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$63.68
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$63.33
Now: $63.68
$65.52
50-Day Range
$44.48
MA: $56.49
$66.11
52-Week Range
$10.13
Now: $63.68
$68.12
Volume19,602 shs
Average Volume1.46 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.36 billion
P/E Ratio4.06
Dividend Yield1.89%
Beta2.39

Competitors

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) Vs. WMT, COST, TGT, DG, DLTR, and FIVE

Should you be buying BIG stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "variety stores" are considered alternatives and competitors to Big Lots, including Walmart (WMT), Costco Wholesale (COST), Target (TGT), Dollar General (DG), Dollar Tree (DLTR), and Five Below (FIVE).

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) and Walmart (NYSE:WMT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, earnings, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, valuation and institutional ownership.

Profitability

This table compares Big Lots and Walmart's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Big Lots10.30%26.25%7.61%
Walmart3.30%19.13%6.37%

Dividends

Big Lots pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Walmart pays an annual dividend of $2.16 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Big Lots pays out 32.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Walmart pays out 43.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Walmart has increased its dividend for 45 consecutive years. Big Lots is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and price targets for Big Lots and Walmart, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Big Lots14402.33
Walmart372702.65

Big Lots presently has a consensus price target of $54.8182, indicating a potential downside of 14.02%. Walmart has a consensus price target of $149.5139, indicating a potential upside of 13.23%. Given Walmart's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Walmart is more favorable than Big Lots.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

97.0% of Big Lots shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 29.3% of Walmart shares are held by institutional investors. 0.9% of Big Lots shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 50.4% of Walmart shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Big Lots and Walmart's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Big Lots$5.32 billion0.44$242.46 million$3.6717.35
Walmart$523.96 billion0.71$14.88 billion$4.9326.78

Walmart has higher revenue and earnings than Big Lots. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Walmart, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Big Lots has a beta of 2.39, meaning that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Walmart has a beta of 0.27, meaning that its stock price is 73% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Walmart beats Big Lots on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) and Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Big Lots and Costco Wholesale's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Big Lots10.30%26.25%7.61%
Costco Wholesale2.50%24.50%7.73%

Dividends

Big Lots pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Costco Wholesale pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Big Lots pays out 32.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Costco Wholesale pays out 31.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Costco Wholesale has raised its dividend for 16 consecutive years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Big Lots and Costco Wholesale, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Big Lots14402.33
Costco Wholesale0112002.65

Big Lots presently has a consensus price target of $54.8182, indicating a potential downside of 14.02%. Costco Wholesale has a consensus price target of $386.64, indicating a potential upside of 15.67%. Given Costco Wholesale's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Costco Wholesale is more favorable than Big Lots.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.0% of Big Lots shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Big Lots shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.2% of Costco Wholesale shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Big Lots and Costco Wholesale's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Big Lots$5.32 billion0.44$242.46 million$3.6717.35
Costco Wholesale$166.76 billion0.88$4.00 billion$8.8537.55

Costco Wholesale has higher revenue and earnings than Big Lots. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Costco Wholesale, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Big Lots has a beta of 2.39, indicating that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Costco Wholesale has a beta of 0.66, indicating that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Costco Wholesale beats Big Lots on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) and Target (NYSE:TGT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Big Lots and Target's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Big Lots$5.32 billion0.44$242.46 million$3.6717.35
Target$78.11 billion1.20$3.28 billion$6.3929.19

Target has higher revenue and earnings than Big Lots. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Target, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Big Lots and Target's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Big Lots10.30%26.25%7.61%
Target4.31%34.94%9.18%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Big Lots and Target, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Big Lots14402.33
Target061532.88

Big Lots presently has a consensus price target of $54.8182, indicating a potential downside of 14.02%. Target has a consensus price target of $165.40, indicating a potential downside of 11.61%. Given Target's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Target is more favorable than Big Lots.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.0% of Big Lots shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 79.2% of Target shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Big Lots shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of Target shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk & Volatility

Big Lots has a beta of 2.39, indicating that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Target has a beta of 0.97, indicating that its stock price is 3% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Big Lots pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Target pays an annual dividend of $2.72 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Big Lots pays out 32.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Target pays out 42.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Target has raised its dividend for 50 consecutive years. Big Lots is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Target beats Big Lots on 12 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dollar General (NYSE:DG) and Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dollar General and Big Lots' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dollar General$27.75 billion1.70$1.71 billion$6.7328.58
Big Lots$5.32 billion0.44$242.46 million$3.6717.35

