B&G Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (BGS)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for B&G Foods (NYSE: BGS) is tomorrow, March 28, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 27 cents per share. At a price of $23.32 as of 9:34 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.7%.

The average volume for B&G has been 416,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. B&G has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 3.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

B&G Foods, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of shelf-stable foods in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has a P/E ratio of 22, above the average food & beverage industry P/E ratio of 21.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates B&G as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full B&G Ratings Report.

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