Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 09, 2014

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Big Lots, Inc. ( BIG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.17 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 29, 2014. Shareholders who purchased BIG stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 1600% increase over the prior year.

The previous trading day's last sale of BIG was $45.68, representing a -1.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.39 and a 79.14% increase over the 52 week low of $25.50.

BIG is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. ( WMT ) and Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST ). BIG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.65. Zacks Investment Research reports BIG's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 42.08%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the BIG Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to BIG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have BIG as a top-10 holding:

  • First Trust Cons. Discret. AlphaDEX ( FXD )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund ( FNK )
  • First Trust Mid Cap Core AlphaDEX ( FNX ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FNK with an increase of 11.12% over the last 100 days. FXD has the highest percent weighting of BIG at 1.41%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: BIG , WMT , COST , FXD , FNK , FNX

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