Briggs & Stratton Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:BGG)

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)

Briggs & Stratton Corporation logoBriggs & Stratton Corporation is a producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. The Company designs, manufactures, markets, sells and services the various products for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the world. It also markets and sells related service parts and accessories for its engines. Its subsidiary is a marketer of pressure washers, and it is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Simplicity, Snapper, Snapper Pro, Ferris, PowerBoss, Allmand, Billy Goat, Murray, Branco and Victa brands. It operates in over 100 countries on six continents. It operates through two segments: Engines and Products. Its Engines segment sells engines around the world, primarily to OEMs of lawn and garden equipment and other gasoline engine-powered equipment. Its Products segment designs, manufactures and markets a range of outdoor power equipment, job site products and related accessories.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrial Products
  • Industry: Engine & Powertrain Systems
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:BGG
  • CUSIP: 10904310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.01502 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,755,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $22.94
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.29
  • 52 Week Range: $17.90 - $25.92
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.40
  • P/E Growth: -0.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.79 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.58
  • Book Value: $13.07 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.85
  • Annual Dividend: $0.56
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • EBITDA: $141.62 million
  • Net Margins: 3.17%
  • Return on Equity: 11.24%
  • Return on Assets: 3.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.40%
  • Current Ratio: 2.09%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.95%
  • Average Volume: 227,282 shs.
  • Beta: 0.72
  • Short Ratio: 15.58

Frequently Asked Questions for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)

What is Briggs & Stratton Corporation's stock symbol?

Briggs & Stratton Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BGG."

How often does Briggs & Stratton Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Briggs & Stratton Corporation?

Briggs & Stratton Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. View Briggs & Stratton Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Briggs & Stratton Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 16th. The company reported $0.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $474 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $537.82 million. Briggs & Stratton Corporation had a return on equity of 11.24% and a net margin of 3.17%. The business's quarterly revenue was down 5.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.46 earnings per share. View Briggs & Stratton Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Briggs & Stratton Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Briggs & Stratton Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Briggs & Stratton Corporation.

What guidance has Briggs & Stratton Corporation issued on next quarter's earnings?

Briggs & Stratton Corporation issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 16th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.31-1.48 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.62. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.87-1.92 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.91 billion.

Where is Briggs & Stratton Corporation's stock going? Where will Briggs & Stratton Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Briggs & Stratton Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Briggs & Stratton Corporation's share price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Briggs & Stratton Corporation.

Who are some of Briggs & Stratton Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Briggs & Stratton Corporation's key executives?

Briggs & Stratton Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Todd J. Teske, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark A. Schwertfeger, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Harold L. Redman, Senior Vice President & President – Turf & Consumer Products
  • William H. Reitman, Senior Vice President, President - Global Support
  • David J. Rodgers, Senior Vice President and President – Engines and Power
  • Kathryn M. Buono, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Andrea L. Golvach, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Randall R. Carpenter, Vice President – Corporate Marketing
  • David G. DeBaets, Vice President – Global Engine Operations
  • Brian C. Walker, Lead Independent Director

How do I buy Briggs & Stratton Corporation stock?

Shares of Briggs & Stratton Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Briggs & Stratton Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Briggs & Stratton Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.18.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE BGG)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  86 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  115 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  201
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Briggs & Stratton Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00 (3.39% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Price Target History for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Analysts' Ratings History for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket Perform -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
1/30/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$25.00N/AView Rating Details
8/17/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Earnings by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE BGG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017($0.33)N/AView Earnings Details
8/16/2017Q4 2017$0.52$0.46$537.82 million$474.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/20/2017Q3 2017$0.82$0.83$617.01 million$597.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q217$0.28$0.35$416.32 million$428.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q117($0.39)($0.34)$276.96 million$286.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/17/2016Q416$0.54$0.46$562.33 million$502.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q316$0.89$0.80$642.22 million$603.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/20/2016Q216$0.18$0.34$435.16 million$413.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q116($0.35)($0.35)$284.75 million$289.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/12/2015Q415$0.38$0.51$533.90 million$538.82 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q315$0.75$0.86$655.03 million$619.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q215$0.14$0.26$453.80 million$444.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2014Q115($0.38)($0.21)$316.80 million$292.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/14/2014Q414$0.35$0.31$495.93 million$496.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q3$0.87$0.81$636.80 million$628.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q214$0.09$0.05$439.97 million$416.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q114($0.29)($0.35)$307.93 million$317.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/15/2013Q4 2013$0.19$0.22$474.97 million$477.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/19/2013Q3 2013$1.04$0.89$707.67 million$637.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q2 2013$0.02$0.02$447.93 million$439.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012($0.18)($0.28)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2012$0.28($0.18)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.96$0.99ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.05$0.05ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/20/2011($0.21)($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2011$0.41$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.94$1.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$0.02$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.34
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.55
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171($0.30)($0.30)($0.30)
Q2 20171$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q3 20171$0.84$0.84$0.84
Q4 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q1 20181($0.34)($0.34)($0.34)
Q2 20181$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q3 20181$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q4 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q1 20191($0.45)($0.45)($0.45)
Q2 20191$0.31$0.31$0.31
Q4 20191$0.64$0.64$0.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Most Recent Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:2.32%
Dividend Growth:-17.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:43.08% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
41.79% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
35.67% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)

