Big 5 Sporting Goods Stock Boasts Long-Term Outperformance

Despite today's brief dip, BGFV continues to climb post-earnings

Mar 12, 2021 at 12:52 PM
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Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ:BGFV) is a sporting goods retailer in the United States. The company operates 431 stores in 11 states and offers athletic footwear, apparel, and accessories, as well as a broad selection of athletic equipment. This afternoon, the equity was last seen down 0.9% at $14.96.

On March 2, Big 5 Sporting Goods reported their fourth-quarter and full-year earnings. BGFV’s net sales for the fourth quarter of 2020 were $290.6 million compared to net sales of $244.1 million year-over-year, marking an increase of 10.5% for same-store sales. 

For fiscal 2020, BGFV’s net sales were $1.04 billion, compared to net sales of $996.5 million for the fiscal 2019. Same store sales also increased 3%, despite periods of significant store closures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their net income for fiscal 2020 was $55.9 million, or $2.58 per diluted share, versus $8.4 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, for the fiscal year of 2019.

Big 5 Sporting Goods stock has grown exponentially in the past 12 months. BGFV is up more than 1000% in this time frame, and has jumped a whopping 2200% from its 52-week low of $0.65. BGFV is currently down 9% from its three-year high of $16.58. Additionally, Big 5 Sporting Goods stock is up 49% year-to-date and trades at a current price-earnings ratio of 5.86.


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