Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 12, 2012


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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ( FDO ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share scheduled for December 27, 2012. Shareholders who purchased FDO stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that FDO has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $71, the dividend yield is 1.18%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FDO was $71, representing a -4.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.73 and a 33.89% increase over the 52 week low of $53.03.

FDO is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). FDO's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.58. Zacks Investment Research reports FDO's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 16.67%, compared to an industry average of 16.2%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FDO Dividend History page.

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Referenced Stocks: COST , FDO , WMT

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