Stock in Focus: B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS)

Company Profile:

B&G Foods, Inc. manufactures, sells, and distributes a portfolio of shelf-stable, and frozen food and household products in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. Its products include frozen and canned vegetables, hot cereals, fruit spreads, canned meats and beans, bagel chips, spices, seasonings, hot sauces, wine vinegar, maple syrup, molasses, salad dressings, pizza crusts, Mexican-style sauces, dry soups, taco shells and kits, salsas, pickles, peppers, tomato-based products, puffed corn and rice snacks, nut clusters, and other specialty products. The company offers 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. and changed its name to B&G Foods, Inc. in October 2004. B&G Foods, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey.

Recent News:

The company has scheduled a conference call to discuss the Company’s fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 financial results on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. ET.

For the third quarter ended September 30, 2017, the company reported net revenue increased 28.3% to $408.36 million from $318.25 million in Q3 FY16. Net income increased 1% to $32.73 million on a y-o-y basis from $32.41 million in Q3 FY16.


Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.


Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.


Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.


Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.



BGS’s strengths can be seen in its better growth, better profitability and better efficiency compared with its peers. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish cross in Stochastic Oscillator and RSI stands at 45.64 with positive bias. We rate B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) a STRONG BUY.

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