Traders Alert – Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG)

Shares of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) have been recently spotted trading -24.79% off of the 52-week high price. On the other end, company shares have been noted 7.43% away from the low price over the last 52-weeks. 52 week range of the stock remained $ 45.10 – 64.42. Switching over to some distances from popular moving averages, we see that the stock has been recorded -16.03% away from the 50 day moving average and -8.06% away from the 200 day moving average. Moving closer, we can see that shares have been trading -13.80% off of the 20-day moving average.

The USA based company Big Lots, Inc. closed with change of -10.09% to $48.45 with the total traded volume of 12535540 shares versus to an average volume of 1.07M. The stock was down in the 5 days activity -13.93%. The one month performance of stock was -16.41%. BIG [NYSE] shares are -16.45% for the quarter and driving a -5.87% over the course of the past year and is now -13.71% since this point in 2018.  The average volatility for the week and month was at 3.49% 3.17% respectively.

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) announced on March 7, 2018 our Board of Directors increased the Company’s quarterly dividend payment rate by approximately 20%, declaring a quarterly cash dividend of $0.30 per common share for the first quarter of fiscal 2018.

The dividend will be paid on April 6, 2018, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on March 23, 2018.

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company 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 decor, 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. As of November 7, 2017, it operated 1,428 stores in 47 states. Big Lots, Inc. was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.

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Jacob Roark
Jacob Roark
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