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

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG): $39.80

0.06 (+0.15%)

POWR Rating

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  • Value is the dimension where BIG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 99.52% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BIG is in Sentiment, which has been heading down over the past 163 days.
  • BIG's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 1.02% of US stocks).

BIG Stock Summary

  • Big Lots Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 94.18% of US listed stocks.
  • BIG's price/sales ratio is 0.2; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 2.87% of US stocks.
  • Big Lots Inc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 43.68%, greater than the shareholder yield of 95.34% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BIG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are TESS, ODP, LFVN, VNCE, and GTS.
  • BIG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Big Lots Inc's official 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 year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 96.66%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 384.35%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 28.26%.
Over the past 15 months, BIG's revenue has gone up $298,181,000.

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
2021-09-30 6,156.497 207.645 225.926
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

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 85.3% of graded US stocks.
  • BIG's asset turnover comes in at 1.54 -- ranking 73rd of 165 Retail stocks.
  • KR, FAST, 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 $53.89 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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BIG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $39.80 52-week high $73.23
Prev. close $39.74 52-week low $39.29
Day low $39.29 Volume 1,403,000
Day high $40.69 Avg. volume 1,174,943
50-day MA $44.92 Dividend yield 3.02%
200-day MA $54.41 Market Cap 1.22B

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.

Here's What's Concerning About Big Lots' (NYSE:BIG) Returns On Capital

Finding a business that has the potential to grow substantially is not easy, but it is possible if we look at a few key...

Yahoo | January 17, 2022

Analysts Are Neutral on These Consumer Goods Stocks: Big Lots (BIG), Albertsons Companies (ACI)

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Big Lots (BIG – Research Report), Albertsons Companies (ACI – Research Report) and Torrid Holdings (CURV – Research Report) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks. Big Lots (BIG) Telsey Advisory analyst Joe Feldman maintained a Hold rating on Big Lots today and set a price target of $53.00. The company's shares closed last Tuesday at $45.66, close to its 52-week low of $40.63. According to, Feldman is a 5-star analyst with an average return of -9.5% and a 26.7% success rate.

Christine Brown on TipRanks | January 12, 2022

Big Lots (BIG) Down Above 6% on Soft Sales Trends in January

Big Lots (BIG) sees weak traffic and sales trends in January. However, long-term growth targets and Operation North Star strategy appear encouraging.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

lululemon (LULU) Trims Q4 View on Omicron Concerns, Stock Dips

lululemon (LULU) cuts fourth-quarter fiscal 2021 view on soft trends witnessed in the latter part of the holiday season. It expects revenues and earnings per share at the lower end of the prior view.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

These 2 Retailers Are the Stocks to Watch Monday Night

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) closed with a significant loss, but the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) and Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC) finished closer to unchanged on the day. January is always a key time for the retail sector because the holiday season is one of the biggest revenue generators for companies across the industry. Shares of Abercrombie & Fitch were up nearly 7% in after-hours trading Monday.

Yahoo | January 11, 2022

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BIG Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -10.33%
6-mo -32.29%
1-year -19.94%
3-year 37.17%
5-year -5.15%
YTD -11.65%
2021 7.28%
2020 56.99%
2019 3.60%
2018 -46.88%
2017 14.10%

BIG Dividends

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Big Lots Inc (BIG) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Big Lots Inc (BIG) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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