Brown Forman Corporation Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:BF.A)

$59.10 -0.21 (-0.35 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$59.31
Today's Range$58.60 - $59.24
52-Week Range$45.17 - $60.28
Volume19,554 shs
Average Volume26,213 shs
Market Capitalization$22.48 billion
P/E Ratio32.33
Dividend Yield1.25%
Beta0.95

About Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Brown Forman Corporation logoBrown-Forman Corporation is a spirit and wine company. The Company manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets and sells a range of alcoholic beverages. The Company has a portfolio of approximately 40 spirit, wine and ready-to-drink cocktail (RTD) brands. Its principal brands include Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's RTDs, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, Gentleman Jack Rare Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel Collection, Jack Daniel's Sinatra Select, Jack Daniel's Winter Jack, Jack Daniel's No. 27 Gold Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia Vodkas, Finlandia RTDs, Korbel California Brandy, Woodford Reserve Kentucky Bourbons, el Jimador Tequilas, el Jimador New Mix RTDs, Herradura Tequilas, Canadian Mist Canadian Whisky, Sonoma-Cutrer California Wines, Early Times Kentucky Whisky and Bourbon, Chambord Liqueur, Old Forester Kentucky Bourbon, Antiguo Tequila, Pepe Lopez Tequila, Santa Dose Cachaca and Collingwood Canadian Whisky.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Distillers & Wineries
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Symbol: NYSE:BF.A
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.brown-forman.com
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.21%
  • Current Ratio: 2.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.07%
Price-To-Earnings:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.33
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Sales: $3.86 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.89
  • Cash Flow: $1.92 per share
  • Price / Cash: 30.75
  • Book Value: $3.57 per share
  • Price / Book: 16.55
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: $1.80
  • Net Income: $669 million
  • Net Margins: 17.84%
  • Return on Equity: 53.63%
  • Return on Assets: 15.04%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 384,270,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

What is Brown Forman Corporation's stock symbol?

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

How often does Brown Forman Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brown Forman Corporation?

Brown Forman Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of $0.198 per share on Tuesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.79 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 6th. This is a positive change from Brown Forman Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.18. View Brown Forman Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Brown Forman Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 31st. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $900 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $883.40 million. Brown Forman Corporation had a return on equity of 53.63% and a net margin of 17.84%. View Brown Forman Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Brown Forman Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Brown Forman Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, December, 6th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Brown Forman Corporation.

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

Who are Brown Forman Corporation's key executives?

Brown Forman Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Paul C. Varga, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 53)
  • Garvin Brown IV, Co-Chairman of the Board (Age 48)
  • Jane C. Morreau, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 58)
  • Lawson E. Whiting, Chief Operating Officer (Age 49)
  • Kirsten M. Hawley, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President (Age 47)
  • Matthew E. Hamel, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 57)
  • Jill Ackerman Jones, Executive Vice President; President - North America and Latin America,IMEA (Age 51)
  • Mark I. McCallum, Executive Vice President,President- Jack Daniel’s Brands (Age 62)
  • Brian P. Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Alejandro Alvarez, Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer (Age 49)

How do I buy Brown Forman Corporation stock?

Shares of Brown Forman Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Brown Forman Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Brown Forman Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $59.10.

How big of a company is Brown Forman Corporation?

Brown Forman Corporation has a market capitalization of $22.48 billion and generates $3.86 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $669 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.80 on an earnings per share basis.

How can I contact Brown Forman Corporation?

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


MarketBeat Community Rating for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE BF.A)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  45 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  81 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  126
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brown Forman Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

Consensus Price Target History for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Price Target History for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/15/2016Bank of America CorporationDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformN/AView Rating Details
4/1/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutral$108.00 -> $102.00N/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$100.00 -> $95.00N/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$111.00 -> $106.00N/AView Rating Details
1/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeHoldN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 11/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Earnings by Quarter for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Earnings History by Quarter for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE BF.A)

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/6/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/31/2016Q117$0.37$0.36$883.40 million$900.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/8/2016Q416$0.72$2.60$899.06 million$933.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q316$0.94$0.94$1.10 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/2/2015Q216$1.00$0.97$1.10 billion$1.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/26/2015Q116$0.75$0.75$947.10 million$900.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
6/3/2015Q415$0.66$0.66$918.50 million$947.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/4/2015Q315$0.87$0.87$1.12 billion$1.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/3/2014Q2$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/27/2014Q115$0.70$947.90 million$921.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/4/2014Q4$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2014Q314$0.76$0.82$1.08 billion$1.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/4/2013Q214$0.96$1.01 billion$1.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/28/2013Q114$0.66$878.00 million$896.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
6/5/2013Q413$0.52$801.00 million$866.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/5/2012Q213$0.80$1.01 million$1.01 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Next Dividend:1/2/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.73
Dividend Yield:1.24%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:40.56% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)

