Insider Trading Watch List: Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation $BGFV

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Nov 30, 2017 Honeycutt Van B, Director bought 43,000 shares having total worth of $312,180 at the price of $7.26 per share, following the transaction a total of 109,600 shares owned by Honeycutt Van B. Before this latest buy, Honeycutt Van B purchased BGFV at 1 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $370,080 at an average of $7.71 per share.

Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 8 times by insiders. In 7 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 1 instances.

Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) traded up 2.72% on Nov 30, 2017, hitting $7.55. 2,640,187 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation has a 52 week low of $6.05 and a 52 week high of $19.07. The company’s market cap is $312 million.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (BGFV) last announced its earnings results on Oct 31, 2017. The company reported 0.28 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lower than the consensus estimate of 0.29 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $270 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $272 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.41 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 3% on a year-over-year basis.

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earnings per share 0.28 0.13 0.24 0.41 0.11 -0.02 0.22 0.28 0.15 0.14
Revenue(M) 270.47 243.67 252.6 279.02 241.41 234.53 275.01 270.13 240.41 243.56

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation is a holding Company incorporated in Delaware on October 31, 1997. The Company operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States operating 414 stores in 12 states under the ‘Big 5 Sporting Goods’ name. The Company carries a full-line product offering, operating 414 stores in California, Washington, Arizona, Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Colorado, Oklahoma and Wyoming. The Company provides a full-line product offering in a traditional sporting goods store format that averages approximately 11,000 square feet. The Company’s product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a broad selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, snowboarding and roller sports. The Company’s stores carry a wide range of products at competitive prices from well-known brand name manufacturers, including Adidas, Coleman, Easton, New Balance, Nike, Reebok, Spalding, Under Armour and Wilson. It also offers brand name merchandise produced exclusively for the company, private label merchandise and specials on quality items purchased through opportunistic buys of vendor over-stock and close-out merchandise. The Company reinforces its value reputation through weekly print advertising in major and local newspapers, direct mailers and Internet and email marketing designed to generate customer traffic, drive net sales and build brand awareness. The Company also maintains social media sites to enhance distribution capabilities for its promotional offers and to enable communication with its customers. The Company operates a distribution center located in Riverside, California, that services all of its stores. The facility has approximately 953,000 square feet of storage and office space. The distribution center warehouse management system is fully integrated with its management information systems and provides comprehensive warehousing and distribution capabilities. The conduct of Company’s business, and the distribution, sale, advertising, labeling, safety, transportation and use of many of its products are subject to various laws and regulations administered by federal, state and local governmental agencies in the United States.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.