EPS for Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Expected At $0.67; GAM HOLDING AG ORDINARY SHARES NAMEN AKT (GMHLF) Shorts Lowered By 5.03%

August 10, 2018 - By Rhonda Roth

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GAM HOLDING AG ORDINARY SHARES NAMEN AKT (OTCMKTS:GMHLF) had a decrease of 5.03% in short interest. GMHLF’s SI was 608,300 shares in August as released by FINRA. Its down 5.03% from 640,500 shares previously. With 300 avg volume, 2028 days are for GAM HOLDING AG ORDINARY SHARES NAMEN AKT (OTCMKTS:GMHLF)’s short sellers to cover GMHLF’s short positions. The SI to GAM HOLDING AG ORDINARY SHARES NAMEN AKT’s float is 0.41%. It closed at $8.9 lastly. It is down 0.00% since August 10, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) to report $0.67 EPS on August, 24.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.67 EPS. BIG’s profit would be $27.03M giving it 17.75 P/E if the $0.67 EPS is correct. After having $0.95 EPS previously, Big Lots, Inc.’s analysts see -29.47% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.34% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $47.57. About 712,253 shares traded. Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) has declined 13.64% since August 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.21% the S&P500. Some Historical BIG News: 09/03/2018 – Big Lots To Reinvest About 70% of Tax-Reform Benefit In Business in FY18; 09/03/2018 – BIG LOTS SAYS CEO CAMPISI REMAINS ON MEDICAL LEAVE; 09/03/2018 – BIG LOTS SEES 1Q EPS $1.15 TO $1.22; 09/03/2018 – BIG LOTS INC – FOR 2018, FORECASTING COMPARABLE STORE SALES TO INCREASE IN THE LOW SINGLE DIGIT RANGE; 29/03/2018 – Big Lots Announces National Spring Campaign To Fundraise On Behalf Of Nationwide Children’s Hospital And Its Behavioral Health; 17/04/2018 – BIG LOTS REPORTS RETIREMENT OF CEO DAVID CAMPISI; 17/04/2018 – BIG LOTS SAYS BOARD CONDUCTING SEARCH FOR SUCCESSOR; 17/04/2018 – Big Lots: Campisi to Retire to Focus Fully on Health; 09/03/2018 – Big Lots FY17-End Inventory $873M, Up 1.6%; 09/03/2018 – Big Lots 4Q Rev $1.64B

Since April 4, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $903,341 activity. CAMPISI DAVID J sold $903,341 worth of stock or 20,657 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.06, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 33 investors sold Big Lots, Inc. shares while 103 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 49.86 million shares or 0.84% less from 50.28 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Invesco holds 664,968 shares. Carroll Fincl Assocs Inc invested in 0% or 79 shares. Ameriprise has invested 0.01% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) for 392,067 shares. Trexquant L P holds 68,459 shares. Pnc Services Grp Inc accumulated 0% or 3,398 shares. Gam Hldg Ag has invested 0.04% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Sei Invests reported 0.01% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Gsa Capital Prns Llp stated it has 0.13% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Advisory Service Network Ltd Liability Corp holds 311 shares. Colorado-based Alps Advsrs has invested 0% in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% or 10,087 shares in its portfolio. Hancock Communications has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG). Us Financial Bank De invested 0% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG).

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.92 billion. The firm offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; consumables category, which comprises health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; soft home category that consists of home d??cor, frames, fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and area rugs departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, and home maintenance departments; and furniture category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, and case goods departments. It has a 11.98 P/E ratio. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, and other holiday departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category, including electronics, jewelry, hosiery, toys, and infant accessories departments.

Among 12 analysts covering Big Lots (NYSE:BIG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Big Lots had 15 analyst reports since March 9, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $56 target in Tuesday, March 13 report. The stock of Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, March 12 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, March 12 by Loop Capital. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of BIG in report on Friday, March 9 with “Hold” rating. JP Morgan maintained Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) on Monday, June 4 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, June 4. Loop Capital Markets downgraded Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) on Monday, June 4 to “Hold” rating. As per Monday, April 16, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Friday, March 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, May 24.

Another recent and important Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) news was published by Investorplace.com which published an article titled: “Buy These 6 Low Price-to-Book Stocks for Handsome Returns” on August 08, 2018.

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