margin of 7.08%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($1.02) EPS. View Fred's' Earnings History.

When is Fred's' next earnings date?

Fred's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, September, 4th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Fred's.

What price target have analysts set for FRED?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Fred's' shares. Their forecasts range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they anticipate Fred's' stock price to reach $4.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 81.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Fred's.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Fred's?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Fred's in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."

Are investors shorting Fred's?

Fred's saw a drop in short interest in the month of June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totalling 10,452,755 shares, a drop of 10.4% from the May 31st total of 11,670,626 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,287,619 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 30.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Fred's' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fred's' key competitors?

Who are Fred's' key executives?

Fred's' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Anto, Interim CEO, Exec. VP, CFO & Sec. (Age 39)
  • Mr. Gregory Froton, Sr. VP of Merchandising and Gen. Merchandise
  • Mr. Timothy A. Liebmann, Former COO of Pharmacy & Exec. VP (Age 51)
  • Mr. Rodney L. Pittman, Director of Internal Audit & Compliance (Age 60)
  • Mr. Willie Sands, Sr. VP

Has Fred's been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FRED stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fred's earned a news impact score of 0.11 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 48.55 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

How do I buy shares of Fred's?

Shares of FRED can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fred's' stock price today?

One share of FRED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $2.21.

How big of a company is Fred's?

Fred's has a market capitalization of $80.86 million and generates $1.81 billion in revenue each year. Fred's employs 9,106 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Fred's?

Fred's' mailing address is 4300 NEW GETWELL RD, MEMPHIS TN, 38118. The company can be reached via phone at 901-365-8880 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Fred's (NASDAQ FRED)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  150 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  487
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Fred's and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FRED will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FRED will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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