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People shop for deals on Thanksgiving morning at a Big Lots retail store in Alhambra, California, on November 24, 2016, one of the retailers to open earlier in the holiday shopping season. A survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics for the National Retail Federation found that among 59 percent of people surveyed said they will shop over the four-day weekend, with 21 percent saying they would shop on Thanksgiving day, either online or in stores. / AFP / Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)Frederic J. Brown—AFP/Getty Images
  • Previous Rank
    495
  • Revenues ($M)
    5200
  • Revenue Percent Change
    0.2
  • Profits ($M)
    152.8
  • Profits Percent Change
    7
  • Assets ($M)
    1608
  • Employees
    23150
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    2180

The retail company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio has around 1,400 stores in 47 states as of 2017. The company is known for its cheap merchandise with brand-name goods priced up to 70% below traditional retailers.

Company Info

CEODavid J. Campisi
CEO TitlePresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
SectorRetailing
IndustrySpecialty Retailers: Other
HQ LocationColumbus, OH
Websitewww.biglots.com
Years on Fortune 500 List20
Employees23,150

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$5,200
Profits ($M)$152.8
Assets ($M)$1,608
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$651
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$2,180

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues2.9%
Profits as % of Assets9.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity23.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3
EPS % Change (from 2015)18.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)2.2%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)11.6%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)32.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)6.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.7%