B&G Foods Company Profile (NYSE:BGS)

About B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)

B&G Foods logoB&G Foods, Inc. (B&G Foods) is a holding company. The Company manufactures, sells and distributes a portfolio of shelf-stable and frozen foods across 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 vinegar, maple syrup, 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, nut clusters and other specialty products. Its products are marketed under various brands, including Ac'cent, B&G, B&M, Baker's Joy, Bear Creek Country Kitchens, Brer Rabbit, Canoleo, Cary's, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Durkee, New York Style, Old London, Original Tings, Ortega, Spice Islands, Spring Tree, Static Guard, Sugar Twin, Tone's, Trappey's, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid, Victoria, Weber and Wright's.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Food Processing
  • Sub-Industry: Packaged Foods & Meats
  • Symbol: NYSE:BGS
  • CUSIP: 05508R10
  • Web: www.bgfoods.com
  • Market Cap: $1.9982 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 66,496,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $31.83
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $37.33
  • 52 Week Range: $29.95 - $50.81
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.72
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.36
  • P/E Growth: 7.25
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.31
  • Book Value: $11.85 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.54
  • Annual Dividend: $1.86
  • Dividend Yield: 6.2%
  • EBIDTA: $317.39 million
  • Net Margins: 6.64%
  • Return on Equity: 15.43%
  • Return on Assets: 4.05%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.31%
  • Current Ratio: 3.72%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.24%
  • Average Volume: 967,130 shs.
  • Beta: 0.11
  • Short Ratio: 15.13

Frequently Asked Questions for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)

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 Wednesday, August 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of $0.465 per share on Monday, October 30th. This represents a $1.86 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. View B&G Foods' Dividend History.

How were B&G Foods' earnings last quarter?

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $368.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $376.45 million. B&G Foods had a return on equity of 15.43% and a net margin of 6.64%. B&G Foods's quarterly revenue was up 20.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.57 earnings per share. View B&G Foods' Earnings History.

When will B&G Foods make its next earnings announcement?

B&G Foods is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for B&G Foods.

What guidance has B&G Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

B&G Foods updated its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 3rd. The company provided EPS guidance of $2.03-2.17 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.17. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.64-1.67 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.66 billion.

Where is B&G Foods' stock going? Where will B&G Foods' stock price be in 2017?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for B&G Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $52.00. On average, they anticipate B&G Foods' share price to reach $41.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for B&G Foods.

Who are some of B&G Foods' key competitors?

Who are B&G Foods' key executives?

B&G Foods' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Stephen C. Sherrill, Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Robert C. Cantwell, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Amy J. Chiovari, Interim Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Controller
  • Eric H. Hart, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President of Human Resources
  • Scott E. Lerner, Chief Compliance Officer, Executive Vice President, , General Counsel, Secretary
  • Vanessa E. Maskal, Executive Vice President - Sales and Marketing
  • William F. Herbes, Executive Vice President - Operations
  • William H. Wright, Executive Vice President - Quality Assurance and Research & Development
  • David L. Wenner, Director
  • DeAnn L. Brunts, Independent Director

Who owns B&G Foods stock?

B&G Foods' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.32%), FMR LLC (8.42%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (6.50%), Royal Bank of Canada (4.83%) and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.53%). Company insiders that own B&G Foods stock include Alfred Poe, Bruce C Wacha, Michael A Sands, Scott E Lerner and Thomas P Crimmins. View Institutional Ownership Trends for B&G Foods.

Who sold B&G Foods stock? Who is selling B&G Foods stock?

B&G Foods' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management, FMR LLC, Comerica Bank, BlackRock Inc., Prudential PLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc., First Trust Advisors LP and State of Wisconsin Investment Board. View Insider Buying and Selling for B&G Foods.

Who bought B&G Foods stock? Who is buying B&G Foods stock?

