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Family Dollar Stores

  • FDO
  • NYSE
  • Merchandising and Lodging
  • Latest 75.15
  • Currency US$
  • Change 0.65
  • Percent Change 0.872 %
  • Volume 6,328,110
  • Wed Jul 30, 2014 04:01 PM EDT NYSE data delayed 15 minutes.
Average recommendation
17 Analysts Reporting (Jul 29, 2014)
Strong Buy
Buy
Hold
Underperform
Sell
Change over time
Analyst rating breakdown
  Latest 4 weeks ago 2 months ago 3 months ago Last Year
Strong Buy 1 1 0 0 4
Buy 0 0 0 0 0
Hold 13 12 12 13 13
Underperform 0 1 1 1 1
Sell 3 3 4 4 1

As of Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:58 AM EDT
The consensus recommendation is the average buy, sell or hold rating for a company, based on a survey of brokerage equity analysts by Zacks Investment Research. We update the ratings daily.

Earnings & Estimates

Short Term
    Q4/12 Q1/13 Q2/13 Q3/13 Q4/13 Q1/14 Q2/14 Q3/14 Q4/14 Q1/15  

Actual quarterly earnings for the past eight quarters and estimated for the next two quarters

Estimated EPS ($)   0.75 0.74 1.22 1.03 0.83 0.69 0.90 0.90 0.77 0.71  
Actual EPS   0.75 0.69 1.21 1.05 0.86 0.68 0.80 0.85 -- --  
Surprise (%)   -- -6.8 -0.8 1.9 3.6 -1.4 -11.1 -5.6 -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   0.1 0.0 0.1 -0.0 0.1 -0.0 -0.3 -0.2 -10.0 4.8  
{#} Analysts   20 20 20 13 14 13 14 11 11 4  
Date of Earnings   Oct 03 Jan 03 Apr 10 Jul 10 Oct 09 Jan 09 Apr 10 Jul 10 Oct 08 Jan 08  

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Long Term
    2014 2015  

Estimated annual earnings for the next
two years

Estimated EPS ($)   3.10 3.32  
Actual EPS   3.80 3.10  
Surprise (%)   -- --  
Est. % Chg from Prior Year   -18.5 7.1  
{#} Analysts   13 15  
Date of Earnings   -- --  

Trends & Revisions

Earnings Per Share Trend
  Current 7-Days Ago 30-Days Ago 60-Days Ago 90-Days Ago
  Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
Current Quarter (ends Aug 2014) 0.77 0.77 0.75 0.75 0.75
Next Quarter (ends Nov 2014) 0.71 0.71 0.72 0.72 0.72
Current Fiscal Year (ends Aug 2014) 3.10 3.10 3.15 3.15 3.15
Next Fiscal Year (ends Aug 2015) 3.32 3.32 3.43 3.43 3.43

Data provided by Zacks Investment Research.

Earnings Revisions
Last 7 Days Last 30 Days
Up Revs Down Revs Up Revs Down Revs
0 0 1 5
0 0 1 1
0 0 0 9
0 0 1 11
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