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Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.80
-1.30 (-2.54 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$49.01
Now: $49.80
$51.07
50-Day Range
$43.33
MA: $47.74
$53.65
52-Week Range
$10.13
Now: $49.80
$57.24
Volume695,947 shs
Average Volume1.69 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio2.74
Dividend Yield2.30%
Beta2.51
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: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.69 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
CUSIP08930210
Phone614-278-6800
Employees34,000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.32 billion
Cash Flow$6.86 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$242.46 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$1.96 billion
Next Earnings Date12/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$49.80
-1.30 (-2.54 %)
(As of 10/23/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

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. Since then, BIG shares have increased by 198.0% and is now trading at $49.80.
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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."
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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 4th 2020.
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How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) issued its earnings results on Friday, August, 28th. The company reported $2.75 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $2.70 by $0.05. The firm had revenue of $1.64 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.61 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 12.32% and a return on equity of 25.78%. The business's revenue was up 31.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.53 earnings per share.
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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 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 11th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, September 25th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 10th.
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How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Friday, March 8th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Big Lots updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, September, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.50-0.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.21.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

9 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Big Lots' stock. Their forecasts range from $21.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Big Lots' share price to reach $50.09 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price.
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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).

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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (5.44%), Investors Research Corp (0.12%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.09%), Foster & Motley Inc. (0.05%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.04%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). 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.
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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 LSV Asset Management, Alpha Windward LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Investors Research Corp, World Asset Management Inc, and Cerebellum GP LLC. 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.
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Which major investors are buying Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foster & Motley Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Oliver Luxxe Assets LLC, First Midwest Bank Trust Division, USA Financial Portformulas Corp, Pacer Advisors Inc., and Wakefield Asset Management LLLP. Company insiders that have bought Big Lots stock in the last two years include Bruce K Thorn, and Marla C Gottschalk.
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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 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 $49.80.

How big of a company is Big Lots?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $1.96 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 10/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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