Brunswick Company Profile (NYSE:BC)

About Brunswick (NYSE:BC)

Brunswick logoBrunswick Corporation is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of recreation products. The Company operates through three segments: Marine Engine, Boat and Fitness. The Company's product includes marine engines, boats, fitness equipment and active recreation products. The Company's engine-related products include outboard, sterndrive and inboard engines; trolling motors; propellers; engine control systems; and marine parts and accessories. Its boat offerings include: fiberglass pleasure boats; yachts and sport yachts; sport cruisers and sport boats; offshore fishing boats; aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats; pontoon boats; utility boats; deck boats; inflatable boats; and heavy-gauge aluminum boats. Its fitness products include cardiovascular and strength training equipment for both the commercial and consumer markets. It also sells products for active aging, rehabilitation, productive well-being, a complete line of billiards tables and other game room tables and accessories.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Recreational Goods, Other
  • Sub-Industry: Leisure Products
  • Symbol: NYSE:BC
  • CUSIP: 11704310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $4.89 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 89,306,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $57.49
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $56.37
  • 52 Week Range: $41.19 - $61.74
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.88
  • P/E Growth: 0.90
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.58 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.07
  • Book Value: $16.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.32
  • Annual Dividend: $0.66
  • Dividend Yield: 1.2%
  • EBIDTA: $589.8 million
  • Net Margins: 6.15%
  • Return on Equity: 23.22%
  • Return on Assets: 9.99%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.31%
  • Current Ratio: 1.75%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.96%
  • Average Volume: 857,162 shs.
  • Beta: 1.95
  • Short Ratio: 5.39

Frequently Asked Questions for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)

What is Brunswick's stock symbol?

Brunswick trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BC."

How often does Brunswick pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brunswick?

Brunswick declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.165 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, May 19th. View Brunswick's Dividend History.

How were Brunswick's earnings last quarter?

Brunswick Co. (NYSE:BC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.82 by $0.02. The firm earned $1.16 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.15 billion. Brunswick had a net margin of 6.15% and a return on equity of 23.22%. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.71 earnings per share. View Brunswick's Earnings History.

When will Brunswick make its next earnings announcement?

Brunswick is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Brunswick.

Where is Brunswick's stock going? Where will Brunswick's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Brunswick's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $72.00. On average, they expect Brunswick's stock price to reach $65.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Brunswick.

What are analysts saying about Brunswick stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Brunswick stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Brunswick Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of leading consumer brands in four segments: Marine Engines, Boats, Fitness and Bowling & Billiards. The company also owns and operates: Brunswick bowling centers across the United States and internationally; Land 'N' Sea, a distributor of marine parts and accessories; and Omni Fitness, a chain of specialty fitness equipment retail stores. " (5/1/2017)
  • 2. Imperial Capital analysts commented, "We are maintaining our Outperform rating and raising our one-year price target to $70 from $60 on BC shares. Our price target is approximately 18% above the recent share price." (1/31/2017)

Who are some of Brunswick's key competitors?

Who owns Brunswick stock?

Brunswick's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Boston Partners (10.02%), BlackRock Inc. (8.38%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.02%), FMR LLC (5.10%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.28%) and State Street Corp (2.76%). Company insiders that own Brunswick stock include Alan L Lowe, Christopher F Dekker, John C Pfeifer, Kevin Grodzki and William Metzger. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brunswick.

Who sold Brunswick stock? Who is selling Brunswick stock?

Brunswick's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Hodges Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., AXA, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC and Chartwell Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Brunswick stock in the last year include Christopher F Dekker, John C Pfeifer and William Metzger. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brunswick.

Who bought Brunswick stock? Who is buying Brunswick stock?

Brunswick's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Boston Partners, South Texas Money Management Ltd. and AQR Capital Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brunswick.

How do I buy Brunswick stock?

Shares of Brunswick can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Brunswick stock cost?

