Big Lots (BIG) has risen sharply, recording gains of 6.17% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -0.19% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 2.72% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 2.44% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 5.79%. Big Lots Inc. is up 16.42% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 39.2%.
Big Lots (NYSE:BIG): stock turned positive on Friday. Though the stock opened at $52.74, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $53.34 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $52.11 and closed the trading day at $53.18, in the green by 0.83%. The total traded volume for the day was 1,413,634. The stock had closed at $52.74 in the previous days trading.
Big Lots, Inc. is a United States-based discount retailer. As of December 31, 2014, the Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, operated 1,460 stores in 48 states. The Companys Food category includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods. Its Consumables category includes health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical and pet departments. Its Soft Home category includes fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile and flooring, and the Hard Home category includes small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting card, tools, paint and home maintenance departments. Its Furniture & Home Decor category includes upholstery, mattress, case goods, home decor and frames; the Seasonal category includes lawn & garden, summer, Christmas, toys, books, sporting goods and other holiday and its Electronics & Accessories category includes electronics, jewelry, apparel, hosiery and infant accessories departments.