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

$25.66
-0.13 (-0.50 %)
(As of 02/17/2020 04:07 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$25.03
Now: $25.66
$25.94
50-Day Range
$25.66
MA: $27.99
$30.06
52-Week Range
$18.54
Now: $25.66
$39.53
Volume1.29 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio3.96
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryGeneral Merchandise Stores
SectorN/A
CUSIP08930210
WebN/A
PhoneN/A

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Annual SalesN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees35,600
Next Earnings Date2/27/2020 (Confirmed)
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 declared 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.68%. 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 initiated a stock repurchase program on Friday, March 8th 2019, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 3.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Big Lots' earnings last quarter?

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, December, 6th. The company reported ($0.18) EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.20) by $0.02. The business had revenue of $1.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.16 billion. The firm's revenue was up 1.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned ($0.16) EPS. View Big Lots' Earnings History.

When is Big Lots' next earnings date?

Big Lots is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 27th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Big Lots.

How can I listen to Big Lots' earnings call?

Big Lots will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 27th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

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

Big Lots issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Friday, December, 6th. The company provided earnings per share 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 12 month price targets for Big Lots' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Big Lots' share price to reach $30.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 20.4% 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?

News headlines about BIG stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Big Lots earned a media sentiment score of 1.8 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Big Lots.

Are investors shorting Big Lots?

Big Lots saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 7,300,000 shares, a decline of 10.2% from the December 31st total of 8,130,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,660,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.4 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 Fred's (FRED), Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Target (TGT) and Tuesday Morning (TUES).

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), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), NVIDIA (NVDA), Dollar General (DG), Micron Technology (MU), General Electric (GE), 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include LSV Asset Management (6.10%), Prudential Financial Inc. (4.48%), State Street Corp (3.67%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.00%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (1.31%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.97%). 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 Oxford Asset Management LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Prudential Financial Inc., Blueshift Asset Management LLC, Endurance Wealth Management Inc., Credit Suisse AG, State of Tennessee Treasury Department and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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 Ancora Advisors LLC, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, New York State Common Retirement Fund and Trexquant Investment LP. 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 $25.66.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Big Lots (NYSE BIG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  634 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  653 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,287
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 2/17/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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