Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) traded up 3.2% on Monday . The company traded as high as $10.22 and last traded at $10.13, with a volume of 96,747 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $9.82.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the company. Vetr upgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $13.81 price objective for the company in a report on Tuesday, May 3rd. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “hold” rating and issued a $9.00 price objective on shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. in a report on Thursday, April 14th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, May 5th. Forward View restated a “hold” rating on shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. in a report on Wednesday, March 30th. Finally, TheStreet downgraded Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, March 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $12.26.

The firm has a market capitalization of $218.81 million and a PE ratio of 18.62. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $9.08 and a 200 day moving average price of $10.64.

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

Several hedge funds and institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in 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 period. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its position in 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 period. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL raised its position in 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 period. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP raised its position in Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. by 33.4% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 251,565 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,513,000 after buying an additional 63,010 shares during the period.

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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