Fred's Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:FRED)

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$15.05 $0.58 (4.01%) FRED stock closing price Apr 26, 2017 (Closing)
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Fred's
Updated on : Apr 26, 2017
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FRED 15.1 (0%)
S&P 500 2387.5 (0%)
Closing Price On: Apr 26, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Discount and variety
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2017-Q4
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
2.5%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-3.5%
Sector Average:
5.5%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2017-Q4
%
LTM Margin
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$39.3M
Net Income:
-$22.5M
Dividend Yield
FRED dividend yield:
1.59%
PROS      CONS
PS Valuation
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
ROIC
ROE
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PE: N/A
FRED PS :
0.3
Industry PS :
0.7
Sector:   Retail-Wholesale.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-13.5%
Return on Equity:
-17.5%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-8.2%
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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 (1.3/5)

Our Fred's stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Fred's stock analysis is based on latest Q4 earnings for 2017. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy FRED stock?

  • FRED stock is trading at a favorable price to sales multiple of 0.3 as against the Retail-Discount and variety industry average multiple of 0.7.

Should you sell FRED stock?

  • Fred's sales declined by -4.5% year on year in 2017 Q4.
  • Long term revenue growth of 2.5% over the past 5 years has been disappointing.
  • Over the last twelve months, Fred's posted an average operating loss margin of -3.5%.
  • Fred's posted an average Net loss of -3.1% in the last twelve months.
  • The lack of profits renders the PE ratio useless for FRED stock.
  • Fred's has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -13.5%.
  • Fred's has a negative return on equity of -17.5%. This indicates that the firm is inefficient at generating profits.
  • Fred's has a negative FCF (Free Cash Flow) margin of -8.2%.

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