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Open
$16.84
Previous Close
$16.99
Day High
$17.11
Day Low
$16.57
52 Week High
03/3/14 - $21.05
52 Week Low
10/9/14 - $13.07
Market Cap
612.8M
Average Volume 10 Days
115.2K
EPS TTM
$-0.40
Shares Outstanding
36.9M
EX-Date
12/2/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$0.24
Dividend Yield
1.45%
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Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies in the Southeastern United States. The company, through its stores, offers household cleaning supplies, health and beauty aids, disposable diapers, pet foods, paper products, various food and beverage products, pharmaceuticals, tobacco products, and apparel and linens 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 8, 2015, the company operated 661 discount general merchandise stores, including 19 franchised Fred's stores. Fred's, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

5,336 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/17/14
Founded in 1947

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

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $367.9K
Executive Vice President of Pharmacy Operatio...
Total Annual Compensation: $239.1K
Executive Vice President of Corporate Service...
Total Annual Compensation: $226.4K
Senior Vice President of Pharmacy Development...
Total Annual Compensation: $170.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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

Fred's, Inc. Names Michael K. Bloom as President and Chief Operating Officer

Fred's, Inc. announced that it has named Michael K. Bloom as the company's President and Chief Operating Officer, effective January 12, 2015. Bloom brings to Fred's more than 30 years of experience in small-box general merchandising, supply chain management and store operations. Most recently, he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Prior to Family Dollar, Bloom spent more than 20 years with CVS Caremark Corporation, holding a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities in merchandising and operations and rising finally to Executive Vice President of Merchandising, Marketing, Advertising, and Supply Chain. Before joining CVS, Bloom spent 10 years in merchandising and operations management with Virginia-based Peoples Drug Stores and the Florida division of Toronto-based Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation.

Fred's Inc. Reports Sales for the Five-Week Fiscal Month of December 2014 and the Eleven Month Year-To-Date Period Ended January 3, 2015; Opens Two Full-Service Store Locations and Four Xpress Locations; Closes 47 Full-Service Store Locations

Fred's Inc. reported sales for the five-week fiscal month of December and the eleven month year-to-date period ended January 3, 2015. For the five week period, the company reported total sales for the month increased 1% to $210.7 million from $209.1 million in December 2013. Comparable store sales for the month declined 1.4% versus an increase of 1.4% for the same period last year. For the eleven months, the company reported total sales for the year-to-date period increased 1% to $1.830 billion from $1.805 billion for the same period last year. On a comparable store basis, year-to-date sales decreased 1.0% versus an increase of 0.9% for the year-earlier period. During December 2014, Fred's opened two full-service store locations and four Xpress locations. During December 2014, the company also closed 47 full-service store locations in line with its reconfiguration plan.

Fred's, Inc. to Report December,2014 Sales/Trading Statement Results on Jan 08, 2015

Fred's, Inc. announced that they will report December, 2014 sales/trading statement results on Jan 08, 2015

 

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