Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Co. (NASDAQ:BGFV) passed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $2.23 and traded as high as $2.70. Big 5 Sporting Goods shares last traded at $2.67, with a volume of 8,118 shares traded.

Separately, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 31st.

The company has a quick ratio of 0.11, a current ratio of 1.52 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.58. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $2.64 and its 200-day moving average price is $2.23. The stock has a market capitalization of $61.33 million, a P/E ratio of -33.75 and a beta of 0.57.

Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 29th. The company reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Big 5 Sporting Goods had a net margin of 0.30% and a return on equity of 2.48%. The firm had revenue of $266.15 million for the quarter. Analysts anticipate that Big 5 Sporting Goods Co. will post 0.28 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 27th. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.41%. Big 5 Sporting Goods’s dividend payout ratio is presently -250.00%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL boosted its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods by 4.4% during the third quarter. Gamco Investors INC. ET AL now owns 212,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $441,000 after purchasing an additional 9,000 shares in the last quarter. Jane Street Group LLC bought a new position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods during the second quarter valued at approximately $162,000. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods by 6.4% during the second quarter. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. now owns 306,162 shares of the company’s stock valued at $597,000 after purchasing an additional 18,423 shares in the last quarter. Marshall Wace LLP boosted its stake in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods by 10.8% during the second quarter. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 350,280 shares of the company’s stock valued at $683,000 after purchasing an additional 34,023 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Paloma Partners Management Co bought a new position in shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods during the second quarter valued at approximately $177,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 48.08% of the company’s stock.

About Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV)

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company offers athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories, as well as a selection 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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