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Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.55 (-2.62%)
(As of 07/1/2022 08:44 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.12 million shs
Average Volume
1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization
$590.49 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Big Lots MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
1.50 Rating Score
20.6% Upside
$24.63 Price Target
Short Interest
37.76% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
-0.40mentions of Big Lots in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$147.49 K Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From ($2.34) to $1.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as 30% analysis score, 20% valuation score, 10% short interest score, 10% dividend score, 10% sustainability score, 10% news and social score, and 10% insider trading score.

2.00 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

124th out of 282 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

8th out of 12 stocks

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About Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Stock

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a home discount retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that includes upholstery, mattresses, 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, specialty foods, and pet departments. It also provides merchandise under the consumables category, which comprises health, beauty and cosmetics, plastics, paper, and chemical departments; hard home category, including small appliances, tabletops, and food preparation and stationery products; home maintenance and organization products; toys; and accessories category consisting of apparel, electronics, jewelry, apparel, and hosiery departments. As of January 29, 2022, it operated 1,431 stores in 47 states and an e-commerce platform. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

BIG Stock News Headlines

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Hits New 52-Week Low at $20.13
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Price Target Cut to $22.00
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Sets New 1-Year Low at $21.15
Expert Ratings for Big Lots
Big Lots Is In a Big Hole
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Will Pay A Dividend Of US$0.30
Big Lots Inc. Q1 Earnings Summary
Big Lots Slides On Q1 Net Loss
Big Lots Whale Trades For May 27
J.P. Morgan sees 75% downside for Big Lots shares
Big Lots: Big Drop and Bearish
Big Lots Earnings, Revenue Miss in Q1
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Variety stores
General Merchandise Stores
Year Founded

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
8 Analysts


Net Income
$177.78 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.15 billion
Cash Flow
$10.64 per share
Book Value
$33.90 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$590.49 million

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Big Lots Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Big Lots stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 4 sell ratings and 4 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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What is Big Lots' stock price forecast for 2022?

8 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Big Lots' shares. Their BIG stock forecasts range from $22.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Big Lots' stock price to reach $24.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 20.6% from the stock's current price.
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How has Big Lots' stock performed in 2022?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $45.05 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BIG stock has decreased by 54.7% and is now trading at $20.42.
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Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,920,000 shares, an increase of 22.7% from the May 31st total of 8,900,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,490,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.3 days.
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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 26th 2022.
View our earnings forecast for Big Lots

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its earnings results on Friday, May, 27th. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $1.49. The business earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 1.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.25%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.62 EPS.
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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, May 27th. Investors of record on Friday, June 10th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, June 24th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 9th.
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Is Big Lots a good dividend stock?

Big Lots(NYSE:BIG) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.88%. BIG has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of Big Lots is 54.79%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on EPS estimates, Big Lots will have a dividend payout ratio of 80.00% in the coming year. This indicates that Big Lots may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Friday, December 3rd 2021, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 17.5% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

Who are Big Lots' key executives?

Big Lots' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bruce K. Thorn, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 55, Pay $3.54M)
  • Mr. Jonathan E. Ramsden, Exec. VP, CFO & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 57, Pay $1.45M)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Robins Jr., Exec. VP, Chief Legal & Governance Officer, Gen. Counsel and Corp. Sec. (Age 58, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Michael Allen Schlonsky, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.09M) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jason N. Judd, Sr. VP of Corp. Fin. & Treasurer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Gurmeet Singh, Exec. VP & CTO (Age 53)
  • Ms. Joice Wirkus, Sr. VP of Marketing
  • Mr. Stewart W. Wenerstrom, Exec. Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Nicholas E. Padovano, Exec. VP & Chief Stores Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Andrej Mueller, Exec. VP of Strategy & Chief Customer Officer (Age 45)

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.

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."

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 $20.42.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) has a market capitalization of $590.49 million and generates $6.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $177.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.19 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Big Lots have?

Big Lots employs 36,200 workers across the globe.

When was Big Lots founded?

Big Lots was founded in 1967.

How can I contact Big Lots?

Big Lots' mailing address is 4900 EAST DUBLIN GRANVILLE ROAD, COLUMBUS OH, 43081. The official website for Big Lots is www.biglots.com. The company can be reached via phone at (614) 278-6800, via email at investor_relations@biglots.com, or via fax at 614-278-6676.

This page (NYSE:BIG) was last updated on 7/4/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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