Shares of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $53.25.
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Based on 6 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Big Lots in the last 3 months. The average price target is $53.50 with a high forecast of $70.00 and a low forecast of $42.00. The average price target represents a -1.42% decrease from the last price of $54.27.
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BIG has been the topic of a number of research reports. Piper Sandler raised their price target on shares of Big Lots from $65.00 to $75.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 29th. Barclays lowered shares of Big Lots from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $42.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, January 7th. Loop Capital decreased their price target on shares of Big Lots from $65.00 to $60.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 14th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on shares of Big Lots from $55.00 to $53.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, January 4th. Finally, Telsey Advisory Group decreased their price target on shares of Big Lots from $73.00 to $60.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, January 14th.
Shares of BIG stock traded up $2.52 during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $53.75. 35,897 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,824,229. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $46.29 and a 200 day moving average of $47.04. The company has a quick ratio of 0.55, a current ratio of 1.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.03. Big Lots has a 52-week low of $10.13 and a 52-week high of $57.24. The company has a market cap of $1.99 billion, a PE ratio of 3.26, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.64 and a beta of 2.39.
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, December 3rd. The company reported $0.76 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.10. Big Lots had a net margin of 10.30% and a return on equity of 26.25%. The business had revenue of $1.38 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.35 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted ($0.18) EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 18.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts predict that Big Lots will post 7.27 EPS for the current year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, December 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 16th were issued a $0.30 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, December 15th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.23%. Big Lots’s payout ratio is 32.70%.
Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Huntington National Bank increased its holdings in shares of Big Lots by 162.3% during the 3rd quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 745 shares of the company’s stock worth $33,000 after buying an additional 461 shares during the last quarter. Glenmede Trust Co. NA increased its holdings in shares of Big Lots by 99.5% during the 2nd quarter. Glenmede Trust Co. NA now owns 766 shares of the company’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 382 shares during the last quarter. USA Financial Portformulas Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Big Lots during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $36,000. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Big Lots by 74.1% during the 3rd quarter. C M Bidwell & Associates Ltd. now owns 1,280 shares of the company’s stock worth $57,000 after buying an additional 545 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. increased its holdings in shares of Big Lots by 851.4% during the 4th quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. now owns 1,703 shares of the company’s stock worth $235,000 after buying an additional 1,524 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 96.95% of the company’s stock.
About Big Lots
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 dÃ©cor, and frames departments; and food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments.
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