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Big Lots

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Big Lots technical notes before earnings

The stock has been trading in a wide range since May 2014 which has recently seen higher lows and highs. The bottom of the expanded range is at the $42 area and the high is at the $55 area. If the news is a strong positive, the top of the range could be tested from current levels. Resistance thereafter would be at the 52-week high and life high at $56.30. A breakout above the high would open up a run to the $57.50 to $60 area. If the news is a negative surprise, the first support level of note would be at $47.30. Thereafter support levels to watch as potential downside objectives would be at $45.65, and then at $42. A breakdown below $42 would resolve the range bearishly with next support at $40.29.

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BIG Big Lots
$50.90

0.29 (0.57%)

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INITIATION

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Big Lots downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast
Northcoast analyst Jeff Stein downgraded Big Lots to Neutral on valuation.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Apple (AAPL) downgraded to Outperform from Buy at Daiwa. 2. Big Lots (BIG) downgraded to Neutral from Buy at Northcoast with analyst Jeff Stein citing valuation. 3. Wendy's (WEN) downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at RBC Capital with analyst David Palmer saying the company's positive Same-Store Sales trends moderated in the second quarter and July, as its SSS drivers have become less visible. 4. Kroger (KR) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at BMO Capital with analyst Kelly Bania believing grocery deflationary pressures are too hard to ignore and make outperformance difficult given the pressure on same-store-sales and the deleveraging impact on the balance sheet. 5. Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) downgraded to Hold from Buy at Maxim. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Target $51
LEHM
Equal Weight
Big Lots initiated with an Equal Weight at Barclays
Barclays analyst Karen Short started Big Lots with an Equal Weight rating and $51 price target.

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