Big Lots, Inc. is a non-traditional, discount retailer operating in the United States. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated a total of 1,432 stores. The Company operates through the discount retailing segment. As of January 28, 2017, the Company's stores are located at various states of the United States, such as Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Washington. The Company's merchandise categories include Furniture, Seasonal, Soft Home, Food, Consumables, Hard Home, and Electronics, Toys, & Accessories.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: Retail/Wholesale
- Industry: Discount, Variety Stores
- Sub-Industry: General Merchandise Stores
- Symbol: NYSE:BIG
- CUSIP: 08930210
- Web: www.biglots.com
- Market Cap: $2.1 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 44,786,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: $48.76
- 200 Day Moving Avg: $50.35
- 52 Week Range: $41.61 - $56.54
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.107
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.72
- P/E Growth: 1.050
- Annual Revenue: $5.2 billion
- Price / Sales: 0.40
- Book Value: $14.70 per share
- Price / Book: 3.19
- Annual Dividend: $0.84
- Dividend Yield: 2.1%
- EBIDTA: $356.39 million
- 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%
- Average Volume: 1.12 million shs.
- Beta: 0.89
- Short Ratio: 9.36
Frequently Asked Questions for Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)
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, March 3rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Friday, March 31st. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 15th. This is an increase from Big Lots's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Big Lots' Dividend History.
How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?
Big Lots announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, April 11th 2017, which allows the company to buyback $150,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 6.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?
Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, March, 3rd. The company reported $2.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.22 by $0.04. The company earned $1.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.59 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 3.02% and a return on equity of 27.08%. Big Lots's revenue was down .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $2.00 earnings per share. View Big Lots' Earnings History.
When will Big Lots make its next earnings announcement?
What guidance has Big Lots issued on next quarter's earnings?
Big Lots issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday, March, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.95-4.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.00. Big Lots also updated its Q1 guidance to $0.95-1.05 EPS.
Where is Big Lots' stock going? Where will Big Lots' stock price be in 2017?
13 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Big Lots' shares. Their predictions range from $42.00 to $64.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' share price to reach $55.82 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Big Lots.
Who are some of Big Lots' key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Big Lots include Signet Jewelers (SIG), Wendys Co (WEN), AutoNation (AN), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Rite Aid (RAD), Penske Automotive Group (PAG), Michaels Companies (MIK), Cabelas (CAB), CST Brands (CST), Tech Data Corp (TECD), Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Sprouts Farmers Market (SFM), Jack in the Box (JACK), Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN), Performance Food Group Co (PFGC), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Five Below (FIVE) and Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY).
Who owns Big Lots stock?
Big Lots' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.22%), LSV Asset Management (4.93%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.89%), State Street Corp (3.60%) and Sasco Capital Inc. CT (3.43%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include Andrew D Stein, David J Campisi, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Philip E Mallott, Ronald A Robins Jr, Russell Solt and Timothy A Johnson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Big Lots.
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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Acadian Asset Management LLC, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Sasco Capital Inc. CT, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Bank of Montreal Can and Capital Fund Management S.A.. 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, Ronald A Robins Jr, Russell Solt and Timothy A Johnson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Big Lots.
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 BlackRock Inc., UBS Asset Management Americas Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Old Mutual Global Investors UK Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd and Marshall Wace North America L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Big Lots.
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 $46.95.