Dollar General has higher revenue and earnings than Big Lots. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dollar General, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Dollar General and Big Lots' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dollar General7.84%36.07%10.22%
Big Lots10.30%26.25%7.61%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Dollar General and Big Lots, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dollar General031622.95
Big Lots14402.33

Dollar General presently has a consensus price target of $230.5909, indicating a potential upside of 20.58%. Big Lots has a consensus price target of $54.8182, indicating a potential downside of 14.02%. Given Dollar General's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Dollar General is more favorable than Big Lots.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.9% of Dollar General shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.0% of Big Lots shares are held by institutional investors. 0.7% of Dollar General shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Big Lots shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility and Risk

Dollar General has a beta of 0.52, indicating that its share price is 48% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Big Lots has a beta of 2.39, indicating that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Dollar General pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. Big Lots pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Dollar General pays out 21.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Big Lots pays out 32.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Dollar General has increased its dividend for 5 consecutive years.

Summary

Dollar General beats Big Lots on 13 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) and Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, earnings, dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.6% of Dollar Tree shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.0% of Big Lots shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Dollar Tree shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Big Lots shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Dollar Tree and Big Lots' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Dollar Tree$23.61 billion0.99$827 million$4.7620.86
Big Lots$5.32 billion0.44$242.46 million$3.6717.35

Dollar Tree has higher revenue and earnings than Big Lots. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dollar Tree, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Dollar Tree and Big Lots' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Dollar Tree3.84%19.05%6.22%
Big Lots10.30%26.25%7.61%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Dollar Tree and Big Lots, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dollar Tree161302.60
Big Lots14402.33

Dollar Tree presently has a consensus price target of $114.9444, indicating a potential upside of 15.37%. Big Lots has a consensus price target of $54.8182, indicating a potential downside of 14.02%. Given Dollar Tree's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Dollar Tree is more favorable than Big Lots.

Risk & Volatility

Dollar Tree has a beta of 0.77, suggesting that its share price is 23% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Big Lots has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its share price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Dollar Tree beats Big Lots on 9 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE) and Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, risk, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

97.0% of Big Lots shares are held by institutional investors. 2.4% of Five Below shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.9% of Big Lots shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Five Below and Big Lots' revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Five Below$1.85 billion5.82$175.06 million$2.9864.54
Big Lots$5.32 billion0.44$242.46 million$3.6717.35

Big Lots has higher revenue and earnings than Five Below. Big Lots is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Five Below, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Five Below and Big Lots' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Five Below6.13%14.72%5.33%
Big Lots10.30%26.25%7.61%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Five Below and Big Lots, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Five Below051602.76
Big Lots14402.33

Five Below presently has a consensus target price of $177.0909, indicating a potential downside of 8.32%. Big Lots has a consensus target price of $54.8182, indicating a potential downside of 14.02%. Given Five Below's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Five Below is more favorable than Big Lots.

Risk & Volatility

Five Below has a beta of 1.19, suggesting that its stock price is 19% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Big Lots has a beta of 2.39, suggesting that its stock price is 139% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Big Lots beats Five Below on 8 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.


Big Lots Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Walmart logo
WMT
Walmart
2.5$132.05+1.6%$367.58 billion$523.96 billion21.06Dividend Announcement
Insider Selling
Decrease in Short Interest
Costco Wholesale logo
COST
Costco Wholesale
2.5$332.31+0.4%$146.62 billion$166.76 billion34.12Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
Target logo
TGT
Target
2.6$186.55+1.7%$91.86 billion$78.11 billion24.71Upcoming Earnings
Dollar General logo
DG
Dollar General
2.3$192.31+1.7%$46.30 billion$27.75 billion19.06
Dollar Tree logo
DLTR
Dollar Tree
1.9$99.29+1.1%$23.10 billion$23.61 billion24.52Upcoming Earnings
Increase in Short Interest
Five Below logo
FIVE
Five Below
1.4$192.34+3.2%$10.40 billion$1.85 billion98.64Gap Down
MINISO Group logo
MNSO
MINISO Group
1.3$27.53+3.1%$8.11 billion$1.28 billion0.00Gap Down
BJ's Wholesale Club logo
BJ
BJ's Wholesale Club
1.2$39.84+0.9%$5.52 billion$13.19 billion15.15Upcoming Earnings
Gap Down
Ollie's Bargain Outlet logo
OLLI
Ollie's Bargain Outlet
1.2$86.46+4.4%$5.41 billion$1.41 billion24.99Gap Down
PriceSmart logo
PSMT
PriceSmart
1.0$98.16+1.7%$2.96 billion$3.33 billion34.93
This page was last updated on 3/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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