NasdaqGM:BRID

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Bridgford Foods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes frozen, refrigerated, and snack food products in the United States.

Snowflake

Excellent balance sheet with poor track record.

Share Price & News

How has Bridgford Foods's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: BRID has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.1%

BRID

-0.7%

US Food

-0.2%

US Market


1 Year Return

33.5%

BRID

4.3%

US Food

16.1%

US Market

Return vs Industry: BRID exceeded the US Food industry which returned 4.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BRID exceeded the US Market which returned 16.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

BRIDIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.1%-0.7%-0.2%
30 Day-2.4%2.7%3.7%
90 Day-28.3%1.0%8.5%
1 Year33.5%33.5%7.3%4.3%18.7%16.1%
3 Year113.6%113.6%2.2%-6.1%46.9%37.4%
5 Year222.4%222.4%35.5%19.2%61.8%44.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bridgford Foods's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Bridgford Foods undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

30.83x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BRID's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate BRID's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: BRID is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.8x) compared to the Food industry average (24.9x).

PE vs Market: BRID is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30.8x) compared to the US market (18x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BRID's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: BRID is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (2.2x).


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Future Growth

How is Bridgford Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

19.7%

Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Bridgford Foods has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Bridgford Foods performed over the past 5 years?

17.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BRID has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BRID's current net profit margins (3.9%) are lower than last year (4.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BRID has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 17.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: BRID's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: BRID had negative earnings growth (-2.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (-17.5%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: BRID's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Bridgford Foods's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BRID's short term assets ($54.2M) exceeds its short term liabilities ($20.9M)

Long Term Liabilities: BRID's short term assets ($54.2M) exceeds its long term liabilities (28.5M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BRID's debt to equity ratio (20.3%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: BRID had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.

Debt Coverage: BRID's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (57.8%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if BRID's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: BRID has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: BRID's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 3.8x debt).


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Dividend

What is Bridgford Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%1.4%markettop25%3.7%industryaverage2.8%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BRID's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BRID's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BRID's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BRID's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: BRID is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of BRID's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Bridgford Foods's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

8.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

William Bridgford (64yo)

0yrs

Tenure

US$588,695

Compensation

Mr. William L. Bridgford served as the President at Bridgford Foods Corp. since June 2004 to March 2006 and also served for its President of California division. He served as the Vice President and Secreta ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: William's total compensation ($USD588.70K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.12M).

Compensation vs Earnings: William's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Board Age and Tenure

8.8yrs

Average Tenure

63yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: BRID's board of directors are considered experienced (8.8 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: BRID insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$2,94325 Sep 19
Richard Bridgford
EntityIndividual
Shares100
Max PriceUS$29.43
SellUS$160,86020 Sep 19
Debra Dealcuaz
EntityIndividual
Shares4,596
Max PriceUS$35.00
SellUS$117,93603 Sep 19
Bruce Bridgford
EntityIndividual
Shares3,448
Max PriceUS$35.19
BuyUS$4,35011 Jul 19
Richard Bridgford
EntityIndividual
Shares150
Max PriceUS$29.00
BuyUS$5,93302 Apr 19
Richard Bridgford
EntityIndividual
Shares250
Max PriceUS$23.73
SellUS$116,38920 Mar 19
William Bridgford
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board & Member of the Executive Committee
Shares5,056
Max PriceUS$23.02

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Allan Bridgford (84yo)

    VP & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$292.85k
  • Raymond Lancy (65yo)

    VP, CFO

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$588.70k
  • William Bridgford (64yo)

    Chairman of the Board & Member of the Executive Committee

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$588.70k
  • Daniel Yost

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • John Simmons (63yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$613.07k
  • Cindy Matthews-Morales (49yo)

    Company Secretary & Controller

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Baron Bridgford

    President of Bridgford Processing Company of Illinois & Bridgford Foods of Illinois

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Michael Bridgford

    VP & Assistant Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Blaine Bridgford

    President of Dallas – Superior Foods Division

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • Allan Bridgford (84yo)

    VP & Director

    • Tenure: 0.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$292.85k
  • Keith Ross (56yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$73.89k
  • Raymond Lancy (65yo)

    VP, CFO

    • Tenure: 6.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$588.70k
  • William Bridgford (64yo)

    Chairman of the Board & Member of the Executive Committee

    • Tenure: 0yrs
    • Compensation: US$588.70k
  • John Simmons (63yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$613.07k
  • Todd Andrews (54yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 15.4yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.75k
  • D. Scott (63yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 13.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$20.90k
  • Mary Schott (58yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 0.08yrs
  • Allan Bridgford (60yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 8.8yrs
    • Compensation: US$662.30k

Company Information

Bridgford Foods Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Bridgford Foods Corporation
  • Ticker: BRID
  • Exchange: NasdaqGM
  • Founded: 1932
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: US$224.198m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.08m
  • Website: https://www.bridgford.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Bridgford Foods Corporation
  • 1308 North Patt Street
  • Anaheim
  • California
  • 92801
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BRIDNasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1972

Biography

Bridgford Foods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes frozen, refrigerated, and snack food products in the United States. The company operates in two segments, ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/21 23:32
End of Day Share Price2019/11/21 00:00
Earnings2019/07/12
Annual Earnings2018/11/02


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.