Briggs & Stratton Co. Company Profile (NYSE:BGG)

About Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)

Briggs & Stratton Co. 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: Diversified Machinery
  • Sub-Industry: Industrial Machinery
  • Symbol: NYSE:BGG
  • CUSIP: 10904310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.02 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 42,777,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.56
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.11
  • 52 Week Range: $17.90 - $25.92
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.02
  • P/E Growth: -0.41
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.81 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.56
  • Book Value: $12.02 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.99
  • Annual Dividend: $0.56
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • EBIDTA: $134.42 million
  • Net Margins: 1.83%
  • Return on Equity: 11.27%
  • Return on Assets: 3.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.47%
  • Current Ratio: 1.87%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.78%
  • Average Volume: 278,946 shs.
  • Beta: 0.82
  • Short Ratio: 12.08

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

What is Briggs & Stratton Co.'s stock symbol?

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

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

Briggs & Stratton Co. declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 14th. View Briggs & Stratton Co.'s Dividend History.

How were Briggs & Stratton Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April, 20th. The company reported $0.83 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.82 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $597 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $617.01 million. Briggs & Stratton Co. had a net margin of 1.83% and a return on equity of 11.27%. Briggs & Stratton Co.'s quarterly revenue was down 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $0.80 earnings per share. View Briggs & Stratton Co.'s Earnings History.

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

Briggs & Stratton Co. updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 20th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.31-1.46 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.86-1.90 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.86 billion.

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

3 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Briggs & Stratton Co.'s shares. Their predictions range from $22.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate Briggs & Stratton Co.'s share price to reach $23.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Briggs & Stratton Co..

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

Who owns Briggs & Stratton Co. stock?

Briggs & Stratton Co.'s stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.47%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.01%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.78%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (7.10%), LSV Asset Management (5.13%) and State Street Corp (2.70%). Company insiders that own Briggs & Stratton Co. stock include Andrea L Golvach, David G Debaets, David J Rodgers, Frank M Jaehnert, Harold L Redman, Keith R Mcloughlin, Todd J Teske and William H Reitman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Briggs & Stratton Co..

Who sold Briggs & Stratton Co. stock? Who is selling Briggs & Stratton Co. stock?

Briggs & Stratton Co.'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including GMT Capital Corp, Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Financial Counselors Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Cipher Capital LP and Netols Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Briggs & Stratton Co. stock in the last year include Andrea L Golvach, Harold L Redman, Todd J Teske and William H Reitman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Briggs & Stratton Co..

Who bought Briggs & Stratton Co. stock? Who is buying Briggs & Stratton Co. stock?

Briggs & Stratton Co.'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, WBI Investments Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Brandes Investment Partners LP, State Street Corp, Augustine Asset Management Inc. and South Dakota Investment Council. View Insider Buying and Selling for Briggs & Stratton Co..

How do I buy Briggs & Stratton Co. stock?

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

How much does a share of Briggs & Stratton Co. stock cost?

One share of Briggs & Stratton Co. stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.88.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $23.50 (1.59% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
1/30/2017Northcoast ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$25.00N/AView Rating Details
8/17/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00N/AView Rating Details
6/1/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Earnings by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Earnings History by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 Co. (NYSE:BGG)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.32
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.15
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$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q1 20181($0.34)($0.34)($0.34)
Q2 20181$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q3 20181$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q4 20181$0.06$0.06$0.06
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Next Dividend:6/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:2.35%
Dividend Growth:-17.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:75.68% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.88% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
35.22% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)

Dividend History by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (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 Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 89.46%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Headline Trends for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
Latest Headlines for Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG)
DateHeadline logoETFs with exposure to Briggs & Stratton Corp. : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 4:14 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $546 Million - May 20 at 7:16 AM logo$0.51 Earnings Per Share Expected for Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) This Quarter - May 18 at 10:28 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Brings The Benefits Of Electronic Fuel Injection To Its Simplicity Branded Line Of Garden Tractors - May 11 at 4:26 PM logoETFs with exposure to Briggs & Stratton Corp. : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 4:26 PM logoWhy Briggs & Stratton Corporation Stock Popped 11% in April - May 11 at 1:17 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Corp. :BGG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 4:07 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Unveils First Inverter Generator For Home Backup - May 9 at 8:55 AM logoWilliam H. Reitman Sells 17,350 Shares of Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Stock - May 5 at 8:40 AM logoFavorable News Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Share Price - May 4 at 1:01 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Stock Price - April 30 at 1:34 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $541.77 Million - April 29 at 8:34 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.05 - April 27 at 8:06 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.51 Per Share - April 27 at 7:14 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 26 at 10:48 PM logoAndrea L. Golvach Sells 4,106 Shares of Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Stock - April 26 at 9:08 PM logoNorthcoast Research Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) - April 26 at 1:21 PM logoBriggs & Stratton: Cramer's Top Takeaways - April 26 at 11:50 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research - April 25 at 9:52 PM logoQ4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Issued By Northcoast Research - April 25 at 1:58 PM logoBriggs & Stratton's Engine Is Humming - April 25 at 12:38 PM logoFavorable Media Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Share Price - April 24 at 3:24 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BGG-US : April 24, 2017 - April 24 at 10:11 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Corp (BGG) Jumps: Stock Moves 9.4% Higher - April 24 at 10:11 AM logoEdited Transcript of BGG earnings conference call or presentation 21-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT - April 22 at 10:13 AM logo Brokerages Set $23.50 Target Price for Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) - April 22 at 12:46 AM logoWhy Briggs & Stratton Stock Climbed 9% Today - April 21 at 6:40 PM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Likely to Affect Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Stock Price - April 21 at 12:06 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Updates FY17 Earnings Guidance - April 20 at 9:15 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS - April 20 at 9:15 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results - April 20 at 9:02 PM logoBriggs & Stratton tops 3Q profit forecasts - April 20 at 9:02 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.14 - April 20 at 2:04 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday - April 18 at 7:40 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Given Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.44 - April 14 at 3:48 PM logoNew Briggs & Stratton® Standby Generators Are Designed To Withstand Harsh Weather - April 12 at 11:27 AM logo$615.83 Million in Sales Expected for Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) This Quarter - April 8 at 9:46 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BGG-US : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 8:26 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter Results - April 7 at 8:26 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Corp. : BGG-US: Dividend Analysis : March 16th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 8:26 AM logo Brokerages Expect Briggs & Stratton Co. (BGG) Will Post Earnings of $0.81 Per Share - April 6 at 5:37 PM logoBriggs & Stratton: Is it a Good Stock for Value Investors? - Nasdaq - March 20 at 3:17 PM logoBriggs & Stratton: Is it a Good Stock for Value Investors? - March 20 at 10:52 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Unveils New Products & Technology At The 61st Annual Rental Show - March 9 at 4:26 PM logoBriggs and Stratton CEO: 'Cautiously optimistic' about th... - March 1 at 3:53 PM logoBriggs & Stratton Corporation -- Moody's affirms Briggs & Stratton's Ba3 CFR; outlook stable - March 1 at 8:28 AM logoBriggs & Stratton Expands Just Check & Add™ Technology - February 16 at 5:15 AM logoBRIGGS & STRATTON CORP Financials - February 8 at 3:32 PM logoBRIGGS & STRATTON CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report - February 8 at 2:53 AM logoBriggs & Stratton upgraded by Northcoast - January 30 at 8:16 PM



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