Family Dollar Stores (NYSE:FDO)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Applied Materials, Pollo Loco, Dollar General, SolarCity, Urban Outfitters and More

Stocks were firm Tuesday morning after a recovery rally on Monday. It may be the dog days of summer, but investors have used the recent market volatility to accumulate some stocks ...
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Is the Bidding Over for Family Dollar Stores?

Nearly everyone expected a higher bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) after the first buyout offer from Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR). It wasn’t so much that the ...
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Will Dollar General Bid Take the Family Dollar Prize?

Update: Monday morning’s bid by Dollar General to acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores may not be the last word. But where will another bidder come from? Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: ...
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America’s Fastest-Growing Retailers

After the recession, retailers are growing once again and, increasingly, moving online. In the first quarter of 2014, retail sales were 2.4% higher than the same time the year before, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AcelRx, Alcoa, Costco, Lululemon, Walmart, Trulia and More

Stocks were indicated higher on Tuesday morning despite sanctions in Russia. Investors still want upside from their investments, but they seem to be looking at individual companies and sectors rather ...
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Icahn ‘Extremely Pleased’ With Family Dollar’s Acquisition

When Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) announced that it would acquire competitor Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) for a cool $8.5 billion, there was no word from activist investor ...
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Where Does Icahn Stand in the Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Merger?

Discount store operator Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) has entered a definitive merger agreement with Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) under which the former will acquire the latter in ...
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Family Dollar Earnings Will Bring More Pressure From Carl Icahn

Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) reported third-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The discount retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.85 on revenues of ...
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America’s Worst Companies to Work For

Employees can now share their opinions about employers online. As a result, companies face new reputation risks that can affect their customers and shareholders. For the third year, 24/7 Wall St. has ...
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Carl Icahn Wants Family Dollar Store Sale — Now

When activist investor Carl Icahn acquired a 9.4% stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) earlier this month, he said he wanted to "engage in conversations" with the company's ...
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What Icahn Sees: Dollar Stores vs. Discounters

Now that Carl Icahn has taken a large stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO), 24/7 Wall St. wanted to see what sort of value this might imply for ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BioMarin, Family Dollar, Lululemon, SunTrust and More

It is Monday and 24/7 Wall St. has seen many new analyst research calls that have to be covered. The bull market is on, with stocks having hit new highs on Friday, but ...
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Icahn Takes Stake in Family Dollar

Activist investor Carl Icahn filed documents with the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) late Friday announcing that he had acquired a 9.4% stake in Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Control4, Cree, NetApp, Twitter, Yahoo!, Yelp and More

Stocks are trying to recover from their recent selling pressure, but investors remain wary. These same investors are caught between a rock and a hard place -- they want upside, ...
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The Next Wave of Dead Retailers

We all know that retailers like J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and RadioShack Inc. (NYSE: RSH) are in deep trouble. But quarterly results for four other big retailers -- ...
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