Analyst Upgrades – B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) Stock Gets Upgraded By Citigroup Inc. from Neutral to Buy

Analyst Ratings For B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)

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Today, B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) stock received an upgrade by Citigroup Inc. from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $43.00.

There are 5 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) is Hold (Score: 2.29) with a consensus target price of $46.25 per share, a potential 29.19% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/20/2017-Citigroup Inc. Upgrade from a “Neutral ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 7/18/2017-Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 5/18/2017-Credit Suisse Group was Downgraded by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $47.00 .
  • 5/16/2017-Berenberg Bank initiated coverage with a Hold rating.
  • 5/15/2017-BMO Capital Markets Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 12/12/2016-Stephens was Downgraded by analysts at Stephens from a “Overweight ” rating to a ” Equal Weight” rating.
  • 9/23/2016-DA Davidson Reiterated Rating of Neutral.

Dividend information for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)

B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 5.20% and an average dividend growth of 10.60% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)

  • On 5/24/2017 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.47 4.59% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2017 which will be payable on 7/31/2017.
  • On 2/22/2017 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.47 3.91% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2017 which will be payable on 5/1/2017.
  • On 11/4/2016 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.47 4.47% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2016 which will be payable on 1/30/2017.
  • On 8/3/2016 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.42 3.34% with an ex dividend date of 9/28/2016 which will be payable on 10/31/2016.
  • On 5/25/2016 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.42 3.92% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2016 which will be payable on 8/1/2016.
  • On 2/23/2016 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.42 4.33% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2016 which will be payable on 5/2/2016.
  • On 10/21/2015 B&G Foods announced a quarterly dividend of $0.35 3.85% with an ex dividend date of 12/29/2015 which will be payable on 2/1/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS) has insider ownership of 2.20% and institutional ownership of 88.16%.

  • On 5/19/2016 Scott E Lerner, EVP, sold 13,000 with an average share price of $42.79 per share and the total transaction amounting to $556,270.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/11/2016 Alfred Poe, Director, sold 4,920 with an average share price of $43.55 per share and the total transaction amounting to $214,266.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/10/2016 Thomas P Crimmins, CFO, bought 3,500 with an average share price of $43.61 per share and the total transaction amounting to $152,635.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/18/2015 Michael A. Sands, EVP, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $35.67 per share and the total transaction amounting to $356,700.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 3/12/2015 Vanessa E Maskal, EVP, sold 3,000 with an average share price of $28.21 per share and the total transaction amounting to $84,630.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/4/2014 Vanessa E Maskal, EVP, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $29.30 per share and the total transaction amounting to $146,500.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 6/12/2014 Scott E Lerner, EVP, sold 28,000 with an average share price of $34.03 per share and the total transaction amounting to $952,840.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for B&G Foods (NYSE:BGS)
Shares of B&G Foods closed the previous trading session at 37.05 up +1.25 3.49% with 1,224,897 shares trading hands.

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