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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
BGS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BGS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BGS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.05 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.27
BGS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BGS: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BGS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.27
0.06
0.31
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.01
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
1.08%
7.23%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 17.85
BGS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. BGS: 17.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BGS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.69  Med: 17.43 Max: 23.51
Current: 17.85
13.69
23.51
Net-margin (%) 8.07
BGS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1506 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. BGS: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BGS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 4.31 Max: 9.35
Current: 8.07
2
9.35
ROE (%) 17.72
BGS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. BGS: 17.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BGS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 14.18 Max: 21.56
Current: 17.72
6.1
21.56
ROA (%) 4.09
BGS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. BGS: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BGS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.53 Max: 5.1
Current: 4.09
1.16
5.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 64.07
BGS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. BGS: 64.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.69  Med: 63.20 Max: 91.07
Current: 64.07
46.69
91.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
BGS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BGS: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.45 Max: 53.6
Current: 12.1
0
53.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.70
BGS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BGS: -9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BGS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.00 Max: 57.5
Current: -9.7
0
57.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

BGS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 54,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 661,921 sh (+647.09%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,884,006 sh (+9.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2015

BGS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 16,100 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 79,737 sh (New)
Jim Simons 217,600 sh (+300.74%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,814,245 sh (-3.70%)
Joel Greenblatt 69,718 sh (-89.47%)
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Q4 2015

BGS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 95,711 sh (+20.03%)
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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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Top Ranked Articles about B&G Foods Inc

Joel Greenblatt Boosts Stake in B&G Foods Recent partnerships show B&G Foods is focused on the growth of its business
Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio), the manager of Gotham Asset Management LLC, heavily increased his stake in B&G Foods Inc (BGS) by 647.09%, becoming the second main shareholder of the company with 661,921 shares ammounting to 1.14% of BGS’ outstanding shares. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 27.95
BGS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. BGS: 27.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BGS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 23.37 Max: 45.38
Current: 27.95
4.62
45.38
Forward P/E 16.05
BGS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. BGS: 16.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.05
BGS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. BGS: 28.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BGS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.65  Med: 23.57 Max: 45.49
Current: 28.05
4.65
45.49
P/B 4.31
BGS's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BGS: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BGS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.71 Max: 6.23
Current: 4.31
0.53
6.23
P/S 2.22
BGS's P/S is ranked lower than
76% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. BGS: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BGS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.84
Current: 2.22
0.16
2.84
PFCF 17.84
BGS's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.33 vs. BGS: 17.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BGS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 15.37 Max: 20.91
Current: 17.84
3.16
20.91
POCF 15.37
BGS's POCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. BGS: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BGS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 12.33 Max: 18.32
Current: 15.37
2.05
18.32
EV-to-EBIT 19.15
BGS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.79 vs. BGS: 19.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BGS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 13.80 Max: 25
Current: 19.15
8
25
EV-to-EBITDA 16.28
BGS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. BGS: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BGS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 11.40 Max: 20.8
Current: 16.28
6.7
20.8
PEG 4.58
BGS's PEG is ranked lower than
68% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. BGS: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BGS' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 6.09 Max: 19.3
Current: 4.58
3.19
19.3
Shiller P/E 42.12
BGS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.44 vs. BGS: 42.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BGS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.58  Med: 35.79 Max: 46.51
Current: 42.12
12.58
46.51
Current Ratio 2.44
BGS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BGS: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BGS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 2.93 Max: 4.33
Current: 2.44
1.57
4.33
Quick Ratio 1.18
BGS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BGS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BGS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.18
0.61
2.75
Days Inventory 72.36
BGS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 66.21 vs. BGS: 72.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BGS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.18  Med: 87.76 Max: 108.96
Current: 72.36
63.18
108.96
Days Sales Outstanding 26.85
BGS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.52 vs. BGS: 26.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BGS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.07  Med: 26.96 Max: 32.8
Current: 26.85
24.07
32.8
Days Payable 20.64
BGS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.24 vs. BGS: 20.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BGS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.4  Med: 25.40 Max: 36.27
Current: 20.64
16.4
36.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.97
BGS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. BGS: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BGS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 4.56 Max: 24.96
Current: 3.97
3.04
24.96
Dividend Payout 1.09
BGS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
88% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BGS: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BGS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.01 Max: 17
Current: 1.09
0.57
17
Dividend Growth (3y) 16.50
BGS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BGS: 16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BGS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 21.8
Current: 16.5
0
21.8
Forward Dividend Yield 3.98
BGS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 1541 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. BGS: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.70
BGS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. BGS: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BGS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.67  Med: 10.00 Max: 54.72
Current: 8.7
6.67
54.72
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.50
BGS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. BGS: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BGS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.3  Med: -9.90 Max: 0
Current: -3.5
-98.3
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.43
BGS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. BGS: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BGS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.43
0.57
2.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
BGS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 1349 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BGS: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BGS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.49
Current: 1.25
0.22
1.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.23
BGS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. BGS: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BGS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 7.20 Max: 12.5
Current: 5.23
4
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.62
BGS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. BGS: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BGS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 6.70 Max: 27
Current: 9.62
-2.1
27

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $862
EPS $ 1.24
Beta-0.21
Short Percentage of Float9.07%
52-Week Range $27.41 - 38.25
Shares Outstanding(Mil)57.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 967 1,449 1,463
EPS($) 1.65 2.13 2.19
EPS without NRI($) 1.65 2.13 2.19

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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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