Big Lots Inc (BIG)                                                            Price: $39.85 Industry: Nonfood Retail-Whole...
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Stock Research Report for Yamana Gold Inc BIG as of 11/17/11 - Chaikin Power Tools

  1. 1. Big Lots Inc (BIG) Price: $39.85 Industry: Nonfood Retail-Wholesale Chaikin Power Gauge Report | Generated: Thu Nov 17 14:23 EST 2011 BIG Big Lots Inc $39.85 Power Gauge Rating BIG - Very Bullish TM The Chaikin Power Gauge Rating for BIG is very bullish due to very strong earnings performance, very positive expert opinions, attractive financial metrics and bullish price/volume activity. Financial Metrics BIGs earnings performance is very strong as a result of consistent earnings Earnings Performance over the past 5 years. Price/Volume Activity Expert opinions about BIG are very positive which is evidenced by analysts revising earnings estimates upward. Expert Opinions News Sentiment Rating Bullish BIG Big Lots Inc November 04, 2011 TM Chaikin Sentiment Gauge for BIG is bullish. There is currently a significant positive sentiment within news stories concerning BIG. News Sentiment :Positive Power Trend - 5 Year Chart The Power Gauge distills a 20 factor model into a concise picture of a stocks potential. High Potential Neutral Low PotentialI want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  2. 2. Financials & Earnings Financial Metrics Financial Metrics Rating LT Debt/Equity Ratio Bullish Price to Book Value BIGs financial metrics are very good. The company yields a high return on shareholders equity and does not hold much long term debt. Return on Equity The rank is based on a low long term debt to equity ratio, high price to book value ratio and high return on equity. Price to Sales Ratio Business Value Assets and Liabilities Valuation Returns Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Ratio TTM Current Ratio 1.72 Price/Book 3.68 Return on Invest 22.8% LT Debt/Equity 0.00 Price/Sales 0.53 Return on Equity 24.0% Earnings Performance Earnings Performance Rating Earnings Growth Very Bullish Earnings Surprise BIGs earnings performance has been very strong. The company has a stable 5 year earnings trend and has a history of strong earnings growth. Earnings Trend The rank is based on high earnings growth over the past 3-5 years, better than expected earnings in recent quarters, a relatively poor trend in earnings this year Projected P/E Ratio and consistent earnings over the past 5 years. Earnings Consistency 5 Year Revenue and Earnings Growth EPS Estimates 01/07 01/08 01/09 01/10 01/11 Factor Actual EPS Prev EST EPS Current Change Revenue(M) 4,743.05 4,656.30 4,645.28 4,726.77 4,952.24 Quarterly EPS $1.48 $1.63 +0.15 Rev % Growth 7.07% -1.83% -0.24% 1.75% 4.77% Yearly EPS $2.87 $2.89 +0.02 EPS $1.12 $1.56 $1.87 $2.45 $2.87 Factor Actual EPS Growth Est EPS Growth Change EPS % Growth 1,344.44% 39.29% 19.87% 31.02% 17.14% 3-5 year EPS 2.31% 12.50% +10.19 EPS Surprise EPS Quarterly Results Estimate Actual Difference % Difference FY Qtr 1 Qtr 2 Qtr 3 Qtr 4 Total Latest Qtr $0.45 $0.50 $0.05 11.11 01/09 $0.45 $0.35 $0.37 $1.29 $2.46 1 Qtr Ago $0.68 $0.70 $0.02 2.94 01/10 $0.69 $0.49 $0.23 $1.48 $2.89 2 Qtr Ago $1.38 $1.46 $0.08 5.80 01/11 $0.71 $0.51 - - - 3 Qtr Ago $0.24 $0.23 $-0.01 -4.17 Fiscal Year End Month is January. I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  3. 3. Price Trend & Expert Opinions Price/Volume Activity Price/Volume Activity Rating Relative Strength vs Market Bullish Chaikin Money Flow Price and volume activity for BIG is bullish. BIG has outperformed the S&P 500 over 26 weeks and has a rising price trend. Price Trend The rank for BIG is based on its price strength versus the market, negative Price Trend ROC Chaikin money flow, a positive Chaikin price trend, a negative Chaikin price trend ROC and an increasing volume trend. Volume Trend Relative Strength vs S&P500 Index Chaikin Money Flow Chart shows whether BIG is performing better or worse than the market. Chaikin Money Flow analyzes supply and demand for a companys stock. Price Activity Price Activity Volume Activity Factor Value Factor Value Factor Value 52 Week High 44.04 % Change Price - 4 Weeks 9.22% Average Volume 20 Days 1,284,310 52 Week Low 27.91 % Change Price - 24 Weeks 20.82% Average Volume 90 Days 1,346,028 % Change YTD Rel S&P 500 34.92% % Change Price - 4 Wks Rel to S&P 6.83% Chaikin Money Flow Persistency 41% % Change Price - 24 Wks Rel to S&P 28.40% Expert Opinions Expert Opinions Earnings Estimate Revisions Very Bullish Short Interest Expert opinions about BIG are very positive. Analysts are raising their EPS estimates for