VSE (VSEC) Reaches $47.29 Formed H&S; Big Lots (BIG) Has 1.03 Sentiment

VSE Corporation (VSEC) formed H&S with $43.98 target or 7.00% below today’s $47.29 share price. VSE Corporation (VSEC) has $512.55M valuation. The stock increased 1.22% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $47.29. About 32,264 shares traded or 31.72% up from the average. VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC) has risen 33.64% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.94% the S&P500.

Big Lots, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.41 billion. The firm offers products under various merchandising categories, such as food category that includes beverage and grocery, candy and snacks, and specialty foods departments; consumables category, which comprises health and beauty, plastics, paper, chemical, and pet departments; soft home category that consists of home décor, frames, fashion bedding, utility bedding, bath, window, decorative textile, and area rugs departments; hard home category, including small appliances, table top, food preparation, stationery, greeting cards, and home maintenance departments; and furniture category consisting of upholstery, mattress, ready-to-assemble, and case goods departments. It has a 14.39 P/E ratio. It also provides merchandise under the seasonal category that includes lawn and garden, summer, Christmas, and other holiday departments; and electronics, toys, and accessories category, including electronics, jewelry, hosiery, toys, and infant accessories departments.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $7.14 million activity.

Westport Asset Management Inc holds 7.1% of its portfolio in Big Lots, Inc. for 195,200 shares. Snow Capital Management Lp owns 1.19 million shares or 3.09% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kestrel Investment Management Corp has 2.96% invested in the company for 156,300 shares. The Connecticut-based Sasco Capital Inc Ct has invested 2.17% in the stock. New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 190,187 shares.

Analysts await Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG) to report earnings on March, 2. They expect $2.39 earnings per share, up 5.75% or $0.13 from last year’s $2.26 per share. BIG’s profit will be $100.47M for 5.98 P/E if the $2.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual earnings per share reported by Big Lots, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3,883.33% EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.69% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $57.21. About 1.16M shares traded or 7.91% up from the average. Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) has risen 10.65% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.83 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.31, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 5 investors sold VSE Corporation shares while 19 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 7.23 million shares or 2.22% more from 7.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cambridge Investment Rech Inc has 0% invested in VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC). Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 21,432 shares in its portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Co holds 402 shares. Voya Inv Limited Liability Company reported 0% in VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC). Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 0% in VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC). Spark Inv Mgmt Lc owns 4,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. 1,690 are owned by Great West Life Assurance Can. 362,407 are held by Vanguard Group Inc Inc. Fmr Limited Liability owns 0.01% invested in VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC) for 1.46M shares. Hancock Com holds 4,025 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 650 are owned by Ameritas Partners. Commonwealth Equity Services owns 7,019 shares. Psagot Invest House Limited reported 0% in VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC). The California-based Eam Invsts Ltd Company has invested 0.27% in VSE Corporation (NASDAQ:VSEC). Lsv Asset reported 82,800 shares.