Brown-Forman (BF.B) Competitors

$48.47
-0.22 (-0.45%)
(As of 05/17/2024 ET)

BF.B vs. STZ, ABEV, KDP, DEO, TSN, IFF, MKC, HRL, CHD, and CELH

Should you be buying Brown-Forman stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Brown-Forman include Constellation Brands (STZ), Ambev (ABEV), Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP), Diageo (DEO), Tyson Foods (TSN), International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF), McCormick & Company, Incorporated (MKC), Hormel Foods (HRL), Church & Dwight (CHD), and Celsius (CELH). These companies are all part of the "consumer staples" sector.

Brown-Forman vs.

Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B) and Constellation Brands (NYSE:STZ) are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, earnings, media sentiment, valuation, institutional ownership and community ranking.

Constellation Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Brown-Forman. Brown-Forman is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Constellation Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown-Forman$4.23B5.42$783M$2.0124.11
Constellation Brands$10.71B4.36$1.73B$9.3827.23

34.7% of Brown-Forman shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 77.3% of Constellation Brands shares are held by institutional investors. 2.7% of Brown-Forman shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 16.2% of Constellation Brands shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Constellation Brands received 540 more outperform votes than Brown-Forman when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 64.26% of users gave Constellation Brands an outperform vote while only 54.09% of users gave Brown-Forman an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Brown-FormanOutperform Votes
357
54.09%
Underperform Votes
303
45.91%
Constellation BrandsOutperform Votes
897
64.26%
Underperform Votes
499
35.74%

Brown-Forman has a net margin of 22.65% compared to Constellation Brands' net margin of 16.13%. Brown-Forman's return on equity of 29.01% beat Constellation Brands' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Brown-Forman22.65% 29.01% 11.98%
Constellation Brands 16.13%23.06%8.84%

Brown-Forman currently has a consensus target price of $65.68, suggesting a potential upside of 35.50%. Constellation Brands has a consensus target price of $298.55, suggesting a potential upside of 16.88%. Given Brown-Forman's higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Brown-Forman is more favorable than Constellation Brands.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Brown-Forman
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.25
Constellation Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
18 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.90

Brown-Forman pays an annual dividend of $0.87 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Constellation Brands pays an annual dividend of $4.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Brown-Forman pays out 43.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Constellation Brands pays out 43.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Brown-Forman has a beta of 0.78, meaning that its share price is 22% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Constellation Brands has a beta of 0.95, meaning that its share price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Constellation Brands had 10 more articles in the media than Brown-Forman. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for Constellation Brands and 1 mentions for Brown-Forman. Constellation Brands' average media sentiment score of 0.55 beat Brown-Forman's score of 0.00 indicating that Constellation Brands is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Brown-Forman
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Constellation Brands
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Constellation Brands beats Brown-Forman on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding BF.B and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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BF.B vs. The Competition

MetricBrown-FormanBeverages IndustryStaples SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$22.90B$51.90B$15.68B$18.11B
Dividend Yield1.79%2.94%2.81%3.44%
P/E Ratio24.1112.0518.8123.74
Price / Sales5.429.705.4611.39
Price / Cash23.6725.7135.8719.45
Price / Book7.115.546.356.01
Net Income$783M$2.01B$583.94M$966.65M
7 Day Performance-1.32%-0.60%0.26%1.85%
1 Month Performance-1.04%4.98%6.46%7.14%
1 Year Performance-23.28%-13.81%7.46%21.67%

Brown-Forman Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
STZ
Constellation Brands
4.3737 of 5 stars
$258.46
+0.4%
$298.55
+15.5%
+10.7%$47.29B$10.71B27.5510,600Insider Selling
News Coverage
ABEV
Ambev
2.7909 of 5 stars
$2.46
+0.8%
$3.20
+30.1%
-16.8%$38.75B$15.97B13.6742,774Analyst Upgrade
Short Interest ↑
KDP
Keurig Dr Pepper
4.3163 of 5 stars
$33.81
+0.7%
$36.64
+8.4%
+5.1%$45.83B$14.81B21.8121,700Dividend Announcement
Short Interest ↑
DEO
Diageo
0.9962 of 5 stars
$139.08
+1.4%
$166.37
+19.6%
-19.6%$77.47B$21.42B0.0030,419Positive News
TSN
Tyson Foods
4.634 of 5 stars
$58.89
+0.7%
$59.20
+0.5%
+20.2%$20.99B$52.88B-23.84139,000Positive News
IFF
International Flavors & Fragrances
4.0403 of 5 stars
$94.41
+6.5%
$87.65
-7.2%
+21.2%$24.10B$11.48B-9.4021,500Gap Up
High Trading Volume
MKC
McCormick & Company, Incorporated
3.0714 of 5 stars
$76.19
+0.6%
$77.88
+2.2%
-16.6%$20.45B$6.66B29.0813,800Insider Selling
News Coverage
Positive News
HRL
Hormel Foods
3.3333 of 5 stars
$35.31
+1.5%
$31.00
-12.2%
-7.7%$19.34B$12.11B24.1920,000Positive News
CHD
Church & Dwight
4.4421 of 5 stars
$106.92
+1.4%
$105.56
-1.3%
+12.2%$26.14B$5.87B33.945,550Ex-Dividend
Positive News
CELH
Celsius
3.3276 of 5 stars
$76.95
-1.8%
$85.45
+11.0%
+109.6%$17.78B$1.32B99.51765Insider Selling
Short Interest ↓
High Trading Volume

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This page (NYSE:BF.B) was last updated on 5/18/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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