NYSE:BGS - B&G Foods Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.51 -0.73 (-2.50 %) (As of 01/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$29.24Today's Range$28.50 - $29.381352-Week Range$22.00 - $33.85Volume751,958 shsAverage Volume587,005 shsMarket Capitalization$1.88 billionP/E Ratio13.45Dividend Yield6.66%Beta0.53 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email B&G Foods, Inc. manufactures, sells, and distributes a portfolio of shelf-stable and frozen foods in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Its products include frozen and canned vegetables, hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings, hot sauces, wine vinegars, maple syrups, molasses, salad dressings, pizza crusts, Mexican-style sauces, dry soups, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers, tomato-based products, puffed corn and rice snacks, cookies and crackers, nut clusters, and other specialty products. The company markets its products under various brands, including Ac'cent, B&G, B&M, Back to Nature, Baker's Joy, Bear Creek Country Kitchens, Brer Rabbit, Canoleo, Cary's, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Durkee, Emeril's, Grandma's Molasses, Green Giant, JJ Flats, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Le Sueur, MacDonald's, Mama Mary's, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash, New York Flatbreads, New York Style, Old London, Original Tings, Ortega, Pirate's Booty, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Sa-són, Sclafani, Smart Puffs, SnackWell's, Spice Islands, Spring Tree, Sugar Twin, Tone's, Trappey's, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid, Victoria, Weber, and Wright's. It also sells, markets, and distributes household products under the Static Guard brand. B&G Foods, Inc. sells and distributes its products directly, as well as through a network of independent brokers and distributors to supermarket chains, food service outlets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, non-food outlets, and specialty distributors. The company was formerly known as B&G Foods Holdings Corp. and changed its name to B&G Foods, Inc. in October 2004. B&G Foods, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey. Receive BGS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BGS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Food & kindred products Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats SectorConsumer Staples Current SymbolNYSE:BGS Previous Symbol CUSIP05508R10 Webwww.bgfoods.com Phone973-401-6500Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.07 Current Ratio1.61 Quick Ratio0.79Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio13.45 Forward P/E Ratio14.11 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.67 billion Price / Sales1.13 Cash Flow$2.9392 per share Price / Cash Flow9.70 Book Value$13.25 per share Price / Book2.15Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.12 Net Income$217.46 million Net Margins11.09% Return on Equity16.01% Return on Assets3.96%Miscellaneous Employees2,680 Outstanding Shares65,930,000Market Cap$1.88 billion OptionableOptionable B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) Frequently Asked Questions What is B&G Foods' stock symbol? B&G Foods trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BGS." How often does B&G Foods pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for B&G Foods? B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Wednesday, January 30th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. View B&G Foods' Dividend History. How will B&G Foods' stock buyback program work? B&G Foods declared that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $50,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued. How were B&G Foods' earnings last quarter? B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.57 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $422.60 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $429.53 million. B&G Foods had a net margin of 11.09% and a return on equity of 16.01%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.55 earnings per share. View B&G Foods' Earnings History. When is B&G Foods' next earnings date? B&G Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for B&G Foods. What guidance has B&G Foods issued on next quarter's earnings? B&G Foods updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.98-2.05 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.06. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.705-$1.72 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.73 billion. What price target have analysts set for BGS? 10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for B&G Foods' stock. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate B&G Foods' stock price to reach $34.1667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for B&G Foods. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for B&G Foods? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for B&G Foods in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for B&G Foods. Has B&G Foods been receiving favorable news coverage? Press coverage about BGS stock has been trending very positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. B&G Foods earned a news sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of B&G Foods' key competitors? Some companies that are related to B&G Foods include Tate & Lyle (TATYY), Flowers Foods (FLO), Nomad Foods (NOMD), Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), Simply Good Foods (SMPL), Amira Nature Foods (ANFI), Zivo Bioscience (ZIVO), TDH (PETZ), Nutrastar International (NUIN), Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) and Pinnacle Foods (PF). Who are B&G Foods' key executives? B&G Foods' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Robert C. Cantwell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)Mr. Bruce C. Wacha, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 47)Mr. Scott E. Lerner, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 46)Ms. Vanessa E. Maskal, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 62)Mr. William F. Herbes, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 64) Who are B&G Foods' major shareholders? B&G Foods' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include RPG Investment Advisory LLC (0.37%), Peregrine Capital Management LLC (0.35%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.08%), MinichMacGregor Wealth Management LLC (0.06%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.05%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own B&G Foods stock include Bruce C Wacha, Cheryl M Palmer, Deann L Brunts, Robert C Cantwell and Vanessa E Maskal. View Institutional Ownership Trends for B&G Foods. Which major investors are selling B&G Foods stock? BGS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and RPG Investment Advisory LLC. Company insiders that have sold B&G Foods company stock in the last year include Cheryl M Palmer and Vanessa E Maskal. View Insider Buying and Selling for B&G Foods. Which major investors are buying B&G Foods stock? BGS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, MinichMacGregor Wealth Management LLC and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought B&G Foods stock in the last two years include Bruce C Wacha, Deann L Brunts and Robert C Cantwell. View Insider Buying and Selling for B&G Foods. How do I buy shares of B&G Foods? Shares of BGS 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 B&G Foods' stock price today? One share of BGS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.51. How big of a company is B&G Foods? B&G Foods has a market capitalization of $1.88 billion and generates $1.67 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $217.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.12 on an earnings per share basis. B&G Foods employs 2,680 workers across the globe. What is B&G Foods' official website? The official website for B&G Foods is http://www.bgfoods.com. How can I contact B&G Foods? B&G Foods' mailing address is FOUR GATEHALL DRIVE SUITE 110, PARSIPPANY NJ, 07054. The company can be reached via phone at 973-401-6500. MarketBeat Community Rating for B&G Foods (NYSE BGS)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 316 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 410 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 726MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about B&G Foods and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BGS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BGS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: When is a capital gain realized?