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Fred's Inc (FRED.OQ)

FRED.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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Fred's, Inc. (Fred's) is engaged in the sale of general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The Company sells general merchandise to its over 20 franchisees. The Company has approximately 660 retail stores, over 370 pharmacies, and approximately three specialty pharmacy facilities located... (more)


Beta: 1.86
Market Cap(Mil.): $531.19
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 38.05
Dividend: 0.06
Yield (%): 1.72


  FRED.OQ Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): -- 25.05 21.57
EPS (TTM): -1.80 -- --
ROI: -13.63 14.74 11.80
ROE: -17.95 19.08 13.84

BRIEF-Fred's Pharmacy April same store sales rose 1.2 percent

* Fred's-Comparable store sales for quarter included negative 1.4pct impact as result of sale of low productive discontinued inventory versus same quarter last year

May 04 2017

BRIEF-Fred's Inc provides update on agreement with Alden

* Fred's Inc- cooperation agreement with Alden provides 1 alden designee will resign from board if Alden's ownership falls below 10 pct of outstanding shares

Apr 24 2017

BRIEF-Fred's says appointed Steven B. Rossi and Timothy A. Barton to its board

* Says appointed Steven B. Rossi and Timothy A. Barton to its board of directors, effective immediately

Apr 24 2017

BRIEF-Fred's appoints Linda Longo-Kazanova to board

* Fred's announces appointment of Linda Longo-Kazanova to board of directors

Apr 06 2017

BRIEF-Walgreens to sell more assets to win Rite Aid nod - Bloomberg

* Walgreens said ready to sell more assets to win Rite Aid nod - Bloomberg, citing sources

Mar 14 2017

BRIEF-Alden issues statement in response to Fred's announced board changes

* Alden issues statement in response to fred's announced board changes

Mar 08 2017

BRIEF-Fred's Pharmacy says appoints new directors

* Two independent directors and chief executive officer Michael K. Bloom appointed

Mar 07 2017

BRIEF-Fred's February sales fell 3.5 percent to $165.4 million

* Fred's Inc says "looking ahead to march and remainder of Q1, we expect customer spending will continue to increase as tax refunds are received" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Mar 02 2017

BRIEF-Adage capital partners reports 5.56 pct passive stake in Fred's Inc

* Adage Capital Partners L.P. reports 5.56 percent passive stake in Fred's Inc as on February 21, 2017 Source text:(http://bit.ly/2lSOCcj) Further company coverage:

Feb 24 2017

BRIEF-Fred's Pharmacy declares quarterly dividend of $0.06/shr

* Fred's Pharmacy declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

Feb 16 2017

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