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Because of that, we've created a screen based on the massive data aggregated from the more than 140,000 investors competing on our Motley Fool CAPSplatform. Each quarter, we check in on select companies after they file a 10-Q and track community sentiment -- so you can see how your company is doing.
Here's the community sentiment on Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) both this quarter and last (for comparison), as well as opinions on some related companies.
Metric Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) Retail Ventures, Inc. (NYSE: RVI) Tuesday Morning Corp (Nasdaq: TUES) Hitachi, Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE: HIT) This Quarter (12/10/2009): Price: $28.34 $7.75 $2.49 $26.60 % of Members Rating Outperform 79% 71% 86% 83% % of All-Star Members Rating Outperform 68% 58% 83% 78% CAPS Rating (out of 5) Last Quarter (9/11/2009): Price: $25.76 $4.76 $4.48 $35.07 % of Members Rating Outperform 78% 74% 85% 82% % of All-Star Members Rating Outperform 67% 71% 87% 77% CAPS Rating (out of 5)
Source: Motley Fool CAPS. Dates given are the posting dates of Big Lots, Inc.'s most recent quarterly and/or annual reports to the SEC's website. Percentages are calculated from the number of members rating each company.
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