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

-0.01 (-7.69 %)
(As of 09/17/2019 03:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $0.12
50-Day Range
MA: $0.28
52-Week Range
Now: $0.12
Volume96,396 shs
Average Volume1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$4.23 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Fred'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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
Current SymbolNASDAQ:FRED



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.27 billion
Book Value$4.39 per share


Net Income$-12,970,000.00


Market Cap$4.23 million
Next Earnings Date9/19/2019 (Estimated)

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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 will Fred's' stock buyback program work?

Fred's announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback program on Wednesday, January 30th 2019, which allows the company to buyback 3,500,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually an indication 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 Wednesday, June, 19th. The company reported ($0.83) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business earned $318.95 million during the quarter. Fred's had a negative return on equity of 122.40% and a negative net margin of 1.84%. View Fred's' Earnings History.

When is Fred's' next earnings date?

Fred's is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Fred's.

Has Fred's been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about FRED stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Fred's earned a coverage optimism score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Fred's.

Are investors shorting Fred's?

Fred's saw a decline in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,205,300 shares, a decline of 16.0% from the July 15th total of 5,007,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 803,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.2 days. Approximately 11.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Fred's' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Fred's' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Fred's own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Fred's investors own include Rite Aid (RAD), Centurylink (CTL), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Opko Health (OPK), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Xilinx (XLNX), Sprint (S), AT&T (T), Adobe (ADBE) and FireEye (FEYE).

Who are Fred's' key executives?

Fred's' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph M. Anto, CEO & Sec. (Age 40)
  • Mr. Ritwik Chatterjee, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Rodney L. Pittman, Director of Internal Audit & Compliance (Age 61)
  • Mr. Willie Sands, Sr. VP
  • Ms. Teresa Gabor, Sr. VP of Merchandising

Who are Fred's' major shareholders?

Fred's' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.18%), BlackRock Inc. (1.57%), GSA Capital Partners LLP (0.55%) and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. (0.27%). Company insiders that own Fred's stock include Alden Global Capital Llc, Thomas E Zacharias 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 D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and BlackRock Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Fred's.

Which major investors are buying Fred's stock?

FRED stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GSA Capital Partners LLP and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Fred's stock in the last two years include Alden Global Capital Llc, Thomas E Zacharias 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Fred's' stock price today?

One share of FRED stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.12.

How big of a company is Fred's?

Fred's has a market capitalization of $4.23 million and generates $1.27 billion in revenue each year. Fred's employs 6,572 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Fred's.

What is Fred's' official website?

The official website for Fred's is

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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  414 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  653
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 9/17/2019 by Staff

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