More on Family Dollar's (FDO) FQ2: Comparable store sales increased 2.9% during the period with...

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

More on Family Dollar's (FDO) FQ2: Comparable store sales increased 2.9% during the period with a mild acceleration in February helping the total. The company notes for H2 that discretionary sales are being challenged by financial pressure on consumers and an unseasonably cold start to the spring. As a result, guidance for Q3 EPS is cut to $0.98-$1.08 vs. $1.18 consensus and $3.73-$3.93 vs. $3.98 consensus for the full fiscal year. (PR)