Shares of Family Dollar (FDO) fall 8.5% premarket after the retailer puts in a dismal quarter...

|About: Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Family Dollar (FDO) fall 8.5% premarket after the retailer puts in a dismal quarter and slides its estimates for FQ2 lower. An emphasis by the company on lower margin items such as cigarettes and soft drinks put a serious crimp on its ability to turn a profit. Peers premarket: DG -3.8%, DLTR -2.9%.