Fred's Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:FRED)

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$13.66 $0.08 (0.58%) FRED stock closing price Mar 22, 2017 (Closing)
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Fred's
Updated on : Mar 22, 2017
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FRED 13.7 (0%)
S&P 500 2348.5 (0%)
Closing Price On: Mar 22, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Discount and variety
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q3
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
2.9%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-2.7%
Sector Average:
7.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q3
%
LTM Margin
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
$38.2M
Net Income:
-$38.4M
Dividend Yield
FRED dividend yield:
1.76%
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
PE Valuation
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PE: N/A
FRED PS :
0.2
Industry PS :
0.7
Sector:   Retail-Wholesale.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-9.8%
Return on Equity:
-12.2%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
5.7%
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View Fred's stock analysis video. This is our FRED analyst opinion covering the buy and sell arguments for FRED stock.

Fred's, Inc. Stock Rating (1.6/5)

Our Fred's stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Fred's stock analysis is based on latest Q3 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy FRED stock?

  • When compared with the Retail-Discount and variety industry average PS ratio of 0.7, the price-to-sales ratio of 0.2 for FRED stock is attractive.

Should you sell FRED stock?

  • Long term revenue growth of 2.9% over the past 5 years has been disappointing.
  • Fred's reported an average operating margin of -2.7% over the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Fred's registered an average TTM Net loss of -2.2%.
  • PE ratio is meaningless for FRED stock as the company has losses.
  • The company has a negative Return on Invested Capital of -9.8%, which is a red flag.
  • Fred's has a negative ROE (Return On Equity) of -12.2%, indicating the company is not profitable.

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