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Stocks To Watch For August 21, 2014
Wall Street expects Dollar Tree to report its Q2 earnings at $0.64 per share on revenue of $2.01 billion.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Drama Continues In The Dollar Store Space
Family Dollar on Monday confirmed it received an offer to be acquired by Dollar General for $8.9 billion.
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Targeta s biggest challenge isna t bouncing back from the data breach
Target's revenue increased 1.7 percent in the second quarter to $17.4 billion, but profit plunged nearly 62 percent to $234 million.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Analyst Update: Almost Family Inc, Family Dollar Stores, Inc., and...
FDO is fractionally lower at $79.77, after earlier notching a fresh record peak of $80.10.
The American consumer is back, with an asterisk
Not quite with a vengeance, but definitely back. It's noticeable to Marie Galvin, owner of GALVIN-ized in Boston, where handmade women's hats _ a discretionary purchase _ sell for anywhere from $35 to $85.
Earnings Preview: Will Dollar Tree Show The Growth It Needs?
In order to grow faster in the future, management has agreed to acquire Family Dollar which, while generating more sales, will give the business the sale/square foot growth it needs.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars Triple Digits, Nasdaq Notches New High
The Dow Jones Industrial Average skyrocketed out of the gate and never looked back, as traders cheered apparent progress between Russia and Ukraine .
Grant to fund weekend meals for kids
Officials with the Bayer USA Foundation will present a grant Monday to provide nearly 500,000 healthy meals to children over a three-year period.
August 18, 2014
Stocks to Watch from The Survey - Earnings news is quite light this morning, but there was some M&A activity over the weekend that investors should be aware of.
Dollar General offers about $9.7B for Family Dollar, starting bidding war with Dollar Tree
In this Tuesday, July 29, 2014 photo, customers enter a Family Dollar store on Plaza Boulevard, in Kinston, N.C. There's now a bidding war for Family Dollar, with Dollar General offering about $9.7 billion for the discounter in an effort to trump Dollar Tree's bid of $8.5 billion.
Wal-Mart's Ecommerce Push Is A Threat To Dollar Stores And Category Killers
Wal-Mart's cash flow gives it the resources to build a massive online retail operation that is a direct ship to small box discounters.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Family Dollar still a go
BRAIDWOOD'S DOLLAR STORE market is still set to expand. Despite it's recent merger with Dollar Tree, Family Dollar will soon be developing a new store along the city's Main Street.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings
Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Edge Past 300 Million Units in the Second Quarter; Android and iOS Devices Account for 96% of the Global Market, According to IDC )--According to final data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 301.3 million smartphones worldwide in 2Q14, up 25.3% f... )--Commonwealth ... (more)
Tree.com, Inc. Files SEC Form 8-K, Current Report
Our editors provided additional information about Form 8-K: This is the "current report" that is used to report the occurrence of any material events or corporate changes which are of importance to investors or security holders and previously have not been reported by the registrant.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Paula Price joins Dollar General board
She joins the board of the 11,500 store retailer at a pivotal time. Dollar General is in the midst of a search for a top executive to succeed Rick Dreiling who has indicated he will step down next year and two of the company's arch rivals, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar, have announced plans to merge.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Hedge Fund News: Carl Icahn, Phil Falcone & Sprott Asset Management
Icahn Falsely Takes Credit For Family Dollar Sale Famous activist investor Carl Icahn was assumed to be one of the forces behind the deal between Dollar Tree, Inc. and Family Dollar Stores, Inc. .
Family Dollar's next dividend to be its last
Family Dollar Stores Inc. will pay one last cash dividend to its shareholders before it is acquired by Dollar Tree Inc., according to Dollar Tree filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Andrew Silton: Family Dollar deal a familiar tale
The future of Family Dollar Stores as an independent company has been in question for the last several years.
Tree.com Upgraded to "Outperform" by Zacks
The firm currently has a $30.20 price target on the stock. Zacks 's price objective indicates a potential upside of 13.53% from the company's current price.