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

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG): $46.56

-0.12 (-0.26%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where BIG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 98.88% of US stocks.
  • BIG's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • BIG ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

BIG Stock Summary

  • Big Lots Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.26% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.25, Big Lots Inc has a higher such ratio than merely 3.61% of stocks in our set.
  • Big Lots Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 35.28%, greater than the shareholder yield of 93.31% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BIG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CATO, VPG, BGSF, PLUS, and OLLI.
  • Visit BIG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BIG Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, BIG's price/earnings ratio is 88.96% lower, now standing at 2.5.
  • BIG's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.
  • BIG's price/sales ratio has moved down 0 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BIG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BIG 2021-09-03 0.3 1.3 2.5 3.0
BIG 2021-09-02 0.3 1.3 2.5 3.0
BIG 2021-09-01 0.3 1.3 2.5 3.1
BIG 2021-08-31 0.3 1.3 2.5 3.1
BIG 2021-08-30 0.3 1.4 2.6 3.2
BIG 2021-08-27 0.3 1.4 2.7 3.2

BIG Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 384.35%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 63.35%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at 91.65%.
BIG's revenue has moved up $917,144,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows BIG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 6,198.766 73.123 260.166
2021-03-31 6,385.589 457.521 674.431
2020-12-31 6,199.186 399.349 629.191
2020-09-30 6,068.253 525.832 624.969
2020-06-30 5,858.316 649.069 722.041
2020-03-31 5,466.533 427.656 276.247

BIG's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BIG has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 85.97% of graded US stocks.
  • BIG's asset turnover comes in at 1.54 -- ranking 72nd of 164 Retail stocks.
  • KR, AMZN, and DLTH are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BIG.

The table below shows BIG's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.540 0.399 0.084
2021-05-01 1.553 0.404 0.221
2021-01-30 1.576 0.403 0.210
2020-10-31 1.631 0.403 0.214
2020-08-01 1.662 0.401 0.248
2020-05-02 1.666 0.396 0.096

BIG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BIG, see our BIG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $55.44 Average Broker Recommendation 1.91 (Hold)

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BIG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $46.56 52-week high $73.23
Prev. close $46.68 52-week low $42.05
Day low $46.20 Volume 585,100
Day high $47.01 Avg. volume 930,862
50-day MA $53.46 Dividend yield 2.58%
200-day MA $59.29 Market Cap 1.52B

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.

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Latest BIG News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Big Lots Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BIG as an investment opportunity.

Big Lots Amends Revolving Credit Facility

Big Lots, Inc. (the "Company") announced today that on September 22, 2021 it successfully amended its 2018 $700 million five-year unsecured revolving credit facility. The amendment provides more favorable pricing, expands the types of permitted financing arrangements, and provides more flexibility to support the company's future capital allocation priorities.

Yahoo | September 22, 2021

Big Lots Cut to Neutral as Piper Sandler Eyes Freight, Wage Costs

A 'trifecta of macro headwinds' will hurt Big Lots' 'fundamentals through the first half,' Piper Sandler says.

Yahoo | September 21, 2021

RH, Big Lots, TJX Companies, Kohl's and Skechers U.S.A. highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

RH, Big Lots, TJX Companies, Kohl's and Skechers U.S.A. highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

Yahoo | September 20, 2021

Bear of the Day: Big Lots (BIG)

Inflation and supply chain headwinds are weighing this discount retailer down.

Yahoo | September 20, 2021

Big Lots To Participate In The Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Global Retailing Conferenceb

Big Lots, Inc. announced it will be participating in the Goldman Sachs 28th Annual Global Retailing Conference, which will be a virtual event this year. Bruce Thorn, President and CEO of Big Lots, Jonathan Ramsden, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, []

iCrowdNewswire | September 17, 2021

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BIG Price Returns

1-mo -13.61%
3-mo -28.47%
6-mo -30.22%
1-year 2.29%
3-year 24.57%
5-year 18.39%
YTD 10.12%
2020 56.99%
2019 3.60%
2018 -46.88%
2017 14.10%
2016 32.49%

BIG Dividends

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