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Big Lots
BIG

$3.64
1.62%
 

About: Big Lots Inc is principally engaged in operating discount retail stores. The company provides a broad range of merchandise, including food, consumables, soft home products, hard home products, furniture, electronics and accessories, and seasonal products. The company sources the merchandise from traditional and close-out channels. In addition to merchandise, the company sells gift cards, issues merchandise credits, and more. The company operates stores throughout the United States, with around one-third of its stores in California, Texas, Ohio, and Florida.

Employees: 30,300

0
Funds holding %
of 6,474 funds
0
Analysts bullish %
of 8 analysts
0
News positive %
of 4 articles

Fund manager confidence

Based on 2023 Q4 SEC filings by fund managers ($100M+ AUM)

63% more capital invested

Capital invested by funds: $93.9M [Q3] → $153M (+$58.8M) [Q4]

14% more first-time investments, than exits

New positions opened: 25 | Existing positions closed: 22

4.86% more ownership

Funds ownership: 62.96% [Q3] → 67.82% (+4.86%) [Q4]

2% more funds holding

Funds holding: 122 [Q3] → 125 (+3) [Q4]

10% less repeat investments, than reductions

Existing positions increased: 37 | Existing positions reduced: 41

42% less call options, than puts

Call options by funds: $10.7M | Put options by funds: $18.6M

Research analyst outlook

8 Wall Street Analysts provided 1 year price forecasts over the past 6 months

Low target
$1
73%
downside
Avg. target
$4.5
24%
upside
High target
$7
92%
upside

8 analyst ratings

positive
0%
neutral
63%
negative
38%
Piper Sandler
Peter Keith
18%downside
$3
Underweight
Maintained
8 Mar 2024
Telsey Advisory Group
Joseph Feldman
37%upside
$5
Market Perform
Reiterated
8 Mar 2024
Telsey Advisory Group
Joseph Feldman
37%upside
$5
Market Perform
Maintained
13 Feb 2024
Loop Capital
Anthony Chukumba
73%downside
$1
Sell
Downgraded
12 Feb 2024
Telsey Advisory Group
Joseph Feldman
92%upside
$7
Market Perform
Maintained
12 Dec 2023

Financial journalist opinion

Based on 4 articles about BIG published over the past 30 days