B&G Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.74 (-2.51 %)
(As of 07/30/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.10 million shs
Average Volume694,592 shs
Market Capitalization$1.86 billion
P/E Ratio14.22
Dividend Yield6.62%
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About B&G Foods

B&G Foods, Inc. manufactures, sells, and distributes a portfolio of shelf-stable and frozen foods, and household products in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company's products include frozen and canned vegetables, oatmeal and other 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, baking powder and soda, corn starch, cookies and crackers, nut clusters, and other specialty products. It 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, Clabber Girl, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Crisco, Dash, Davis, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Durkee, Emeril's, Farmwise, Grandma's Molasses, Green Giant, JJ Flats, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Le Sueur, MacDonald's, Mama Mary's, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, McCann's, Molly McButter, New York Flatbreads, New York Style, Old London, Ortega, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Rumford, Sa-són, Sclafani, SnackWell's, Spice Islands, Spring Tree, Sugar Twin, Tone's, Trappey's, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid, Victoria, and Weber and Wright's. The company also sells, markets, and distributes household products under the Static Guard brand. It 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 1822 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.


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Overall MarketRank

2.11 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

50th out of 136 stocks

Food & Kindred Products Industry

8th out of 14 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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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 1 sell rating and 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" B&G Foods stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BGS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than B&G Foods?

Wall Street analysts have given B&G Foods a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but B&G Foods wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting B&G Foods?

B&G Foods saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 11,070,000 shares, a drop of 19.1% from the June 30th total of 13,690,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 9.9 days. Approximately 17.5% of the company's shares 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 Thursday, August 5th 2021.
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How can I listen to B&G Foods' earnings call?

B&G Foods will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, August 5th at 4:30 PM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were B&G Foods' earnings last quarter?

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.03. The business earned $505.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $523.88 million. B&G Foods had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.10% and a net margin of 6.46%. B&G Foods's quarterly revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.46 EPS.
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How has B&G Foods' stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

B&G Foods' stock was trading at $15.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BGS shares have increased by 91.2% and is now trading at $28.72.
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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, May 18th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, July 30th. This represents a $1.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.62%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, June 29th.
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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 6.45%. BGS has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. B&G Foods does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of B&G Foods is 84.07%. 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 81.20% 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 updated its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, June, 8th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $- for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.05 billion-2.10 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.06 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BGS?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for B&G Foods' shares. Their forecasts range from $25.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect B&G Foods' share price to reach $28.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%.
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Who are B&G Foods' key executives?

B&G Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Bruce C. Wacha, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 49, Pay $1M)
  • Mr. Scott E. Lerner, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 48, Pay $1.1M)
  • Mr. Erich A. Fritz, Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 70, Pay $944.39k)
  • Mr. Jordan E. Greenberg, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 53, Pay $865.49k)
  • Mr. Kenneth Charles Keller Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Michael D. Adasczik, VP of Fin. & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 47)
  • Mr. Eric H. Hart, Exec. VP of HR & Chief HR Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Ellen M. Schum, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Officer (Age 55)
  • Sarah Jarolem, Sr. Director of Corp. Strategy & Bus. Devel.

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.

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

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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (1.03%), Capital Management Corp VA (0.82%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.77%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.14%), Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI (0.12%) and Meridian Wealth Management LLC (0.10%). Company insiders that own B&G Foods stock include Bruce C Wacha, David L Wenner and Deann L Brunts.
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Which major investors are selling B&G Foods stock?

BGS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Capital Management Corp VA, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI, Alliancebernstein L.P., Secure Asset Management LLC, and V Wealth Advisors LLC.
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Which major investors are buying B&G Foods stock?

BGS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Triumph Capital Management, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Cutler Group LP, Meridian Wealth Management LLC, Symons Capital Management Inc., Veriti Management LLC, Essex Financial Services Inc., and Mirador Capital Partners LP. Company insiders that have bought B&G Foods stock in the last two years include David L Wenner, and Deann L Brunts.
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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 $28.72.

How much money does B&G Foods make?

B&G Foods has a market capitalization of $1.86 billion and generates $1.97 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $131.99 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.26 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?

B&G Foods is headquartered at FOUR GATEHALL DRIVE SUITE 110, PARSIPPANY NJ, 07054.

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.

This page was last updated on 8/1/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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