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BIG Shopping Centers TASE:BIG Stock Report

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24 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
BIG fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health0/6

BIG Stock Overview

BIG Shopping Centers Ltd invests in, develops, operates, and manages shopping centers and malls primarily in Israel, the United States, and Serbia.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for BIG Shopping Centers
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₪419.20
52 Week High₪523.70
52 Week Low₪374.60
1 Month Change-6.39%
3 Month Change-15.87%
1 Year Change1.23%
3 Year Change62.61%
5 Year Change69.03%
Change since IPO384.62%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 18
Here's Why BIG Shopping Centers (TLV:BIG) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Here's Why BIG Shopping Centers (TLV:BIG) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

It's common for many investors, especially those who are inexperienced, to buy shares in companies with a good story...

May 31
BIG Shopping Centers (TLV:BIG) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

BIG Shopping Centers (TLV:BIG) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett famously...

Feb 20
Here's Why BIG Shopping Centers (TLV:BIG) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

Here's Why BIG Shopping Centers (TLV:BIG) Has A Meaningful Debt Burden

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

Shareholder Returns

BIGIL Real EstateIL Market

Return vs Industry: BIG underperformed the IL Real Estate industry which returned 6.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BIG underperformed the IL Market which returned 7.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BIG's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BIG volatility
BIG Average Weekly Movement4.9%
Real Estate Industry Average Movement6.1%
Market Average Movement5.7%
10% most volatile stocks in IL Market8.8%
10% least volatile stocks in IL Market3.7%

Stable Share Price: BIG is not significantly more volatile than the rest of IL stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BIG's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1994n/aHay Galis

BIG Shopping Centers Ltd invests in, develops, operates, and manages shopping centers and malls primarily in Israel, the United States, and Serbia. The company also develops logistics, offices, energy, and residential projects. It owns and manages 26 shopping centers and malls in Israel, 25 shopping centers in the United States, and 11 shopping centers in Serbia, as well as 3 logistics centers in France.

BIG Shopping Centers Fundamentals Summary

How do BIG Shopping Centers's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BIG fundamental statistics
Market Cap₪8.87b
Earnings (TTM)₪1.15b
Revenue (TTM)₪2.21b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BIG income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₪663.06m
Gross Profit₪1.54b
Other Expenses₪394.47m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)54.33
Gross Margin69.97%
Net Profit Margin52.10%
Debt/Equity Ratio183.2%

How did BIG perform over the long term?

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Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is BIG undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BIG?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

BIG key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue11.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA19.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does BIG's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

BIG PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for BIG vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average6.7x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BIG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.7x) compared to the peer average (6.7x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does BIG's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Israeli Real Estate Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BIG is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.7x) compared to the IL Real Estate industry average (7.7x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is BIG's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

BIG PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio7.7x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BIG's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of BIG when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: BIG (₪419.2) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₪688.16)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BIG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BIG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is BIG Shopping Centers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Real Estate industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as BIG Shopping Centers has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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Past Performance

How has BIG Shopping Centers performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 4/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BIG has a large one-off gain of ₪1.1B impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: BIG's current net profit margins (52.1%) are higher than last year (19.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BIG's earnings have grown by 16.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: BIG's earnings growth over the past year (501.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (16.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BIG earnings growth over the past year (501.6%) exceeded the Real Estate industry 139.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: BIG's Return on Equity (16.6%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is BIG Shopping Centers's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 0/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BIG's short term assets (₪2.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₪2.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: BIG's short term assets (₪2.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₪15.8B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BIG's net debt to equity ratio (168%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BIG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 130% to 183.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BIG's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.9%).

Interest Coverage: BIG's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is BIG Shopping Centers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BIG's dividend (2.26%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the IL market (2.06%).

High Dividend: BIG's dividend (2.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the IL market (6.24%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BIG's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BIG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.2%), BIG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (33.3%), BIG's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Hay Galis (45 yo)





Mr. Hay Galis has been serves as Chief Executive Officer at BIG Shopping Centers Ltd since July 1, 2019. Mr. Galis served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Big Shopping Centers, Ltd. since July 2016 unt...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Hay's total compensation ($USD900.64K) is below average for companies of similar size in the IL market ($USD1.35M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Hay's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BIG's management team is seasoned and experienced (6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BIG's board of directors are considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 3.8%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

BIG Shopping Centers Ltd's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: BIG Shopping Centers Ltd
  • Ticker: BIG
  • Exchange: TASE
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Real Estate Operating Companies
  • Sector: Real Estate
  • Implied Market Cap: ₪8.874b
  • Shares outstanding: 21.17m
  • Website:


  • BIG Shopping Centers Ltd
  • AMPA Building
  • Floor 8
  • Herzliya
  • Israel


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/23 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.