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B&G Foods Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.87 (+6.63 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $30.07
50-Day Range
MA: $31.99
52-Week Range
Now: $30.07
Volume3.26 million shs
Average Volume2.63 million shs
Market Capitalization$1.94 billion
P/E Ratio14.89
Dividend Yield6.32%
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. Its products include frozen and canned vegetables, oatmeal and 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. 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, Clabber Girl, Cream of Rice, Cream of Wheat, Davis, 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, McCann's, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash, 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. 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

Industry Food & kindred products
Sub-IndustryPackaged Foods & Meats
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.66 billion
Cash Flow$3.10 per share
Book Value$12.69 per share


Net Income$76.39 million


Market Cap$1.94 billion
Next Earnings Date5/4/2021 (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

1.66 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

64th out of 301 stocks

Food & Kindred Products Industry

7th out of 23 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+1.87 (+6.63 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is B&G Foods a buy right now?

8 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, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but B&G Foods wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting B&G Foods?

B&G Foods saw a decline in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 13,190,000 shares, a decline of 17.4% from the January 28th total of 15,970,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,880,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.0 days. Approximately 21.0% 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 Tuesday, May 4th 2021.
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How were B&G Foods' earnings last quarter?

B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, March, 1st. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.44 by $0.09. The business earned $510.24 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $533.46 million. B&G Foods had a net margin of 6.75% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.25%. B&G Foods's quarterly revenue was up 8.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.28 EPS.
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How has B&G Foods' stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

B&G Foods' stock was trading at $15.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, BGS shares have increased by 100.2% and is now trading at $30.07.
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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 Monday, March 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.475 per share on Friday, April 30th. This represents a $1.90 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 6.32%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 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 6.32%. 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 strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of B&G Foods is 115.85%. 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 78.84% 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 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, March, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.05-2.1 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.03 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BGS?

8 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for B&G Foods' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $29.00. On average, they anticipate B&G Foods' share price to reach $26.40 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.2%.
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Who are B&G Foods' key executives?

B&G Foods' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. David L. Wenner, Interim Pres, CEO & Director (Age 72, Pay $71.25k)
  • Mr. Bruce C. Wacha, CFO & Exec. VP of Fin. (Age 49, Pay $628.2k)
  • Mr. Scott E. Lerner, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel, Sec. & Chief Compliance Officer (Age 48, Pay $696.82k)
  • Mr. Erich A. Fritz, Exec. VP & Chief Supply Chain Officer (Age 70, Pay $641.71k)
  • 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)
  • Mr. Jordan E. Greenberg, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Ellen M. Schum, Exec. VP & Chief Customer Officer (Age 55)

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.93%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.93%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.27%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.14%), Northern Trust Corp (1.68%) and Armistice Capital LLC (1.66%). Company insiders that own B&G Foods stock include 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 Nuveen Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Capital Management Corp VA, ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Northern Trust Corp, and State of Wisconsin Investment Board.
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Which major investors are buying B&G Foods stock?

BGS stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Armistice Capital LLC, Norges Bank, State of Michigan Retirement System, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, BlackRock Inc., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., and Burney Co.. 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 $30.07.

How much money does B&G Foods make?

B&G Foods has a market capitalization of $1.94 billion and generates $1.66 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $76.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.64 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does B&G Foods have?

B&G Foods employs 2,952 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 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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