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|4/8/13||(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Retains Outperform Stance (Stock Blog Hub)|
We have maintained our long-term Outperform recommendation on Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV) based on the company’s better-than-expected quarterly results for the third consecutive quarter. Why Reiterate? Big 5 Sporting has surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate in 3 of the trailing 4 quarters in the range of negative 66.7% to positive 50.0%. The average surprise over [...]
|2/25/13||BGFV (Samurai Trader)|
BGFV was a breakout I saw early this morning, and was one of the few that actually held, but volume did not come through. According to my pivot point analysis, this actually did not break out today, but the real breakout came in mid January, although it went nowhere after that. I projeced a pretty high target here, but a more modest target projected using the second from bottom horizontal line. In eiher case, I am not terribly confident in either projection, as this has a fairly weak price...
|12/31/12||(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods â€“ Bull of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)|
Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) was upgraded from Neutral to Outperform after back-to-back quarters of positive earnings surprises along with an encouraging guidance for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012. Driven by strong top-line performance along with effective cost management, Big 5 Sporting s earnings of $0.38 per share for third-quarter 2012 came 44.4% higher than [...]
|9/27/12||(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Shares Stay Neutral (Stock Blog Hub)|
We have maintained our long-term Neutral recommendation on Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV). Our recommendation is based on the company’s strategy of resuming the store expansion program along with improved earnings outlook for the third quarter of fiscal 2012. Lately, Big 5 reported a better-than-expected bottom-line performance for the second-quarter of fiscal 2012. The company’s [...]
|8/22/12||(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods Beats Bottom Line (Stock Blog Hub)|
Sporting products retailer, Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (BGFV) posted robust second-quarter 2012 earnings per share of 15 cents, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 10 cents. However, quarterly earnings slipped 6.3% from 16 cents per share earned in the year-ago quarter. Net sales of $226.6 million rose 3.2% from the prior-year quarter sales of $219.6 [...]
|11/4/11||Big 5 Sporting Goods: My Morning Pick (Morningpick)|
Yesterday's morning pick Hecla Mining HL did very well, but that may have to do in part with the overall market rising. Nevertheless, HL shares gained plus 6.82 percent bringing my morning pick performance to plus 56.42 percent. Today's morning pick is Big 5 Sporting Goods BGFV. I printed the Retail Sector on Wednesday and highlighted BGFV as a possible pick. But, before I got to research it, the shares popped yesterday plus 8.09 percent on apparently strong earnings. While there is still...
|8/26/11||(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods â€“ Bear of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)|
Big 5 Sporting Goods' (BGFV) second-quarter 2011 earnings dropped the prior-year quarter. The decline was primarily attributable to a 1.7% fall in same-store sales. Accordingly, the company has lowered same-store sales projections for third-quarter 2011, reflecting a sharp decline from the prior-year quarter. Big 5 Sporting Goods also sees intense competition from national chains, mass merchandisers [...]
|5/6/11||(BGFV) Big Five Sporting Goods â€“ Bear of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)|
Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) earnings of $0.13 per share for the first quarter 2011 missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.19, and also fell short of its own guidance range of $0.15 to $0.22 per share. The company posted a 43.5% decline in the earnings due to lower same-store sales and higher operating expenses. Consequently, [...]
|11/3/10||Deutsche Bank Discusses Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) (Benzinga)|
Deutsche Bank is out with a research report on Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ: BGFV), after it reported earnings. It has a $21.50 price target and a Buy rating. In a note to clients, Deutsche Bank writes, "The key to the results in our opinion was the improving comp trends. 3Q10 comps accelerated to +3.6% on a 2-yr basis from (2.0%) and (0.2%) in 1Q10 and 2Q10, and to (3%) on a 3-yr basis from (7.1%) and (7.8%) in 1Q01 and 2Q10, respectively. Store openings are also up...
|11/1/10||Deutsche Bank Forecasts Big 5 Sporting Goods Sales of $230.7MM (Benzinga)|
In a report released this morning, Deutsche Bank said that it is forecasting Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ: BGFV) sales of $230.7mm on comps of 1%. “As FY09 had a 53rd week, the reporting calendar has been skewed during FY10 and each quarter will be impacted,” Deutsche Bank writes. “This is expected to negatively impact sales by approximately $7mm during 3Q10, though this will not impact comps, as these are reported on a week over week basis regardless of which quarter they...
|10/19/10||Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation Announces New Credit Agreement (Benzinga)|
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (Nasdaq: BGFV) today announced it has entered into a new credit agreement, arranged by Wells Fargo Capital Finance, with Wells Fargo Bank, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent, Bank of America, as Documentation Agent, PNC Bank and Union Bank. The new credit agreement provides for a revolving credit facility with aggregate availability of up to $140 million, which amount may be increased at the option of the Company up to a maximum of $165 million....
|8/3/10||(BGFV) Big 5 Sporting Goods â€“ Bear of the Day (Stock Blog Hub)|
Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) posted a 0.5% decline in same-store sales during the second quarter of 2010, missing its own prediction of low-single digit growth. Consequently, the company slashed its earnings guidance for the second quarter to $0.20 - $0.23 per share from the earlier forecast of $0.24 - $0.30 per share. Big 5 Sporting [...]
|6/1/09||Trading Ideas That Paid â€“ BGFV (Capital Essence's Investment Blog- éŒ¢é€”é›†åœ˜ Â» Page not found)|
As the stock market sprints higher, the retail stocks are putting in a remarkable performance. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (BGFV) jumped more than 12% to 12.18 - near 52-week closing high. In fact, the stock has gained more than 27% since profiled in our May 13 "Daily Trading Ideas".