B&G Foods, Inc (BGS) is a leading packaged foods business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$31.95 after a previous close of USD$31.65. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$31.35 to a high of USD$32.2695. The latest price was USD$31.985 (25 minute delay). B&G Foods is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,207 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, B&G Foods's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$31.02, which is 55.80% up on its pre-crash value of USD$13.71 and 198.56% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$10.39.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of B&G Foods shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$1,077.39 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$2,018.16.
|52-week range||USD$17.0547 - USD$47.1412|
|50-day moving average||USD$31.0726|
|200-day moving average||USD$29.7602|
|Wall St. target price||USD$28|
|Dividend yield||USD$1.9 (6.39%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$2.04|
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|1 week (2021-04-13)||7.77%|
|1 month (2021-03-19)||-3.25%|
|3 months (2021-01-20)||7.98%|
|6 months (2020-10-20)||14.40%|
|1 year (2020-04-20)||69.14%|
|2 years (2019-04-18)||29.86%|
|3 years (2018-04-20)||40.29%|
|5 years (2016-04-20)||-2.78%|
Valuing B&G Foods stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of B&G Foods's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
B&G Foods's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, B&G Foods shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
B&G Foods's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 7.93. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into B&G Foods's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
B&G Foods's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$356.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a B&G Foods's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.86%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$486.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.23%|
|Return on equity TTM||16.05%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$1.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 16.8 million B&G Foods shares held short by investors – that's known as B&G Foods's "short interest". This figure is 30.2% up from 12.9 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting B&G Foods shares can be evaluated.
B&G Foods's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of B&G Foods shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of B&G Foods shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). B&G Foods's SIR currently stands at 9.46. In other words for every 100,000 B&G Foods shares traded daily on the market, roughly 9460 shares are currently held short.
However B&G Foods's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of B&G Foods shares, or, against the total number of tradable B&G Foods shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case B&G Foods's short interest could be expressed as 0.26% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 B&G Foods shares in existence, roughly 260 shares are currently held short) or 0.3633% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable B&G Foods shares, roughly 363 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against B&G Foods.
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