FRED - Fred's, Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
3.05
-0.08 (-2.56%)
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3.05 0.00 (0.00%)
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Previous Close3.13
Open3.03
Bid2.45 x 900
Ask3.49 x 1100
Day's Range2.93 - 3.10
52 Week Range1.30 - 5.47
Volume321,006
Avg. Volume1,417,200
Market Cap109.856M
Beta (3Y Monthly)-0.93
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)-3.76
Earnings DateDec 4, 2018 - Dec 10, 2018
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend Date2017-08-30
1y Target Est2.00
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  • Alden Global Is Building a Tower of Companies It Can Cut Down
    Bloomberg14 days ago

    Alden Global Is Building a Tower of Companies It Can Cut Down

    Speaking truth to power, the importance of the Fourth Estate to a functioning democracy, the idea of bearing witness — none of that matters to Freeman and his fellow hedgies at Alden Global. It’s now 20 years since the renovation, and the building is getting a little long in the tooth.

  • GlobeNewswire15 days ago

    Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Mercury, Lincoln Electric, Sprint, Fred's, NewLink Genetics, and El Paso Electric — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results

    NEW YORK, Nov. 06, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • Memphis mayor, EDGE working to keep Fred's HQ from moving to Dallas
    American City Business Journals16 days ago

    Memphis mayor, EDGE working to keep Fred's HQ from moving to Dallas

    With the home of Fred’s future HQ in question, city, county and state officials are trying to intervene.

  • Fred's largest shareholder grows its stake as questions remain about Dallas
    American City Business Journals19 days ago

    Fred's largest shareholder grows its stake as questions remain about Dallas

    New York hedge fund Alden Global Capital LLC owns 13 million shares of the Memphis-based general merchandise and retail chain, according to a recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). With its most recent purchase for 845,000 shares on Oct. 29 — at an average share price of $2.53 — Alden has a 34.9 percent stake in Fred's Inc. In early October, a committee of Fred’s independent directors approved Alden to buy up to 3,725,000 additional shares. At the time of that approval, Alden had about 9.3 million shares.

  • American City Business Journals20 days ago

    Is this Tennessee-based public company planning to move its HQ to Dallas?

    Based on its online presence, a Tennessee-based company that reported $1.8 billion in revenue last year may have its sights set on a relocation to downtown Dallas.

  • NY hedge fund now owns nearly a third of a Memphis public company
    American City Business Journals22 days ago

    NY hedge fund now owns nearly a third of a Memphis public company

    Alden Global Capital’s piece of the Fred’s pie continues to grow. A special committee of independent directors for the Memphis-based general merchandise and pharmacy chain, Fred’s Inc.’s, recently approved the company’s largest shareholder to purchase millions of additional shares. Since that Oct. 10 approval, the New York-based hedge fund, Alden Global Capital LLC, has done just that.

  • American City Business Journalslast month

    Resignations and retirements: Memphis' year of public company turnover

    In 2017, the three highest-paid public company execs earned nearly $50 million combined.  Today, one of those executives is no longer with their company, representing a recent popular trend. ServiceMaster has seen a good bit of C-suite turnover, with execs claimed five of the 16 spots, according to Memphis Business Journal research.

  • American City Business Journalslast month

    Who makes what: Big bucks paid to Memphis' top company execs

    The more than 50 current and former executives at Memphis-based public companies earned $180 million in total compensation in 2017.

  • GlobeNewswirelast month

    Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Meritor, Fred's, Arena Pharmaceuticals, AMERISAFE, Accelerate Diagnostics, and NextEra Energy — New Research Emphasizes Economic Growth

    NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.

  • New York hedge fund to increase stake in Fred's
    American City Business Journalslast month

    New York hedge fund to increase stake in Fred's

    The Memphis-based general merchandise and pharmacy chain announced Oct. 10 it plans to extend its current cooperation agreement with Alden Global Capital LLC as well as let Alden purchase up to 3,725,000 additional shares. Alden, a New York-based hedge fund, currently holds a roughly 25 percent stake in Fred’s — nearly 9.3 million shares. The second-largest shareholder is NWQ Investment Management Co. LLC with a 7.4 percent stake, or about 2.8 million shares, according to the Bloomberg Terminal.

