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NYSE:BIG

Big Lots Stock Forecast, Price & News

$22.81
+0.21 (+0.93%)
(As of 06/28/2022 11:08 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$22.54
$22.95
50-Day Range
$21.08
$38.54
52-Week Range
$20.41
$66.48
Volume
3,474 shs
Average Volume
1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization
$659.67 million
P/E Ratio
10.42
Dividend Yield
5.18%
Price Target
$24.63
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BIG Stock Forecast (MarketRank)

Overall MarketRank

2.70 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

67th out of 283 stocks

Variety Stores Industry

5th out of 12 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.8Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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About Big Lots (NYSE:BIG)

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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Variety stores
Sub-Industry
General Merchandise Stores
CUSIP
08930210
Employees
36,200
Year Founded
1967

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/1 Dividend
3/17/2022
Dividend Payable
4/01/2022
Last Earnings
5/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Today
6/28/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
8/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
1/31/2023

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$24.63
High Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$22.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+8.0%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
1.5
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$177.78 million
Pretax Margin
1.62%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.15 billion
Cash Flow
$10.46 per share
Book Value
$32.99 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,136,000
Market Cap
$659.67 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
2.13

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Big Lots Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Big Lots stock right now?

8 Wall Street 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 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 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Big Lots' shares. Their BIG stock forecasts range from $22.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' stock price to reach $24.63 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.0% from the stock's current price.
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How has Big Lots' stock price performed in 2022?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $45.05 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, BIG stock has decreased by 49.4% and is now trading at $22.81.
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Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a increase in short interest in the month of 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 short-interest ratio is currently 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.
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How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 27th. The company reported ($0.39) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $1.49. The firm earned $1.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.46 billion. Big Lots had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 7.25% and a net margin of 1.22%. Big Lots's revenue was down 15.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $2.62 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, May 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, June 24th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 5.26%. 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 5.18%. 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 100.84% 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 of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Friday, December 3rd 2021, which allows the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in 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 programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

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

Big Lots updated its first quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.100-$1.200 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.280. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

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."

Who are Big Lots' major shareholders?

Big Lots' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (17.66%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.73%), LSV Asset Management (5.85%), Ninety One UK Ltd (4.89%) and State Street Corp (4.59%). 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 Vanguard Group Inc., BlackRock Inc., South Dakota Investment Council, First Trust Advisors LP, LSV Asset Management, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Group One Trading L.P., and Simplex Trading LLC. Company insiders that have sold Big Lots company stock in the last two years include James R Chambers, Lisa M Bachmann, Michael Allen Schlonsky, 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 Deer Park Road Corp, Ninety One UK Ltd, Border to Coast Pensions Partnership Ltd, Victory Capital Management Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, and Pacer Advisors 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.
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What is Big Lots' stock price today?

One share of BIG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.81.

How much money does Big Lots make?

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) has a market capitalization of $659.67 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 [email protected], or via fax at 614-278-6676.

This page (NYSE:BIG) was last updated on 6/28/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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