Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) is set to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Thursday, March 1st. Big Lots has set its FY18 guidance at $4.23-4.28 EPS.
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) last released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, December 1st. The company reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.02. Big Lots had a net margin of 3.36% and a return on equity of 30.17%. The business had revenue of $1.11 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.11 billion. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.04 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up .5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Big Lots to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.
Big Lots (NYSE BIG) opened at $56.79 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 1.66 and a quick ratio of 0.24. Big Lots has a 52-week low of $45.10 and a 52-week high of $64.42. The firm has a market cap of $2,390.00, a P/E ratio of 14.49, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.84 and a beta of 0.95.
In other news, insider Timothy A. Johnson sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total transaction of $1,100,000.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 65,649 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,610,695. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Jeffrey Paul Berger sold 6,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $58.00, for a total transaction of $348,000.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 7,566 shares in the company, valued at $438,828. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.70% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Big Lots Company Profile
Big Lots, Inc is a non-traditional, discount retailer operating in the United States. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated a total of 1,432 stores. The Company operates through the discount retailing segment. As of January 28, 2017, the Company’s stores are located at various states of the United States, such as Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Washington.
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