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B&G Foods Inc (BGS) is a leading packaged foods business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$31.34 after a previous close of USD$31.2. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$31.23 to a high of USD$31.78. The latest price was USD$31.54 (25 minute delay). B&G Foods is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,071 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
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Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, B&G Foods's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $28.81, which is 52.41% up on its pre-crash value of $13.71 and 177.29% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $10.39.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of B&G Foods stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $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 $1,874.38.
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|52-week range||$23.77 - $45.75|
|50-day moving average||$29.88|
|200-day moving average||$30.34|
|Wall St. target price||$27.75|
|Dividend yield||$1.9 (6.45%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.69|
|1 week (2021-10-11)||7.35%|
|1 month (2021-09-17)||5.13%|
|3 months (2021-07-16)||5.13%|
|6 months (2021-04-16)||4.89%|
|1 year (2020-10-16)||10.55%|
|2 years (2019-10-18)||93.38%|
|3 years (2018-10-18)||18.13%|
|5 years (2016-10-18)||48.9|
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 17x. In other words, B&G Foods shares trade at around 17x 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 $349.5 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||$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||13.98%|
|Gross profit TTM||$486.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.92%|
|Return on equity TTM||13.31%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 15.4 million B&G Foods shares held short by investors – that's known as B&G Foods's "short interest". This figure is 23.2% up from 12.5 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 661871.53912296). B&G Foods's SIR currently stands at 23.26. In other words for every 100,000 B&G Foods shares traded daily on the market, roughly 23260 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 0.24% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 B&G Foods shares in existence, roughly 240 shares are currently held short) or 0.2435% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable B&G Foods shares, roughly 244 shares are currently held short).
A SIR above 20% would generally be considered very high, pointing to a pessimistic outlook for the share price, with a discouraging number of investors currently willing to bet against B&G Foods.
Dividend payout ratio: 94.06% of net profits
Recently B&G Foods has paid out, on average, around 94.06% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.59% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), B&G Foods shareholders could enjoy a 6.59% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In B&G Foods's case, that would currently equate to about $1.9 per share.
B&G Foods's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
B&G Foods's most recent dividend payout was on 31 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, B&G Foods's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.7734 up to $45.7454. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while B&G Foods's is 0.4471. This would suggest that B&G Foods's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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.
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