PetSmart Thrives on Good Fundamentals

Even in tough times, people don't skimp when it comes to caring for their pets. PetSmart (PETM) is the nation's largest specialty retailer in this field with about 1,300 stores throughout North America.

PETM's long-term record speaks to that. Fiscal 2003 earnings per share were $0.93 and the annual dividend rate was $0.04. FY 2013 (ends Feb. 2, 2014) is expected to have been about $3.97 and the current dividend rate has risen to $0.78 per year....165 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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