Fred'sStock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Fred's stock? (NasdaqGS:FRED). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

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  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company is solid.
  • This company has wild ups and downs.
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This company pays no dividend.

FRED Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that Fred's can grow its free cash at a rate of about 3%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for FRED
Free Cash Flow trendline for Fred's

Inside the FRED Numbers

FRED Price
(Fred's stock price per share)
$3.75
[?] FRED Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$21.68
[?] FRED Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $14.09
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 2751% higher than other Services stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 4479% higher than other Discount, Variety Stores stocks
[?] Cash Yield 51.40%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 36%
[?] Dividend Yield 0%

Is Fred's Stock on Sale?

We believe that Fred's may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Fred's looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy FRED Stock?

Does Fred's have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.