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Executive Summary

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Undervalued average dividend payer.

Risks

  • Big Lots has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

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Share Price & News

How has Big Lots's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-6.1%

NYSE:BIG

-0.9%

US Multiline Retail

0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

-57.7%

NYSE:BIG

-8.5%

US Multiline Retail

-0.7%

US Market

BIG underperformed the Multiline Retail industry which returned -6.9% over the past year.

BIG underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 0.3% over the past year.


Share holder returns

BIGIndustryMarket
7 Day-6.1%-0.9%0.2%
30 Day-21.6%-7.3%-2.7%
90 Day-33.0%0.6%1.6%
1 Year-56.1%-57.7%-6.2%-8.5%1.6%-0.7%
3 Year-60.1%-63.1%11.6%3.9%40.0%30.9%
5 Year-52.2%-57.2%24.7%9.3%53.8%36.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Big Lots's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Big Lots undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

>50%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Big Lots's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Big Lots's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a substantial discount (> 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Big Lots is good value based on earnings compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average.

Big Lots is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Big Lots, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Big Lots is good value based on assets compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Big Lots expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

2.3%

Forecasted annual revenue growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Big Lots's revenue is expected to grow by 2.3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Big Lots's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

Big Lots's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

Big Lots's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

Big Lots's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Big Lots will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Big Lots performed over the past 5 years?

4.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Big Lots's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years, however the most recent earnings are below average.

Big Lots's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the 5-year average.

Big Lots's 1-year earnings growth is negative, it can't be compared to the US Multiline Retail industry average.


Return on Equity

Big Lots has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).


Return on Assets

Big Lots used its assets less efficiently than the US Multiline Retail industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Big Lots's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Big Lots's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Big Lots is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Big Lots's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Big Lots's level of debt (72.6%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (6.4% vs 72.6% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (41.4%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 18.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is covered by short term assets, assets are 2.3x debt.


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Dividend

What is Big Lots's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

6.10%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Big Lots's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.48%).

Big Lots's dividend is above the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.83%).

Whilst dividend payments have been stable, Big Lots has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Dividend payments have increased, but Big Lots only paid a dividend in the past 5 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.9x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be well covered by earnings (3.1x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of Big Lots's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

4.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bruce Thorn (52yo)

0.9yrs

Tenure

US$4,986,177

Compensation

Mr. Bruce K. Thorn has been Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Big Lots, Inc. since September, 2018. He had been President of Tailored Brands, Inc. since March 22, 2017 until 2018 and its C ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Bruce's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Insufficient data for Bruce to compare compensation growth.


Management Age and Tenure

4.0yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Big Lots management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Big Lots board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$250,38517 Dec 18
Bruce Thorn
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, President & Director
Shares8,500
Max PriceUS$29.46

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Lisa Bachmann (58yo)

    Executive VP and Chief Merchandising & Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 4.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.29m
  • Rocky Robins (55yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$1.94m
  • Bruce Thorn (52yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.99m
  • Tim, TJ Johnson (51yo)

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.39m
  • Jonathan Ramsden (54yo)

    Executive VP & Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Mike Schlonsky (52yo)

    Executive Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 4.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$2.27m
  • Andy Regrut

    Vice President of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Nick Padovano (55yo)

    Senior Vice President of Store Operations

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
  • Stephen Haffer (53yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Customer Officer

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs

Board Members

  • Christopher McCormick (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$219.34k
  • Marla Gottschalk (58yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$309.20k
  • Cindie Jamison (59yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$314.98k
  • Bruce Thorn (52yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 0.9yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.99m
  • Nancy Reardon (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$299.58k
  • Jeffrey Berger (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 13.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$278.98k
  • James Chambers (62yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 0.0yrs
    • Compensation: US$427.48k
  • Wendy Schoppert (53yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$280.68k
  • Sebastian DiGrande (51yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: US$247.47k

Company Information

Big Lots, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Big Lots, Inc.
  • Ticker: BIG
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1967
  • Industry: General Merchandise Stores
  • Sector: Retail
  • Market Cap: US$800.441m
  • Shares outstanding: 39.01m
  • Website: https://www.biglots.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Big Lots, Inc.
  • 4900 East Dublin Granville Road
  • Columbus
  • Ohio
  • 43081
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BIGNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesUSUSDJun 1985
4B3DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon SharesDEEURJun 1985
0HN5LSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon SharesGBUSDJun 1985

Biography

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that includes upholster ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/20 23:33
End of Day Share Price2019/08/20 00:00
Earnings2019/05/04
Annual Earnings2019/02/02


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.