B&G Foods (BGS) is Upgraded by DA Davidson to Buy, Raises Price Target to $ 40

B&G Foods (BGS) was Upgraded by DA Davidson to ” Buy” according to the research note released today. The brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 40 from a previous price target of $36 . Earlier the firm had a rating of “Neutral ” on the company shares. DA Davidson advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 29, 2016.

On the company’s financial health, B&G Foods reported $0.43 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.04 based on the information available during the earnings call on Feb 25, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.47. The company had revenue of $342.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $334.92 million. The company’s revenue was up 43.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.39 EPS.

B&G Foods opened for trading at $33.21 and hit $33.84 on the upside on Wednesday, eventually ending the session at $33.61, with a gain of 1.14% or 0.38 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 5,90,910 shares. Company has a market cap of $1,951 M.

In a different news, on Nov 18, 2015, Michael A Sands (EVP of Snacks) sold 10,000 shares at $35.67 per share price. According to the SEC, on Aug 5, 2015, David L Wenner (director) sold 20,500 shares at $29.62 per share price. On Mar 12, 2015, Vanessa E Maskal (EVP of Sales & Marketing) sold 3,000 shares at $28.21 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

B&G Foods Inc. (B&G Foods) is a holding company that manufactures sells and distributes a range of shelf-stable food and household products across the United States Canada and Puerto Rico. Its 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 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’s products are marketed under a range of brands including Ac’cent B&G B&M Baker’s Joy Bear Creek Country Kitchens Brer Rabbit Canoleo Cary’s Cream of Rice Cream of Wheat Devonsheer Don Pepino Emeril’s Grandma’s Molasses JJ Flats Joan of Arc Las Palmas MacDonald’s Maple Grove Farms of Vermont and Molly McButter among others.

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