One share of Brunswick stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.78.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Brunswick (NYSE:BC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $65.60 (19.75% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingBuy$72.00LowView Rating Details
4/14/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingOutperform$64.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
3/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$56.00LowView Rating Details
3/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$72.00LowView Rating Details
1/31/2017Imperial CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
1/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaSet Price TargetOutperform$57.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017WunderlichReiterated RatingBuy$65.00N/AView Rating Details
12/22/2016CL KingInitiated CoverageBuy$65.00N/AView Rating Details
12/14/2016Forward ViewReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
12/16/2016WedbushBoost Price TargetOutperform$60.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
7/18/2016Off Wall StreetInitiated CoverageSellN/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$60.00N/AView Rating Details
5/22/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016Citigroup IncLower Price TargetBuy$61.00 -> $50.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/11/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/16/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageOverweight$63.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Earnings by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.82$0.84$1.15 billion$1.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q416$0.65$0.67$1.11 billion$1.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.91$0.91$1.11 billion$1.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$1.17$1.19$1.25 billion$1.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.71$0.71$1.07 billion$1.07 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.45$0.52$999.32 million$986.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q3$0.74$0.77$994.03 million$991.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$1.02$1.05$1.15 billion$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.61$0.59$997.31 million$985.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q4$0.27$0.33$927.98 million$938.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.57$0.63$915.77 million$932.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.87$0.95$1.17 billion$1.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q1$0.60$0.60$967.41 million$969.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.13$0.15$872.30 million$901.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.52$0.59$907.84 million$892.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$1.07$1.23$1.11 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.63$0.76$998.29 million$995.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012($0.07)$0.02$849.45 million$829.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.29$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.84$0.93ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.41$0.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012($0.37)($0.30)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.19$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.54$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.10$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011($0.95)($1.17)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.03
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.61
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20178$0.80$0.86$0.82
Q2 20178$1.31$1.38$1.34
Q3 20178$1.04$1.13$1.07
Q4 20178$0.78$0.81$0.80
Q1 20184$0.86$1.09$0.98
Q2 20184$1.47$1.63$1.52
Q3 20184$1.13$1.27$1.17
Q4 20184$0.82$1.09$0.94
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Next Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.66
Dividend Yield:1.20%
Dividend Growth:83.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:22.07% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
16.30% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
14.32% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.34%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/11/2017John C PfeiferInsiderSell2,346$58.26$136,677.96View SEC Filing  
4/10/2017John C. PfeiferInsiderSell9,538$58.00$553,204.00View SEC Filing  
2/8/2017John C PfeiferInsiderSell2,878$59.63$171,615.14View SEC Filing  
2/6/2017Christopher F. DekkerVPSell1,645$60.33$99,242.85View SEC Filing  
1/10/2017John C. PfeiferInsiderSell19,193$54.95$1,054,655.35View SEC Filing  
7/15/2016William MetzgerCFOSell19,051$49.52$943,405.52View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016John C PfeiferInsiderSell1,519$47.69$72,441.11View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Christopher F DekkerVPSell5,631$43.79$246,581.49View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Kevin GrodzkiVPSell45$39.50$1,777.50View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016William MetzgerCFOSell60$39.62$2,377.20View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015John C PfeiferInsiderSell7,660$54.10$414,406.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Alan L LoweVPSell20,000$53.89$1,077,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014Kevin GrodzkiVPSell6,210$50.51$313,667.10View SEC Filing  
12/9/2014Kevin GrodzkiVPSell17,529$50.31$881,883.99View SEC Filing  
11/28/2014Alan L LoweVPSell43,842$50.00$2,192,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/25/2014Dustan E MccoyCEOSell1,175$49.15$57,751.25View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Kevin GrodzkiVPSell7,738$49.00$379,162.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Alan LoweVPSell12,738$46.00$585,948.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2014Mark SchwaberoVPSell3,000$44.29$132,870.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2014B Russell LockridgeVPSell55,426$45.00$2,494,170.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Dustan MccoyCEOSell12,000$43.34$520,080.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014William MetzgerCFOSell2,000$42.24$84,480.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2013Dustan MccoyCEOSell372,153$45.48$16,925,518.44View SEC Filing  
12/17/2013Dustan MccoyCEOSell756,943$45.73$34,615,003.39View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013B Russell LockridgeVPSell7,000$46.11$322,770.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Manuel FernandezDirectorSell16,397$46.50$762,460.50View SEC Filing  
