NASDAQ:FRED - Fred's Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$1.78 -0.01 (-0.56 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$1.78
Today's Range$1.75 - $1.81
52-Week Range$1.30 - $7.63
Volume313,369 shs
Average Volume1.20 million shs
Market Capitalization$67.81 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.39%
Beta1.29
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 / Sales0.04
Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book Value$4.74 per share
Price / Book0.38

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$67.81 million

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 will Fred's' stock buyback program work?

Fred's announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, December 6th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 3,800,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Fred's' earnings last quarter?

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED) issued its earnings results on Thursday, June, 14th. The company reported ($0.54) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.42. The firm had revenue of $437.11 million for the quarter. Fred's had a negative return on equity of 30.90% and a negative net margin of 7.08%. During the same period in the prior 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 Wednesday, September, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Fred's.

What price target have analysts set for FRED?

1 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Fred's' stock. Their predictions range from $4.00 to $4.00. On average, they expect Fred's' stock price to reach $4.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 124.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets 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." View Analyst Ratings for Fred's.

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 stories about FRED stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Fred's earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.82 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Fred's.

Who are Fred's' major shareholders?

Fred's' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.94%), Royce & Associates LP (1.88%), BlackRock Inc. (1.66%), Millennium Management LLC (0.97%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (0.79%) and Paloma Partners Management Co (0.47%). Company insiders that own Fred's stock include Alden Global Capital Llc, Eric Ridings, Mark C Dely, Michael Hayes, Ricky Chambers and Timothy A Barton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Fred's.

Which major investors are selling Fred's stock?

FRED stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fred's.

Which major investors are buying Fred's stock?

FRED stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Paloma Partners Management Co, LMR Partners LLP, Weber Alan W and Jane Street Group LLC. Company insiders that have bought Fred's stock in the last two years include Alden Global Capital Llc and Timothy A Barton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fred's.

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 $1.78.

How big of a company is Fred's?

Fred's has a market capitalization of $67.81 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:  1.6 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  348 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  516
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 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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