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NYSE:BIGBig Lots Stock Price, Forecast & News

$14.69
+0.71 (+5.08 %)
(As of 04/5/2020 02:27 PM ET)
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$13.70
Now: $14.69
$14.78
50-Day Range
$10.64
MA: $17.80
$25.92
52-Week Range
$10.13
Now: $14.69
$39.53
Volume1.65 million shs
Average Volume2.14 million shs
Market Capitalization$573.50 million
P/E Ratio2.37
Dividend Yield8.58%
Beta1.64
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. 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, greeting cards, and home maintenance departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category consisting of electronics, toys, jewelry, and hosiery departments. As of February 2, 2019, it operated 1,401 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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.59 out of 5 stars


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$5.32 billion
Cash Flow$7.53 per share
Book Value$21.66 per share

Profitability

Net Income$242.46 million

Miscellaneous

Employees35,600
Market Cap$573.50 million
Next Earnings Date5/29/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Big Lots' stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Big Lots' stock was trading at $16.71 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BIG stock has decreased by 12.1% and is now trading at $14.69. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Big Lots?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Big Lots in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Big Lots.

When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, May 29th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Big Lots.

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 27th. The company reported $2.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.52 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $1.61 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.62 billion. Big Lots had a return on equity of 19.91% and a net margin of 4.55%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $2.68 earnings per share. View Big Lots' earnings history.

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

Big Lots announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Investors of record on Friday, March 20th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, April 3rd. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 8.17%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 19th. View Big Lots' dividend history.

How will Big Lots' stock buyback program work?

Big Lots announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase program on Friday, March 8th 2019, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 3.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally 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 FY21 earnings guidance on Thursday, February, 27th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.20-3.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.04.

What price target have analysts set for BIG?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Big Lots' shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate Big Lots' share price to reach $25.40 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 72.9% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Big Lots.

Has Big Lots been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BIG stock have trended very negative recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Big Lots earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines 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 company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutBig Lots.

Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 6,533,000 shares, a decrease of 16.4% from the February 27th total of 7,810,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,980,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Currently, 17.0% of the company's stock are sold short. 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 (FREDQ).

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), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), General Electric (GE), Home Depot (HD), AT&T (T), Dollar General (DG), Netflix (NFLX), Verizon Communications (VZ) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Big Lots' key executives?

Big Lots' management team includes the following 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)

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 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 $14.69.

How big of a company is Big Lots?

Big Lots has a market capitalization of $573.50 million and generates $5.32 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $242.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.67 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]

This page was last updated on 4/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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