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

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG): $19.04

-0.78 (-3.94%)

POWR Rating

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  • BIG scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 75.6% of US stocks.
  • BIG's strongest trending metric is Value; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • BIG ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 2nd percentile.

BIG Stock Summary

  • BIG LOTS INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 93.94% of US listed stocks.
  • BIG LOTS INC's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 93.43% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.1, BIG LOTS INC has a higher such ratio than only 1.92% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to BIG LOTS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be CTRN, FOSL, VIRC, IPW, and KIRK.
  • 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/sales ratio is 95% lower, now standing at 0.1.
  • Over the past 243 months, BIG's price/sales ratio has gone down 0.3.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BIG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BIG 2022-11-15 0.1 0.7 -11.7 -45.1
BIG 2022-11-14 0.1 0.6 -11.2 -44.7
BIG 2022-11-11 0.1 0.6 -11.3 -44.7
BIG 2022-11-10 0.1 0.6 -11.1 -44.6
BIG 2022-11-09 0.1 0.5 -9.7 -43.3
BIG 2022-11-08 0.1 0.6 -10.4 -44.0

BIG Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 509.55%.
  • The year over year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -89.94%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -13.72%.
BIG's revenue has moved up $545,568,000 over the prior 49 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
2022-06-30 5,788.612 -83.805 -49.724
2022-03-31 5,899.765 -206.764 72.133
2021-12-31 6,150.603 193.762 177.778
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

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 $19.04 52-week high $50.87
Prev. close $19.82 52-week low $15.16
Day low $19.00 Volume 449,600
Day high $19.77 Avg. volume 1,261,678
50-day MA $17.88 Dividend yield 6.3%
200-day MA $25.87 Market Cap 551.06M

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

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Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Big Lots to Report Third Quarter Results on December 1, 2022

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) today announced it will report the results for the third quarter of fiscal 2022 on Thursday, December 1, 2022. The company will host a conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, December 1 , 2022.

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

Big Lots adds to leadership team

Big Lots has added two members to its leadership team, including a new merchandising chief who brings off-price retailing experience from TJX, the parent company of TJ Maxx and Marshall’s, to the discount chain. Margarita Giannantonio has been named executive vice president and chief merchandising officer for Big Lots, which has 1,440 stores in 48 states.

Yahoo | November 10, 2022

Big Lots Selects Retail Industry Veterans As Next Chief Merchandising Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG), one of America's largest home discount retailers, today announced the appointment of two new members of its leadership team. Off-price retail industry veteran Margarita Giannantonio has been named Chief Merchandising Officer and retail industry brand and performance marketing leader John Alpaugh has joined Big Lots as Chief Marketing Officer.

Yahoo | November 9, 2022

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BIG Price Returns

1-mo 9.05%
3-mo -12.38%
6-mo N/A
1-year -56.62%
3-year 2.67%
5-year -58.34%
YTD -56.30%
2021 7.28%
2020 56.99%
2019 3.60%
2018 -46.88%
2017 14.10%

BIG Dividends

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Continue Researching BIG

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