Brown-Forman Stock Forecast, Price & News

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+0.23 (+0.32 %)
(As of 12/31/1969)
Today's Range
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Volume620,811 shs
Average Volume712,240 shs
Market Capitalization$34.59 billion
P/E Ratio38.64
Dividend Yield1.00%

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About Brown-Forman

Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages. It provides spirits, wines, whiskey spirits, whiskey-based flavored liqueurs, ready-to-drink and ready-to-pour products, ready-to-drink cocktails, vodkas, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, bourbons, and liqueurs. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniel's, Woodford Reserve, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Old Forester, Early Times, Slane Irish Whiskey, Coopers' Craft, el Jimador, Herradura, New Mix, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Finlandia, Korbel Champagne, and Sonoma-Cutrer brands. It is also involved in the sale of used barrels, bulk whiskey, and wine; and provision of contract bottling services. The company serves retail customers and consumers through distributors or state governments; and retailers, wholesalers, and provincial governments directly. It has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Mexico, and internationally. Brown-Forman Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.


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Overall MarketRank

2.28 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

58th out of 330 stocks

Beverages Industry

7th out of 26 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.9Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Brown-Forman a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brown-Forman in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Brown-Forman stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in BF.B, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Brown-Forman?

Wall Street analysts have given Brown-Forman a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Brown-Forman wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Brown-Forman's next earnings date?

Brown-Forman is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September 1st 2021.
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How were Brown-Forman's earnings last quarter?

Brown-Forman Co. (NYSE:BF.B) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, June, 9th. The company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.05. The firm earned $812 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $774.20 million. Brown-Forman had a net margin of 26.09% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.96%. The company's revenue was up 14.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.27 earnings per share.
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How often does Brown-Forman pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brown-Forman?

Brown-Forman declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 3rd will be given a dividend of $0.1795 per share on Friday, October 1st. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.99%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 2nd. This is an increase from Brown-Forman's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18.
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Is Brown-Forman a good dividend stock?

Brown-Forman pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.00%. Brown-Forman has been increasing its dividend for 34 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Brown-Forman is 44.72%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Brown-Forman will have a dividend payout ratio of 35.47% next year. This indicates that Brown-Forman will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Brown-Forman's stock split? How did Brown-Forman's stock split work?

Brown-Forman shares split on Wednesday, February 28th 2018. The 5-4 split was announced on Tuesday, January 23rd 2018. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Tuesday, February 27th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Brown-Forman stock prior to the split would have 125 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for BF.B?

2 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Brown-Forman's shares. Their forecasts range from $75.00 to $81.00. On average, they anticipate Brown-Forman's share price to reach $77.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 6.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Brown-Forman's key executives?

Brown-Forman's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lawson E. Whiting, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53, Pay $1.77M)
  • Ms. Jane Cecil Morreau, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 62, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Hamel, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. John V. Hayes, Sr. VP and Pres of USA & Canada (Age 61, Pay $639.18k)
  • Mr. Thomas Hinrichs, Sr. VP & Pres of Emerging International (Age 59, Pay $949.04k)
  • Ms. Kelli Nelson Brown, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
  • Mr. Tim Nall, Sr. VP & Chief Information & Advanced Analytics Officer
  • Steve Cassin, Investor Relations Mang.
  • Ms. Susanne J. Perram, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kirsten M. Hawley, Sr. VP of Chief People, Places & Communications Officer (Age 51)

Who are some of Brown-Forman's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Brown-Forman own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Brown-Forman investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), PepsiCo (PEP), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Raytheon Technologies (RTX), Target (TGT), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Walmart (WMT).

What is Brown-Forman's stock symbol?

Brown-Forman trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BF.B."

What is Brown-Forman's stock price today?

One share of BF.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $72.25.

How much money does Brown-Forman make?

Brown-Forman has a market capitalization of $34.59 billion and generates $3.46 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $903 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.61 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Brown-Forman have?

Brown-Forman employs 4,700 workers across the globe.

What is Brown-Forman's official website?

The official website for Brown-Forman is www.brown-forman.com.

Where are Brown-Forman's headquarters?

Brown-Forman is headquartered at 850 Dixie Highway, LOUISVILLE KY, 40201.

How can I contact Brown-Forman?

Brown-Forman's mailing address is 850 Dixie Highway, LOUISVILLE KY, 40201. The company can be reached via phone at 502-585-1100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 7/28/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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