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$38.71
Previous Close
$38.61
Day High
$39.59
Day Low
$38.63
52 Week High
11/28/14 - $51.75
52 Week Low
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Market Cap
2.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.4M
EPS TTM
$2.29
Shares Outstanding
53.5M
EX-Date
12/12/14
P/E TM
17.2x
Dividend
$0.68
Dividend Yield
1.30%
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Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a broadline closeout 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 flooring 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 that includes electronics, jewelry, apparel, hosiery, and infant accessories departments. As of December 20, 2014, it operated 1,495 stores in 48 states. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

13,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/14
Founded in 1967

big lots inc (BIG) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $678.5K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $452.9K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $620.4K
Senior Vice President of Distribution and Tra...
Total Annual Compensation: $337.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

big lots inc (BIG) Key Developments

Big Lots to Close its Store at 3320 Division St. Cloud

Big Lots Inc. announced that Big Lots at 3320 Division St. will be closing soon, possibly by the end of the month. The St. Cloud store, which covers about 25,000 square feet, opened in July 2000 and employed about 30 people at the time. The closest Big Lots store to St. Cloud is in Maple Grove.

Big Lots, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended November 1, 2014; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fourth Quarter of Fiscal 2015; Affirms Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015

Big Lots Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended November 2, 2013. For the quarter, net sales were $1,107,095,000 against $1,104,918,000 against a year ago. Operating loss was $4,057,000 against $2,865,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $4,813,000 against $3,899,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $3,115,000 or $0.06 per basic and diluted share against $1,948,000 or $0.03 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net loss was $3,441,000 or $0.06 per basic and diluted share against $9,517,000 or $0.17 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $94,791,000 against $153,116,000 a year ago. CapEx for the third quarter totaled $36.1 million compared to $32 million last year. For the nine months, net sales were $3,583,729,000 against $3,552,843,000 against a year ago. Operating profit was $71,070,000 against $95,076,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $69,454,000 against $92,575,000 a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $42,678,000 or $0.77 per basic and diluted share against $57,061,000 or $0.99 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net income was $19,845,000 or $0.35 per and diluted share against $40,942,000 or $0.71 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash from operating activities was $62,378,000 against net cash used in operating activities of $71,098,000 a year ago. On a year-to-date basis, CapEx totaled $74.6 million versus $83.7 million a year ago. The company updates earnings guidance for fourth quarter fiscal 2015, the company expects income from continuing operations to be in the range of $1.70 to $1.80 per diluted share. This guidance compares to previous guidance of $1.70 to $1.76 per diluted share. Comparable store sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 are estimated to increase in the low single digit range. The company affirmed earnings guidance for fiscal 2015, the company expects income from continuing operations in the range of $2.40 to $2.50 per diluted share, adjusted income from continuing U.S. operations of $2.45 per diluted share for fiscal 2013 (non-GAAP). This outlook is based on comparable store sales in the range of 1% to 2%. The company estimates this financial performance will result in cash flow (defined as cash provided by operating activities less cash used in investing activities) of approximately $250 million from continuing U.S. operations.

Big Lots Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock Payable on December 30, 2014

Big Lots Inc. announced that, on December 3, 2014, Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.17 per common share. The dividend will be paid on December 30, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 16, 2014.

 

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