Dividend History by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE BGG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.87%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/30/2017William H. ReitmanSVPSell7,000$20.69$144,830.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2017Todd J TeskeInsiderSell5,830$20.68$120,564.40View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017William H. ReitmanSVPSell17,350$24.92$432,362.00View SEC Filing  
4/25/2017Andrea L GolvachVPSell4,106$24.90$102,239.40View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Harold L RedmanSVPSell22,530$21.84$492,055.20View SEC Filing  
1/31/2017Andrea L GolvachVPSell4,110$21.65$88,981.50View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016Todd J TeskeChairmanSell23,872$22.50$537,120.00View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016Todd J TeskeChairmanSell6,438$22.50$144,855.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Todd J TeskeChairmanSell25,200$22.00$554,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Todd J TeskeChairmanSell20,000$21.50$430,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Todd J TeskeChairmanSell75,000$20.52$1,539,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016William H ReitmanSVPSell15,300$19.84$303,552.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016William H. ReitmanSVPSell4,000$22.90$91,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016Todd J TeskeCEOSell30,000$22.09$662,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2016David G DebaetsVPSell6,380$22.00$140,360.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016David J. RodgersVPSell7,835$20.99$164,456.65View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Todd J. TeskeCEOSell49,213$20.98$1,032,488.74View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016David J. RodgersVPSell15,669$20.26$317,453.94View SEC Filing  
2/5/2016Harold L. RedmanSVPSell25,050$20.41$511,270.50View SEC Filing  
2/4/2016David G. DebaetsVPSell7,370$20.00$147,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/2/2016Keith R McloughlinDirectorSell8,397$19.53$163,993.41View SEC Filing  
1/28/2016David J. RodgersVPSell15,668$19.63$307,562.84View SEC Filing  
1/27/2016William H. ReitmanSVPSell11,313$19.48$220,377.24View SEC Filing  
1/26/2016William H. ReitmanSVPSell6,107$19.47$118,903.29View SEC Filing  
1/25/2016William H. ReitmanSVPSell600$19.47$11,682.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Frank M JaehnertDirectorBuy3,000$17.60$52,800.00View SEC Filing  
10/8/2015Todd J. TeskeCEOSell49,213$21.03$1,034,949.39View SEC Filing  
9/16/2015Todd J. TeskeCEOSell98,426$20.29$1,997,063.54View SEC Filing  
9/16/2015William H. ReitmanSVPSell5,000$20.44$102,200.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Harold L. RedmanSVPSell40,400$19.90$803,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/31/2015Todd J. TeskeCEOSell123,156$19.91$2,452,035.96View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015David G. DebaetsVPSell4,914$20.00$98,280.00View SEC Filing  
8/28/2015William H. ReitmanSVPSell10,650$19.99$212,893.50View SEC Filing  
5/22/2015David G DebaetsVPSell1,515$20.01$30,315.15View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Todd J TeskeCEOSell13,563$20.91$283,602.33View SEC Filing  
2/23/2015Harold L RedmanSVPSell2,000$20.36$40,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015David G DebaetsVPSell1,000$20.07$20,070.00View SEC Filing  
1/28/2015Frank M JaehnertDirectorBuy2,000$18.91$37,820.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2014Robert F HeathVPSell8,365$20.35$170,227.75View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014David J RodgersCFOSell21,810$19.91$434,237.10View SEC Filing  
8/27/2014Todd J TeskeCEOSell43,620$20.49$893,773.80View SEC Filing  
8/22/2014Robert F HeathVPSell5,574$20.61$114,880.14View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014William H ReitmanVPSell10,803$20.93$226,106.79View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014Joseph C WrightSVPSell24,210$20.85$504,778.50View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014William H ReitmanVPSell14,000$20.60$288,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/28/2014Todd J TeskeCEOSell30,000$20.99$629,700.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Robert F HeathVPSell22,766$20.96$477,175.36View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014William ReitmanVPSell4,740$22.95$108,783.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Joseph WrightSVPSell9,400$22.80$214,320.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014Todd TeskeCEOSell10,000$22.82$228,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014William ReitmanVPSell5,078$22.95$116,540.10View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Harold RedmanVPSell22,877$22.33$510,843.41View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Todd TeskeCEOSell7,900$22.51$177,829.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Thomas SavageSVPSell47,756$22.47$1,073,077.32View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014David DebaetsVPSell5,233$22.30$116,695.90View SEC Filing  
2/12/2014David DebaetsVPSell2,500$21.68$54,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Randall CarpenterVPSell1,500$19.31$28,965.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Henrik SlipsagerDirectorBuy10,000$18.77$187,700.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012William H ReitmanVPSell20,140$19.23$387,292.20View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012David G DebaetsVPSell1,808$19.50$35,256.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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