COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Lots, Inc.
(NYSE: BIG) today announced that on December
1, 2021 the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash
dividend of $0.30 per common share
for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2021.
The dividend will be paid on December 29,
2021, to shareholders of record as of the close of business
on December 15, 2021.
About Big Lots, Inc.
Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) is
a neighborhood discount retailer and a Fortune 500 company,
operating 1,428 stores in 47 states, as well as a best-in-class
ecommerce platform with expanded capabilities via BOPIS, curbside
pickup, Instacart and same day delivery. The company's product
assortment is focused on home essentials: Furniture, Seasonal, Soft
Home, Food, Consumables and Hard Home. Ranked #1 on Total Retail's
2020 Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers list and the recipient of Home
Textiles Today's 2021 Retail Titan Award, Big Lots' mission is to
help people Live BIG and Save Lots. The company strives to be the
BIG difference for a better life by delivering exceptional value to
customers through the ultimate treasure hunt shopping experience,
building a "best places to grow" culture, rewarding shareholders
with consistent growth and top-tier returns, and doing good in
local communities. For more information about the company, visit
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Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and such statements
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results or events and projected sales, earnings, capital
expenditures and business strategy. Forward-looking statements are
based upon a number of assumptions concerning future conditions
that may ultimately prove to be inaccurate. Forward-looking
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views and assumptions regarding future events and operating
performance and are applicable only as of the dates of such
statements. Although the company believes the expectations
expressed in forward-looking statements are based on reasonable
assumptions within the bounds of knowledge, forward-looking
statements, by their nature, involve risks, uncertainties and other
factors, any one or a combination of which could materially affect
business, financial condition, results of operations or
Forward-looking statements that the company makes herein and in
other reports and releases are not guarantees of future performance
and actual results may differ materially from those discussed in
such forward-looking statements as a result of various factors,
including, but not limited to, developments related to the COVID-19
coronavirus pandemic, current economic and credit conditions, the
cost of goods, the inability to successfully execute strategic
initiatives, competitive pressures, economic pressures on customers
and the company, the availability of brand name closeout
merchandise, trade restrictions, freight costs, the
risks discussed in the Risk Factors section of the company's
most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, and other factors discussed
from time to time in other filings with the SEC, including
Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K.
This release should be read in conjunction with such filings, and
you should consider all of these risks, uncertainties and other
factors carefully in evaluating forward-looking statements.
You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements, which speak only as of the date thereof. The company
undertakes no obligation to publicly update forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events
or otherwise. You are advised, however, to consult any further
disclosures the company makes on related subjects in public
announcements and SEC filings.
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