Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV)’s share price was down 1.7% during trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as low as $10.00 and last traded at $10.04, with a volume of 101,535 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $10.21.

Several equities analysts have commented on BGFV shares. TheStreet downgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. Forward View reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, March 30th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, May 5th. Vetr downgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $13.36 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, April 25th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $9.00 price objective on shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. in a research report on Thursday, April 14th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $13.05.

The stock has a market capitalization of $217.30 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.49. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $8.91 and a 200 day moving average of $10.66.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 3rd. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.06. The firm earned $234.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $235.87 million. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.14 EPS. On average, equities analysts predict that Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. will post $0.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, June 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 1st were given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, May 27th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.90%.

A number of institutional investors recently made changes to their positions in BGFV. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 7.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,432,777 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,314,000 after buying an additional 95,428 shares during the last quarter. LSV Asset Management increased its position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 1,127,095 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,259,000 after buying an additional 105,647 shares during the last quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL increased its position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 3.5% in the fourth quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 417,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,171,000 after buying an additional 14,000 shares during the last quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 25.9% in the fourth quarter. GSA Capital Partners LLP now owns 339,354 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,390,000 after buying an additional 69,791 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Teton Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 1.1% in the fourth quarter. Teton Advisors Inc. now owns 286,500 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,862,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares during the last quarter.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation is a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The Company offers a range of products in a traditional sporting goods store format. 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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