NYSE:BIG - Big Lots Stock Price, News & Analysis

$20.45
+0.32 (+1.59 %)
(As of 08/16/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$19.83
Now: $20.45
$21.76
50-Day Range
$19.84
MA: $25.17
$28.64
52-Week Range
$19.83
Now: $20.45
$50.35
Volume838,300 shs
Average Volume1.23 million shs
Market Capitalization$797.75 million
P/E Ratio5.06
Dividend Yield5.56%
Beta1.38
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$5.24 billion
Cash Flow$6.6181 per share
Book Value$17.31 per share

Profitability

Net Income$156.89 million

Miscellaneous

Employees35,600
Market Cap$797.75 million
Next Earnings Date8/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Big Lots' stock symbol?

Big Lots trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BIG."

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

Big Lots declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 31st. Investors of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, June 28th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 5.87%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. View Big Lots' Dividend History.

How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

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

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 31st. The company reported $0.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.70 by $0.22. The company earned $1.30 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.29 billion. Big Lots had a return on equity of 25.61% and a net margin of 2.68%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.95 EPS. View Big Lots' Earnings History.

When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Big Lots.

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

Big Lots updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Friday, May, 31st. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.70-3.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.64.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

10 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Big Lots' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' stock price to reach $34.20 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 67.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Big Lots.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Big Lots?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Big Lots.

Has Big Lots been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about BIG stock has been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. 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 daily sentiment score of -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Big Lots.

Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a decrease in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 5,877,800 shares, a decrease of 7.6% from the June 30th total of 6,358,700 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,370,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.3 days. Currently, 14.9% of the shares of the stock are sold short. 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 Global Medical REIT (GMRE), General Electric (GE), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Tesla (TSLA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Home Depot (HD) and Square (SQ).

Who are Big Lots' key executives?

Big Lots' management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Big Lots' major shareholders?

Big Lots' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (11.04%), LSV Asset Management (6.45%), Prudential Financial Inc. (4.16%), Invesco Ltd. (3.03%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.30%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include Bruce K Thorn, David J Campisi, Jeffrey Paul Berger, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano, Ronald A Robins Jr, Stephen M Haffer and Timothy A Johnson. 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 Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bessemer Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Bank of America Corp DE and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots company stock in the last year include Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano and Stephen M Haffer. View Insider Buying and Selling for Big Lots.

Which institutional investors are buying Big Lots stock?

BIG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Edgestream Partners L.P. and Capital Fund Management S.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Big Lots' stock price today?

One share of BIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.45.

How big of a company is Big Lots?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $797.75 million and generates $5.24 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $156.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.04 on an earnings per share basis. Big Lots employs 35,600 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Big Lots.

What is Big Lots' official website?

The official website for Big Lots is http://www.biglots.com/.

How can I contact Big Lots?

Big Lots' mailing address is 4900 E. DUBLIN GRANVILLE ROAD, COLUMBUS OH, 43081. The company can be reached via phone at 614-278-6800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Big Lots (NYSE BIG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  586 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  597 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,183
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Big Lots and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BIG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BIG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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