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Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.09 (-0.17 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $52.09
50-Day Range
MA: $46.26
52-Week Range
Now: $52.09
Volume1.73 million shs
Average Volume1.52 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.93 billion
P/E Ratio3.32
Dividend Yield2.49%
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 1, 2020, it operated 1,404 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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Overall MarketRank

2.26 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 333 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

3rd out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Variety stores
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.32 billion
Cash Flow$7.75 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share


Net Income$242.46 million


Market Cap$1.93 billion
Next Earnings Date2/25/2021 (Estimated)
-0.09 (-0.17 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 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 (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 shares have increased by 211.7% and is now trading at $52.09.
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Is Big Lots a buy right now?

9 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Big Lots?

Wall Street analysts have given Big Lots a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Big Lots wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 25th 2021.
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How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 3rd. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $1.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.35 billion. Big Lots had a return on equity of 26.25% and a net margin of 10.30%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 18.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned ($0.18) 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 4th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, December 30th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.30%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 15th.
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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 2.49%. The dividend payout ratio of Big Lots is 32.70%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Big Lots will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.80% 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 declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Friday, March 8th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often an indication 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 fourth quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 13th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.40-2.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.02.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

9 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Big Lots' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate Big Lots' stock price to reach $53.55 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% 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. Bruce K. Thorn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Jonathan E. Ramsden, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 55, Pay $879.59k)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Robins Jr., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56, Pay $790.87k)
  • Mr. Michael Allen Schlonsky, Exec. VP of HR (Age 53, Pay $872.03k)
  • Mr. Stewart W. Wenerstrom, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Andrew D. Regrut, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Joice Wirkus, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Nicholas E. Padovano, Sr. VP of Store Operations (Age 56)
  • Mr. Andrej Mueller, Exec. VP of Bus. Strategy & Chief Customer Officer (Age 43)
  • Mr. Eddie Burt, Sr. VP of Supply Chain

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 Bay Rivers Group (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.05%), Lavaca Capital LLC (0.01%) and Sowell Financial Services LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include 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 Sowell Financial Services LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Lavaca Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots company stock in the last year include Lisa M Bachmann, and Nicholas E Padovano.
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Which major investors are buying Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bay Rivers Group, and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc..
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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.

What is Big Lots' stock price today?

One share of BIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.09.

How big of a company is Big Lots?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $1.93 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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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