Big Lots Stock Hits New 52-Week High (BIG)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $46.57, above its previous 52-week high of $45.90 with 39,581 shares traded as of 9:39 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.3 million shares over the past 30 days.

Big Lots has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 20.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a broad line closeout retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2, below the average retail industry P/E ratio of 15.4 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Big Lots as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. You can view the full Big Lots Ratings Report.

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