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Big Lots, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is a North America's closeout retailer. The Company operates a total of 1,533 stores in two countries: the United States and Canada. The merchandising categories include Consumables, Furniture, Home, Seasonal, Play n' Wear, and Hardlines & Other. 

TypePublic
Founded1967
HQWesterville, OH, US
Websitebiglots.com
Employee Ratings3.2
Overall CultureC

Locations

Big Lots is headquartered in
Westerville, United States

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)10,900
Job Openings2,175
Revenue (FY, 2017)$5.2 B
Share Price (Jul 2021)$58.6(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Big Lots

Bruce Thorn

Bruce Thorn

CEO & President
Lisa Bachmann

Lisa Bachmann

Evp, CMO & COO
Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

Evp, CAO & CFO
Mike Schlonsky

Mike Schlonsky

EVP, HR & Store Ops
Rocky Robins

Rocky Robins

Svp, Gc
Steve Haffer

Steve Haffer

Svp, CCO
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Big Lots Office Locations

Big Lots has offices in Westerville, Columbus, Aberdeen, Abilene and in 943 other locations
Westerville, OH, US (HQ)
4900 E Dublin Granville Rd
Columbus, OH, US
300 Phillipi Rd
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Big Lots Financials and Metrics

Big Lots Revenue

Big Lots's revenue was reported to be $5.2 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

5.2b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

2.1b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

40.4%

Net income (FY, 2017)

152.8m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

248.0m

Market capitalization (29-Jul-2021)

2.1b

Closing stock price (29-Jul-2021)

58.6

Cash (28-Oct-2017)

58.0m
Big Lots's current market capitalization is $2.1 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Revenue

5.3b5.2b5.2b5.2b

Revenue growth, %

(2%)0%

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.1b3.1b

Gross profit

2.0b2.1b2.1b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

1.1b1.2b1.1b1.2b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.1b1.3b1.2b1.1b1.3b1.2b

Cost of goods sold

627.7m709.0m676.2m725.8m787.7m733.9m776.3m676.5m794.9m716.7m663.5m772.5m728.8m

Gross profit

428.1m443.5m430.9m469.5m493.6m475.8m504.1m440.0m517.7m486.4m442.0m524.3m492.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

41%38%39%39%39%39%39%39%39%40%40%40%40%
Annual
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Cash

52.3m54.1m51.2m

Inventories

851.7m850.0m858.7m

Current Assets

1.0b994.4m994.4m

Total Assets

1.6b1.6b1.6b
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

50.8m57.4m61.5m64.4m58.4m59.7m65.7m56.0m58.0m

Prepaid Expenses

84.8m

Inventories

1.0b821.4m1.0b807.1m808.6m1.0b836.1m810.5m1.0b

Current Assets

1.2b1.0b1.3b956.2m977.0m1.2b990.1m974.4m1.2b
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2017

Net Income

114.3m142.9m152.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

108.3m

Inventories

63.3m1.7m(8.7m)

Accounts Payable

(6.9m)23.3m18.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2011Q3, 2013Q3, 2014Q2, 2014Q1, 2014Q2, 2015Q1, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Net Income

112.5m40.9m19.8m23.3m3.3m49.8m32.2m48.3m38.7m61.4m62.8m51.5m80.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

54.4m75.5m78.3m51.6m25.5m54.3m28.1m81.2m26.8m54.6m81.8m26.0m52.7m

Inventories

275.0m(321.9m)(160.4m)115.5m80.4m30.2m16.3m(195.7m)42.9m41.4m(186.4m)22.6m48.2m

Accounts Payable

160.0m190.1m164.0m14.2m(18.1m)6.7m9.2m131.1m(18.8m)3.4m121.3m(31.4m)(37.2m)
USDQ3, 2011

Debt/Equity

0.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Big Lots Operating Metrics

Big Lots's Stores was reported to be 1.4 k in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018

Locations

48484847474747474747

Stores

1.46 k1.46 k1.46 k1.46 k1.45 k1.45 k1.45 k1.44 k1.43 k1.43 k
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Big Lots Revenue Breakdown

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Big Lots revenue breakdown by business segment: 15.8% from Consumables, 14.3% from Soft Home, 23.0% from Furniture, 8.4% from Hard Home, 16.0% from Food, 8.3% from Electronics, Toys, & Accessories and 14.2% from Seasonal

Big Lots Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

81/100

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Big Lots Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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Big Lots Online and Social Media Presence

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Big Lots Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    64/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    C-

    57/100

  • Diversity

    C+

    65/100

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Big Lots Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Big Lots founded?

    Big Lots was founded in 1967.

  • Who are Big Lots key executives?

    Big Lots's key executives are Bruce Thorn, Lisa Bachmann and Tim Johnson.

  • How many employees does Big Lots have?

    Big Lots has 10,900 employees.

  • What is Big Lots revenue?

    Latest Big Lots annual revenue is $5.2 b.

  • What is Big Lots revenue per employee?

    Latest Big Lots revenue per employee is $477.1 k.

  • Who are Big Lots competitors?

    Competitors of Big Lots include Dollar General, Target and Walmart.

  • Where is Big Lots headquarters?

    Big Lots headquarters is located at 4900 E Dublin Granville Rd, Westerville.

  • Where are Big Lots offices?

    Big Lots has offices in Westerville, Columbus, Aberdeen, Abilene and in 943 other locations.

  • How many offices does Big Lots have?

    Big Lots has 1012 offices.