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News Releases

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Toggle Summary 3.5 Million Americans Lose Power Each Week
September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by FEMA MILWAUKEE , Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- It is estimated that 3.5 million Americans lose power to their homes each week*. That remarkable figure from Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) reinforces the important role home
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Backup Power Experts Help Homeowners Select The Best Standby Generator Size For Their Home
MILWAUKEE , Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The backup power experts at Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) are offering helpful tips for homeowners researching the right-size standby generator system for their home's electrical needs. "Homeowners who do a little research before making a
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation Reports Stronger Sales And Earnings For The Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2015
MILWAUKEE , Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG) today announced financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 28, 2015 . Highlights: Fourth quarter fiscal 2015 consolidated net sales were $539 million , an increase of $42 million
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation Announces Election Of A New Director
MILWAUKEE , Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE:BGG): Briggs & Stratton Corporation today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously elected Jeffrey R. Hennion as a director of the Company effective upon the conclusion of the board meeting held
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Declares 8% Increased Dividend
MILWAUKEE , Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG): At its regular quarterly meeting held today, the Board of Directors of Briggs & Stratton Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of thirteen and one half cents ($0.135) per share on the common stock of
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation To Announce Fiscal 2015 Fourth Quarter Results
MILWAUKEE , July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) will release its fiscal 2015 fourth quarter financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 . The Company has scheduled an investor conference call to follow on Thursday, August 13, 2015
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation Named Manufacturer Of The Year By The Equipment & Engine Training Council
MILWAUKEE , June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world's largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment, Briggs & Stratton (NYSE: BGG) also has one of the most extensive dealer networks in the country.  With over 12,000 authorized Briggs & Stratton dealers in North America
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation Harris Poll Survey: How Homeowners Prepare For Power Outages
MILWAUKEE , May 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Two-thirds of U.S. homeowners having experienced a prolonged power outage said they were motivated by their time in the dark to prepare differently for a future outage, according to results of a Harris Poll conducted last spring sponsored by Briggs &
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation Acquires Billy Goat Industries, Inc.
Specialty turf equipment manufacturer provides diversification into higher margin, higher growth commercial job site and consumer turf brands. MILWAUKEE , May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG) announced today that it has acquired U.S.
Toggle Summary Briggs & Stratton Corporation Named One of America's Most Reputable Companies by Reputation Institute in Forbes Magazine
US RepTrak® 100 examines America's most reputable companies on innovation, governance, citizenship and more MILWAUKEE , May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  Briggs & Stratton Corporation (NYSE: BGG)  has been named among the most reputable companies in the United States , according to the annual US