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B&G Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.04 (+0.13%)
(As of 12/6/2021 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
682,672 shs
Average Volume
1.25 million shs
Market Capitalization
$1.96 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About B&G Foods

B&G Foods, Inc.is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable frozen food, and household products in the U.S., 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, and wine vinegar. Its brands include Back to Nature, Bear Creek, Cream of Wheat, Green Giant, Mrs. Dash, and Ortega. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Food & kindred products
Packaged Foods & Meats
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.97 billion
Cash Flow
$3.51 per share
Book Value
$12.80 per share


Net Income
$131.99 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$1.96 billion

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.82 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

117th out of 185 stocks

Food & Kindred Products Industry

14th out of 21 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.7Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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

Is B&G Foods a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for B&G Foods in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" B&G Foods stock.
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How has B&G Foods' stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

B&G Foods' stock was trading at $15.02 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, BGS shares have increased by 100.9% and is now trading at $30.17.
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Are investors shorting B&G Foods?

B&G Foods saw a decrease in short interest in October. As of October 29th, there was short interest totaling 11,460,000 shares, a decrease of 20.0% from the October 14th total of 14,320,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 699,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 16.4 days. Currently, 18.0% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is B&G Foods' next earnings date?

B&G Foods is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, March 1st 2022.
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How were B&G Foods' earnings last quarter?

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.56 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $514.97 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $495.36 million. B&G Foods had a net margin of 4.23% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.36%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.74 earnings per share.
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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, November 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Monday, January 31st. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 6.30%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 30th.
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Is B&G Foods a good dividend stock?

B&G Foods pays an annual dividend of $1.90 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 6.31%. BGS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio of B&G Foods is 146.15%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on EPS estimates, B&G Foods will have a dividend payout ratio of 93.14% in the coming year. This indicates that B&G Foods may not be able to sustain their current dividend.
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What guidance has B&G Foods issued on next quarter's earnings?

B&G Foods issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, December, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.05 billion-$2.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.05 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BGS?

3 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for B&G Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate B&G Foods' share price to reach $27.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 10.5%.
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Who are B&G Foods' key executives?

B&G Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Kenneth Casey Keller, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Bruce C. Wacha, Chief Financial Officer & Executive VP-Finance
  • Scott E. Lerner, Secretary, Chief Compliance Officer & Executive VP
  • Jordan E. Greenberg, Executive VP & Chief Commercial Officer
  • Ellen M. Schum, Executive VP & Chief Customer Officer

What is David L. Wenner's approval rating as B&G Foods' CEO?

15 employees have rated B&G Foods CEO David L. Wenner on Glassdoor.com. David L. Wenner has an approval rating of 41% among B&G Foods' employees. This puts David L. Wenner in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of B&G Foods own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other B&G Foods investors own include AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Bank of America (BAC) and Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY).

What is B&G Foods' stock symbol?

B&G Foods trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BGS."

Who are B&G Foods' major shareholders?

B&G Foods' stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.19%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.94%), Morgan Stanley (2.16%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.65%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (1.04%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.91%). Company insiders that own B&G Foods stock include Bruce C Wacha and David L Wenner.
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Which institutional investors are selling B&G Foods stock?

BGS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Apollo Management Holdings L.P., BlackRock Inc., Sculptor Capital LP, Concorde Asset Management LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., LSV Asset Management, Truist Financial Corp, and Wolverine Trading LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying B&G Foods stock?

BGS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PEAK6 Investments LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Barclays PLC, and Two Sigma Investments LP.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is B&G Foods' stock price today?

One share of BGS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.17.

How much money does B&G Foods make?

B&G Foods has a market capitalization of $1.96 billion and generates $1.97 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $131.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.30 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does B&G Foods have?

B&G Foods employs 3,207 workers across the globe.

What is B&G Foods' official website?

The official website for B&G Foods is www.bgfoods.com.

Where are B&G Foods' headquarters?

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 or via fax at 973-401-6543.

This page was last updated on 12/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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