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Last $16.84 USD
Change Today +0.15 / 0.90%
Volume 109.7K
FRED On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Frankfurt
As of 8:10 PM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

fred's inc-class a (FRED) Snapshot

Open
$16.67
Previous Close
$16.69
Day High
$16.93
Day Low
$16.63
52 Week High
02/19/15 - $19.47
52 Week Low
10/9/14 - $13.07
Market Cap
625.7M
Average Volume 10 Days
111.7K
EPS TTM
$-0.73
Shares Outstanding
37.2M
EX-Date
05/28/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
$0.24
Dividend Yield
1.43%
Current Stock Chart for FRED'S INC-CLASS A (FRED)

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fred's inc-class a (FRED) Details

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 household cleaning supplies, health and beauty aids, disposable diapers, pet foods, paper products, various food and beverage products, and pharmaceuticals to low, middle, and fixed income families in small- to medium- sized towns. It also sells general merchandise to franchised Fred's stores. As of January 31, 2015, the company operated 641 company-owned stores, which included 62 express stores in 15 states primarily in the southeastern United States. It also operates 19 franchised stores under the Fred's name. Fred's, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

5,245 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/16/15

fred's inc-class a (FRED) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $455.8K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $19.2K
Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Operatio...
Total Annual Compensation: $266.4K
Executive Vice President of Corporate Service...
Total Annual Compensation: $226.4K
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, G...
Total Annual Compensation: $225.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

fred's inc-class a (FRED) Key Developments

Fred's, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on June 15, 2015

Fred's, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share. The dividend is payable on June 15, 2015, to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2015.

Fred's Inc. Reports Sales Results for the Month Ended May 02, 2015 and the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015

Fred's Inc. reported sales results for the month ended May 2, 2015 and the first quarter of fiscal 2015. For the month, the company total sales for April increased 9% to $163.3 million from $149.8 million in April 2014. The company sales for the prior-year month included sales of $6.0 million from 62 stores closed mainly in late 2014 pursuant to the company's reconfiguration plan. Excluding last year's April sales from closed locations, total sales increased 14% for the month. Despite the effects of the recent West Coast shipping strike, abnormally cold weather in the company's region and the impact of an earlier Easter, comparable store sales for the month increased 0.7% compared with a decrease of 2.3% in April of last year. For the first quarter of fiscal 2015, the company total sales for the first three months of fiscal 2015 increased 2% to $510.1 million compared with $498.3 million for the same period last year. Excluding sales of $21.8 million from closed stores in 2014, total sales increased 7% for the first quarter of 2015. On a comparable store basis, year-to-date sales increased 0.8% versus a 1.9% decrease for the year-earlier period.

Fred's Inc. Reports Sales Results for the Month and Year-To-Date Period Ended April 4, 2015

Fred's Inc. reported sales results for the month and year-to-date period ended April 4, 2015. For the month, the company total sales for March increased 0.3% to $191.7 million from $191.0 million in March 2014. The company total sales for the prior year reflected the net closing of 62 locations in 2014 pursuant to the company's reconfiguration plan. Excluding last year's March sales of $8.4 million from those closed locations, total sales increased 5% for the month. Comparable store sales for the month increased 1.9% compared with a decrease of 1.2% in March of last year. For the year to date, the company total sales for the first two months of fiscal 2015 decreased 1% to $344.9 million compared with $348.5 million for the same period last year. Once again, excluding sales of $15.8 million from closed stores for the comparable two-month year-to-date period in 2014, total sales increased 4% for the same period in 2015. On a comparable store basis, year-to-date sales increased 0.9% versus a 1.7% decrease for the year-earlier period.

 

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