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NYSE:BIG

Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

$45.70
+0.82 (+1.83%)
(As of 11/26/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$43.25
$45.79
50-Day Range
$42.77
$51.03
52-Week Range
$41.76
$73.23
Volume
632,519 shs
Average Volume
895,427 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.49 billion
P/E Ratio
6.47
Dividend Yield
2.67%
Beta
2.23
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About Big Lots

Big Lots, Inc. engages in the operation of retail stores. It operates through the Discount Retailing segment which includes merchandising categories such as furniture, seasonal, soft home, food, consumables, hard home, and electronics, toys, and accessories. The company was founded by Sol A. Shenk in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
08930210
Employees
37,000
Year Founded
1967

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.20 billion
Cash Flow
$11.69 per share
Book Value
$34.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$629.19 million
Pretax Margin
5.51%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
31,937,000
Market Cap
$1.49 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/26/2021
Ex-Dividend
9/09/2021
Dividend Payable
9/24/2021
Today
11/26/2021
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
12/03/2021
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.89 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

26th out of 274 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

3rd out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.9Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Big Lots a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 6 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Big Lots stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BIG, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Big Lots' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $16.71 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BIG shares have increased by 173.5% and is now trading at $45.70.
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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, December 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to Big Lots' earnings call?

Big Lots will be holding an earnings conference call on Friday, December 3rd 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 "13725023".

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 26th. The company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.12 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $1.46 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.48 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 4.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 21.00%. Big Lots's revenue for the quarter was down 11.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $2.75 EPS.
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How often does Big Lots pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Big Lots?

Big Lots declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 27th. Investors of record on Friday, September 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, September 24th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.63%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 9th.
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Is Big Lots a good dividend stock?

Big Lots pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.67%. Big Lots does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Big Lots is 17.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Big Lots will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.87% next year. This indicates that Big Lots will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase plan on Friday, August 27th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 29.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What guidance has Big Lots issued on next quarter's earnings?

Big Lots issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Friday, September, 24th. The company provided EPS guidance of $5.900-$6.050 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.740. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Big Lots' shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' share price to reach $53.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Big Lots' key executives?

Big Lots' management team includes the following people:
  • Bruce K. Thorn, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jonathan E. Ramsden, EVP, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
  • Gurmeet Singh, Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP
  • Ronald A. Robins, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Jack Pestello, Chief Merchandising Officer & Executive VP

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

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

Who are some of Big Lots' key competitors?

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).

What is Big Lots' stock symbol?

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

Who are Big Lots' major shareholders?

Big Lots' stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (16.68%), LSV Asset Management (5.83%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.72%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.23%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.70%) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (1.54%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include James R Chambers, Lisa M Bachmann, Marla C Gottschalk, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano and Ronald A Robins Jr.
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Which major investors are selling Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Morgan Stanley, NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, LSV Asset Management, Guggenheim Capital LLC, and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots company stock in the last year include James R Chambers, Michael Allen Schlonsky, and Nicholas E Padovano.
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Which major investors are buying Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PEAK6 Investments LLC, BlackRock Inc., Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Jane Street Group LLC, Duality Advisers LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and SG Americas Securities LLC.
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How do I buy shares of Big Lots?

Shares of BIG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Big Lots' stock price today?

One share of BIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $45.70.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion and generates $6.20 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $629.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.06 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Big Lots have?

Big Lots employs 37,000 workers across the globe.

When was Big Lots founded?

Big Lots was founded in 1967.

What is Big Lots' official website?

The official website for Big Lots is www.biglots.com.

Where are Big Lots' headquarters?

How can I contact Big Lots?

Big Lots' mailing address is 4900 EAST DUBLIN GRANVILLE ROAD, COLUMBUS OH, 43081. The company can be reached via phone at (614) 278-6800, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 614-278-6676.


This page was last updated on 11/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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