Dividend History by Quarter for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE BF.A)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/16/2017Quarterly$0.2012/6/201712/7/20171/2/2018
7/28/2017Quarterly$0.189/6/20179/7/201710/2/2017
5/25/2017$0.186/1/20176/5/20177/3/2017
1/24/2017$0.183/2/20173/6/20174/3/2017
11/17/2016$0.1811/30/201612/2/20161/3/2017
8/3/2016Quarterly$0.178/30/20169/1/201610/3/2016
5/26/2016Quarterly$0.346/2/20166/6/20167/1/2016
1/29/2016Quarterly$0.343/7/20163/9/20164/1/2016
11/19/2015Quarterly$0.3412/1/201512/3/201512/30/2015
7/23/2015$0.329/3/20159/8/201510/1/2015
5/21/2015$0.326/1/20156/3/20157/1/2015
1/20/2015$0.323/6/20153/10/20154/1/2015
11/20/2014$0.3212/2/201412/4/201412/30/2014
7/24/2014$0.299/4/20149/8/201410/1/2014
5/21/2014$0.296/2/20146/4/20147/1/2014
1/23/2014$0.293/5/20143/7/20144/1/2014
11/21/2013$0.2912/2/201312/4/201312/27/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE BF.A)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE BF.A)

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Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) & Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) Head-To-Head SurveyBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) & Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 21 at 3:28 AM
Financial Comparison: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)Financial Comparison: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 5:24 PM
Head-To-Head Survey: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)Head-To-Head Survey: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 9:18 AM
Reviewing Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)Reviewing Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 20 at 7:40 AM
Comparing Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) & Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)Comparing Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) & Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 9:30 PM
Head-To-Head Comparison: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) versus Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)Head-To-Head Comparison: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) versus Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 3:12 AM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) vs. Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) Critical ComparisonBrown Forman Corporation (BF.B) vs. Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) Critical Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 8 at 3:10 AM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) Critical SurveyBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) Critical Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 4 at 9:28 AM
Castle Brands (ROX) versus Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) Head-To-Head SurveyCastle Brands (ROX) versus Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 28 at 1:30 PM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) versus Castle Brands (ROX) Financial ComparisonBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) versus Castle Brands (ROX) Financial Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 28 at 9:28 AM
Critical Analysis: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Castle Brands (ROX)Critical Analysis: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Castle Brands (ROX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 11:36 PM
Head to Head Comparison: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Castle Brands (ROX)Head to Head Comparison: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Castle Brands (ROX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 24 at 10:44 AM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Castle Brands (ROX) Head to Head ContrastBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Castle Brands (ROX) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 20 at 8:34 PM
Analyzing Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Castle Brands (ROX)Analyzing Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Castle Brands (ROX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 9:07 AM
Comparing Castle Brands (ROX) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)Comparing Castle Brands (ROX) and Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 16 at 6:26 AM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Castle Brands (ROX) Head to Head ReviewBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) vs. Castle Brands (ROX) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 6:20 PM
Head to Head Contrast: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Castle Brands (ROX)Head to Head Contrast: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Castle Brands (ROX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 4:14 AM
Financial Review: Castle Brands (ROX) versus Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)Financial Review: Castle Brands (ROX) versus Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 6:20 PM
Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 4:44 PM
Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”Brown-Forman Corporation Named One of “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion”
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 4:44 PM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.18 Per ShareBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.18 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 7:56 AM
Analog Devices and Caleres climb while H&R Block slipsAnalog Devices and Caleres climb while H&R Block slips
marketbeat.com - August 30 at 4:37 PM
Brown-Forman (BF.B) Q1 Earnings: Will Dismal Trends Persist?Brown-Forman (BF.B) Q1 Earnings: Will Dismal Trends Persist?
www.zacks.com - August 23 at 4:35 PM
Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) to Release Quarterly Earnings on WednesdayBrown Forman Corporation (BF.A) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 2:24 AM
Post Earnings Coverage as Brown-Forman Q2 EPS Met ExpectationsPost Earnings Coverage as Brown-Forman Q2 EPS Met Expectations
www.baystreet.ca - December 14 at 3:15 PM
Brown-Forman: Still Enriching ShareholdersBrown-Forman: Still Enriching Shareholders
seekingalpha.com - December 14 at 3:15 PM
Tracking Gardner Russo & Gardner Portfolio - Q3 2016 UpdateTracking Gardner Russo & Gardner Portfolio - Q3 2016 Update
seekingalpha.com - November 30 at 11:25 AM
Brown-Forman (BF-B) Announces Plans to Establish Distribution Company in SpainBrown-Forman (BF-B) Announces Plans to Establish Distribution Company in Spain
www.streetinsider.com - July 21 at 12:18 PM
Brown-Forman Refines Distribution in Florida, Colorado, and New MexicoBrown-Forman Refines Distribution in Florida, Colorado, and New Mexico
www.prnewswire.com - February 24 at 2:50 PM
Jack Daniels Maker Brown-Forman Is A Great Long-Term InvestmentJack Daniel's Maker Brown-Forman Is A Great Long-Term Investment
seekingalpha.com - February 19 at 2:12 PM
Undervalued Vineyards: Buy Concha y Toro Before The Market Does The MathUndervalued Vineyards: Buy Concha y Toro Before The Market Does The Math
seekingalpha.com - January 30 at 6:43 PM
Brown-Forman to Sell Southern Comfort, Tuaca Brands For $543.5 MillionBrown-Forman to Sell Southern Comfort, Tuaca Brands For $543.5 Million
www.wsj.com - January 16 at 7:33 PM

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