  • GlobeNewswirelast month

    Fred’s, Inc. Announces Extension of Cooperation Agreement with Alden Global Capital LLC

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 10, 2018 -- Fred’s, Inc.(“Fred’s” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:FRED) today announced that the Company has reached an agreement to extend the cooperation.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents2 months ago

    Edited Transcript of FRED earnings conference call or presentation 13-Sep-18 12:00pm GMT

    Q2 2018 Fred's Inc Earnings Call

  • Associated Press2 months ago

    Fred's: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

    On a per-share basis, the Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it had a loss of 88 cents. Losses, adjusted to account for discontinued operations, were 62 cents per share. The discount retailer posted ...

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Fred’s Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2018-- Fred's, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended August 4, 2018.. Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 vs. Net sales down 4.3% to $419.7 million ...

  • ACCESSWIRE2 months ago

    Today’s Research Reports on Stocks to Watch: Fred’s and United Rentals

    and United Rentals were two stocks flying higher on Monday on separate positive developments. Fred's, Inc. was one of the biggest gainers in the stock market yesterday, closing the day up with a gain of 81.65% on staggering volume compared to usual. The company saw its shares explode after it announced that it has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states.

  • GlobeNewswire2 months ago

    Fred’s Sets Second Quarter 2018 Conference Call for Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 8:00 A.M. ET

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2018-- Fred's, Inc. will hold a conference call on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended August ...

  • Fred’s Stock Skyrockets on $165 Million Walgreens Deal
    InvestorPlace2 months ago

    Fred’s Stock Skyrockets on $165 Million Walgreens Deal

    The deal between Fred’s (NASDAQ:FRED) and Walgreens will have the latter buying up the patient information and pharmacy inventory from 185 locations owned by the former. Walgreens will be paying a total of $165 million for the patient information of Fred’s customers. Fred’s intention to sell off the patient information and pharmacy stock of 185 stores will have it greatly reducing the number of pharmacies that it operates.

  • CNBC2 months ago

    Fred's shares surge more than 60 percent on deal to sell some pharmacy files to Walgreens

    Walgreens will purchase files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred's stores across 10 Southeast states. Walgreens will pay Fred's $165 million, subject to adjustment, plus an amount equal to the value of related pharmacy inventory. Shares of Fred's FRED surged 63 percent Monday after it announced it will sell some pharmacy files to Walgreens WBA for at least $165 million.

  • MarketWatch2 months ago

    Fred's stock rockets after $165 million deal to sell pharmacy files to Walgreens

    Shares of Fred's Inc. rocketed 32% to pace all premarket gainers, after Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. said it will pay $165 millio to buy pharmacy patient prescription files and related inventory from 185 Fred's pharmacies in 10 Southeastern states. Under terms of the deal, the Walgreens will also pay Fred's an amount equal to the value of related pharmacy inventory. The deal is part of Fred's previously announced plan to monetize non-core assets. Fred's said it will continue to operate the retail stores at most of the locations after the pharmacies close. Once the deal closes, Fred's will operate 162 pharmacies across nearly 600 stores. "With this agreement, we have taken a major step towards achieving one of our main goals of eliminating our debt balance," said Fred's Interim Chief Executive Joe Anto. Fred's stock has plunged 60% year to date through Friday, while Walgreens shares have slipped 6.1%, the SPDR S&P Retail ETF has rallied 14% and the S&P 500 has gained 7.4%.

  • Business Wire2 months ago

    Walgreens to Purchase Pharmacy Files of 185 Fred’s Pharmacies Across Southeastern U.S.

    Walgreens and Fred’s, Inc. (FRED) today announced they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement, pursuant to which Walgreens will acquire pharmacy patient prescription files and related pharmacy inventory of 185 Fred’s stores located across 10 Southeastern states. Under the agreement, the aggregate consideration to be paid by Walgreens to Fred’s is $165M, subject to adjustment, plus an amount equal to the value of related pharmacy inventory. “This agreement increases patient access to Walgreens pharmacies in the Southeastern U.S., and allows us to introduce more people to Walgreens trusted pharmacy services in these communities.