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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
BGS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. BGS: 0.02 )
BGS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.25
BGS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BGS: 0.25 )
BGS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.31
Current: 0.25

0.06
0.31
Interest Coverage 3.68
BGS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. BGS: 3.68 )
BGS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.68

1.01
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.77
M-Score: -2.46
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 21.24
BGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. BGS: 21.24 )
BGS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9   Max: 23.51
Current: 21.24

9
23.51
Net-margin (%) 7.22
BGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. BGS: 7.22 )
BGS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.37   Max: 9.35
Current: 7.22

-0.37
9.35
ROE (%) 13.83
BGS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. BGS: 13.83 )
BGS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.58   Max: 37.78
Current: 13.83

-4.58
37.78
ROA (%) 3.53
BGS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. BGS: 3.53 )
BGS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.28   Max: 4.97
Current: 3.53

-0.28
4.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 73.84
BGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 vs. BGS: 73.84 )
BGS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 27.94   Max: 90.34
Current: 73.84

27.94
90.34
Revenue Growth (%) 8.60
BGS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BGS: 8.60 )
BGS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 53.6
Current: 8.6

0
53.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.50
BGS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BGS: 8.50 )
BGS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 62.4
Current: 8.5

0
62.4
EPS Growth (%) 13.50
BGS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BGS: 13.50 )
BGS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.8
Current: 13.5

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

Q2 2013

BGS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Bill Frels 6,360 sh (New)
Jim Simons 644,800 sh (+105.87%)
Columbia Wanger 1,335,547 sh (+90.79%)
Diamond Hill Capital 655,411 sh (+15.71%)
John Keeley 11,640 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 156,100 sh (-8.5%)
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Q3 2013

BGS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Columbia Wanger 1,596,600 sh (+19.55%)
Diamond Hill Capital 712,903 sh (+8.77%)
Bill Frels 6,360 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 154,508 sh (-1.02%)
Jim Simons 357,700 sh (-44.53%)
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Q4 2013

BGS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Diamond Hill Capital 1,033,821 sh (+45.02%)
Columbia Wanger 1,990,300 sh (+24.66%)
Bill Frels Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 147,973 sh (-4.23%)
Jim Simons 200,400 sh (-43.98%)
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Q1 2014

BGS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 49,359 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 7,192 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BGS

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$28.41 - $34.04 $ 29.5-6%49359
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$33.69 - $36.11 $ 29.5-15%0
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Reduce -29.15%$21.2 - $27.26 $ 29.526%11640
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Reduce -39.75%0.01%$22.2 - $23.79 $ 29.539%16430
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.06%$16 - $24.46 $ 29.542%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -39.4%0.09%$17.36 - $21.17 $ 29.559%23537
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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
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.40
BGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. BGS: 31.40 )
BGS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.62   Max: 45.38
Current: 31.4

4.62
45.38
P/B 4.20
BGS's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. BGS: 4.20 )
BGS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 6.23
Current: 4.2

0.53
6.23
P/S 2.09
BGS's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BGS: 2.09 )
BGS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.84
Current: 2.09

0.16
2.84
PFCF 14.60
BGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 51.08 vs. BGS: 14.60 )
BGS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.16   Max: 20.62
Current: 14.6

3.16
20.62
EV-to-EBIT 15.99
BGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. BGS: 15.99 )
BGS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 18.5
Current: 15.99

1.8
18.5
PEG 4.30
BGS's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 54.38 vs. BGS: 4.30 )
BGS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 4.61   Max: 91.85
Current: 4.3

4.61
91.85
Shiller P/E 34.04
BGS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BGS: 34.04 )
BGS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4   Max: 45.49
Current: 34.04

4
45.49
Current Ratio 1.96
BGS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BGS: 1.96 )
BGS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 4.33
Current: 1.96

1.57
4.33
Quick Ratio 0.87
BGS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. BGS: 0.87 )
BGS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.75
Current: 0.87

0.61
2.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 4.51
BGS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BGS: 4.51 )
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 24.96
Current: 4.51

3.04
24.96
Dividend Payout 1.35
BGS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BGS: 1.35 )
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 17
Current: 1.35

0.57
17
Dividend growth (3y) 21.80
BGS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
92% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BGS: 21.80 )
BGS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.8
Current: 21.8

0
21.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.34
BGS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. BGS: 10.34 )
BGS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 57.34
Current: 10.34

6.98
57.34
Share Buyback Rate -3.30
BGS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BGS: -3.30 )
BGS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -98.3
Current: -3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.57
BGS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BGS: 1.57 )
BGS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.14
Current: 1.57

0.57
2.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.65
BGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BGS: 1.65 )
BGS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.65

0.3
2.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.30
BGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BGS: 6.30 )
BGS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 57
Current: 6.3

5.4
57
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.26
BGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BGS: 6.26 )
BGS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 16.6
Current: 6.26

-4.9
16.6

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, it changed its name to B&G Foods Holdings Corp. On October 14, 2004, simultaneously with the completion of its initial public offering of EISs, B&G Foods, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, was merged with and into it and it was renamed B&G Foods, Inc. B&G Foods manufactures, sells and distributes a branded and shelf-stable food products. Its products include hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, spices, seasonings, marinades, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, Mexican-style sauces, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers and other specialty food products. The Ortega brand's products span the shelf-stable Mexican food segment including taco shells, tortillas, seasonings, dinner kits, taco sauces, peppers, refried beans, salsas and related food products. The Cream of Wheat brand is one of the most trusted and widely recognized brands of hot cereals sold in the United States. The Maple Grove Farms of Vermont brand is a brand of pure maple syrup in the United States. The Bloch & Guggenheimer brand consists of shelf-stable pickles, peppers, relishes, olives and other related specialty items. The Polaner brand is comprised of an array of fruit-based spreads as well as jarred wet spices such as chopped garlic and oregano. The Las Palmas brand includes authentic Mexican enchilada sauce, chili sauce and various pepper products. The B&M brand includes a variety of baked beans and brown bread. Underwood meat spreads include deviled ham, white-meat chicken, barbeque-flavored chicken, white-meat turkey, roast beef and liverwurst. The Emeril's brand offers pasta sauces, seasonings, cooking stocks, mustards, salsas, pepper sauces and cooking sprays. The Ac'cent brand is as an all-natural flavor enhancer for meat preparation and is generally used on beef, poultry, fish and vegetables. The Grandma's brand of molasses is a brand of premium-quality molasses sold in the United States. The Regina brand includes vinegars and cooking wines. The Wright's brand is an all-natural seasoning that reproduces the flavor and aroma of pit smoking in meats, chicken and fish. The Brer Rabbit brand offers mild and full-flavored molasses products and a blackstrap molasses product. The Vermont Maid brand offers maple-flavored syrup under the brand name. Vermont Maid syrup is available in regular, sugar-free and sugar-free butter varieties. The Company sells, markets and distributes its products through a multiple-channel sales, marketing and distribution system to all major U.S. food channels, including sales and shipments to supermarkets, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, wholesalers, food service distributors and direct accounts, specialty food distributors, military commissaries and non-food outlets such as drug store chains and dollar stores. It faces competition in each of its product
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Pretty high leverage, earnings faltering as of Q1 14

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