Metric Analysis: Big Lots Inc (BIG)’s Key Ratios in the Limelight

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In the latest session, Big Lots Inc (NYSE: BIG) closed at $1.61 down -4.17% from its previous closing price of $1.68. In other words, the price has decreased by -$4.17 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.19 million shares were traded. BIG stock price reached its highest trading level at $1.7 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $1.51.


For a deeper understanding of Big Lots Inc’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.16 and its Current Ratio is at 1.39. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 29.18 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 26.27.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Telsey Advisory Group on June 07, 2024, Reiterated its Market Perform rating but revised its target price to $2.50 from $5 previously.

On February 12, 2024, Loop Capital Downgraded its rating to Sell which previously was Hold and also lowered its target price recommendation from $6 to $1.

Telsey Advisory Group reiterated its Market Perform rating for the stock on December 12, 2023, while the target price for the stock was revised from $6 to $7.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 01 ’23 when McCormick Christopher J bought 12,000 shares for $6.29 per share. The transaction valued at 75,480 led to the insider holds 50,733 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, BIG now has a Market Capitalization of 49865724 and an Enterprise Value of 2379841024. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.01 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 0.58. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.516 whereas that against EBITDA is -11.874.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for BIG is 2.26, which has changed by -0.8278075 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.23886502 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, BIG has reached a high of $11.06, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $1.65. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -47.37%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -64.71%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, BIG has traded an average of 1.59M shares per day and 2235120 over the past ten days. A total of 29.22M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 28.11M. Insiders hold about 5.30% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 76.97% stake in the company. Shares short for BIG as of 1718323200 were 7968016 with a Short Ratio of 5.01, compared to 1715731200 on 6601801. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7968016 and a Short% of Float of 27.839999999999996.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 5.82.

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