Contrasting Bridgford Foods (BRID) & Its Peers

Bridgford Foods (NASDAQ:BRIDGet Free Report) is one of 2 publicly-traded companies in the “Sausages & other prepared meats” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Bridgford Foods to related businesses based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, dividends and valuation.


This table compares Bridgford Foods and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Bridgford Foods 1.74% 3.47% 2.57%
Bridgford Foods Competitors 4.02% 24.75% 9.74%

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations for Bridgford Foods and its competitors, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Bridgford Foods 0 0 0 0 N/A
Bridgford Foods Competitors 0 1 2 0 2.67

As a group, “Sausages & other prepared meats” companies have a potential upside of 52.58%. Given Bridgford Foods’ competitors higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Bridgford Foods has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

5.1% of Bridgford Foods shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 17.4% of shares of all “Sausages & other prepared meats” companies are owned by institutional investors. 80.7% of Bridgford Foods shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 52.1% of shares of all “Sausages & other prepared meats” companies are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Bridgford Foods and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross Revenue Net Income Price/Earnings Ratio
Bridgford Foods $265.90 million $45.07 million 2.26
Bridgford Foods Competitors $179.55 million $23.69 million 12.97

Bridgford Foods has higher revenue and earnings than its competitors. Bridgford Foods is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.

Risk & Volatility

Bridgford Foods has a beta of -0.52, indicating that its stock price is 152% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Bridgford Foods’ competitors have a beta of 0.23, indicating that their average stock price is 77% less volatile than the S&P 500.


Bridgford Foods competitors beat Bridgford Foods on 7 of the 10 factors compared.

Bridgford Foods Company Profile

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Bridgford Foods Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes frozen, refrigerated, and snack food products in the United States. It operates in two segments, Frozen Food Products and Snack Food Products. The company primarily offers biscuits, bread dough items, roll dough items, and dry sausage and beef jerky products. It provides approximately 130 frozen food products to food service and retail customers through wholesalers, cooperatives, and distributors; and 160 snack food items to supermarkets, and mass merchandise and convenience retail stores through customer-owned distribution centers, as well as a direct store delivery network. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Bridgford Foods Corporation is a subsidiary of Bridgford Industries Incorporated.

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