B&G Foods' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Principal Financial Group Inc., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Lord Abbett & CO. LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Royal Bank of Canada, Channing Capital Management LLC, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have bought B&G Foods stock in the last two years include Bruce C Wacha and Thomas P Crimmins. View Insider Buying and Selling for B&G Foods.

How do I buy B&G Foods stock?

Shares of B&G Foods 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 B&G Foods' stock price today?

One share of B&G Foods stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.05.

MarketBeat Community Rating for B&G Foods (NYSE BGS)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  160 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  405
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $41.50 (38.10% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/23/2017Buckingham ResearchUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$40.00MediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$46.00 -> $37.00LowView Rating Details
8/7/2017BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformMediumView Rating Details
8/5/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$36.00MediumView Rating Details
7/20/2017Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$43.00MediumView Rating Details
7/18/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$52.00LowView Rating Details
5/16/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageHold$43.50LowView Rating Details
12/12/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
9/23/2016DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutral$52.00N/AView Rating Details
4/7/2016William BlairDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
3/22/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$38.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Earnings by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Earnings History by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE BGS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.47N/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2017Q2 2017$0.47$0.41$376.45 million$368.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2017Q1 2017$0.54$0.58$413.35 million$417.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416$0.39$0.29$426.00 million$413.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.51$0.56$335.52 million$318.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.46$0.57$316.56 million$306.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.51$0.65$356.79 million$353.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415$0.48$0.43$310.22 million$342.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.37$0.39$220.64 million$213.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.33$0.34$211.55 million$193.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.33$0.38$213.46 million$217.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/18/2015Q414$0.49$0.39$237.65 million$238.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/21/2014Q314$0.40$0.38$218.70 million$209.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/17/2014Q214$0.39$0.33$207.46 million$202.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/16/2014Q114$0.39$0.34$204.92 million$198.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q413$0.44$0.39$206.87 million$211.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/17/2013Q313$0.40$0.35$184.83 million$181.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.33$162.30 million$160.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.37$170.31 million$171.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$0.39$0.32$180.30 million$173.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/18/2012$0.33$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.31$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/19/2012$0.34$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.30$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.25$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.30
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q2 20172$0.50$0.53$0.52
Q3 20172$0.50$0.64$0.57
Q4 20172$0.42$0.66$0.54
Q1 20181$0.66$0.66$0.66
Q3 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Next Dividend:10/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.86
Dividend Yield:6.19%
Dividend Growth:10.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:122.37% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
87.74% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
82.67% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)

