Institutionals Holders Overview For Big Lots, Inc. (BIG)

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) is at least 18.51% than its current record low price of $45.10. There was a -4.28% decline on 12/14/2017 that led the price to move at $53.45. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $52.96 and $55.78. This company shares are 9.8% off its target price of $58.69 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.23B. The recent change has given its price a -1.18% deficit over SMA 50 and -11.21% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -0.11% declines, 6.86% gains and 11.61% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found BIG’s volatility during a week at 3.74% and during a month it has been found around 3.19%.

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $3.05 billion or 0% in BIG stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Blackrock Inc. owns $287.04 million in Big Lots, Inc., which represents roughly 12.87% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.42% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 4,864,104 shares of the stock are valued at $271.61 million. The third largest holder is Wells Fargo & Company/Mn, which currently holds $137.48 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 6.17% of its market capitalization.

Big Lots, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of 09/30/2017 reporting period, 171 institutional holders increased their position in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) by some 6,622,168 shares, 163 decreased positions by 8,925,259 and 38 held positions by 39,035,240. That puts total institutional holdings at 54,582,667 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 57 new institutional investments totaling 1,921,571 shares while 45 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,265,118 shares.

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Big Lots, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that CEO & President Campisi David J has sold 96,940 shares of Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) in trading session dated Sep. 27, 2017. These shares are worth $5,137,820 and were traded at $53 each. The SEC filing shows that Robins Ronald A Jr performed a sale of 1,000 shares. The Senior Vice President disposed these shares by way of transaction on Sep. 25, 2017. The company’s shares were given away at $51 per share worth to an income of some $51,000 on account of Robins Ronald A Jr.

Executive Vice President, Schlonsky Michael Allen, sold 2,602 common shares of Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) in the open market. In a transaction dated Aug. 29, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $48, raking in a sum of $124,896. After this sale, 38,598 common shares of BIG are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $2,063,063.

In the transaction dated Aug. 29, 2017, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Executive Vice President; Johnson Timothy A disposed a total of 7,807 shares at an average price of $48, amounting to approximately $374,736. The insider now directly owns 53,649 shares worth $2,867,539.

Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG), with 6 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 4 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1.77 average brokerage recommendation.

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