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