Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2019 Q2. Its up 0.18, from 0.93 in 2019Q1. It is positive, 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.

Endurance Wealth Mngmt Inc reported 96,833 shares. Goldman Sachs Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Jefferies Gru holds 31,064 shares. Numerixs Invest Technology reported 0.01% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). 238,243 are owned by Foundry Prns Ltd Liability. Panagora Asset Management, Massachusetts-based fund reported 3,685 shares. 257,442 were accumulated by Landscape Cap Mngmt Llc. State Street reported 1.40 million shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase & Co has 50,013 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P invested 0.02% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Walleye Trading Llc holds 29,684 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Com has invested 0.06% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). The New York-based American has invested 0% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Aqr Cap Management Limited has 0% invested in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Voya Investment Mgmt Llc owns 15,795 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

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 63.21% above currents $23.08 stock price. Big Lots had 7 analyst reports since March 19, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, March 19 with "Buy". The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 3 by Barclays Capital. 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 3.87% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $23.08. About 126,993 shares traded. Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) has declined 41.07% since September 12, 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 $895.51 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 7.47 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: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: "Big Oil Is on the Prowl for Its Next Big Acquisition - Yahoo Finance" on September 08, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: "Ex-NYSE CEO: Hong Kong Exchange Makes Big Bet With LSE Offer - Yahoo Finance" published on September 11, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: "AT&T: Big Money Is Flowing In - Seeking Alpha" on August 28, 2019. More interesting news about Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: "Pre-Open 08/30: (SEAC) (AMBA) (MSGN) Higher (ULTA) (AOBC) (ALXN) Lower (more...) - StreetInsider.com" published on August 30, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com's news article titled: "United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) - "When Rates Really Suck And Drivers Take It On The Chin" - Benzinga" with publication date: September 12, 2019.

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