FKnol.com

Financial Knowledge & Information Portal

Big Lots (BIG) Company Profile

Updated Sep 9, 2019
Big Lots has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Big Lots, Inc.
Short Name:Big Lots
Trading Ticker Symbol:BIG
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Ohio, OH
Primary Industry Sector:Consumer Services
Seconday Sub-sector:Department Specialty Retail Stores
Main Business Areas: Consumer Services, Department Specialty Retail Stores, Retail Stores, Consumer Defensive, Discount Stores
Dividend Payments:Dividend History

Market and Trading Information for Big Lots

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Big Lots as of writing:
Current Share Price:$24.17
Previous Year's Closing Price:$28.92
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-16.42%
Market Cap:$942.41 million
52-week Price Range:$19.83 - $45.13
Dividend Per Share:$1.2
EPS (TTM):3.09
Price-Earnings (Trailing):7.83
Price-Earnings (Forward):6.2

Company Profile and Business Description for Big Lots

Big Lots, Inc., incorporated on March 12, 2001, is a non-traditional, discount retailer operating in the United States. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated a total of 1,432 stores. The Company operates through the discount retailing segment. As of January 28, 2017, the Company's stores are located at various states of the United States, such as Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Washington.

The Company's merchandise categories include Furniture, Seasonal, Soft Home, Food, Consumables, Hard Home, and Electronics, Toys, & Accessories. The Furniture category includes its upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, and case goods departments. The Seasonal category includes its lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, and other holiday departments. The Soft Home category includes its home decor, frames, fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, home organization, and area rugs departments. The Food category includes its beverage & grocery, candy & snacks, and specialty foods departments. The Consumables category includes its health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments. The Hard Home category includes its small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, and home maintenance departments. The Electronics, Toys, & Accessories category includes its electronics, jewelry, hosiery, toys, and infant accessories departments.

300 Phillipi Rd

Peer / Competitor Companies of Department Specialty Retail Stores Sector

Along with Big Lots, Inc., the following other peer (competitor) companies also exist within the same Department Specialty Retail Stores - Consumer Services sector whose company profile and dividend history is as follows:

▶ Burlington Stores (BURL): Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company offers fashion-focused merchandise, including women's ready-to-wear apparel, accessories, f....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Cencosud (CNCO): Cencosud S.A., incorporated on December 28, 1978, is a multi-brand retailer in South America. The Company operates through six segments: supermarkets, home improvement stores, department stores, shopping centers, financial services ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Costco (COST): Costco Wholesale Corporation, incorporated on May 12, 1987, is engaged in the operation of membership warehouses in the United States and Puerto Rico, Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Japan, Australia, ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dillard's (DDS): Dillard's, Inc. operates retail department stores primarily in the Southeastern, Southwestern, and Midwestern areas of the United States. The company's stores offer a selection of merchandise, includi....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dillard's (DDT): ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dollar General (DG): Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, Midwestern, and eastern United States. The company offers consumable products, inc....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Dollar Tree (DLTR): Dollar Tree, Inc. operates discount variety retail stores in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. The Dollar Tree segment offers merchandise a....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Five Below (FIVE): Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. It offers accessories, including novelty socks, sunglasses, jewelry, scarves, gloves, hair accessories, athletic tops and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Fred's (FRED): Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The company, through its stores, offers health, beauty, and pers....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ JC Penney Holding (JCP): J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCPenney), incorporated on January 22, 2002, is a holding company. The Companys business consists of selling merchandise and services to consumers through its department stores ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Kohl's (KSS): Kohls Corporation (Kohls), incorporated on March 23, 1993, is an operator of department stores. As of January 28, 2017, the Company operated 1,154 Kohls department stores, a Website (www.Kohls.com), 12 ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Macy's (M): Macys, Inc., incorporated on December 13, 1985, is an omnichannel retail company operating stores, Websites and mobile applications under various brands, such as Macys, Bloomingdales and Bluemercury. The Company sells ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI): Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc., incorporated on August 27, 2012, is a retailer of brand name merchandise. The Company offers customers a selection of brand name products, including food, housewares, ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ PriceSmart (PSMT): PriceSmart, Inc., incorporated on August 17, 1994, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the international operation of membership shopping in warehouse clubs. In addition, the Company operates distribution centers and ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears (SHLD): Sears Holdings Corporation, incorporated on November 23, 2004, is an integrated retailer. The Company is the parent company of Kmart Holding Corporation (Kmart) and Sears, Roebuck and Co. (Sears). The ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears (SHLDW): ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears Canada (SRSC): 290 Yonge St Suite 700....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (SHOS): Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores, Inc., incorporated on April 23, 2012, is a national retailer primarily focused on selling home appliances, lawn and garden equipment, tools, and hardware. In addition ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ Target (TGT): Target Corporation (Target), incorporated on February 11, 1902, is a general merchandise retailer selling products through its stores and digital channels. The Companys general merchandise stores offer an edited food ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

