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NYSE:BIGBig Lots Stock Price, Forecast & News

$40.40
-0.56 (-1.37 %)
(As of 07/10/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.34
Now: $40.40
$40.93
50-Day Range
$32.43
MA: $36.92
$43.14
52-Week Range
$10.13
Now: $40.40
$44.90
Volume1.23 million shs
Average Volume2.32 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.58 billion
P/E Ratio5.72
Dividend Yield2.93%
Beta2.39
Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that includes upholstery, mattress, case goods, and ready-to-assemble departments; seasonal category, which comprises Christmas trim, lawn and garden, summer, 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, and specialty foods departments. It also provides merchandise under the consumables category, which comprises health, beauty and cosmetics, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, and home maintenance departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category consisting of electronics, toys, jewelry, and hosiery departments. As of February 2, 2019, it operated 1,401 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.01 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
CUSIP08930210
Phone614-278-6800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.32 billion
Cash Flow$7.08 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$242.46 million

Miscellaneous

Employees34,000
Market Cap$1.58 billion
Next Earnings Date9/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Big Lots' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $16.71 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BIG stock has increased by 141.8% and is now trading at $40.40. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Big Lots?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Big Lots.

When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, September 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Big Lots.

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 29th. The company reported $1.26 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.86. The business earned $1.44 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.32 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 5.05% and a return on equity of 19.99%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.92 earnings per share. View Big Lots' earnings history.

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

Big Lots announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, June 26th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 11th. View Big Lots' dividend history.

How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Friday, March 8th 2019, which allows the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Big Lots updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Friday, June, 26th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.50-2.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.84.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Big Lots' stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' share price to reach $38.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%. View analysts' price targets for Big Lots.

Has Big Lots been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BIG stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Big Lots earned a media sentiment score of -1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View the latest news about Big Lots.

Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 8,150,000 shares, an increase of 12.1% from the June 15th total of 7,270,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,970,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.1 days. Currently, 21.3% of the company's stock are short sold. View Big Lots' Current Options Chain.

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 General Electric (GE), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), AT&T (T), Home Depot (HD), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are Big Lots' key executives?

Big Lots' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Timothy A. Johnson, Exec. VP, Chief Admin. Officer & CFO (Age 51)
  • Ms. Lisa M. Bachmann, Exec. VP and Chief Merchandising & Operating Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Robins Jr., Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael Allen Schlonsky, Exec. VP of HR & Store Operations (Age 52)
  • Mr. Bruce K. Thorn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52)

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt (0.06%), Unison Advisors LLC (0.02%) and 6 Meridian (0.01%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include Bruce K Thorn, Lisa M Bachmann, Marla C Gottschalk, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano, Ronald A Robins Jr and Stephen M Haffer. View institutional ownership trends for Big Lots.

Which institutional investors are selling Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 6 Meridian. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots company stock in the last year include Lisa M Bachmann, Nicholas E Padovano, and Ronald A Robins Jr. View insider buying and selling activity for Big Lots.

Which institutional investors are buying Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Unison Advisors LLC, and Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt. Company insiders that have bought Big Lots stock in the last two years include Bruce K Thorn, and Marla C Gottschalk. View insider buying and selling activity for Big Lots.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Big Lots' stock price today?

One share of BIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.40.

How big of a company is Big Lots?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $1.58 billion and generates $5.32 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $242.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.67 on an earnings per share basis. Big Lots employs 34,000 workers across the globe.

What is Big Lots' official website?

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

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/11/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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