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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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
BGS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BGS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BGS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.05 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.21
BGS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BGS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BGS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.21
0.06
0.31
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.72
M-Score: -2.49
WACC vs ROIC
4.62%
5.63%
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 (%) 13.74
BGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BGS: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9  Med: 15.17 Max: 23.51
Current: 13.74
9
23.51
Net-margin (%) 4.93
BGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. BGS: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.37  Med: 3.48 Max: 9.35
Current: 4.93
-0.37
9.35
ROE (%) 11.99
BGS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BGS: 11.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2.98  Med: 14.18 Max: 43.43
Current: 11.99
-2.98
43.43
ROA (%) 2.61
BGS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. BGS: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.28  Med: 2.28 Max: 5.1
Current: 2.61
-0.28
5.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 49.24
BGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. BGS: 49.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 46.69  Med: 67.11 Max: 91.55
Current: 49.24
46.69
91.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
BGS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BGS: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -7.45 Max: 53.6
Current: 12.1
0
53.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.90
BGS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BGS: -9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.40 Max: 56.8
Current: -9.9
0
56.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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 (-2.70%)
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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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Q1 2015

BGS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 7,386 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 88,600 sh (+297.27%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,725,246 sh (+10.57%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 35.92
BGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. BGS: 35.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BGS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.62  Med: 22.73 Max: 45.38
Current: 35.92
4.62
45.38
PE(NRI) 36.80
BGS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. BGS: 36.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BGS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.65  Med: 23.04 Max: 45.49
Current: 36.8
4.65
45.49
P/B 4.52
BGS's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. BGS: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.69 Max: 6.23
Current: 4.52
0.53
6.23
P/S 1.77
BGS's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BGS: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.77
0.16
2.84
PFCF 17.62
BGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.48 vs. BGS: 17.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BGS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.16  Med: 14.76 Max: 20.91
Current: 17.62
3.16
20.91
POCF 14.32
BGS's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. BGS: 14.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BGS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.05  Med: 11.19 Max: 18.32
Current: 14.32
2.05
18.32
EV-to-EBIT 22.67
BGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. BGS: 22.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 12.70 Max: 23.4
Current: 22.67
1.8
23.4
PEG 5.94
BGS's PEG is ranked lower than
70% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. BGS: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BGS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.73  Med: 5.85 Max: 91.85
Current: 5.94
2.73
91.85
Shiller P/E 31.01
BGS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. BGS: 31.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4  Med: 30.51 Max: 45.49
Current: 31.01
4
45.49
Current Ratio 2.29
BGS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. BGS: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BGS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57  Med: 2.93 Max: 4.33
Current: 2.29
1.57
4.33
Quick Ratio 1.11
BGS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BGS: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BGS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.11
0.61
2.75
Days Inventory 67.46
BGS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.73 vs. BGS: 67.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BGS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 55.36  Med: 84.84 Max: 113.19
Current: 67.46
55.36
113.19
Days Sales Outstanding 23.49
BGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.58 vs. BGS: 23.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BGS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.07  Med: 27.59 Max: 32.8
Current: 23.49
24.07
32.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.77
BGS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. BGS: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.04  Med: 4.59 Max: 24.96
Current: 4.77
3.04
24.96
Dividend Payout 1.71
BGS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
93% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BGS: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.01 Max: 17
Current: 1.71
0.57
17
Dividend growth (3y) 16.50
BGS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BGS: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 21.8
Current: 16.5
0
21.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.50
BGS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. BGS: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.67  Med: 10.06 Max: 54.72
Current: 10.5
6.67
54.72
Share Buyback Rate -3.50
BGS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. BGS: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BGS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.75 Max: -98.3
Current: -3.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.30
BGS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BGS: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BGS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.3
0.57
2.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
BGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BGS: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BGS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.6
Current: 1.05
0.23
1.6
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.67
BGS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. BGS: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BGS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 4.13 Max: 8.15
Current: 5.67
0.58
8.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.44
BGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BGS: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.90 Max: 57
Current: 4.44
4.3
57
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.20
BGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. BGS: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.7  Med: 7.10 Max: 27
Current: 12.2
-2.7
27

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:DHR.Germany,
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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