B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) reached 10.53% versus a 1-year low price of $21.36. The stock was last seen 6.3% higher, reaching at $23.61 on 5/29/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $21.699 and $22.34. This company shares are 3.47% off its target price of $24.43 and the current market capitalization stands at $1.54B. The recent change has given its price a -0.27% deficit over SMA 50 and -29.52% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -7.63% declines, -2.76% declines and -22.46% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found BGS’s volatility during a week at 3.46% and during a month it has been found around 3.16%.

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $1.49 billion or 0% in BGS stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Blackrock Inc. owns $213.9 million in B&G Foods, Inc., which represents roughly 13.89% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.34% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 7,365,656 shares of the stock are valued at $163.59 million. The third largest holder is Principal Financial Group Inc, which currently holds $127.7 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 8.29% of its market capitalization.

B&G Foods, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 152 institutional holders increased their position in B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) by some 6,754,870 shares, 133 decreased positions by 5,807,373 and 48 held positions by 54,632,168. That puts total institutional holdings at 67,194,411 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 43 new institutional investments totaling 2,517,171 shares while 36 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 1,020,188 shares.

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

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. B&G Foods, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that EVP & COO Romanzi Kenneth G. has acquired 1,200 shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) in the trading session dated Mar. 04, 2019. These shares are worth $29,568 and were traded at $24.64 each. The SEC filing shows that Palmer Cheryl M performed a sale of 12,000 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Nov. 13, 2018. The company’s shares were given away at $29.52 per share worth to an income of some $354,240 to the account of Palmer Cheryl M.

Director, Brunts DeAnn L, purchased 2,000 common shares of B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 09, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $26.27, giving away a sum of $52,540. After this purchase, 9,818 common shares of BGS are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $231,803.

In the transaction dated Mar. 09, 2018, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the EVP of Finance & CFO; Wacha Bruce C added a total of 575 shares at an average price of $26.28, amounting to approximately $15,111. The insider now directly owns 1,715 shares worth $40,491.

B&G Foods, Inc. (BGS) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS), with 1 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.88 average brokerage recommendation [T1].