11/14/2013Kevin GrodzkiVPSell66,235$44.35$2,937,522.25View SEC Filing  
10/17/2013Alan L LoweVPSell23,343$43.00$1,003,749.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2013Mark SchwaberoVPSell2,910$41.60$121,056.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Kevin GrodzkiVPSell5,000$41.00$205,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Kevin GrodzkiVPSell4,536$40.00$181,440.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013Kristin M ColemanVPSell28,183$37.66$1,061,371.78View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Anne BelecDirectorSell5,000$39.00$195,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013B Russell LockridgeVPSell38,745$39.29$1,522,291.05View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Alan LoweVPSell33,552$39.39$1,321,613.28View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Kevin GrodzkiVPSell9,035$38.50$347,847.50View SEC Filing  
8/10/2012Cambria W DunawayDirectorSell10,000$22.57$225,700.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
Latest Headlines for Brunswick (NYSE:BC)
DateHeadline logoInsider Selling: Brunswick Co. (BC) Insider Sells 2,346 Shares of Stock - May 12 at 8:00 PM logoBrunswick CEO: We feel good about activity-based and expe... - May 12 at 4:25 PM logoETFs with exposure to Brunswick Corp. : May 12, 2017 - May 12 at 4:25 PM logoBrunswick Corp. :BC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 11, 2017 - May 11 at 4:21 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Brunswick Co. (BC) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.33 Billion - May 7 at 9:40 AM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - May 5 at 8:44 PM logo$1.34 EPS Expected for Brunswick Co. (BC) This Quarter - May 5 at 10:40 AM logoBrunswick Co. (bc) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.17 - May 4 at 4:23 PM logoQ2 2017 Earnings Estimate for Brunswick Co. Issued By Imperial Capital (BC) - May 4 at 9:37 AM logoImperial Capital Weighs in on Brunswick Co.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (BC) - May 3 at 11:20 AM logoBrunswick (BC) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.38 - May 2 at 11:20 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Brunswick Co. (BC) to "Hold" - May 1 at 8:16 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Brunswick Co. (BC) Lifted by SunTrust Banks - May 1 at 10:55 AM logoQ3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Brunswick Co. Issued By Northcoast Research (BC) - May 1 at 9:13 AM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.35 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - May 1 at 8:35 AM logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Brunswick Co. (BC) Lowered by Analyst - May 1 at 8:35 AM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) Forecasted to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.35 Per Share - May 1 at 8:35 AM logoBrunswick Co. Forecasted to Earn Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.34 Per Share (BC) - May 1 at 8:30 AM logoB. Riley Reaffirms Buy Rating for Brunswick Co. (BC) - April 30 at 7:37 AM logoEdited Transcript of BC earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 29 at 4:28 PM logoBrunswick (BC) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 29 at 2:27 PM logoBrunswick Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:BC) : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 4:49 PM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) Issues Earnings Results - April 27 at 4:22 PM logoBrunswick Corporation : Brunswick Releases First Quarter 2017 Earnings - April 27 at 4:17 PM logoBrunswick Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : BC-US : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 4:17 PM logoBrunswick beats Street 1Q forecasts - April 27 at 8:07 AM logoBrunswick (BC) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.28 - April 26 at 7:15 PM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.01 Per Share, B. Riley Forecasts - April 26 at 4:22 PM logoBrunswick (BC) Earning Positive News Coverage, Report Shows - April 20 at 3:33 PM logoBrunswick (BC) Given Daily Media Impact Score of -0.04 - April 17 at 4:10 PM logoBrunswick's (BC) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Royal Bank of Canada - April 16 at 12:52 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Brunswick Co. (BC) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.15 Billion - April 16 at 9:48 AM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Stifel Nicolaus - April 14 at 11:14 PM logoBrunswick (BC) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 14 at 5:59 PM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers Brunswick Co. (BC) to Sell - April 14 at 4:49 PM logo Analysts Expect Brunswick Co. (BC) Will Announce Earnings of $0.82 Per Share - April 14 at 11:04 AM logoBrunswick Corporation : Mercury Marine's Anderson First to Be Named Brunswick Senior Fellow - April 13 at 4:00 PM logoInsider Selling: Brunswick Co. (BC) Insider Sells 9,538 Shares of Stock - April 11 at 7:59 PM logoBrunswick Corporation : Brunswick Facilities Worldwide Achieve Safety Recognition - April 11 at 3:52 PM logoBrunswick Co. (BC) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - April 10 at 8:51 PM logoBrunswick Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BC-US : April 4, 2017 - April 7 at 8:23 AM logoBrunswick Corporation : Brunswick Schedules First Quarter Earnings and Conference Call April 27 - April 7 at 8:23 AM logoMercury Marine's new high-pressure die casting machine is now the largest in North America - April 3 at 4:13 PM logoBrunswick's (BC) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC - March 31 at 6:19 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Movado Reported Q4 and Annual Results for FY17; Announces Dividend - March 30 at 4:16 PM logoBrunswick Corporation : Brunswick Innovation Laboratory to Open In Research Park at the University of Illinois - March 28 at 12:53 PM logoBrunswick Corporation : Brunswick to Close Joinville Facility, Migrate Boat Manufacturing from Brazil - March 23 at 4:16 PM logo8:34 am Brunswick to immediately begin to wind down boat manufacturing operations in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, as it prepares to close the facility - March 23 at 4:16 PM logoBrunswick Corporation : Crestliner Unveils New PT 18 Bass Boat At Bassmaster Classic Expo - March 20 at 4:09 PM logoBMO Capital Markets Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Brunswick Co. (BC) - March 20 at 12:43 PM


Brunswick (BC) Chart for Tuesday, May, 23, 2017

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