Fred's Stock Analysis (NASDAQ:FRED)

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$6.67 $0.03 (0.45%) FRED stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)
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Fred's
Updated on : Jul 21, 2017
previous close
FRED 6.7 (0%)
S&P 500 2472.5 (0%)
Closing Price On: Jul 21, 2017
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Retail-Discount and variety
Sector :
Retail-Wholesale
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
2.2%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-5.3%
Sector Average:
5.7%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$18M
Net Income:
-$36.5M
Dividend Yield
FRED dividend yield:
3.6%
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 :
0.1
Industry PS :
0.7
Sector:   Retail-Wholesale.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-21.1%
Return on Equity:
-29.1%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-3.9%
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Fred's, Inc. Stock Rating (1.2/5)

Our Fred's stock opinion is based on fundamentals of the company. This Fred's stock analysis is based on latest Q1 earnings for 2018. The stock price analysis takes into account a company's valuation metrics.

Should you buy FRED stock?

  • The lower PS ratio 0.1 for FRED stock versus Retail-Discount and variety industry average of 0.7 is a positive for the company.

Should you sell FRED stock?

  • Fred's revenue saw a decline of -3.1% YoY in 2018 Q1.
  • Long term revenue growth of 2.2% over the past 5 years has been disappointing.
  • Over the last twelve months, Fred's posted an average operating loss margin of -5.3%.
  • Over the last 12 months, Fred's had an average Net loss of -4.9%.
  • The company does not have profits. Hence the PE ratio is meaningless for FRED stock.
  • Fred's has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -21.1%.
  • A negative ROE of -29.1% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.
  • The company has negative Free Cash Flows (FCF), with a negative FCF margin of -3.9%.

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