Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.02 (-1.74 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume458,850 shs
Average Volume531,965 shs
Market Capitalization$2.00 billion
P/E Ratio3.34
Dividend Yield2.05%
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About Big Lots

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 patio furniture, gazebos, Christmas trim, 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, and home maintenance departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category consisting of electronics, toys, jewelry, apparel, and hosiery departments. As of March 15, 2021, it operated 1,410 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

2.35 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

40th out of 411 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

5th out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Big Lots a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities 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 3 buy 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Big Lots?

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When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 27th 2021.
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How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 27th. The company reported $2.62 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.69 by $0.93. The business had revenue of $1.63 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.54 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 10.56% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.92%. The firm's revenue was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share.
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How has Big Lots' stock price 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. Since then, BIG stock has increased by 244.8% and is now trading at $57.61.
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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, May 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, June 25th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 10th.
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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 2.05%. Big Lots does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Big Lots is 16.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Big Lots will have a dividend payout ratio of 17.17% next year. This indicates that Big Lots will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Big Lots issued on next quarter's earnings?

Big Lots issued an update on its second quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 22nd. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.000-1.150 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.040. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Big Lots' shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' share price to reach $61.43 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.6% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Big Lots' key executives?

Big Lots' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bruce K. Thorn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 54, Pay $4.06M)
  • Mr. Jonathan E. Ramsden, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.61M)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Robins Jr., Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Governance Officer, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 57, Pay $1.2M)
  • Mr. Michael Allen Schlonsky, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 54, Pay $1.25M)
  • Mr. Jack Anthony Pestello, Exec. VP & Chief Merchandising Officer
  • Mr. Stewart W. Wenerstrom, Sr. VP & Chief Technology Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Joice Wirkus, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Nicholas E. Padovano, Exec. VP & Chief Stores Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Andrej Mueller, Exec. VP of Strategy & Chief Customer Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Gene Eddie Burt II, Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer

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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.15%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.06%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include James R Chambers, Lisa M Bachmann, Marla C Gottschalk, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano and Ronald A Robins Jr.
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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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. 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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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 $57.61.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $2.00 billion and generates $6.20 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $629.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.35 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?

Big Lots is headquartered at 4900 EAST DUBLIN GRANVILLE ROAD, COLUMBUS OH, 43081.

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 7/31/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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