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Highest Free Cash Flow Per Share in the General Merchandise Stores Industry Detected for Big Lots (BIG, DLTR, TGT)

Published on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 11:20
By Adrienne Chilton

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the highest free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) is highest with FCF per share of $2.74. Big Lots, Inc. is a broadline closeout retailer that operates stores across the United States. The Company's stores offer an assortment of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal products,furniture, housewares, toys, and gifts.

Big Lots (NYSE:BIG) has potential upside of 8.2% based on a current price of $31.93 and analysts' consensus price target of $34.55. The stock should hit resistance at its 200-day moving average (MA) of $34.02, as well as support at its 50-day MA of $28.65.

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) is next with FCF per share of $1.81.

Finishing up the top three is Target (NYSE:TGT), with FCF per share of $1.57.

By Adrienne Chilton
achilton@fnno.com