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NYSE:BIG

Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

$40.44
+0.24 (+0.60%)
(As of 01/27/2022 01:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$40.40
$41.51
50-Day Range
$39.74
$49.67
52-Week Range
$39.12
$73.23
Volume
17,720 shs
Average Volume
1.15 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.24 billion
P/E Ratio
6.56
Dividend Yield
2.79%
Beta
2.2
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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.

Headlines

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Trading 2.7% Higher
January 25, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
$1.96 EPS Expected for Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) This Quarter
January 22, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Sets New 12-Month Low at $39.87
January 20, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Price Target Cut to $44.00
January 12, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
Where Big Lots Stands With Analysts
January 12, 2022 |  markets.businessinsider.com
Big Lots discount chain to open 500 stores
January 12, 2022 |  msn.com
Big Lots is opening 500 stores
January 12, 2022 |  edition.cnn.com
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Price Target Cut to $40.00
January 12, 2022 |  americanbankingnews.com
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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
$10.96 per share
Book Value
$34.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$629.19 million
Pretax Margin
4.81%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
29,960,000
Market Cap
$1.24 billion
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
12/03/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/29 Dividend
12/14/2021
Dividend Payable
12/29/2021
Today
1/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/04/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.55 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

87th out of 280 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

7th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.8Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Big Lots a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities 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 price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $16.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BIG stock has increased by 144.7% and is now trading at $40.89.
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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, March 4th 2022.
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How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, December, 3rd. The company reported ($0.14) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.34 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.32 billion. Big Lots had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.03% and a net margin of 3.67%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.76 earnings per share.
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How often does Big Lots pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Big Lots?

Big Lots announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 3rd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, December 29th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 14th.
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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 2.79%. The dividend payout ratio of Big Lots is 19.48%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Big Lots will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.35% 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 announced that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Friday, December 3rd 2021, which authorizes the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes 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 leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Big Lots issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Monday, January, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.80-1.95 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $2.17.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

8 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Big Lots' shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $54.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' stock price to reach $46.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.3% 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.17%), National Bank of Canada FI (0.16%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%), Foster & Motley Inc. (0.07%), AdvisorNet Financial Inc (0.07%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include James R Chambers, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky and Nicholas E Padovano.
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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 Hennessy Advisors Inc., Foster & Motley Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, AdvisorNet Financial Inc, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Hancock Whitney Corp, and Signaturefd 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including National Bank of Canada FI, Fieldpoint Private Securities LLC, Econ Financial Services Corp, and Cutler Group LP.
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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 $40.89.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and generates $6.20 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $629.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.16 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 1/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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