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Lowest Free Cash Flow Per Share in the General Merchandise Stores Industry Detected in Shares of Fred's (FRED, DLTR, DG, BIG, TGT)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Fred's ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.76. Dollar Tree is next with a FCF per share of $1.35. Dollar General ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $2.97.

Big Lots follows with a FCF per share of $4.28, and Target rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $6.73.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Fred's on March 21st, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $14.26. Since that call, shares of Fred's have fallen 24.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: lowest free cash flow per share fred's Dollar Tree Dollar General big lots Target

Ticker(s): FRED DLTR DG BIG TGT