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Relatively Low Revenue Per Employee Detected in Shares of Dollar General in the General Merchandise Stores Industry (DG, TGT, FRED, BIG, TUES)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the lowest Revenue Per Employee (RPE). Analysts use RPE as a measure to compare the productivity of companies in the same industry.

Dollar General ranks lowest with a an RPE of $187,000. Following is Target with a an RPE of $213,000. Fred's ranks third lowest with a an RPE of $400,000.

Big Lots follows with a an RPE of $422,000, and Tuesday Morning rounds out the bottom five with a an RPE of $555,000.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Fred's on August 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $14.03. Since that call, shares of Fred's have fallen 31.8%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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