Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) CFO Barry Emerson sold 4,115 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, November 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.00, for a total transaction of $78,185.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

Barry Emerson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 7th, Barry Emerson sold 14,011 shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.68, for a total transaction of $247,714.48.

Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) opened at 19.20 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $413.43 million, a PE ratio of 30.97 and a beta of 0.13. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. has a 12-month low of $8.15 and a 12-month high of $20.10. The company has a 50 day moving average of $16.34 and a 200-day moving average of $12.26.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.08. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. had a net margin of 1.31% and a return on equity of 7.88%. The company had revenue of $279 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $274.64 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.28 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts forecast that Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. will post $0.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV)

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 1st will be paid a $0.15 dividend. This is an increase from Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 29th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.13%. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 79.37%.

A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG increased their target price on shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from $16.50 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $14.00 target price on the stock in a report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, Forward View raised shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $15.83.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. California State Teachers Retirement System increased its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 0.8% in the third quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 37,529 shares of the company’s stock valued at $511,000 after buying an additional 300 shares during the last quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans increased its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 0.6% in the second quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 63,920 shares of the company’s stock valued at $592,000 after buying an additional 380 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC increased its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 10.6% in the third quarter. BlackRock Advisors LLC now owns 8,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 853 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Group LTD increased its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 5.6% in the third quarter. BlackRock Group LTD now owns 17,676 shares of the company’s stock valued at $240,000 after buying an additional 937 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teton Advisors Inc. increased its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 0.3% in the second quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 287,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,665,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.92% of the company’s stock.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. Company Profile

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation is a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The Company offers a range of products in a sporting goods store format that averages approximately 11,000 square feet. The Company also offers products online through its e-commerce platform. The Company’s product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a range of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, winter and summer recreation and roller sports.

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