2.04% Jul 25, 05:03 PM
$1.24 Paid Quarterly
40.0% EPS $3.10
37 years Since 1977
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

FDO - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

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FDO has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

FDO - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 2.04%

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FDO - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.24

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FDO - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for FDO. 18.8% 23.8% 37 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

FDO - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 37 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.0400 2013 23.8%
$0.8400 2012 16.7%

FDO - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 37 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.3100 2014-06-02 2014-06-11 2014-06-13 2014-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3100 2014-03-03 2014-03-12 2014-03-14 2014-04-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-12-02 2013-12-11 2013-12-13 2014-01-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-09-03 2013-09-11 2013-09-13 2013-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2600 2013-06-03 2013-06-12 2013-06-14 2013-07-15 Yes Regular Quarter

Family Dollar Stores (FDO) - News

  • Before Thursday's opening bell, discount store Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) reported lower third quarter net income, which fell below...
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  • Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Misses Estimates; Posts Weak Outlook; WIll Close 370 Stores (FDO)

    Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) reporter lower second quarter earnings on Thursday, which came in below analysts' estimates.  FDO's Earnings in  Brief
    • FDO posted Q2 earnings of $90.9 million, or 80 cents per share, down from $140.1 million, or $1.21 per share, a year ago. 
    • Revenue slid to $2.7 billion from $2.9 billion last year.
    • On average, analysts expected to see earnings of 90 cents per share and $2.77 billion in revenue.
    • For the third quarter, FDO expects to see adjusted  earnings in the range of 85 cents to 95 cents. Analysts expect 98 cents in earnings.
    • For FY2014, the company expects earnings to be between $3.05 and $3.25 per share. Analysts expect to see earnings of $3.38 per share.
    • FDO also reported that it will close 370 of its underperforming stores in the second half of 2014.
    CEO Commentary Howard R. Levine, Chairman and CEO commented: “Our second quarter results did not meet our expectations. The 2013 holiday season was challenged by a more promotional competitive environment and a more financially constrained consumer. In addition, like many retailers, our second quarter results were significantly impacted by severe winter weather, which resulted in numerous store closings, disrupted merchandise deliveries and higher than expected utility and store maintenance expenses.” FDO's Dividend FDO will pay its next dividend of 31 cents on April 15. We expect the company to declare its next dividend in June. Stock Perfromance Family Dollar Stores shares were down $1.82, or 3.08% during pre-market trading Thursday.
    FDO Dividend Snapshot

    As of Mark Close on April 9, 2014

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    The Bottom Line

    Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Before the opening bell on Thursday, Family Dollar Stores (FDO) announced its Q1 results, posting higher net sales while comparable store sales...
  • Family Dollar Q4 Earnings Rise Above Estimates; Shares Dip on Weak Outlook (FDO)

    Shares of discount retailer Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) were down on Wednesday morning following the company's report of a weak outlook. The Matthews, NC-based company reported fourth quarter net income of $102.21 million, or 88 cents per share, up from $80.93 million, or 69 cents per share, a year ago. Excluding special items, earnings were 86 cents per share, compared to 75 cents per share last year. On average, analysts expected to see earnings of 84 cents per share. Total revenue for the quarter was $2.502 billion, up from $2.364 billion last year. Analysts expected to see revenue of $2.56 billion. The company noted that comparable stores sales and customer traffic were flat during the fourth quarter. The largest sales growth was in the Consumables category, which rose 8.3% Howard Levine, CEO of FDO commented: "While the environment was more challenging than expected, I am pleased with our progress. We have increased our market share, we have stabilized margins and we are increasing profitability. Our strategy is working, and we remain on course with our long-term goal to drive continued profitable growth and increase shareholder returns." Looking forward, FDO expects to see first quarter earnings between 65 cents and 75 cents per share. Comparable store sales are expected to decline in the low single-digit range. Analysts are expecting to see earnings of 76 cents per share. The company is expecting to see earnings for the 52 weeks ending August 30 to be between $3.80 and $4.15 per share. Analysts are estimating earnings of $4.13 per share. Family Dollar shares were down $2.05, or 2.95%, during pre-market trading Wednesday. The stock is up 9.5% YTD.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) have a 1.50% yield based on Tuesday's closing price of $69.45. Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Deutsche Bank Downgrades Family Dollar; Raises PT; Maintains Outlook (FDO)

    Deutsche Bank reported on Monday that it has cut its rating on discount retailer Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) . The firm has downgraded FDO from a "Buy" to a "Hold," but has raised the company's price target from $70 to $74. This price target suggests a 2% increase from the stock's current price of $72.28. Analyst Paul Trussell noted that the downgrade was primarily due to FDO's difficulty with same store sales compared to Dollar General (DG) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) . The analyst also said that the company's current outlook already includes an operational upside through 2014. "While we view the latter as a possibility, at current levels it is fairly valued based on fundamentals," Trussell noted. Looking ahead, the firm has maintained its current estimates of $3.78 per share for FY2013 and $4.35 per share for FY2014. Family Dollar shares were mostly flat during premarket trading Monday. The stock is up 14% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) have a 1.44% yield, based on Friday's closing price of $72.28. Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Credit Suisse Reports Possible Acquisition of Family Dollar (FDO)

    Credit Suisse reported today a likely deal between Dollar General (DG) and Family Dollar Stores (FDO) . Analyst Edward Kelly commented that an acquisition of Family Dollar by Dollar General would make "compelling strategic sense," since the two companies combined would create a dominant retailer with a more proactive management style. Kelly also noted that the acquisition could potentially reduce costs and boost revenues. Kelly sees Dollar General paying between $90 and $100 a share for Family dollar, if the deal is approved. This would put FDO's sale price at a 30%-40% premium above its current price. Family Dollar Stores shares traded 1.32% higher during Thursday's session. Year-to-date, the stock is up roughly 10%. The Bottom Line Shares of Family Dollar Stores (FDO) currently yield 1.46% based on Thursday's closing price of $71.27 and its annual payout of $1.04. Family Dollar Stores (FDO)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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  • Goldman Sachs Raises Price Target on Family Dollar (FDO)

    Goldman Sachs announced on Thursday that it has raised its price target on discount retailer Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) . The firm has increased its price target on "Neutral" rated FDO to $69, suggesting a 2% upside from the stock's current price of $67.74. Analysts also boosted estimates on the company as the company's operating leverage improves. Family Dollar shares were up 37 cents, or -0.54% during Wednesday morning trading. The stock is up 8% YTD. The Bottom Line Shares of Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) have a 1.52% yield, based on Wednesday's closing price of $68.50. Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.3 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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