Big Lots, Inc. (BIG): Price and Financial Metrics

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)

Today's Latest Price: $55.08 USD

3.41 (6.60%)

Updated Dec 1 7:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 18 in Grocery/Big Box Retailers

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BIG Stock Summary

  • BIG's current price/earnings ratio is 2.81, which is higher than merely 1.87% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of Big Lots Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 99.53% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Over the past twelve months, BIG has reported earnings growth of 453.01%, putting it ahead of 96.81% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BIG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are DYNT, HLG, SENEA, WILC, and OBCI.
  • Visit BIG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

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BIG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $55.08 52-week high $57.24
Prev. close $51.67 52-week low $10.13
Day low $51.39 Volume 1,803,759
Day high $55.29 Avg. volume 1,719,589
50-day MA $49.38 Dividend yield 2.32%
200-day MA $36.62 Market Cap 2.16B

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Company Bio

Big Lots is a discount retailer with product assortments in the merchandise categories of Food, Consumables, Furniture, Seasonal, Soft Home, Hard Home, and Electronics & Accessories. The company was founded in 1967 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

BIG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$55.08$1705.61 3177%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for Big Lots Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that Big Lots Inc ranked in the 93th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 3193% on a DCF basis. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Big Lots Inc, consider:

  • The company's balance sheet shows it gets 54% of its capital from equity, and 46% of its capital from debt. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 20.33% of US equities in the Consumer Defensive sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Big Lots Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 7%; for context, that number is higher than only 1.5% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • BIG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than only 1.5% of tickers in our DCF set.

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Latest BIG News From Around the Web

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Big Lots +5% on guiding Q3 EPS well above consensus

Big Lots (BIG) +5% expects FQ3 EPS of of $0.50 to $0.70.vs.$0.21 consenus.Q3 comparable sales will increase in the mid-teens.This guidance incorporates expected share repurchase activity for Q3....

Seeking Alpha | September 29, 2020

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: McCormick, Walmart, Amazon, Big Lots & more

The stocks making the biggest moves in premarket trading include McCormick, Walmart, Amazon, Big Lots, and more.

CNBC | September 29, 2020

Big Lots Shares Up; Retailer Sees Swing to 3rd-Quarter Profit

Big Lots expects to report a fiscal-third-quarter profit, swinging from a year-earlier loss, on mid-teens higher comparable sales.

The Street | September 29, 2020

Sorrento, Big Lots and Papa John's Rise Premarket | September 29, 2020

Big Lots To Participate In The Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) today announced it will be participating in the Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Conference, which will be a virtual event this year. Bruce Thorn, President & CEO of Big Lots, Jonathan Ramsden, Executive…

PR Newswire | September 9, 2020

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BIG Price Returns

1-mo 16.57%
3-mo 22.59%
6-mo 53.43%
1-year 184.28%
3-year 6.69%
5-year 61.02%
YTD 100.07%
2019 3.60%
2018 -46.88%
2017 14.10%
2016 32.49%
2015 -2.05%

BIG Dividends

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