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Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, BUT came up short on beating the revenue expectation. Adjusted Earnings Per Share decreased 13.89% to $0.31 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.36 in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue Rose 0.62% to $1.23 billion from the year-earlier quarter. Big Lots Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $0.31 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $0.24. It missed the average revenue estimate of $1.23 billion.