How Analysts Feel About Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG)?

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q2 2019. Its up 0.18, from 0.93 in 2019Q1. It improved, as 38 investors sold Big Lots, Inc. shares while 54 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 37.05 million shares or 10.16% less from 41.24 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported.
Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 198,682 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Glenmede Trust Communications Na holds 0% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) for 237 shares. Amer Intll Group Inc Incorporated owns 29,869 shares. Kansas-based Dean Cap Mgmt has invested 0.47% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Spark Inv Lc invested in 0.1% or 52,100 shares. Svcs Automobile Association reported 0% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Principal Group has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Capital Fund holds 180,472 shares. Lsv Asset Mgmt stated it has 2.54M shares. Wells Fargo & Mn invested in 0% or 148,619 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company has 128,016 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Co has invested 0.06% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). First Tru Lp invested 0% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Oakworth owns 82 shares. Moreover, Cipher Lp has 0.2% invested in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) for 83,092 shares.

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Big Lots (NYSE:BIG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Big Lots has $44 highest and $2500 lowest target. $37.67’s average target is 65.58% above currents $22.75 stock price. Big Lots had 7 analyst reports since March 19, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 3 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, March 19. Below is a list of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) latest ratings and price target changes.

03/09/2019 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $36.0000 New Target: $25.0000 Maintain
03/06/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Bank Of America
24/05/2019 Broker: Inc. Common Stock Rating: Piper Jaffray New Target: $44.0000 31.0000
21/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Sell Downgrade
01/05/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Hold Downgrade
29/03/2019 Broker: BidaskScore Rating: Buy Upgrade
19/03/2019 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $44 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $22.75. About 1.11 million shares traded. Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) has declined 41.07% since September 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.07% the S&P500.

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $887.61 million. The firm 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 home décor, frames, 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, and home maintenance departments; and furniture category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, and case goods departments. It has a 7.37 P/E ratio. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, and other holiday departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category, including electronics, jewelry, hosiery, toys, and infant accessories departments.

More notable recent Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “28 Stocks Moving in Friday’s Pre-Market Session – Benzinga” on August 30, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “What Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG)? – Yahoo Finance” published on September 11, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Big Lots Q2 2020 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” on August 29, 2019. More interesting news about Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) were released by: Cnbc.com and their article: “5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday – CNBC” published on September 13, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “How Many Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) Shares Have Insiders Sold, In The Last Year? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: September 13, 2019.

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