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Big Lots (BIG) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.05 (+1.45%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.14 million shs
Average Volume
1.43 million shs
Market Capitalization
$103.43 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Big Lots MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Strong Sell
1.20 Rating Score
49.8% Upside
$5.25 Price Target
Short Interest
28.38% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.02mentions of Big Lots in the last 14 days
Based on 9 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($10.53) to ($7.65) 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.

1.14 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

156th out of 190 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, home décor, case goods, and ready-to-assemble departments; seasonal category, which comprises patio furniture, gazebos, Christmas trim, lawn and garden, and other holiday departments; soft home category consists of apparel, hosiery, jewelry; frames, fashion and utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textiles, and area rugs departments; and food category that includes beverages and grocery, specialty foods, and candy and snacks departments. It also provides merchandise under the consumables category, which comprises health, beauty and cosmetics, plastics, paper, pet, infant, stationery, and chemical departments; and hard home category, including small appliances, tabletops, food preparation products, home maintenance and organization products, toys, electronics departments, and other offerings. 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
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Variety stores
General Merchandise Stores
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Strong Sell
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
5 Analysts


Net Income
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.72 billion
Book Value
$9.74 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$100.33 million

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BIG Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Big Lots stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities 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 equities research analysts is that investors should "strong sell" BIG shares.
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What is Big Lots' stock price target for 2024?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Big Lots' stock. Their BIG share price targets range from $3.50 to $7.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $5.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.8% 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 start of the year. Since then, BIG shares have decreased by 55.0% and is now trading at $3.5050.
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Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 7,600,000 shares, an increase of 6.3% from the April 15th total of 7,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,480,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 28.4% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 6th 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, June 6th 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 "13746656".

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, March, 7th. The company reported ($0.28) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.23) by $0.05. The company earned $1.43 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.43 billion. Big Lots had a negative net margin of 10.20% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 90.53%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 7.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.28) EPS.

What is Bruce Thorn's approval rating as Big Lots' CEO?

190 employees have rated Big Lots Chief Executive Officer Bruce Thorn on 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.42%), Partnership Wealth Management LLC (1.64%), GSA Capital Partners LLP (1.56%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.98%), BNP Paribas Financial Markets (0.42%) and SG Americas Securities LLC (0.18%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce K Thorn, 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 5/22/2024 by Staff

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