Family Dollar Stores Inc (FDO.N)

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Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (Family Dollar) operates a chain of more than 7,900 general merchandise retail discount stores in 46 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... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.40
Market Cap (Mil.): $8,851.77
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 113.95
Dividend: 0.31
Yield (%): 1.60

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UPDATE 1-Elliott names 7 for Family Dollar board, backs Dollar General bid

Oct 17 - Activist investor Elliott Advisors UK Ltd nominated seven candidates for election to Family Dollar Stores Inc's board as it looks to push for a sale of the dollar store operator to bigger rival Dollar General Corp.

18 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-Family Dollar Q4 profit drops, same store sales improve marginally

(Adds comments, details from earnings conference call, shares)

10 Oct 2014

Family Dollar Q4 profit falls 66 pct, same store sales improve marginally

CHICAGO, Oct 9 - Discount retailer Family Dollar Stores Inc, trying to ward off a hostile bid from a larger rival, reported a 66 percent fall in quarterly profit on the back of inventory write-downs, restructuring charges and merger fees.

10 Oct 2014

REFILE-Family Dollar says state attorneys general to probe Dollar General bid (Sept 26)

(Refiles to add paragraph that says certain state attorneys general are also investigating Dollar Tree's bid)

29 Sep 2014

Family Dollar says state attorney generals to probe Dollar General bid

- Family Dollar Stores Inc said certain state attorney generals have notified the company that they will investigate larger rival Dollar General Corp's takeover bid over competitive concerns.

27 Sep 2014

Family Dollar says state attorney generals to probe Dollar General bid

Sept 26 - Family Dollar Stores Inc said certain state attorney generals have notified the company that they will investigate larger rival Dollar General Corp's takeover bid over competitive concerns.

27 Sep 2014

Some Dollar Tree investors see advantages if Family Dollar bid fails

BOSTON - Some Dollar Tree Inc investors are crossing their fingers the company doesn't succeed in its $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc , saying it could expand and repurchase stock with the $305 million breakup fee while avoiding all the risk of a major acquisition.

12 Sep 2014

Some Dollar Tree investors see advantages if Family Dollar bid fails

BOSTON, Sept 11 - Some Dollar Tree Inc investors are crossing their fingers the company doesn't succeed in its $8.5 billion takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc , saying it could expand and repurchase stock with the $305 million breakup fee while avoiding all the risk of a major acquisition.

12 Sep 2014

UPDATE 2-Dollarama profit rises as stores increase, customers spend more

Sept 11 - Canadian dollar-store operator Dollarama Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as its number of stores increased and customers spent more per visit.

11 Sep 2014

Dollar General goes hostile with Family Dollar bid

- Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company. | Video

10 Sep 2014

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