Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) Share Price

News headlines about Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Big 5 Sporting Goods earned a news impact score of 0.35 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 47.6395279296457 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

BGFV has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, December 18th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have assigned a hold rating to the stock. Big 5 Sporting Goods currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $8.67.

Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) traded up $0.25 on Friday, reaching $6.20. 822,059 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,172,741. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a quick ratio of 0.16 and a current ratio of 2.07. Big 5 Sporting Goods has a twelve month low of $5.05 and a twelve month high of $17.10. The stock has a market cap of $127.49, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.20 and a beta of -0.38.

In related news, Director Van B. Honeycutt acquired 43,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $7.26 per share, with a total value of $312,180.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 18,600 shares in the company, valued at approximately $135,036. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 7.90% of the company’s stock.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods Company Profile

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation is a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The Company offers a range of products in a sporting goods store format. The Company also offers products online through its e-commerce platform. The Company’s product mix includes athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, as well as a range 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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