Big Lots Company Profile (NYSE:BIG)

About Big Lots

Big Lots logoBig Lots, Inc. is a non-traditional, discount retailer operating in the United States. The Company operates through the discount retailing segment. The Company's merchandise categories include Food, which includes its beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; Consumables, which includes its health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical and pet departments; Soft Home, which includes the home decor, frames, fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile and area rugs departments; Hard Home, which includes its small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards and home maintenance departments; Furniture, which includes upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble and case goods departments; Seasonal, which includes its lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, toys and other holiday departments, and Electronics and Accessories, which includes the electronics, jewelry, hosiery and infant accessories departments.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Retail/Wholesale
  • Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
  • Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BIG
  • CUSIP: 08930210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.30
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $50.61
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $49.85
  • 52-Week Range: $39.72 - $56.54
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.60
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.11
  • P/E Growth: 0.96
  • Market Cap: $2.33B
  • Outstanding Shares: 44,559,000
  • Beta: 0.89
  • Net Margins: 3.02%
  • Return on Equity: 27.08%
  • Return on Assets: 9.79%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.67%
  • Current Ratio: 1.58%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.22%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $53.91 (3.08% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/10/2017Susquehanna Bancshares IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$55.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
12/6/2016Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$64.00View Rating Details
12/5/2016Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$60.00View Rating Details
12/5/2016Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$50.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
12/1/2016MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy$60.00View Rating Details
11/29/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual Weight$51.00View Rating Details
10/6/2016KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$60.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
9/1/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$62.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$49.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
5/23/2016Topeka Capital MarketsInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Hold$42.00View Rating Details
3/25/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform$39.00View Rating Details
12/8/2015WedbushReiterated RatingBuy$58.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
12/7/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$61.00 -> $43.00View Rating Details
12/4/2015Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingHold$38.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015S&P Equity ResearchUpgradeSell -> Buy$52.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingOutperform$60.00View Rating Details
5/29/2015Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingNeutral$50.00View Rating Details
3/2/2015Johnson RiceUpgradeHold -> AccumulateView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/2/2016Q316($0.01)$0.04$1.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/26/2016Q216$0.46$0.52$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/27/2016Q116$0.70$0.82$1.31 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/4/2016Q415$1.98$2.00$1.60 billion$1.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/4/2015Q315($0.01)$1.12 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2015Q215$0.34$0.40$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/29/2015Q115$0.59$0.60$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2015Q414$1.75$1.76$1.59 billion$1.59 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/5/2014Q314($0.05)($0.06)$1.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/29/2014Q214$0.30$0.36$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2014Q114$0.44$0.50$1.26 billion$1.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/7/2014Q413$1.42$1.45$1.62 billion$1.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/6/2013Q3$0.24$0.10$1.23 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/30/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.31$1.23 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/30/2013Q1 2013$0.61$0.61$1.32 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/6/2013Q4 2012$1.98$2.09$1.75 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
12/4/2012-0.10($0.10)$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/23/2012Q212$0.41$0.36$1.24 billion$1.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/23/2012$0.69$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2012$1.73$1.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2011$0.09$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/25/2011$0.44$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/26/2011$0.69$0.70ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2011$1.38$1.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.63 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.99 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$1.97$2.00$1.98
Q2 20164$0.68$0.72$0.71
Q3 20163$0.45$0.51$0.47
Q4 20163($0.04)$0.10$0.03
Q1 20174$2.02$2.18$2.13
Q2 20174$0.45$0.48$0.47
Q3 20174($0.03)$0.00($0.02)
Q4 20175$2.19$2.23$2.21
Q1 20182$0.90$0.93$0.92
Q2 20183$0.56$0.59$0.57
Q3 20182$0.06$0.06$0.06
Q4 20183$2.38$2.54$2.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
Annual Dividend:$0.84
Dividend Yield:1.61%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:26.01% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.14% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
21.05% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.60%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/9/2017Philip E MallottDirectorSell10,000$53.00$530,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016David J CampisiCEOSell15,000$52.00$780,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Timothy A JohnsonInsiderSell12,262$50.88$623,890.56View SEC Filing  
7/12/2016Jeffrey Paul BergerDirectorSell7,500$53.00$397,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Andrew D SteinSVPSell10,000$53.00$530,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/11/2016Russell SoltDirectorSell3,000$52.10$156,300.00View SEC Filing  
7/7/2016Jeffrey Paul BergerDirectorSell7,500$50.07$375,525.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2016Michael Allen SchlonskyEVPSell15,000$50.27$754,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016David J CampisiCEOSell49,805$50.05$2,492,740.25View SEC Filing  
5/27/2016Lisa M BachmannEVPSell50,000$50.05$2,502,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Andrew D SteinSVPSell2,569$45.69$117,377.61View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Lisa M BachmannEVPSell5,658$45.71$258,627.18View SEC Filing  
3/8/2016Timothy A JohnsonEVPSell3,338$45.16$150,744.08View SEC Filing  
12/28/2015Timothy A. JohnsonEVPSell1,875$38.99$73,106.25View SEC Filing  
10/9/2015Philip E. MallottDirectorSell5,000$50.00$250,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/5/2015Lisa M. BachmannEVPSell16,563$49.00$811,587.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015David J CampisiCEOSell1,600$47.18$75,488.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Lisa M BachmannEVPSell20,000$50.38$1,007,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2015Peter J HayesDirectorSell2,000$50.47$100,940.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015David J CampisiCEOSell28,875$50.49$1,457,898.75View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Lisa M BachmannEVPSell4,499$50.49$227,154.51View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Brenda J LauderbackDirectorSell8,423$50.11$422,076.53View SEC Filing  
12/29/2014Timothy A JohnsonEVPSell7,500$38.85$291,375.00View SEC Filing  
10/2/2014Timothy A JohnsonEVPSell9,500$42.50$403,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2014Peter J HayesDirectorSell4,107$47.48$195,000.36View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Michael Allen SchlonskySVPSell3,750$46.90$175,875.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014James R TenerDirectorSell15,000$46.01$690,150.00View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014James R TenerDirectorSell3,600$46.00$165,600.00View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Joe CooperEVPSell50,063$39.69$1,987,000.47View SEC Filing  
4/2/2014Lisa BachmannEVPSell24,000$38.75$930,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2013David CampisiCEOBuy2,800$35.94$100,632.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Lisa M BachmannEVPSell17,500$35.00$612,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2013Brenda J LauderbackDirectorSell4,277$33.33$142,552.41View SEC Filing  
6/17/2013Peter J HayesDirectorSell1,660$33.90$56,274.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2013Philip E MallottDirectorSell2,600$33.70$87,620.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Lisa M BachmannEVPSell20,000$38.76$775,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
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What is Big Lots' stock symbol?

