• Consensus Rating: Strong Sell
  • Consensus Price Target: $4.60
  • Forecasted Upside: 144.03%
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 4 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 0 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for BIG

Analyst Price Target is $4.60
▲ +144.03% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Big Lots in the last 3 months. The average price target is $4.60, with a high forecast of $7.00 and a low forecast of $2.50. The average price target represents a 144.03% upside from the last price of $1.89.

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Current Consensus is Strong Sell

The current consensus among 5 polled investment analysts is to strong sell stock in Big Lots. This Strong Sell consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/14/2024Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$2.50 ➝ $2.50Low
6/7/2024Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$5.00 ➝ $2.50Low
6/3/2024Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$5.00 ➝ $5.00Low
2/13/2024Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$7.00 ➝ $5.00Low
2/12/2024Loop CapitalDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
12/12/2023Telsey Advisory GroupBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$6.00 ➝ $7.00Low
12/1/2023Piper SandlerLower TargetUnderweight ➝ Underweight$6.00 ➝ $3.50Low
11/28/2023Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$8.50 ➝ $5.50Low
10/20/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell ➝ Sell$5.00 ➝ $4.00Low
8/30/2023Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingUnderperform ➝ Underperform$6.00Low
8/30/2023Telsey Advisory GroupBoost Target$6.00 ➝ $8.50Low
8/30/2023Loop CapitalBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$6.00 ➝ $7.00Low
8/25/2023Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$6.00Low
5/31/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower Target$14.00 ➝ $5.00Low
5/30/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$8.00 ➝ $6.00Low
5/30/2023Loop CapitalLower Target$14.00 ➝ $6.00Low
4/21/2023Piper SandlerDowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$12.00 ➝ $7.00Low
3/6/2023Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetUnderperform$15.00 ➝ $13.00Low
3/3/2023The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$16.00 ➝ $14.00Low
2/28/2023Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$20.00 ➝ $16.00Low
1/5/2023Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$10.00 ➝ $9.00Low
12/19/2022Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageUnderperform$15.00Low
12/6/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$13.00 ➝ $10.00Low
12/2/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$20.00 ➝ $16.00Low
12/2/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$25.00 ➝ $15.00Low
12/2/2022Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$23.00 ➝ $20.00Low
11/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$18.00 ➝ $13.00Low
9/16/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Target$8.00 ➝ $9.00Low
8/31/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingSell$20.00Low
8/26/2022Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$30.00 ➝ $23.00Low
8/24/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$23.00 ➝ $18.00Low
6/21/2022Loop CapitalLower TargetHold$27.00 ➝ $22.00Low
6/10/2022BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight$27.00 ➝ $22.00High
6/7/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell ➝ Sell$36.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
5/31/2022Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$32.00 ➝ $30.00High
5/31/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$31.00 ➝ $23.00High
5/30/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$25.00High
5/25/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Target$44.00 ➝ $31.00High
5/24/2022Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$50.00 ➝ $32.00High
5/24/2022Bank of AmericaLower TargetUnderperform$31.00 ➝ $25.00Medium
5/20/2022Piper SandlerLower TargetNeutral$34.00 ➝ $29.00High
5/10/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Target$31.00 ➝ $25.00Low
5/3/2022Piper SandlerLower Target$40.00 ➝ $34.00Low
3/7/2022The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetSell$40.00 ➝ $36.00Medium
3/4/2022Loop CapitalLower TargetHold$44.00 ➝ $38.00Low
2/28/2022Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$53.00 ➝ $50.00Low
2/9/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$54.00 ➝ $31.00Low
1/12/2022Loop CapitalLower Target$50.00 ➝ $44.00High
1/12/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$48.00 ➝ $45.00High
1/12/2022BarclaysLower TargetUnderweight$45.00 ➝ $40.00High
1/12/2022Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$55.00 ➝ $53.00High
12/14/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupDowngradeNeutral ➝ Sell$58.00 ➝ $43.00Low
12/6/2021Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$57.00 ➝ $55.00High
12/6/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold ➝ Hold$47.00 ➝ $48.00High
9/21/2021Piper SandlerDowngradeOverweight ➝ Neutral$60.00 ➝ $50.00High
9/7/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$71.00 ➝ $54.00High
8/30/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupLower TargetNeutral$66.00 ➝ $58.00Medium
8/30/2021Bank of AmericaLower TargetOutperform ➝ Underperform$50.00 ➝ $45.00Low
8/30/2021Loop CapitalLower TargetHold$60.00 ➝ $50.00Low
8/30/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$63.00 ➝ $53.00Low
8/27/2021Telsey Advisory GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$72.00High
8/23/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$65.00 ➝ $63.00Low
8/16/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$67.00 ➝ $71.00Medium
6/1/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$66.00 ➝ $65.00Medium
3/9/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$46.00 ➝ $61.00Low
3/7/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingSellHigh
2/16/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost TargetNeutral$53.00 ➝ $67.00Low
1/28/2021Loop CapitalDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
1/14/2021Loop CapitalLower TargetBuy$65.00 ➝ $60.00High
1/14/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$53.00 ➝ $46.00High
1/14/2021Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetOutperform$73.00 ➝ $60.00High
1/7/2021BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight ➝ Underweight$42.00N/A
1/4/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower TargetNeutral$55.00 ➝ $53.00N/A
12/7/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$56.00 ➝ $53.00High
12/4/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingOutperform$73.00High
10/16/2020Loop CapitalBoost TargetPositive ➝ Buy$60.00 ➝ $65.00Low
10/9/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$61.00Medium
9/30/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetPositive ➝ Hold$52.00 ➝ $56.00High
9/29/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetPositive ➝ Overweight$65.00 ➝ $75.00High
8/31/2020Loop CapitalBoost TargetBuy$55.00 ➝ $60.00High
8/31/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$42.00 ➝ $52.00High
8/31/2020BarclaysBoost TargetEqual Weight$34.00 ➝ $50.00High
6/29/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$37.00 ➝ $42.00Low
6/29/2020Loop CapitalUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
6/17/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetOverweight$52.00 ➝ $53.00Medium
6/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$31.00 ➝ $37.00Medium
5/29/2020CfraBoost TargetBuy$40.00 ➝ $48.00High
5/26/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$19.00 ➝ $31.00High
5/18/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$25.00High
5/4/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Target$55.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
5/4/2020Telsey Advisory GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$20.00 ➝ $31.00High
5/1/2020Piper SandlerUpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$21.00 ➝ $34.00High
4/24/2020Piper SandlerBoost TargetNeutral$16.00 ➝ $21.00Medium
4/19/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ NeutralMedium
4/9/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ Neutral$14.00 ➝ $21.00High
4/6/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower TargetHold$26.00 ➝ $19.00Low
4/6/2020UBS GroupLower Target$49.00 ➝ $44.00Medium
3/31/2020Telsey Advisory GroupLower TargetMarket Perform$20.00 ➝ $18.00Medium
2/28/2020CfraLower TargetHold$24.00 ➝ $15.00High
2/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ Underweight$31.00 ➝ $14.00High
2/24/2020Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform$26.00 ➝ $20.00Medium
12/9/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetHold$32.00 ➝ $34.00High
12/6/2019Telsey Advisory GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform$26.00High
9/24/2019CitigroupLower TargetBuy$34.00 ➝ $29.00Low
9/3/2019Telsey Advisory GroupSet TargetHold$26.00Low
9/3/2019Loop CapitalBoost TargetHold$25.00Medium
9/3/2019BarclaysLower TargetEqual Weight$36.00 ➝ $25.00Low
8/23/2019Loop CapitalSet TargetHold$23.00High
6/26/2019Bank of AmericaSet TargetSell$23.00Medium
(Data available from 6/19/2019 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.10 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

