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B&G Foods NYSE:BGS Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


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BGS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth3/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health1/6

BGS Stock Overview

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.

B&G Foods Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for B&G Foods
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$23.46
52 Week HighUS$34.27
52 Week LowUS$21.05
1 Month Change-1.55%
3 Month Change-5.02%
1 Year Change-21.96%
3 Year Change21.81%
5 Year Change-25.29%
Change since IPO76.92%

Recent News & Updates

Aug 02

B&G Foods declares $0.475 dividend

B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) declares $0.475/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 7.55% Payable Oct. 31; for shareholders of record Sept. 30; ex-div Sept. 29. See BGS Dividend Scorecard, Yield Chart, & Dividend Growth.

Shareholder Returns

BGSUS FoodUS Market

Return vs Industry: BGS underperformed the US Food industry which returned 5.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BGS underperformed the US Market which returned -11.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BGS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BGS volatility
BGS Average Weekly Movement5.5%
Food Industry Average Movement6.2%
Market Average Movement7.7%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: BGS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BGS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

18223,096Casey Keller

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, vegetables, canola and other cooking oils, vegetable shortening, cooking sprays, oatmeal and other hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings, hot sauces, wine vinegar, 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, Grandma’s Molasses, Green Giant, 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, Spice Islands, Spring Tree, Sugar Twin, Tone’s, Trappey’s, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid, Victoria, and Weber and Wright’s.

B&G Foods Fundamentals Summary

How do B&G Foods's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BGS fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$1.68b
Earnings (TTM)US$39.85m
Revenue (TTM)US$2.10b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BGS income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$1.70b
Gross ProfitUS$398.59m
Other ExpensesUS$358.75m

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 02, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.56
Gross Margin19.00%
Net Profit Margin1.90%
Debt/Equity Ratio243.8%

How did BGS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does BGS pay a reliable dividends?

See BGS dividend history and benchmarks
When do you need to buy BGS by to receive an upcoming dividend?
B&G Foods dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateSep 29 2022
Dividend Pay DateOct 31 2022
Days until Ex dividend46 days
Days until Dividend pay date78 days

Does BGS pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is BGS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for BGS?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

BGS key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.9x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA15.4x
PEG Ratio1.6x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does BGS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

BGS PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for BGS vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average20.3x
CALM Cal-Maine Foods
IBA Industrias Bachoco. de
TR Tootsie Roll Industries
HAIN Hain Celestial Group
BGS B&G Foods

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BGS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.2x) compared to the peer average (20.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does BGS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BGS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.2x) compared to the US Food industry average (18x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is BGS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

BGS PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio42.2x
Fair PE Ratio26.2x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: BGS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (42.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (26.2x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of BGS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: BGS ($23.46) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($69.35)

Significantly Below Fair Value: BGS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is lower than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is B&G Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 3/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: BGS's forecast earnings growth (26.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: BGS's earnings (26.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (14.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: BGS's earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: BGS's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: BGS's revenue (1.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if BGS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has B&G Foods performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BGS has a large one-off loss of $22.6M impacting its July 2 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: BGS's current net profit margins (1.9%) are lower than last year (5.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BGS's earnings have declined by 17% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: BGS had negative earnings growth (-64%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (5.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: BGS's Return on Equity (4.2%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is B&G Foods's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 1/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BGS's short term assets ($916.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($280.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: BGS's short term assets ($916.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BGS's net debt to equity ratio (239.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BGS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 231.3% to 243.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BGS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.1%).

Interest Coverage: BGS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is B&G Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayAug 13 2022Ex Dividend DateSep 29 2022Dividend Pay DateOct 31 202232 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 46 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BGS's dividend (8.1%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.49%).

High Dividend: BGS's dividend (8.1%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BGS's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: BGS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (321.3%), BGS's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (1128%), BGS's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Casey Keller (60 yo)





Mr. Kenneth Charles Keller, Jr., also known as Casey, has been President, Chief Executive Officer and Director at B&G Foods, Inc. since June 14, 2021. Mr. Keller serves as a Member of Advisory Council of W...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Casey's total compensation ($USD6.04M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.40M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Casey's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BGS's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BGS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11.8 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 10.6%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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Key Information

  • Name: B&G Foods, Inc.
  • Ticker: BGS
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1822
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: US$1.681b
  • Shares outstanding: 71.67m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • B&G Foods, Inc.
  • Four Gatehall Drive
  • Parsippany
  • New Jersey
  • 7054
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/01/01

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.