NYSE:BGS - B&G Foods Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$30.85 +0.65 (+2.15 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$30.20
Today's Range$30.10 - $30.85
52-Week Range$22.00 - $39.75
Volume480,526 shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.00 billion
P/E Ratio14.26
Dividend Yield6.26%
B&G Foods logoB&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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.51
Current Ratio3.73
Quick Ratio1.31


Trailing P/E Ratio14.26
Forward P/E Ratio14.76
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.67 billion
Price / Sales1.22
Cash Flow$2.9864 per share
Price / Cash10.33
Book Value$13.25 per share
Price / Book2.33


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.12
Net Income$217.46 million
Net Margins11.23%
Return on Equity16.12%
Return on Assets4.00%


Outstanding Shares65,930,000
Market Cap$2.00 billion

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 Tuesday, July 31st. Investors of record on Friday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Tuesday, October 30th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.16%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 27th. View B&G Foods' Dividend History.

How will B&G Foods' stock buyback program work?

B&G Foods declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Wednesday, March 14th 2018, which permits the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were B&G Foods' earnings last quarter?

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.06. The business earned $388.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $386.91 million. B&G Foods had a net margin of 11.23% and a return on equity of 16.12%. B&G Foods's revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.41 EPS. 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, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for B&G Foods.

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

B&G Foods issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $2.05-2.15 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $2.08. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.73-1.75 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.72 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BGS?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for B&G Foods' shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $40.00. On average, they anticipate B&G Foods' stock price to reach $34.1429 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for B&G Foods.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for B&G Foods?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for B&G Foods in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." 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:
  • Mr. Robert C. Cantwell, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Bruce C. Wacha, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 46)
  • Mr. Scott E. Lerner, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 45)
  • Ms. Vanessa E. Maskal, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 61)
  • Mr. William F. Herbes, Exec. VP of Operations (Age 63)

Has B&G Foods been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about BGS stock has been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, Accern reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. B&G Foods earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for B&G Foods.

Who are B&G Foods' major shareholders?

B&G Foods' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.91%), Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc. (3.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.61%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.09%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.10%) and Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.91%). Company insiders that own B&G Foods stock include Bruce C Wacha, 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 FMR LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Bank of America Corp DE. 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 BlackRock Inc., Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. 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 $30.85.

How big of a company is B&G Foods?

B&G Foods has a market capitalization of $2.00 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.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  300 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  377 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  677
MarketBeat'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 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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