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Last $46.13 USD
Change Today +0.56 / 1.23%
Volume 737.3K
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big lots inc (BIG) Snapshot

Open
$45.74
Previous Close
$45.57
Day High
$46.53
Day Low
$45.53
52 Week High
11/28/14 - $51.75
52 Week Low
05/29/14 - $36.76
Market Cap
2.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
761.0K
EPS TTM
$2.51
Shares Outstanding
53.9M
EX-Date
03/18/15
P/E TM
18.4x
Dividend
$0.76
Dividend Yield
1.52%
Current Stock Chart for BIG LOTS INC (BIG)

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big lots inc (BIG) Details

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; consumables category, which comprises health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; soft home category that consists of fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and area rugs departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, tools, paint, and home maintenance departments; and furniture and home décor category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, case goods, home décor, and frames departments. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, toys, books, sporting goods, and other holiday departments; and electronics and accessories category, including electronics, jewelry, apparel, hosiery, and infant accessories departments. As of March 6, 2015, it operated 1,461 stores in 48 states. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

12,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/31/15
Founded in 1967

big lots inc (BIG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $942.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $503.8K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $646.2K
Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Senior Vice President of Distribution and Tra...
Total Annual Compensation: $337.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

big lots inc (BIG) Key Developments

Big Lots Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended January 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2016

Big Lots Inc. announced earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended January 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $1,593,349,000 compared with $1,571,912,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $153,418,000 compared with $135,034,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $152,446,000 compared with $134,230,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $93,983,000 or $1.76 per diluted share compared with $84,229,000 or $1.45 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $94,431,000 or $1.77 per diluted share compared with $84,353,000 or $1.45 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $256,184,000 compared with $269,432,000 for the same period a year ago. For the year, the company reported net sales of $5,177,078,000 compared with $5,124,755,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating profit was $224,488,000 compared with $230,110,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $221,900,000 compared with $226,805,000 for the same period a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $136,661,000 or $2.46 per diluted share compared with $141,290,000 or $2.44 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net income was $114,276,000 or $2.06 per diluted share compared with $125,295,000 or $2.16 per diluted share for the same period a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $318,562,000 compared with $198,334,000 for the same period a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the first quarter and full year of fiscal 2016. For the first quarter of fiscal 2016, the company estimates income from continuing operations in the range of $0.55 to $0.60 per diluted share representing a 10% to 20% increase compared to last year's income from continuing operations of $0.50 per diluted share. This guidance assumes a comparable store sales increase in the 1% to 2% range. Forecasting fiscal 2016 income from continuing operations to be $2.75 to $2.90 per diluted share representing a 12% to 18% increase compared to fiscal 2014 income from continuing operations of $2.46 per diluted share. Forecasting comparable store sales to increase in the low single digit range. Forecasting cash flow of approximately $175 million.

Big Lots Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Stock, Payable on April 3, 2015

Big Lots Inc. announced that, on March 4, 2015, board of directors increased the company's quarterly dividend payment rate by approximately 12%, declaring a quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per common share for the first quarter of fiscal 2015. The dividend will be paid on April 3, 2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 20, 2015.

Big Lots Inc. to Report Q4, 2015 Results on Mar 06, 2015

Big Lots Inc. announced that they will report Q4, 2015 results at 8:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Mar 06, 2015

 

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