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How to buy Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation stock | $24.38

Learn how to easily invest in Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation stock.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation is a specialty retail business based in the US. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares (BGFV) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation employs 2,400 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-16.
Latest market close$24.38
52-week range$5.60 - $37.41
50-day moving average $26.11
200-day moving average $24.44
Wall St. target price$31.00
PE ratio 4.9452
Dividend yield $0.53 (2.2%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.84

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24.38 from 2021-10-21

1 week (2021-10-15) 1.92%
1 month (2021-09-23) -8.48%
3 months (2021-07-23) 5.54%
6 months (2021-04-23) 35.22%
1 year (2020-10-22) 200.62%
2 years (2019-10-22) 907.44%
3 years (2018-10-22) 358.27%
5 years (2016-10-21) 47.76%

Is Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's P/E ratio

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's PEG ratio

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.45. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's EBITDA

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $158.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.97%
Gross profit TTM $346.1 million
Return on assets TTM 12.59%
Return on equity TTM 47.94%
Profit margin 9.02%
Book value $11.95
Market capitalisation $536.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares

There are currently 8.2 million Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 2% up from 8.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.1 million). Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.98. In other words for every 100,000 Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3980 shares are currently held short.

However Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.37% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares in existence, roughly 370 shares are currently held short) or 0.4054% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares, roughly 405 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation share dividends

33%

Dividend payout ratio: 32.87% of net profits

Recently Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation has paid out, on average, around 32.87% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.18% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 4.18% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.53 per share.

While Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 14 September 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.5991 up to $37.4141. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's is 2.963. This would suggest that Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation overview

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company's products include athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories, as well as a selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, and winter and summer recreation, as well as home recreation. It also provides private label items, such as shoes, apparel, camping equipment, fishing supplies, and snow sport equipment. The company sells private label merchandise under its own trademarks comprising Golden Bear, Harsh, Pacifica, and Rugged Exposure. As of January 3, 2021, it operated 430 stores. The company also operates an e-commerce platform under the Big 5 Sporting Goods name. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in El Segundo, California.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 7.329% of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation shares are held by insiders and 58.205% by institutions.
How many people work for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation?
Latest data suggests 2,400 work at Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation.
When does the fiscal year end for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation?
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation based?
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's address is: 2525 East El Segundo Boulevard, El Segundo, CA, United States, 90245
What is Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's ISIN number?
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's international securities identification number is: US08915P1012
What is Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's CUSIP number?
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 08915P101

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