BIG and analystss opinions on BIG have been more positive Insider Activity recently. The rank for BIG is based on analysts revising earnings estimates upward, a high Analyst Opinions short interest ratio, insiders purchasing stock, optimistic analyst opinions and price strength of the stock versus the Nonfood Retail-Wholesale industry group. Relative Strength vs Industry Earnings Estimate Revisions Analyst Recommendations EPS Estimates Revision Summary Current 7 Days Ago % Change Factor Value Last Week Last 4 Weeks Current Qtr 0.10 0.10 0.00% Mean this Week Buy Up Down Up Down Next Qtr 1.63 1.63 0.00% Mean Last Week Buy Curr Qtr 0 0 5 0 Curr Yr 0 0 5 0 Current 30 Days Ago % Change Change 0.00 Next Qtr 0 0 3 1 Current FY 2.89 2.87 0.02 Mean 5 Weeks Ago Buy Next Yr 0 0 4 0 I want to receive special offers about trading stocks with your brokerage partner, optionsXpress. Click here
  4. 4. The Company & Its Competitors BIGs Competitors in Nonfood Retail-Wholesale News Headlines for BIG Company Power Historic EPS Projected EPS Profit Margin PEG PE Revenue(M) Big Lots Reports Third Quarter Sales Results - Gauge growth growth Nov 3, 2011 BIG 2.31% 12.50% 4.34% 1.10 13.82 4,952 Big Lots Recalls Glider Recliners with Ottomans SHLD -2.33% - -0.37% - - 43,326 Due to Entrapment and Finger Crushing Hazards - Oct 25, 2011 COST 8.27% 13.54% 1.64% 1.59 24.54 88,915 Big Lots Reports Second Quarter Sales Results FDO 6.00% 14.30% 4.54% 1.08 17.98 8,548 - Aug 4, 2011 Liquidation World shareholders OK takeover of DG 11.65% 16.50% 4.76% 1.04 19.44 13,035 company by Big Lots - Jul 8, 2011 TJX 6.47% 14.00% 5.86% 1.08 15.94 21,942 Bunk beds recalled after childs death - Jun 16, TGT 5.20% 11.82% 4.40% 1.06 12.34 65,786 2011 Company Details Company Profile BIG LOTS INC Consolidated Stores Corp. is one of the leading value retailers specializing in closeout 300 PHILLIPI ROAD P.O.BOX merchandise and toys. The company operates stores in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam 28512 and conducted online sales of childrens products. Retail operations are conducted COLUMBUS, OH 43228-0512 primarily under the following names: Odd Lots, Big Lots, Big Lots Furniture, Mac Frugals USA Bargains Close-outs, and Pic N Save and K B Toys, K B Toy Works, and K B Toy Outlet Phone: 614-278-6800 and Fax: 614-278-6676 Website: http:// Full Time Employees: 35,600 Sector: Retail/Wholesale Power Gauge Ratings are created using a relative ranking system that assigns a rank of 0 to 100 (100 being the highest) to each stock in the universe. Rank is calculated by evaluating each of the stocks factors and combining them into a single number using a weighting formula. A stocks rank ranges from 100-0, where 100 is the strongest, and a rank of 95 indicates the stock is better than 95% of the stocks in the universe. Chaikin Stock Research(CSR) is not registered as a securities broker dealer or investment advisor with either the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or with any state securities regulatory authority. CSR is not responsible for trades executed by users of this research report, our web site or mobile app based on the information included herein. The information presented in this report does not represent a recommendation to buy or sell stocks or any financial instrument nor is it intended as an endorsement of any security or investment. The information in this report is generic by nature and is not personalized to the specific financial situation of any individual. The user bears complete responsibility for their own investment research and should seek the advice of a qualified investment professional before making any investment decisions. Copyright (c) 1978-(Present) by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc ("ZACKS"). The information, data, analyses and opinions contained herein (1) includes the confidential and proprietary information of ZACKS, (2) may not be copied or redistributed, for any purpose, (3) does not constitute investment advice offered by ZACKS, (4) are provided solely for informational purposes, and (5) are not warranted or represented to be correct, complete, accurate or timely. ZACKS shall not be responsible for investment decisions, damages or other losses resulting from, or related to, use of this information, data, analyses or opinions. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. ZACKS is not affiliated with Chaikin Power Tools. This report from Chaikin Power Tools is for informational purposes only and is not a recommendation to buy or sell securities. LM 2.3 DS 3.0 LS 2.1 Data Provided by ZACKS Investment Research, Inc., Special offers to trade stocks from optionsXpress: