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GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Big Lots Inc \$BIG.
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Big Lots Inc (NYSE:BIG)
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate
0.00% (As of Jan. 2017)

Big Lots Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was \$0.21.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Big Lots Inc was -100.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 0.00% per year.

During the past 12 months, Big Lots Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.50% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Big Lots Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jan. 2017 was 0.11. As of today, Big Lots Inc's Dividend Yield is 1.79%.

Good Sign:

Big Lots Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Explanation

1. Dividend Payout Ratio measures the percentage of the companys earnings paid out as dividends.

Big Lots Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

 Dividend Payout Ratio = Dividends Per Share (Q: Jan. 2017 ) / EPS without NRI (Q: Jan. 2017 ) = 0.21 / 1.99 = 0.11

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Big Lots Inc was 0.27. The lowest was 0.21. And the median was 0.25.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Big Lots Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.2502017-03-152017-03-172017-03-31Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102016-12-142016-12-162016-12-30Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102016-09-072016-09-092016-09-23Cash Dividendquarterly
0.2102016-06-082016-06-102016-06-24Cash Dividendquarterly

Big Lots Inc's Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

 Dividend Yield = Most Recent Full Year Dividend / Current Share Price = 0.88 / 49.36 = 1.78 %

Current Share Price is \$49.36.
Big Lots Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is \$0.88.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Big Lots Inc was 2.11%. The lowest was 0.36%. And the median was 1.56%.

Good Sign:

Big Lots Inc stock dividend yield is close to 1-year high.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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