Big Lots trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BIG."

How often does Big Lots pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Big Lots?

Big Lots announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th.

Where is Big Lots' stock going? Where will Big Lots' stock price be in 2017?

12 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Big Lots' shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate Big Lots' stock price to reach $53.91 in the next twelve months.

When will Big Lots announce their earnings?

Big Lots is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 2nd 2017.

Who owns Big Lots stock?

Big Lots' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.09%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.95%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.48%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.25%) and Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. (1.02%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include Andrew D Stein, Brenda J Lauderback, David J Campisi, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Peter J Hayes, Philip E Mallott, Russell Solt and Timothy A Johnson.

Who sold Big Lots stock? Who is selling Big Lots stock?

Big Lots' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Numeric Investors LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Fiera Capital Corp, Cipher Capital LP, Denver Investment Advisors LLC and Century Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots stock in the last year include Andrew D Stein, David J Campisi, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Philip E Mallott, Russell Solt and Timothy A Johnson.

Who bought Big Lots stock? Who is buying Big Lots stock?

Big Lots' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Night Square Capital Partners LP, Clark Capital Management Group Inc., Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Allianz Asset Management AG, Advisory Research Inc., Menta Capital LLC and Guggenheim Capital LLC.

How do I buy Big Lots stock?

Shares of Big Lots can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Big Lots stock cost?

One share of Big Lots stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.30.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)

Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff