4-Star Stocks Poised to Pop: B&G Foods
Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, shelf-stable food specialist B&G Foods (NYS: BGS) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at B&G's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||Parsippany, N.J. (1996)|
|Market Cap||$1.1 billion|
|Industry||Packaged foods and meats|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$569.8 million|
|Management||CEO David Wenner|
CFO Robert Cantwell
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||16.5%|
|Cash/Debt||$20.0 million / $717.9 million|
The J.M. Smucker Company
Pinnacle Foods Finance
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 97% of the 222 members who have rated B&G believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
B&G Foods has a great dividend, which the company have increased 3-times in the past 14-months. Their strategy of acquiring smaller, but high-margin brands from other companies has proven very successful for B&G. ...
Recently, B&G Foods has begun dipping their toes into non-food products. In addition to the acquisition of some of Unilever's food products, B&G acquired the Static Guard and Kleen Guard brands from Unilever. And earlier this month, B&G formed a strategic alliance with global consumer products company, Jarden.
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