Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (BGFV): Stadium Capital Management Reduces Its Stake

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Alexander Medina Seaver‘s Stadium Capital Management has lowered its stake in Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp (NASDAQ:BGFV) according to an amended 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund currently owns 2.7 million shares of the company, which account for 12.1% of its outstanding stock. Previously, Stadium Capital owned 2.9 million shares as disclosed in its 13F filing for the end of June.

Big 5 Sporting Goods is a retailer of sporting goods, selling a variety of sports accessories and products. Since the beginning of the year, the company’s shares have gained 30.83%. Earlier this month, Deutsche Bank AG boosted its price target on Big 5 Sporting Goods’ shares to $10 from $9, while maintaining its ‘Hold’ rating on the stock.

Alexander Seaver Stadium Capital

According to Insider Monkey’s database, some of the bullish investors of Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) at the end of June, aside from Stadium Capital Management itself, were Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors, with a position worth $3.86 million, Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies, with $2.5 million invested in the stock, and Peter Algert and Kevin Coldiron’s Algert Coldiron Investors. An investor who decided to dump its Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) positions during the second quarter was Neil Chriss’ Hutchin Hill Capital, which said goodbye to its $630,000 position.

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Stadium Capital Management GP 0 2,675,493 0 2,675,493 2,675,493 12.1%
Stadium Capital Management 0 2,675,493 0 2,675,493 2,675,493 12.1%
Alexander M. Seaver 0 2,675,493 0 2,675,493 2,675,493 12.1%
Bradley R. Kent 0 2,675,493 0 2,675,493 2,675,493 12.1%
Stadium Capital Partners 0 2,434,426 0 2,434,426 2,434,426 11.1%
Stadium Capital Qualified Partners 0 241,067 0 241,067 241,067 1.1%

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Washington, D.C. 20549



Under the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 12)*

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)
(CUSIP Number)

Stadium Capital Management,

199 Elm Street

New Canaan, CT 06840-5321

(203) 972-8235

(Name, Address and Telephone Number of Person
Authorized to Receive Notices and Communications)
August 12, 2016
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

If the filing person has previously filed
a statement on Schedule 13G to report the acquisition that is the subject of this Schedule 13D, and is filing this schedule because
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