NYSE:BGG - Briggs & Stratton Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$20.12 +0.48 (+2.44 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$20.12
Today's Range$19.57 - $20.74
52-Week Range$16.26 - $27.34
Volume835,652 shs
Average Volume320,675 shs
Market Capitalization$733.42 million
P/E Ratio15.36
Dividend Yield3.04%
Beta0.64
Briggs & Stratton logoBriggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, sells, and services gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment to the original equipment manufacturers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Engines and Products. The Engines segment offers four-cycle aluminum alloy gasoline engines that are used primarily by the lawn and garden equipment industry. Its products are used in various lawn and garden equipment applications, including walk-behind lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers, as well as products for industrial, construction, agricultural, and other consumer applications that include portable and standby generators, pumps, and pressure washers. This segment also manufactures and sells replacement engines and service parts to sales and service distributors. The Products segment primarily provides a line of portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, lawn and garden power equipment, turf care, and job site products. This segment sells its products through various channels of retail distribution, including consumer home centers, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, and independent dealers and distributors under its own brands, such as Briggs & Stratton, Simplicity, Snapper, Snapper Pro, Ferris, Allmand, Billy Goat, Murray, Branco, and Victa, as well as other brands comprising Craftsman and Troy-Bilt. The company also exports its products to customers in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada. Briggs & Stratton Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Engines & turbines
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
SymbolNYSE:BGG
CUSIP10904310
Phone414-259-5333

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.36
Current Ratio1.61
Quick Ratio0.71

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.36
Forward P/E Ratio15.48
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.79 billion
Price / Sales0.48
Cash Flow$3.0859 per share
Price / Cash6.52
Book Value$13.07 per share
Price / Book1.54

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.31
Net Income$56.65 million
Net Margins1.09%
Return on Equity10.11%
Return on Assets3.64%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,300
Outstanding Shares42,670,000
Market Cap$733.42 million

Briggs & Stratton (NYSE:BGG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Briggs & Stratton's stock symbol?

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

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

Briggs & Stratton declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 18th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Wednesday, October 3rd. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, September 17th. View Briggs & Stratton's Dividend History.

How will Briggs & Stratton's stock buyback program work?

Briggs & Stratton declared that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 25th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase up to 5.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Briggs & Stratton's earnings last quarter?

Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 15th. The industrial products company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.06. The industrial products company had revenue of $501.69 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $495.83 million. Briggs & Stratton had a return on equity of 10.11% and a net margin of 1.09%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 5.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $0.46 EPS. View Briggs & Stratton's Earnings History.

When is Briggs & Stratton's next earnings date?

Briggs & Stratton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Briggs & Stratton.

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

Briggs & Stratton issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 15th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.35-1.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $1.45. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.93-1.99 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BGG?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Briggs & Stratton's shares. Their predictions range from $17.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Briggs & Stratton's stock price to reach $22.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Briggs & Stratton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Briggs & Stratton?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Briggs & Stratton in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Briggs & Stratton.

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

Who are Briggs & Stratton's key executives?

Briggs & Stratton's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd J. Teske, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark Alan Schwertfeger, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Ms. Kathryn M. Buono, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. William H. Reitman, Sr. VP & Pres of Support (Age 62)
  • Mr. David James Rodgers, Sr. VP and Pres of Engines & Power (Age 47)

Has Briggs & Stratton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about BGG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Briggs & Stratton earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the industrial products company an impact score of 46.83 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Briggs & Stratton.

Who are Briggs & Stratton's major shareholders?

Briggs & Stratton's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (15.11%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.39%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (5.93%), LSV Asset Management (5.45%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.38%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (1.16%). Company insiders that own Briggs & Stratton stock include Andrea L Golvach, David J Rodgers, Frank M Jaehnert, Harold L Redman, Todd J Teske and William H Reitman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Briggs & Stratton.

Which major investors are selling Briggs & Stratton stock?

BGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Federated Investors Inc. PA, BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, ClariVest Asset Management LLC and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Briggs & Stratton company stock in the last year include Andrea L Golvach, David J Rodgers, Todd J Teske and William H Reitman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Briggs & Stratton.

Which major investors are buying Briggs & Stratton stock?

BGG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Brandes Investment Partners LP, BlackRock Inc., Salem Capital Management Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., TD Asset Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Alambic Investment Management L.P. and Renaissance Technologies LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Briggs & Stratton.

How do I buy shares of Briggs & Stratton?

Shares of BGG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Briggs & Stratton's stock price today?

One share of BGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.12.

How big of a company is Briggs & Stratton?

Briggs & Stratton has a market capitalization of $733.42 million and generates $1.79 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $56.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.31 on an earnings per share basis. Briggs & Stratton employs 5,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Briggs & Stratton?

Briggs & Stratton's mailing address is 12301 WEST WIRTH STREET, WAUWATOSA WI, 53222. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 414-259-5333.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Briggs & Stratton (NYSE BGG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  157 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  171 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  328
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This page was last updated on 8/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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