Dividend History by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE BGS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 90.41%
Insider Trades by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2017Bruce C WachaEVPBuy325$32.03$10,409.75View SEC Filing  
8/24/2017Bruce C WachaEVPBuy315$31.79$10,013.85View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Scott E LernerEVPSell13,000$42.79$556,270.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Alfred PoeDirectorSell4,920$43.55$214,266.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Thomas P CrimminsCFOBuy3,500$43.61$152,635.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Michael A. SandsEVPSell10,000$35.67$356,700.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2015Vanessa E MaskalEVPSell3,000$28.21$84,630.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2014Vanessa E MaskalEVPSell5,000$29.30$146,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014Scott E LernerEVPSell28,000$34.03$952,840.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Robert C CantwellCFOSell55,000$33.93$1,866,150.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Vanessa MaskalEVPSell17,000$30.00$510,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2013Jason CohenEVPSell12,500$33.70$421,250.00View SEC Filing  
12/6/2013Robert CantwellCFOSell65,000$33.65$2,187,250.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Jason I CohenEVPSell44,900$33.86$1,520,314.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Alfred PoeDirectorSell3,275$33.86$110,891.50View SEC Filing  
10/22/2013Jason I CohenEVPSell3,000$34.35$103,050.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013Vanessa E MaskalEVPSell10,000$29.86$298,600.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2012Charles F MarcyDirectorBuy1,000$27.90$27,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Latest Headlines for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
benzinga.com logoWall Street's Appetite For General Mills Stock Mixed Post Q1 Report - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - September 23 at 1:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy is B&G Foods Inc (BGS) intrinsic value above its September share price?
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 9:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for September 14th - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 14 at 5:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 8:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods (BGS) & The Competition Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 1:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBruce C. Wacha Buys 325 Shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 9:02 PM
businesswire.com logoGreen Giant® Refreshes the Freezer with New Green Giant Veggie ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - September 7 at 2:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreen Giant Has a New Plan to Get You to Eat Your (Frozen) Veggies
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 6:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGreen Giant® Refreshes the Freezer with New Green Giant Veggie Spirals™
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDean Foods (DF) versus B&G Foods (BGS) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 4:22 AM
nasdaq.com logoFTXG's Underlying Holdings Could Mean 13% Gain Potential - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 1 at 3:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Comparison: B&G Foods (BGS) & Penford Corp (PENX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 12:20 PM
nasdaq.com logoCampbell Soup (CPB) Stock Sinks, Takes Others (GIS, K) Down With - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 31 at 9:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhole Foods' Big Discounts Spark Selling in Grocery Bonds
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 4:30 PM
seekingalpha.com logoB&G Is A Buy - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 11:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBruce C. Wacha Purchases 315 Shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 10:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to B&G Foods, Inc. : August 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 4:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Lifted to Buy at Buckingham Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 9:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoB&G Foods to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
finance.yahoo.com - August 22 at 5:11 PM
benzinga.com logo7 Stocks To Watch For August 21, 2017 | Benzinga - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - August 22 at 2:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoB&G Foods To Acquire Back To Nature Foods
www.nasdaq.com - August 20 at 8:57 PM
businesswire.com logoB&G Foods to Acquire Back to Nature Foods Company
www.businesswire.com - August 20 at 8:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCentral Garden & Pet (CENT) versus B&G Foods (BGS) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 20 at 6:18 PM
businesswire.com logoB&G Foods to Acquire Back to Nature Foods Company - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 20 at 3:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoB&G Foods to Acquire Back to Nature Foods Company
finance.yahoo.com - August 20 at 3:55 PM
nasdaq.com logoHershey Strong on Cost-Saving Initiatives, China Sales Down - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 19 at 2:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 8:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHershey Strong on Cost-Saving Initiatives, China Sales Down
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 4:33 PM
seekingalpha.com logoB&G Foods: How Safe Is This 6% Yield? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 18 at 3:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. :BGS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 4:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) and AdvancePierre Foods Holdings (APFH)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 12 at 2:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoB&G Foods (BGS) Passes Through 6% Yield Mark
www.nasdaq.com - August 10 at 10:47 PM
benzinga.com logoJim Cramer Advises His Viewers On Metlife, Brighthouse Financial And B&G Foods - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - August 10 at 5:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about B&G Foods Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 5:43 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) Price Target Cut to $37.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 5:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 9:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ3 2017 Earnings Forecast for B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Issued By William Blair
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) PT Lowered to $36.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 3:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Given a $36.00 Price Target by Credit Suisse Group Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 6 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 8:58 PM
bizjournals.com logoStocks Under Scanner in the Consumer Goods Space -- Mondelez, Hershey, B&G Foods, and McCormick
www.bizjournals.com - August 4 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of BGS earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 8:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMaple Grove Farms of Vermont Receives Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 4:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoB&G Foods (BGS) Stock Down on Q2 Earnings & Revenue Miss
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 4:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why Investors Are Bailing on B&G Foods This Morning and Sending Shares 10% Lower
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 4:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) PT Lowered to $39.00 at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 4:16 PM
fool.com logoHere's Why Investors Are Bailing on B&G Foods This Morning and Sending Shares 10% Lower
www.fool.com - August 4 at 3:10 PM
seekingalpha.com logoB&G Foods (BGS) Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - August 4 at 4:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoB&G Foods posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 11:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoB&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 6:40 PM



B&G Foods (BGS) Chart for Sunday, September, 24, 2017

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