Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG)’s traded shares stood at 1.64 million during the last session, with the company’s beta value hitting 2.01. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $12.82, to imply a decrease of -3.03% or -$0.4 in intraday trading. The BIG share’s 52-week high remains $40.45, putting it -215.52% down since that peak but still an impressive -0.39% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $12.87. The company has a valuation of $379.09M, with an average of 1.74 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 1.23 million shares over the past 3 months.
Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG) trade information
After registering a -3.03% downside in the last session, Big Lots Inc. (BIG) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 14.26 this Thursday, 03/16/23, dropping -3.03% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is -8.75%, and -22.77% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is -12.79%. Short interest in Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG) saw shorts transact 8.22 million shares and set a 7.11 days time to cover.
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Big Lots Inc. (BIG) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing Big Lots Inc. share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has outperformed competitors. Big Lots Inc. (BIG) shares are -38.78% down over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate higher than industry average at 32.89% against 18.20%. Revenue is forecast to shrink -142.30% this quarter before jumping 166.70% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will shrink -11.00% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 8 analysts is $1.55 billion. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Apr 2023, a total of 7 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $1.37 billion.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $1.73 billion and $1.37 billion respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to fall -10.50% before dropping -0.50% in the following quarter.
Big Lots Inc. has its next earnings report out between May 25 and May 29. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. Big Lots Inc. has a forward dividend ratio of 1.20, with the share yield ticking at 9.36% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG)’s Major holders
Big Lots Inc. insiders hold 2.70% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 111.62% of the shares at 114.73% float percentage. In total, 111.62% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Blackrock Inc. As of Sep 29, 2022, the company held over 4.93 million shares (or 17.01% of shares), all amounting to roughly $76.89 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is FMR, LLC with 4.34 million shares, or about 14.99% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Sep 29, 2022, these shares were worth $67.75 million.
We also have iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF and Fidelity Low-Priced Stock Fund as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the Big Lots Inc. (BIG) shares. Going by data provided on Dec 30, 2022, iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF holds roughly 2.15 million shares. This is just over 7.43% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $31.62 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 1.74 million, or 6.02% of the shares, all valued at about 34.01 million.