People expect something special when they walk into Big Lots — and that’s exactly what they get. Big Lots offers brand-name merchandise priced 20 to 40 percent below most discount retailers and up to 70 percent below traditional retailers. Customers love our unique products and once-in-a-lifetime deals. We also carry brand-name foods, home furnishings, attractive and affordable furniture, seasonal merchandise, and hundreds of everyday items customers want and need.
Big Lots employs over 35,000 associates across the U.S. and operates approximately 1,400 stores in 47 states. Our stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BIG.
Our business was founded on the belief that everyone loves a great deal. This guiding principle is at the heart of our mission: Surprises in every aisle, every day! Our customers are savvy about shopping, practical about savings, and thrilled by great merchandise, brands, and prices.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Columbus, US
Founded
1967
Size (employees)
11,400 (est)
Big Lots was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, US

Key People at Big Lots

David Campisi

David Campisi

President & CEO
Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

EVP, CAO & CFO
Lisa Bachmann

Lisa Bachmann

EVP, CMO & COO

Big Lots Office Locations

Big Lots has an office in Columbus
Columbus, US (HQ)
300 Phillipi Rd

Big Lots Data and Metrics

Big Lots Financial Metrics

Big Lots's revenue was reported to be $5.2 b in FY, 2015 which is a 0% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2015)

5.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2014 - FY, 2015), %

0%

Gross profit (FY, 2015)

2.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2015), %

40%

Net income (FY, 2015)

142.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2015)

235.7 m

Market capitalization (26-May-2017)

2.2 b

Closing share price (26-May-2017)

48.4

Cash (31-Dec-2015)

54.1 m

EV

2.2 b
Big Lots's current market capitalization is $2.2 b.
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Revenue

5.3 b5.2 b5.2 b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)0%

Cost of goods sold

3.1 b3.1 b

Gross profit

2.1 b2 b2.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %

39%39%40%

EBIT

190.4 m224.5 m235.7 m

EBIT margin, %

4%4%5%

Pre tax profit

221.9 m226.9 m

Net Income

125.3 m114.3 m142.9 m
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2014FY, 2015

Cash

52.3 m54.1 m

Inventories

851.7 m850 m

Current Assets

1 b994.4 m

Total Assets

1.6 b1.6 b

Accounts Payable

358.9 m382.3 m

Total Debt

Current Liabilities

587.8 m678.4 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

574.5 m588.1 m

Retained Earnings

2.1 b2.2 b

Total Equity

789.6 m720.5 m

Financial Leverage

2.1 x2.3 x
Numbers are in $, USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015

Net Income

114.3 m142.9 m

Inventories

63.3 m1.7 m

Accounts Payable

(6.9 m)23.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

8 m318.6 m342.4 m

Capital Expenditures

(93.5 m)(126 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(90.7 m)(113.2 m)

Dividends Paid

(27.8 m)(38.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(249.3 m)(227.3 m)

Free Cash Flow

412 m468.3 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2015

EV/EBIT

9.2 x

EV/CFO

6.4 x

EV/FCF

4.6 x

Revenue/Employee

422 k

Financial Leverage

2.3 x

Big Lots Market Value History

Big Lots Median Salaries

Source: 33 public H-1B filings from Big Lots

Big Lots Online and Social Media Presence

Big Lots Company Life and Culture

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