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

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG): $4.93

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BIG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.93 52-week high $20.91
Prev. close $5.04 52-week low $4.78
Day low $4.88 Volume 999,700
Day high $5.19 Avg. volume 1,845,673
50-day MA $7.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $10.99 Market Cap 143.93M

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  • BIG scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 70.79% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BIG is in Stability, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BIG ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 5th percentile.

BIG Stock Summary

  • BIG LOTS INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 98% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.03, BIG LOTS INC has a higher such ratio than just 0.53% of stocks in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, BIG has reported earnings growth of 808.34%, putting it ahead of 97.95% of US 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 DXYN, VIRC, SGRP, SIF, and FORD.
  • BIG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit BIG LOTS INC's official web site, go to

BIG Valuation Summary

  • BIG's price/sales ratio is 0; this is 100% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • BIG's price/earnings ratio has moved down 32.3 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 2023-09-08 0 0.5 -0.3 -4.4
BIG 2023-09-07 0 0.6 -0.3 -4.4
BIG 2023-09-06 0 0.6 -0.3 -4.4
BIG 2023-09-05 0 0.3 -0.4 -4.6
BIG 2023-09-01 0 0.3 -0.5 -4.7
BIG 2023-08-31 0 0.3 -0.4 -4.6

BIG Growth Metrics

    Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -89.3%.
  • Its 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -80.21%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 374.47%.
BIG's revenue has moved up $334,057,000 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
2022-09-30 5,657.237 -160.983 -148.407
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

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)

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.

4 Important Investor Takeways From Retailers' Q2 Earnings

Last quarter's reports were all over the map, but they actually make a lot of sense when you step back and look at the bigger picture.

Yahoo | September 10, 2023

Inflation May Not Be the Biggest Problem for Retail Stocks Right Now

Inflation is problematic for all businesses. On Aug. 22, Dick's Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS) reported its second-quarter earnings numbers, for the period ending July 29. While the sporting goods retailer's revenue of $3.2 billion was relatively resilient and grew by nearly 4% year over year, the company's bottom line totaled $244 million and was down by a mammoth 23%.

Yahoo | September 7, 2023

Shoppers pull back on 'big ticket' items as furniture, appliance sales lag

Retailers are pointing out the pullback on bigger-ticket item spending.

Yahoo | September 4, 2023

Retail earnings point to consumer pullback on furniture, appliances

Recent earnings reports from retailers such as Big Lots (BIG), Home Depot (HD), Lowe's (LOW), and Best Buy (BBY), showed that consumers are pulling back their spending on big-ticket items like appliances and furniture. Yahoo Finance Markets Reporter Ines Ferre explains the consumer shift to "spending more on services and less on goods," as well as how this spending pullback is causing "some cracks in manufacturing," particularly "for the furniture side," with the shutdown of furniture companies United Furniture and Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams.

Yahoo | August 31, 2023

Why Big Lots Stock Is a Lot Smaller Today

Shares of discount retailer Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) tumbled 12.8% on Wednesday, giving back about half the gains won from Tuesday's big post-earnings stock price rally. Yesterday, if you recall, Big Lots reported a $3.24 per share net loss on a 15% decline in sales to $1.14 billion for its second fiscal quarter of 2023. Bad numbers, to be sure, but it's still better than the $4.12 per share loss and $1.1 billion in sales that Wall Street analysts had predicted.

Yahoo | August 30, 2023

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BIG Price Returns

1-mo -19.58%
3-mo -46.12%
6-mo -52.18%
1-year -72.50%
3-year -88.25%
5-year -85.69%
YTD -65.68%
2022 -65.65%
2021 7.28%
2020 56.99%
2019 3.60%
2018 -46.88%

Continue Researching BIG

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

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