Brown Forman Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:BF.A)

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:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Distillers & Wineries - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BF.A
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: N/A
  • Annual Dividend: $0.73
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • Net Margins: 17.29%
  • Return on Equity: 51.93%
  • Return on Assets: 14.35%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.23%
  • Current Ratio: 2.42%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.11%
  • Beta: 0.96
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 announced a dividend on Thursday, May 25th. Investors of record on Monday, June 5th will be paid a dividend of $0.183 per share on Monday, July 3rd. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. 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 (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.37 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $900 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $883.40 million. Brown Forman Corporation had a return on equity of 51.93% and a net margin of 17.29%. View Brown Forman Corporation's Earnings History.

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
  • Garvin Brown IV, Co-Chairman of the Board
  • Jane C. Morreau, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kirsten M. Hawley, Chief Human Resource Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Matthew E. Hamel, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Jill Ackerman Jones, Executive Vice President; President - North America and Latin America,IMEA
  • Mark I. McCallum, Executive Vice President,President- Jack Daniel’s Brands
  • Lawson E. Whiting, Executive Vice President and Chief Brands and Strategy Officer
  • Brian P. Fitzgerald, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Alejandro Alvarez, Senior Vice President, Chief Production Officer

How do I buy Brown Forman Corporation stock?

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

MarketBeat Community Rating for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE BF.A)
Community Ranking:  1.1 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  15 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  51 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  66
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)
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
10/23/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/28/2015Morgan StanleyDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History 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
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)


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

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Current Dividend Information for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)
Most Recent Dividend:7/3/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.73
Dividend Yield:Infinity
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:42.94% (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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)
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Headline Trends for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)
Latest Headlines for Brown Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF.A)
DateHeadline logoBrown-Forman (BF.A) vs. Diageo plc (DEO) Head to Head Survey - June 10 at 4:14 PM logoBrown-Forman Co. (bf.a) Plans $0.18 Dividend - May 26 at 11:57 AM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Brown-Forman Q2 EPS Met Expectations - December 14 at 3:15 PM logoBrown-Forman: Still Enriching Shareholders - December 14 at 3:15 PM logoTracking Gardner Russo & Gardner Portfolio - Q3 2016 Update - November 30 at 11:25 AM logoBrown-Forman (BF-B) Announces Plans to Establish Distribution Company in Spain - July 21 at 12:18 PM logoBrown-Forman Annual Meeting of Stockholders is July 28 - July 18 at 3:52 PM logoBrown-Forman Refines Distribution in Florida, Colorado, and New Mexico - February 24 at 2:50 PM logoJack Daniel's Maker Brown-Forman Is A Great Long-Term Investment - February 19 at 2:12 PM logoUndervalued Vineyards: Buy Concha y Toro Before The Market Does The Math - January 30 at 6:43 PM logoBrown-Forman to Sell Southern Comfort, Tuaca Brands For $543.5 Million - January 16 at 7:33 PM



Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) Chart for Thursday, July, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 7/27/2017 by Staff