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(BF.B) Stock Forecast, Price & News

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.
+0.44 (+0.60 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $73.90
50-Day Range
MA: $78.37
52-Week Range
Now: $73.90
Volume970,773 shs
Average Volume784,328 shs
Market Capitalization$35.37 billion
P/E Ratio38.49
Dividend Yield0.95%
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

1.48 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

62nd out of 247 stocks

Beverages Industry

6th out of 20 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 2.0Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beverages
Sub-IndustryDistillers & Vintners



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.36 billion
Cash Flow$1.84 per share
Book Value$4.13 per share


Net Income$827 million


Market Cap$35.37 billion
Next Earnings Date3/3/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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(BF.B) (NYSE:BF.B) Frequently Asked Questions

Is (BF.B) a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for (BF.B) in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings and 3 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" (BF.B) 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 (BF.B)?

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

(BF.B) is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021.
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How were (BF.B)'s earnings last quarter?

(BF.B) (NYSE:BF.B) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, December, 8th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.01. The company earned $985 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $967.16 million. (BF.B) had a net margin of 27.58% and a return on equity of 37.19%.
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How often does (BF.B) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for (BF.B)?

(BF.B) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 19th. Investors of record on Friday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $0.179 per share on Monday, January 4th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.97%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 3rd. This is an increase from (BF.B)'s previous quarterly dividend of $0.17.
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Is (BF.B) a good dividend stock?

(BF.B) pays an annual dividend of $0.72 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. (BF.B) 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 (BF.B) is 41.86%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, (BF.B) will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.70% next year. This indicates that (BF.B) will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did (BF.B)'s stock split? How did (BF.B)'s stock split work?

(BF.B)'s stock split on the morning of 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 (BF.B) stock prior to the split would have 125 shares after the split.

What price target have analysts set for BF.B?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for (BF.B)'s shares. Their forecasts range from $51.00 to $77.00. On average, they expect (BF.B)'s stock price to reach $67.20 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.1%.
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Who are some of (BF.B)'s key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of (BF.B) own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other (BF.B) 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).

Who are (BF.B)'s key executives?

(BF.B)'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Lawson E. Whiting, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 52, Pay $1.77M)
  • Ms. Jane Cecil Morreau, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61, Pay $1.09M)
  • Mr. Matthew E. Hamel, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 60)
  • Mr. John V. Hayes, Sr. VP and Pres of USA & Canada (Age 60, Pay $639.18k)
  • Mr. Thomas Hinrichs, Sr. VP & Pres of Emerging International (Age 58, Pay $949.04k)
  • Ms. Kelli Nelson Brown, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 50)
  • Steve Cassin, Investor Relations Mang.
  • Ms. Kirsten M. Hawley, Sr. VP, Chief HR & Corp. Communications Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Marshall B. Farrer, Sr. VP, Pres of Europe & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Ralph E. de Chabert, Sr. VP and Chief Diversity Inclusion & Global Community Relations Officer (Age 73)

What is (BF.B)'s stock symbol?

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

What is (BF.B)'s stock price today?

One share of BF.B stock can currently be purchased for approximately $73.90.

How big of a company is (BF.B)?

(BF.B) has a market capitalization of $35.37 billion and generates $3.36 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $827 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.72 on an earnings per share basis. (BF.B) employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

What is (BF.B)'s official website?

The official website for (BF.B) is www.brown-forman.com.

How can I contact (BF.B)?

(BF.B)'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 1/16/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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