FDO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Wal-Mart's Woes In Attracting Clients No Different From Luxury ...

    August 19, 2014
    When asked to comment on how the retailer's core customer is adapting to the challenging economy, Wal-Mart's (NYSE: ...
  2. Are Thin Volumes Overstating the Case? - Ahead of Wall Street

    August 18, 2014
    Seasonally thin volumes have a way of exaggerating market moves, and today and the rest of this week will be no different ...
  3. Dollar Tree Deal, Q2 Earnings on Deck - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 28, 2014
    Family Dollar (FDO) is being bought by rival Dollar Tree (DLTR), and FDO shares in the pre-market are up over 24%.
  4. Low Jobless Claims Not Enough - Ahead of Wall Street

    July 10, 2014
    The international headlines that have been weighing on overnight market action in Asia and Europe pertain to soft trade out ...
  5. Forget Wal-Mart -- 3 Discount Retailers On Sale Now

    May 2, 2014
    Despite new market highs and a rebound in corporate profits, post-recession job growth has been uneven at best. Falling unemployment ...
  6. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  7. Wal-Mart CEO pledges to spend $50 billion more on buying American over the next decade.

    Wal-Mart Is Helping U.S. Manufacturers By Helping Itself

    October 9, 2013
    Wal-Mart Stores has pledged to spend $50 billion more on buying American over the next decade.
  8. Will Yellen's Ascension Help, Near-Term? - Ahead of Wall Street

    October 9, 2013
    The bigger source of uncertainty for the market is the budget fight in Washington.
  9. DC Worries & the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends

    October 9, 2013
    DC Worries & the Q3 Earnings Season - Earnings Trends
  10. 15 Underperforming Stocks to Sell Today

    January 16, 2013
    So far in 2013, we've seen the market basically tread water. After the huge fiscal cliff deal inspired buying in the first ...
  11. Family Dollar Among Services' Biggest Movers on December 11, ...

    December 11, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.7%; the S&P 500 is trading up 1%; and the Dow has risen ...
  12. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - Nov. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    November 21, 2012
    As consumer spending is the key to the viability of any economy, the health of the retail industry is an important economic ...
  13. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - Aug. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    August 7, 2012
    Retailers procure goods in large quantities directly from manufacturers or wholesalers and sell them in small quantities ...
  14. 4 Discount Retailers Ready For An Uncertain Future

    December 19, 2011
    These four discount retailers that should outperform in good and bad markets.
  15. Stacking Up The Dollar Stores After 99 Cents Only Acquisition

    October 17, 2011
    99 Cents Only Stiores was the first to be picked off, but which of the remaining value stores is next to be acquired?
  16. Why Dollar General Caught Buffett's Eye

    September 5, 2011
    Dollar General shareholders should be able to count on annual returns around 10% over the long haul.
  17. Dollar General Stuck Between Growth And Value

    August 31, 2011
    Dollar General is posting impressive growth, but the valuation is already impressive.
  18. 99 Cents Stores In The Buyout Bin

    August 25, 2011
    Reports of a new buyout bid for dollar-retailer 99 Cents Only Stores have surfaced.
  19. 99 Cents Only Stores Profits Edge Up

    August 12, 2011
    Dollar retailer 99 Cents Only increased revenue and profits despite product-cost increases.
  20. 5 Stocks for an Economy in the 'Weeds'

    July 16, 2011
    With many Americans downwardly mobile, just like fictional Showtime drug dealer Nancy Botwin, the stocks of dollar stores ...
  21. The Boom In Alternatives

    July 8, 2011
    After the financial crisis, many investors are now pointing to alternatives as the way to go.
  22. Family Dollar Still Attractive

    July 5, 2011
    Family Dollar posted record earnings for its third quarter, though this was still below its own guidance.
  23. BJ's Wholesale Looks To Go Private

    June 9, 2011
    BJ's Wholesale is expected to be bought out by a private equity firm, but is the price right for investors?
  24. Family Dollar Still Plans To Grow

    April 1, 2011
    Dollar General had another outstanding quarter,and after it has turned down a takeover bid, has plans to expand and grow. ...
  25. Dollar General Still Hot

    March 24, 2011
    Dollar General had tremendous fourth quarter and full year results. The sector is hot, with M & A in the air.
  26. Big Lots New Stores Drive Growth Outlook

    March 8, 2011
    Big Lots produced record earnings for its quarter despite flat same store sales. New stores are driving its growth.
  27. Family Dollar Says No To Trian Buyout

    March 8, 2011
    Family Dollar rejected Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund buyout offer and enacted a poison pill provision.
  28. Ways Wal-Mart Can Enhance Shareholder Value

    February 25, 2011
    Wal-Mart's international store base continues to do extremely well, and the stock looks appealing.
  29. Family Dollar: Good Earnings Yet Stock Smashed

    January 6, 2011
    Family Dollar posted record earnings on strong revenue and same store sales increases, but the market still smashed the stock. ...
  30. Dollar General Forges Ahead

    January 6, 2011
    Dollar General reported a record quarter last month, but the market focused on its slowing growth and punished the stock. ...
  31. 6 High-Flying S&P 500 Stocks

    October 12, 2010
    Check out six S&P 500 stocks that are returning more than 60%.
  32. Dollar General's Strong Growth Continues

    September 3, 2010
    Dollar General posted another strong quarter, with substantial revenue and earnings increases.
  33. BJ's Wholesale Headwinds

    August 23, 2010
    BJ's posted an unimpressive second quarter earnings report and indicated increasing headwinds.
  34. 99 Cents Only Stores Worth Much More

    August 6, 2010
    Like the other dollar stores, this deep-value discounter is looking to make its customer gains permanent beyond the recession. ...
  35. If There's A Double-Dip Recession

    June 9, 2010
    If the double-dip recession happens, what should long-term investors do?
  36. Dollar Tree Is In A Sweet Spot

    May 24, 2010
    Dollar Tree had good earnings during the recession and continues this trend into the recovery. Regardless of which way the ...
  37. Family Dollar Stores Still Thriving

    January 21, 2010
    Family Dollar posted surprisingly good earnings, confounding critics of the dollar discounters' ongoing success.
  38. 5 Stocks For The Dollar Portfolio

    November 30, 2009
    These five stocks all have the word "dollar" in their corporate names, and all five look like decent investments.
  39. Family Dollar Shows Its Strength

    October 15, 2009
    Family Dollar Stores continue to show the strength of the deep-discounters.
  40. 3 Stocks That Love Frugal Consumers

    October 14, 2009
    These stocks will thrive in the pennypinching environment this holiday season.
  41. Cabela's One Retailer Making It Through The Recession

    February 25, 2009
    Like most retailers Cabela's initially suffered during the recession, but has it now recovered?
  42. The Bright Side Of Auto? Parts, Not Cars

    October 19, 2008
    A breakdown of the major players within retail auto parts and why this could be a good time to invest in the industry.
  43. Four Stocks That Are Actually Going Up

    July 11, 2008
    When all other methods fail, maybe the best solution is just looking for stocks that are rising. We examine a quartette of ...
  44. Dollar Tree's CFO Departure A Bad Omen? (DLTR)

    October 24, 2007
    With a top executive jumping ship, investors should look very carefully at Dollar Tree's prospects.
  45. Wal-Mart Scaling Back Growth (WMT)

    June 6, 2007
    Wal-Mart announced plans to reduce the number of supercenters it will open this year.
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