Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2016, to shareholders of record as of December 1, 2016. Fred's, Inc. and subsidiaries operate 648 discount general merchandise stores and three specialty pharmacy-only locations in 15 states in the southeastern United States. Included in the store count are 18 franchised locations. Also, there are 370 full service pharmacy departments located within Fred's stores, including four franchised locations. For more information about the Company, visit Fred's website at www.fredsinc.com.