FDO  Family Dollar Stores Inc.

Exchange

NYSE

Sector

Consumer Services

Industry

Department/Specialty Retail Stores

Market Cap.

9.097B

Vuru Grade

34.71/100

Current Price

$79.83
0.00 (0.00%)

Stability Price

$26.25
Overvalued by 67.11%

Company Metrics

  • 26.08 P/E
  • 0.88 P/S
  • 5.49 P/B
  • 3.061 EPS
  • 8.71% Cash ROIC
  • 0.13 Cash Ratio
  • 1.14 / 1.43 % Dividend
  • 3.13M Avg. Vol.
  • 113.95M Shares
  • 9.097B Market Cap.

Company Description

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. operates a chain of self-service retail discount stores primarily for low and middle income consumers in the United States. The company offers consumables, including household chemicals, paper products, candy and snack products, health and beauty aids, hardware and automotive supplies, and pet food products and supplies; and home products, which comprise domestics, house...
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News

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar
Lansing State Journal - Aug 26, 2014
Dollar General Corp. said Monday that it would pay $78.50 per share in cash, 3 percent higher than Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s Friday closing price of $76.06. Last month Dollar Tree Inc. made an $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar. It offered to pay $59 ...
Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General's Takeover Bid
Wall Street Journal - Aug 21, 2014
Family Dollar's board decided that Dollar General's deal "is not reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed," Family Dollar Chief Executive Howard R. Levine said. Dollar General disagreed with that assessment, saying its plan to sell 700 ...
Family Dollar Rejects Dollar General Offer - ABC News
Dollar General questions motives of Family Dollar CEO - Reuters
Dollar General: We're not giving up on Family Dollar deal
Charlotte Observer - Aug 28, 2014
This Aug. 19, 2014 photo shows the sign for a Family Dollar store across the street from a Dollar General store, in Jackson, Miss.
Dollar General Committed to Family Dollar Deal - Fox Business
Dollar General 'Firmly' Committed to Family Dollar - Bloomberg
Dollar General Committed to Family Dollar as Profit Matches
Chicago Daily Herald - Aug 28, 2014
Dollar General, whose $9 billion offer was rejected by Family Dollar last week on antitrust concerns in favor of a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc., is trying to keep its perch atop the dollar-store industry. A merger between its two peers would create ...
Dollar General Corp. (DG) Still Keen On Acquiring Family Dollar Stores, Inc ...
Insider Monkey (blog) - Aug 28, 2014
With its bidding war with Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) for Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) still going on in full force, Anthony Chukumba, Senior Research Analyst at BB&T Capital Markets shared his opinion about the proceedings on CNBC's ...
Dollar General margins fall in tough discount market
Reuters - Aug 28, 2014
The company has been struggling to shore up margins after it slashed prices to keep its lower-income shopper base from being lured by retail giants Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) and Target Corp (TGT.N) as well as by Family Dollar and Dollar Tree.
Battle For Family Dollar Exposes Dollar Stores' Desperate Struggle For Survival
Seeking Alpha (registration) - Aug 25, 2014
Dollar General's (NYSE:DG) attempt to derail Dollar Tree Stores' (NASDAQ:DLTR) acquisition of Family Dollar Stores (NYSE:FDO) shows that dollar store operators might be in an even more desperate situation than previously reported.
Is Family Dollar open to talks with Dollar General? - Triangle Business Journal
Dollar stores in battle to double down on the poor - KDAL
Family Dollar Stands Strong, Shareholders Should As Well
Seeking Alpha (registration) - Aug 26, 2014
As expected, Dollar General disagrees with this conclusion and stated that it was willing to sell 700 stores as part of the proposal, which was hoped to satisfy regulators.
Dollar General Cuts Outlook Slightly, Still Committed to Family Dollar Acquisition
24/7 Wall St. - Aug 28, 2014
The big news for Dollar General, of course, is the bloody nose the company got when Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) rejected its all-cash $78.50-per-share bid in favor of a $74.50 per share cash-and-stock deal from Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR).
Family Dollar bidding war: Dollar General offers nearly $10 billion
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com - Aug 18, 2014
Dollar General Corp. said Monday that it would pay $78.50 per share in cash, 3 percent higher than Family Dollar Stores Inc.'s Friday closing price of $76.06. Last month Dollar Tree Inc. made an $8.5 billion bid for Family Dollar. It offered to pay $59 ...
Bidding War Breaks Out to Dominate Dollar Stores - Wall Street Journal
Dollar General bids $9.7 billion for Family Dollar - Fortune