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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.21
BGS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BGS: 0.21 )
BGS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.21

0.06
0.3
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.67
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
3.74%
5.56%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.69
BGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. BGS: 13.69 )
BGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9   Max: 23.51
Current: 13.69

9
23.51
Net-margin (%) 4.83
BGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. BGS: 4.83 )
BGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.37   Max: 9.35
Current: 4.83

-0.37
9.35
ROE (%) 11.24
BGS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1704 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. BGS: 11.24 )
BGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.98   Max: 43.43
Current: 11.24

-2.98
43.43
ROA (%) 2.55
BGS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1733 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. BGS: 2.55 )
BGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.28   Max: 5.1
Current: 2.55

-0.28
5.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 51.34
BGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. BGS: 51.34 )
BGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 46.69   Max: 93.41
Current: 51.34

46.69
93.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
BGS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. BGS: 12.10 )
BGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 53.6
Current: 12.1

0
53.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.90
BGS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BGS: -9.90 )
BGS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.8
Current: -9.9

0
56.8
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

BGS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 7,192 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 49,359 sh (New)
Jim Simons 349,400 sh (+74.35%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,293,001 sh (+25.07%)
Columbia Wanger 1,990,300 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
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Q2 2014

BGS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 1,400,246 sh (+8.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 39,910 sh (-19.14%)
Columbia Wanger 1,372,000 sh (-31.07%)
Jim Simons 94,900 sh (-72.84%)
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Q3 2014

BGS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 209,284 sh (+424.39%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,565,731 sh (+11.82%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 1,335,000 sh (-2.7%)
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Q4 2014

BGS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Diamond Hill Capital 1,560,312 sh (-0.35%)
Columbia Wanger 791,300 sh (-40.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 22,302 sh (-89.34%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BGS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Reduce -89.34%0.05%$27.27 - $31.41 $ 28.28-3%22302
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 424.39%0.05%$27.45 - $32.74 $ 28.28-4%209284
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$28.41 - $34.04 $ 28.28-10%49359
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$33.69 - $36.11 $ 28.28-19%0
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Reduce -29.15%$21.2 - $27.26 $ 28.2821%11640
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -39.75%0.01%$22.2 - $23.79 $ 28.2833%16430
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$16 - $24.46 $ 28.2836%0
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Guru Investment Theses on B&G Foods Inc

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on B&G Foods Inc - Jun 26, 2014

Processed and packaged goods manufacturer B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) reported earnings and provided guidance that were below expectations. The food industry dynamics remain challenging for many packaged food companies.



From Diamond Hill Capital's Small Cap Fund Commentary – First Quarter 2014.



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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on B&G Foods Inc
Processed and packaged goods manufacturer B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) reported earnings and provided guidance that were below expectations. The food industry dynamics remain challenging for many packaged food companies. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 37.10
BGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. BGS: 37.10 )
BGS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.62   Max: 45.38
Current: 37.1

4.62
45.38
Forward P/E 14.68
BGS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.46 vs. BGS: 14.68 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 37.20
BGS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. BGS: 37.20 )
BGS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.65   Max: 45.49
Current: 37.2

4.65
45.49
P/B 4.49
BGS's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. BGS: 4.49 )
BGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.23
Current: 4.49

0.53
6.23
P/S 1.79
BGS's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. BGS: 1.79 )
BGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.79

0.16
2.84
PFCF 18.85
BGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 60.44 vs. BGS: 18.85 )
BGS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 20.91
Current: 18.85

3.16
20.91
POCF 15.29
BGS's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. BGS: 15.29 )
BGS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 18.32
Current: 15.29

2.05
18.32
EV-to-EBIT 22.02
BGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. BGS: 22.02 )
BGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 23.4
Current: 22.02

1.8
23.4
PEG 6.00
BGS's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BGS: 6.00 )
BGS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 4.61   Max: 91.85
Current: 6

4.61
91.85
Shiller P/E 32.17
BGS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 53.16 vs. BGS: 32.17 )
BGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4   Max: 45.49
Current: 32.17

4
45.49
Current Ratio 2.12
BGS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. BGS: 2.12 )
BGS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 3.51
Current: 2.12

1.57
3.51
Quick Ratio 0.97
BGS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BGS: 0.97 )
BGS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.29
Current: 0.97

0.7
2.29
Days Inventory 68.58
BGS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 73.97 vs. BGS: 68.58 )
BGS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 55.36   Max: 113.19
Current: 68.58

55.36
113.19
Days Sales Outstanding 24.07
BGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 50.64 vs. BGS: 24.07 )
BGS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.07   Max: 32.8
Current: 24.07

24.07
32.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.81
BGS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BGS: 4.81 )
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 24.96
Current: 4.81

3.04
24.96
Dividend Payout 1.78
BGS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. BGS: 1.78 )
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.99
Current: 1.78

0.83
2.99
Dividend growth (3y) 16.50
BGS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. BGS: 16.50 )
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.8
Current: 16.5

0
21.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.41
BGS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. BGS: 8.41 )
BGS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 42.82
Current: 8.41

5.22
42.82
Share Buyback Rate -3.50
BGS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BGS: -3.50 )
BGS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -98.3
Current: -3.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.50
BGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BGS: 4.50 )
BGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 57
Current: 4.5

4.3
57
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.06
BGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. BGS: 14.06 )
BGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 27
Current: 14.06

-2.7
27

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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B&G Foods Inc was incorporated in Delaware on November 25, 1996 under the name B Companies Holdings Corp. On August 11, 1997, the Company changed its name to B&G Foods Holdings Corp. On October 14, 2004, B&G Foods, Inc., then its wholly owned subsidiary, was merged & renamed B&G Foods, Inc. The Company manufactures, sells and distributes a diverse portfolio of branded, high quality, shelf-stable food and household products across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. The products include hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, Mexican-style sauces, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers, tomato-based products, puffed corn and rice snacks, nut clusters, Greek yogurt coated granola bars and bites and other specialty products. The products are marketed under many recognized brands, including Ac'cent, B&G, B&M, Baker's Joy, Brer Rabbit, Cream of Rice,Cream of Wheat, Devonsheer, Don Pepino, Emeril's, Grandma's Molasses, JJ Flats, Joan of Arc, Las Palmas, Maple Grove Farms of Vermont, Molly McButter, Mrs. Dash, New York Style, Old London, Original Tings, Ortega, Pirate's Booty, Polaner, Red Devil, Regina, Rickland Orchards, Sa-són, Sclafani, Smart Puffs, Sugar Twin, Trappey's, TrueNorth, Underwood, Vermont Maid and Wright's. It also sells and distributes two branded household products, Static Guard and Kleen Guard. The principal raw materials for its products include maple syrup, wheat, corn, nuts, cheese, fruits, beans, tomatoes, peppers, meat, sugar, concentrates, Greek yogurt coating, molasses, spices and corn sweeteners. The Company competes in the retail grocery, food service, specialty, private label, club and mass merchandiser channels of distribution. It sells and distributes its products directly and via 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's operations are subject to environmental laws and regulations in the normal course of business.
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