Fred's, Inc. (FRED) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2014


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Fred's, Inc. ( FRED ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 17, 2014. Shareholders who purchased FRED stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that FRED has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of FRED was $17.44, representing a -11.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $19.69 and a 36.14% increase over the 52 week low of $12.81.

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 $.78. Zacks Investment Research reports FRED's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -19.71%, compared to an industry average of -6.6%.

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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