▶ The Bon-Ton Stores (BONT): The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., incorporated on January 31, 1996, is a department store operator. The Company offers a range of brand-name fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children. ....See Detailed Company Profile  and Dividend History.

... See Full List of All Stocks of Department Specialty Retail Stores Sector.

Stock List of Other Consumer Services Sub-sectors

▶ Stocks of Advertising Sector

▶ Stocks of Amusement and Recreation Sector

▶ Stocks of Automotive Aftermarket Sector

▶ Stocks of Books Sector

▶ Stocks of Broadcasting Sector

▶ Stocks of Building Operators Sector

▶ Stocks of Business Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Catalog and Specialty Distribution Sector

▶ Stocks of Clothing Shoes and Accessory Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Electronics - Video Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Specialties Sector

▶ Stocks of Diversified Commercial Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Electronics Distribution Sector

▶ Stocks of Farming Seeds and Milling Sector

▶ Stocks of Food Chains Sector

▶ Stocks of Greeting Cards Sector

▶ Stocks of Home Furnishings Sector

▶ Stocks of Homebuilding Sector

▶ Stocks of Hotels Resorts Sector

▶ Stocks of Marine Transportation Sector

▶ Stocks of Military Government and Technical Sector

▶ Stocks of Miscellaneous Sector

▶ Stocks of Motor Vehicles Sector

▶ Stocks of Movies Entertainment Sector

▶ Stocks of Newspapers Magazines Sector

▶ Stocks of Office Equipment Supplies and Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Other Consumer Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Other Specialty Stores Sector

▶ Stocks of Paper Sector

▶ Stocks of Professional Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Publishing Sector

▶ Stocks of Real Estate Sector

▶ Stocks of Recreational Products and Toys Sector

▶ Stocks of REITs Sector

▶ Stocks of Rental Leasing Companies Sector

▶ Stocks of Restaurants Sector

▶ Stocks of Retail Building Materials Sector

▶ Stocks of Retail Stores Sector

▶ Stocks of Telecommunications Equipment Sector

▶ Stocks of Television Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Transportation Services Sector


Stock List of Other Top-level Sectors

▶ Stocks of Sector

▶ Stocks of Basic Industries Sector

▶ Stocks of Basic Materials Sector

▶ Stocks of Capital Goods Sector

▶ Stocks of Communication Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Cyclical Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Defensive Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Durables Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Non-Durables Sector

▶ Stocks of Consumer Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Energy Sector

▶ Stocks of Finance Sector

▶ Stocks of Financial Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Health Care Sector

▶ Stocks of Industrials Sector

▶ Stocks of Miscellaneous Sector

▶ Stocks of Public Utilities Sector

▶ Stocks of Real Estate Sector

▶ Stocks of Services Sector

▶ Stocks of Technology Sector

▶ Stocks of Transportation Sector

▶ Stocks of Utilities Sector