Fred's, Inc. (
) 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. (
) and Costco Wholesale Corporation (
). 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%.
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