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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) [hlAlert]

down 18.27 %

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO) rated Underperform by Raymond James

Posted on: Thursday,  Jan 16, 2014  8:25 AM ET by Raymond James

Raymond James rated Underperform Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) on 01/16/2014, when the stock price was $64.81.
Since then, Family Dollar Stores, Inc. has gained 22.36% as of 07/06/2016's recent price of $79.30.
If you would have followed this Raymond James's recommendation on FDO, you would have lost 18.27% of your investment in 902 days.

Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (Family Dollar) operates a chain of more than 6,600 general merchandise retail discount stores in 44 states, providing consumers with a selection of merchandise in neighborhood stores. The Company?s merchandise assortment includes consumables, home products, apparel and accessories, and seasonal and electronics. The Company?s products include health and beauty aids, packaged food and refrigerated products, home cleaning supplies, housewares, stationery, seasonal goods, apparel and domestics. During the fiscal year ended August 30, 2009 (fiscal 2009), the Company opened 180 stores, closed 96 stores, relocated 10 stores within the same shopping center or market area, and expanded or renovated 41 stores. During fiscal 2009, approximately 20% of the Company?s stores were located in large urban markets (markets with populations above 200,000), and approximately 26% of the Company?s stores were located in small urban markets or suburban areas.

Our equity research team has gained national attention for stock-picking ability and analyst performance, with recognition in leading publications such as the Wall Street Journal and Institutional Investor magazine*. Raymond James’ equity research philosophy focuses on a fundamental approach that encompasses three basic points. First, we believe that superior research on select companies within well-defined industries is preferable to broad general coverage. Second, we concentrate on the identification of quality companies demonstrating solid growth potential, with the goal of helping our clients maximize their investment returns. Third, to help our clients take advantage of pockets of inefficiency in the market, we strive to locate superior companies from across the country that have the potential to provide our clients with unique opportunities.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
1/16/2014 8:25 AM Sell
as of 10/17/2014
1 Week up  0.94 %
1 Month up  2.51 %
3 Months down  -27.29 %
1 YTD down  -18.45 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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