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

$28.30
-0.48 (-1.67 %)
(As of 01/17/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$27.95
Now: $28.30
$29.16
50-Day Range
$19.13
MA: $27.10
$30.06
52-Week Range
$18.54
Now: $28.30
$39.53
Volume1.05 million shs
Average Volume1.30 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.10 billion
P/E Ratio7.00
Dividend Yield4.17%
Beta1.39
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$6.61 per share
Book Value$17.31 per share

Profitability

Net Income$156.89 million

Miscellaneous

Employees35,600
Market Cap$1.10 billion
Next Earnings Date3/13/2020 (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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 16th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, December 30th. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.24%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 13th. View Big Lots' Dividend History.

How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan 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 buy up to 3.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) issued its earnings results on Friday, December, 6th. The company reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.02. The company earned $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. Big Lots had a net margin of 4.83% and a return on equity of 23.10%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.16) earnings per share. 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, March 13th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Big Lots.

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

Big Lots updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Friday, December, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.40-2.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $2.55.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Big Lots' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Big Lots' stock price to reach $30.90 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.2% 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?

Media stories about BIG stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded 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 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for Big Lots.

Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 7,300,000 shares, a drop of 10.2% from the December 15th total of 8,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,630,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.5 days. Currently, 19.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Big Lots' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Big Lots' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Big Lots include Target (TGT), Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Tuesday Morning (TUES) and Fred's (FRED).

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), Micron Technology (MU), NVIDIA (NVDA), Intel (INTC), Dollar General (DG), General Electric (GE), Home Depot (HD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Netflix (NFLX) and Tesla (TSLA).

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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.31%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.38%), First National Bank of Omaha (0.14%), Endurance Wealth Management Inc. (0.08%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.08%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Big Lots stock include Bruce K Thorn, David J Campisi, Lisa M Bachmann, Marla C Gottschalk, Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano, Ronald A Robins Jr and Stephen M Haffer. 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 Endurance Wealth Management Inc., Tributary Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots company stock in the last year include Michael Allen Schlonsky, Nicholas E Padovano, Ronald A Robins Jr 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 First National Bank of Omaha and 6 Meridian. Company insiders that have bought Big Lots stock in the last two years include Bruce K Thorn and Marla C Gottschalk. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Big Lots' stock price today?

One share of BIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.30.

How big of a company is Big Lots?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $1.10 billion 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 EAST 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:  620 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  636 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,256
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 1/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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