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Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a home discount retailer in the United States. The company offers products under various merchandising categories, such as furniture category that includes upholstery, mattresses, home décor, case goods, and ready-to-assemble departments; seasonal category, which comprises patio furniture, gazebos, Christmas trim, lawn and garden, and other holiday departments; soft home category consists of apparel, hosiery, jewelry; frames, fashion and utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textiles, and area rugs departments; and food category that includes beverages and grocery, specialty foods, and candy and snacks departments. It also provides merchandise under the consumables category, which comprises health, beauty and cosmetics, plastics, paper, pet, infant, stationery, and chemical departments; and hard home category, including small appliances, tabletops, food preparation products, home maintenance and organization products, toys, electronics departments, and other offerings. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.
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Today's Range

Now: $1.89
Low: $1.87
High: $2.06

50 Day Range

MA: $3.37
Low: $2.04
High: $4.71

52 Week Range

Now: $1.89
Low: $1.87
High: $11.06


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Average Volume

1,700,410 shs

Market Capitalization

$55.95 million

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Big Lots?

The following Wall Street research analysts have issued stock ratings on Big Lots in the last twelve months: Credit Suisse Group AG, Loop Capital, Piper Sandler, StockNews.com, Telsey Advisory Group, and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc..
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What is the current price target for Big Lots?

5 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Big Lots in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $4.60, suggesting a possible upside of 144.0%. Loop Capital has the highest price target set, predicting BIG will reach $7.00 in the next twelve months. Telsey Advisory Group has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $2.50 for Big Lots in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Big Lots?

Big Lots currently has 4 sell ratings and 1 hold rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Strong Sell."
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What other companies compete with Big Lots?

Other companies that are similar to Big Lots include Target, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Walmart and Costco Wholesale. Learn More about companies similar to Big Lots.

How do I contact Big Lots' investor relations team?

Big Lots' physical mailing address is 4900 EAST DUBLIN GRANVILLE ROAD, COLUMBUS OH, 43081. The company's listed phone number is (614) 278-6800 and its investor relations email address is [email protected]. The official website for Big Lots is www.biglots.com. Learn More about contacing Big Lots investor relations.