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NYSE:BIG

Big Lots (BIG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$4.36
+0.29 (+7.13%)
(As of 02/23/2024 08:52 PM ET)
Today's Range
$3.95
$4.49
50-Day Range
$3.61
$8.10
52-Week Range
$3.47
$15.98
Volume
1.42 million shs
Average Volume
1.49 million shs
Market Capitalization
$127.40 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$5.25

Big Lots MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Strong Sell
1.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
20.4% Upside
$5.25 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
23.55% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.96mentions of Big Lots in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($11.35) to ($8.64) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.22 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

161st out of 197 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

10th out of 11 stocks


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About Big Lots Stock (NYSE:BIG)

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a home discount retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that includes upholstery, mattresses, case goods, and ready-to-assemble departments; seasonal category, which comprises patio furniture, gazebos, Christmas trim, and other holiday departments; soft home category that consists of home décor, frames, fashion and utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and area rugs departments; and food category that includes beverage and grocery, specialty foods, and pet departments. It also provides merchandise under the consumables category, which comprises health, beauty and cosmetics, plastics, paper, and chemical departments; hard home category, including small appliances, tabletops, and food preparation and stationery products, as well as home maintenance and organization products, and toys departments; and apparel, electronics, and other category consisting of apparel, electronics, jewelry, hosiery, and candy and snacks departments. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

BIG Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/30/2023
Today
2/25/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
3/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2025

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
08930210
Employees
32,200
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$5.25
High Stock Price Target
$7.00
Low Stock Price Target
$3.50
Potential Upside/Downside
+20.4%
Consensus Rating
Strong Sell
Rating Score (0-4)
1.20
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-210,710,000.00
Pretax Margin
-8.54%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.47 billion
Book Value
$26.38 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,340,000
Market Cap
$127.40 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.37

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BIG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Big Lots stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "strong sell" BIG shares.
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What is Big Lots' stock price target for 2024?

5 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Big Lots' shares. Their BIG share price targets range from $3.50 to $7.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $5.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have BIG shares performed in 2024?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $7.79 at the beginning of the year. Since then, BIG stock has decreased by 44.0% and is now trading at $4.36.
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Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a decrease in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 6,410,000 shares, a decrease of 5.3% from the January 15th total of 6,770,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,390,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.6 days. Currently, 23.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2024.
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How can I listen to Big Lots' earnings call?

Big Lots will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, March 7th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 201-612-7415 with passcode "13744496".

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 30th. The company reported ($4.38) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($4.68) by $0.30. The company had revenue of $1.03 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.03 billion. Big Lots had a negative net margin of 9.59% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 68.06%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 14.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($2.99) earnings per share.

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

Big Lots declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 27.52%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 16th.
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What is Bruce Thorn's approval rating as Big Lots' CEO?

190 employees have rated Big Lots Chief Executive Officer Bruce Thorn on Glassdoor.com. Bruce Thorn has an approval rating of 57% among the company's employees. This puts Bruce Thorn in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Big Lots own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Big Lots investors own include NVIDIA (nvda), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walmart (WMT), Micron Technology (MU), CVS Health (CVS), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), AT&T (T) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Big Lots' major shareholders?

Big Lots' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.28%), Barclays PLC (0.00%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (3.39%), Partnership Wealth Management LLC (2.80%), Northern Trust Corp (2.33%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.61%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce K Thorn, James R Chambers, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano, Ronald A Robins Jr and Sebastian Digrande.
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How do I buy shares of Big Lots?

Shares of BIG stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:BIG) was last updated on 2/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff