B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

The Company manufactures, sells and distributes a portfolio of shelf-stable food products.

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Player Avatar InvestWhatWorks (92.51) Submitted: 4/25/2012 11:10:45 PM : Outperform Start Price: $15.74 BGS Score: +24.21

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. Brands like Cream of Wheat, acquired from Kraft Foods. Their most recent acquisition was a number of brands from Unilever, including the Mrs. Dash seasoning and marinades products.

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 Corporation.

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