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NYSE:BIG

Big Lots - BIG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.50
+0.28 (+1.46%)
(As of 11/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.79
$19.91
50-Day Range
$15.29
$20.18
52-Week Range
$15.16
$50.87
Volume
2.06 million shs
Average Volume
1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$564.37 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
6.24%
Price Target
$20.50

Big Lots MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
1.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.9% Upside
$19.88 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
27.88% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.24mentions of Big Lots in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($4.76) to $0.11 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.06 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

213th out of 216 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

11th out of 11 stocks

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About Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Stock

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 fashion and utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, home organization, area rugs, home décor, and frames departments; and food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, 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; home maintenance and organization products; toys; and accessories category consisting of apparel, electronics, jewelry, apparel, and hosiery departments. As of January 29, 2022, it operated 1,431 stores in 47 states and an e-commerce platform. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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BIG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/03/2021
Ex-Dividend for 9/23 Dividend
9/08/2022
Dividend Payable
9/23/2022
Today
11/30/2022
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
12/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
08930210
Employees
36,200
Year Founded
1967

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$19.88
High Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$9.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.50
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$177.78 million
Pretax Margin
-1.18%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.15 billion
Cash Flow
$11.21 per share
Book Value
$32.99 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,161,000
Market Cap
$564.37 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.98

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Bruce K. ThornMr. Bruce K. Thorn (Age 55)
    CEO, Pres & Director
    Comp: $3.54M
  • Mr. Jonathan E. RamsdenMr. Jonathan E. Ramsden (Age 57)
    Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer
    Comp: $1.45M
  • Mr. Ronald A. Robins Jr. (Age 58)
    Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Governance Officer, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $1.04M
  • Mr. Michael Allen SchlonskyMr. Michael Allen Schlonsky (Age 55)
    Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer
    Comp: $1.09M
  • Mr. Jason N. Judd (Age 45)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Fin. & Treasurer
  • Mr. Matt Weger
    Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. John W. Alpaugh (Age 56)
    Sr. VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Stewart W. Wenerstrom (Age 55)
    Exec. Officer
  • Mr. Nicholas E. Padovano (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & Chief Stores Officer
  • Mr. Andrej Mueller (Age 45)
    Exec. VP of Strategy & Chief Customer Officer













BIG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Big Lots stock right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" BIG shares. 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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What is Big Lots' stock price forecast for 2023?

8 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Big Lots' stock. Their BIG share price forecasts range from $9.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $19.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 4.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have BIG shares performed in 2022?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $45.05 at the start of the year. Since then, BIG shares have decreased by 57.8% and is now trading at $19.01.
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Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totaling 7,760,000 shares, a decrease of 9.9% from the October 15th total of 8,610,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.6 days. Approximately 27.8% of the shares of the company 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, December 1st 2022.
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How can I listen to Big Lots' earnings call?

Big Lots will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 1st 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 "13734153".

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, December, 3rd. The company reported ($0.14) EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.32 billion. Big Lots had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.83% and a negative net margin of 0.86%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.76 earnings per share.

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

Big Lots announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 25th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.31%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th.
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Is Big Lots a good dividend stock?

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.46%. BIG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
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How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, December 3rd 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase up to 17.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

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).

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (17.02%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.22%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.81%), LSV Asset Management (4.95%), State Street Corp (4.49%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.72%). Insiders that own company 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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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 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 $19.01.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) has a market capitalization of $550.15 million and generates $6.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $177.78 million in net income (profit) each year or ($1.81) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Big Lots have?

The company employs 36,200 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Big Lots?

Big Lots' mailing address is 4900 EAST DUBLIN GRANVILLE ROAD, COLUMBUS OH, 43081. The official website for the company is www.biglots.com. The company can be reached via phone at (614) 278-6800, via email at investor_relations@biglots.com, or via fax at 614-278-6676.

This page (NYSE:BIG) was last updated on 11/30/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff