1.57% Nov 26, 10:45 PM
$1.24 Paid Quarterly
39.9% EPS $3.11
37 years Since 1977
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

FDO - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
No Upcoming Dividend Dates
FDO has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

FDO - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 1.57%


FDO - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $1.24

Dividend payouts are split-adjusted

FDO - Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
Annualized Growth
Annualized Growth
Annualized Growth
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Years of
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 2014-09-03 2014-09-11 2014-09-15 2014-10-15 Yes Regular Quarter
$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

Family Dollar Stores (FDO) - News

  • Dollar General Corp. announced on Wednesday that it has presented yet another takeover offer to Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) .  Last week,...
  • On Friday morning, Family Dollar Stores (FDO) announced that its board of directors has rejected the $80 Dollar General takeover offer announced...
  • On Tuesday morning, Dollar General raised its takeover bid on Family Dollar Stores (FDO) from $78.5 to $80 per share, putting the overall price...
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  • On Monday morning, reports were released that Dollar General has made an offer to acquire Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) . This offer creates...
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  • 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

    FDO dividend yield annual payout payout ratio dividend growth  

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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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