fred’s Pharmacy began as a general store in Coldwater, Mississippi in 1947. Today the retail chain is headquartered in Memphis, TN and operates more than 650 stores, over half of which feature full-service pharmacies.
fred's Pharmacy stores offer a variety of services including prescription and over-the-counter medications, immunizations and healthcare products, in addition to more than 12,000 affordable everyday convenience items. This selection includes both well-known national brands and fred's proprietary brand of lab-tested products. The company has two distribution centers: one in Memphis, and another in Dublin, Georgia. fred’s inc. also owns and operates two additional chains, Getwell Drug & Dollar and Yazoo Trading Company. Getwell Drug & Dollar is a convenient pharmacy destination that offers an expanded over-the-counter medication selection, and individualized patient care. Locations across Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia and Mississippi also feature more than 1,700 one-dollar items. Yazoo Trading Company offers hardware, auto, and pet and animal supplies. With five locations across Alabama, Tennessee and Georgia, this hometown shopping destination provides a wide variety of basic home project needs at the lowest prices.

Company Growth (employees)
Memphis, US
Size (employees)
4,870 (est)
Fred's was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Memphis, US

Fred's Office Locations

Fred's has an office in Memphis
Memphis, US (HQ)
4300 New Getwell Rd

Fred's Data and Metrics

Fred's Financial Metrics

Fred's's revenue was reported to be $2.1 b in FY, 2017 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

2.1 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

510.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

(66.5 m)

EBIT (FY, 2017)

(74.7 m)

Market capitalization (20-Jul-2017)

254.9 m

Closing share price (20-Jul-2017)


Cash (28-Jan-2017)

5.8 m
Fred's's current market capitalization is $254.9 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017


1.9 b2 b2.2 b2.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b

Gross profit

503.8 m544.2 m510.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

537.9 m

Operating expense total

537.9 m


(48.4 m)(10.4 m)(74.7 m)

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

504 k1.4 m2.3 m

Pre tax profit

(48.9 m)(11.8 m)(77 m)

Income tax expense

(20 m)(4.5 m)(10.5 m)

Net Income

26 m(28.9 m)(7.4 m)(66.5 m)
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017


6.7 m6.4 m5.9 m5.8 m


362 m315.7 m340.7 m331.8 m

Current Assets

454.6 m420 m451.4 m435.2 m


41.5 m41.5 m

Total Assets

666.2 m649.2 m730.5 m699.4 m

Accounts Payable

125.9 m143.3 m184.7 m147.3 m

Current Liabilities

196.6 m206.6 m241.4 m212 m

Total Liabilities

362.2 m

Common Stock

102.5 m104.5 m118.1 m

Retained Earnings

348.3 m310.6 m294.1 m218.6 m

Total Equity

415.6 m404.2 m337.2 m

Financial Leverage

1.6 x1.8 x2.1 x
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Net Income

26 m(28.9 m)(7.4 m)(66.5 m)

Depreciation and Amortization

41 m41.1 m45.7 m47 m


(15 m)28.4 m(31 m)(13.8 m)

Accounts Payable

11.2 m15.6 m29.2 m(29.8 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

58.9 m63.7 m50.7 m(27.1 m)

Capital Expenditures

(25.9 m)(23.3 m)(23 m)(24.5 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(44.5 m)(56.1 m)(78.6 m)(34.1 m)

Dividends Paid

(8.8 m)(8.8 m)(8.9 m)(9 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(15.7 m)(7.9 m)27.3 m61.1 m

Interest Paid

487 k504 k1.4 m2.3 m

Income Taxes Paid

19.8 m8 m4.6 m(9.9 m)

Free Cash Flow

84.8 m87 m73.7 m(51.5 m)
USDY, 2017


436.4 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x

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