Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG)

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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: BlackBerry, ING, Lululemon, MannKind, Vipshop and More

Stocks are again wanting to challenge new highs, yet investors remain anxious. They want upside from the bull market but do not want to buy the top or get stuck ...
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Big Lots Soars on Earnings, Canadian Shutdown

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results before markets opened Friday. For the quarter the discount retailer reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.45 ...
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Big Lots Stock Crushed on Canadian Store Closing

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported third-quarter fiscal 2013 results after markets closed Thursday evening. The discount retailer posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.16 and ...
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Dollar General Earnings Due Tuesday; Dollar Stores’ Last Hurrah?

The last, and largest, of the discount variety stores reports second quarter earnings tomorrow. Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) is expected to post earnings per share (EPS) of $0.74 on ...
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Friday Closing Bell: Markets in Selling Mood on Syria, Low Pre-holiday Volume

August 30, 2013: U.S. markets opened slightly higher on Friday morning but soured almost immediately. Data on personal income and personal spending was mixed and the Chicago Fed PMI reading came ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: 3D, Hasbro, Dollar Tree, Tyson and More

This will be an interesting week for Wall Street analyst coverage as many traders, investors and analysts are out ahead of Labor Day. Still, we are seeing a surprising number ...
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The 10 Least Respected Companies in America

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) and PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) are the most respected brands in the United States. While Coke has enjoyed this status for six years straight, Pepsi moved up from ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 7, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Chop to Higher Close (SAP, CLH, ANGI, SD, BIG, ALJ, PETM, MTN, CIEN, DANG, JRCC, KR, SFD, FNSR, HRB, P, WDAY, ANN, FL, AMD, PBR, FB)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and trickled lower most of the day as there was little news to follow generally good data from around the globe. In Japan, ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades (AWK, ANGI, BIG, CLH, DVA, HTZ, LOGI, MLNX, WFR, NANO, NYCB, SAP, SD)

These are some of this Thursday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations seen from Wall St. research calls. American Water Works Co. Inc. (NYSE: AWK) cut to Neutral at Citigroup. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 6, 2013: Markets Open Higher, Closed Mixed (JCP, ICE, BBY, QCOM, VVUS, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, PETS, MTN, CIEN, DANG, JRCC, KR, SFD, MTG, PBR, BBRY)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning but struggled to maintain even a flat performance compared to yesterday’s close. Before the markets opened this morning, the Mortgage Bankers Association noted ...
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Results Good at Big Lots; Forecast Not So Good

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 results before markets opened this morning. The close-out retailer reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.08 on revenues ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 5, 2013: Markets Climb as Dow Sets All-Time High (NFLX, YHOO, CLF, A, APOL, CKP, CEP, APP, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, MTG, CREE, VOD, VZ)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and it didn’t take long for the DJIA to blow past its all-time intra-day high of 14,198.10 (more coverage here). There was a ...
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Retail Sales on Track for Lower Growth

After three consecutive years of 4%+ same-store sales growth in the month of February, the outlook for the month in 2013 calls for growth of 2.7%, primarily on a forecast ...
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Retail Stocks Not Sharing Equally in Today’s Surge

Retailers do not appear to be headed for uniformly upbeat sales increases in December. Research firm Retail Metrics has dropped its forecast for a same-store sales increase by another 10 ...
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Media Digest (12/7/2012) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

Investors who are optimistic about Europe's prospects are disappointed by European Central Bank comments on the economy. (Reuters) T-Mobile will stop phone subsidies and start to sell the Apple Inc. ...
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