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NYSE:BIG

Big Lots - BIG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$15.76
-1.10 (-6.52%)
(As of 01/30/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$15.73
$16.75
50-Day Range
$13.64
$19.82
52-Week Range
$12.87
$43.90
Volume
1.03 million shs
Average Volume
931,483 shs
Market Capitalization
$456.41 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
7.12%
Price Target
$17.00

Big Lots MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.44 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.9% Upside
$17.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
29.42% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.63mentions of Big Lots in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
Growing
From ($5.90) to ($1.12) Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.42 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

198th out of 214 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

11th out of 11 stocks


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About Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Stock

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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BIG Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/28 Dividend
12/13/2022
Dividend Payable
12/28/2022
Today
1/31/2023
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/02/2023

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
$17.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$9.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.9%
Consensus Rating
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Rating Score (0-4)
1.44
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$177.78 million
Pretax Margin
-3.53%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.15 billion
Cash Flow
$9.97 per share
Book Value
$32.99 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,177,000
Market Cap
$456.41 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.99

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Key Executives

  • Bruce K. ThornBruce K. Thorn
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Jonathan E. RamsdenJonathan E. Ramsden
    EVP, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer
  • Matt Weger
    Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Ronald A. Robins
    Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Margarita Giannantonio
    Chief Merchandising Officer & Executive VP













BIG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Big Lots stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 5 sell ratings and 4 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" BIG shares.
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What is Big Lots' stock price forecast for 2023?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Big Lots' shares. Their BIG share price forecasts range from $9.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $17.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have BIG shares performed in 2023?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $14.70 at the start of the year. Since then, BIG shares have increased by 7.2% and is now trading at $15.76.
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Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 8,310,000 shares, an increase of 9.3% from the November 30th total of 7,600,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 7.4 days. Currently, 29.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 2nd 2023.
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How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, December, 1st. The company reported ($2.99) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($2.92) by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $1.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.21 billion. Big Lots had a negative net margin of 2.62% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.03%.

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

Big Lots declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 14th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, December 28th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.61%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 13th.
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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 7.12%. 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 stock buyback plan on Friday, December 3rd 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase up to 17.5% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Kovitz Investment Group Partners LLC (0.15%), SummerHaven Investment Management LLC (0.12%), Econ Financial Services Corp (0.10%), Sigma Planning Corp (0.09%), Yousif Capital Management LLC (0.08%) and Versor Investments LP (0.07%). Insiders that own company stock include James R Chambers, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky and Nicholas E Padovano.
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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 $15.76.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) has a market capitalization of $456.41 million and generates $6.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $177.78 million in net income (profit) each year or ($5.23) 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 1/31/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff