Fred's, Inc. (FRED) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 29, 2014


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Fred's, Inc. ( FRED ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FRED stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that FRED has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.49, the dividend yield is 1.46%.

The previous trading day's last sale of FRED was $16.49, representing a -21.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $21.05 and a 10.67% increase over the 52 week low of $14.90.

FRED is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). FRED's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.71. Zacks Investment Research reports FRED's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as -10.13%, compared to an industry average of .8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the FRED Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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Referenced Stocks: FRED , WMT , COST

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