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Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) Soars Over 29% Post-Earnings

Big Lots (NYSE: BIG) Soars Over 29% Post-Earnings

BIG chart 1Between November 8 and 11, 2019, Lemelson Capital Management, on behalf of its investors in The Amvona Fund, LP initiated a long position in close-out retailer Big Lots.   Shares had been down more than 50 percent since late April 2019, with over 20 percent of the shares sold short as of the last reporting period.

In early trading today, shares of Big Lots soared over 29 percent after the company said it swung to a third-quarter net profit of $127 million, or $3.25 per share.  The company's CEO Bruce Thorn commented, "After a year of restructuring and transition in 2019, and despite the ongoing impact of tariffs, we expect to return to EBIT and EPS growth in 2020, including a significant improvement in normalized free cash flow."

As of publication, The Amvona Fund, LP is on track for a record performance in 2019. 

Disclosure: Lemelson Capital Management is long shares of Big Lots on behalf of its investors in The Amvona Fund, LP.

About Lemelson Capital Management

Lemelson Capital Management, LLC is a private investment management firm focused on deep value and special situation investments. For more information, visit: http://www.lemelsoncapital.com or follow on Twitter @LemelsonCapital.  

About Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Lemelson:

Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Lemelson is the Chief Investment Officer of Lemelson Capital Management, LLC, follow his work at www.amvona.com or on Twitter @Lemelson

For further information, please contact:

Lemelson Capital Management, LLC 
Investor and Media Relations 
Telephone: 802-332-3833 


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