NYSE:BF.A - Brown-Forman Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$51.72 -0.13 (-0.25 %)
(As of 04/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$51.85
Today's Range$51.38 - $51.80
52-Week Range$44.42 - $57.70
Volume21,169 shs
Average Volume23,239 shs
Market Capitalization$24.67 billion
P/E Ratio34.95
Dividend Yield1.27%
Beta0.7
Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages worldwide. It provides spirits, wines, ready-to-drink cocktails, whiskeys, vodkas, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, and liqueurs. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniel's, Gentleman Jack, Woodford Reserve, Korbel, Finlandia, el Jimador, Herradura, Sonoma-Cutrer, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Chambord, Old Forester, Early Times, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Slane Irish, and Coopers' Craft brands. It serves retail customers and consumers through distributors or state governments; and retailers, wholesalers, and provincial governments directly. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beer & ale
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
CUSIPN/A
Phone502-585-1100

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Cash Flow$1.6223 per share
Book Value$2.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$717 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,800
Market Cap$24.67 billion
Next Earnings Date6/5/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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

What is Brown-Forman's stock symbol?

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

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

Brown-Forman announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.166 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 1st. View Brown-Forman's Dividend History.

When did Brown-Forman's stock split? How did Brown-Forman's stock split work?

Shares of Brown-Forman split on Wednesday, February 28th 2018. The 5-4 split was announced on Tuesday, January 23rd 2018. The newly minted 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.

How were Brown-Forman's earnings last quarter?

Brown-Forman Co. (NYSE:BF.A) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $904 million for the quarter. Brown-Forman had a return on equity of 55.41% and a net margin of 23.73%. View Brown-Forman's Earnings History.

When is Brown-Forman's next earnings date?

Brown-Forman is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, June 5th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brown-Forman.

What guidance has Brown-Forman issued on next quarter's earnings?

Brown-Forman updated its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, March, 6th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.65-1.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.70. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.443-3.475 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.36 billion.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Brown-Forman?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brown-Forman in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Brown-Forman.

Has Brown-Forman been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BF.A stock has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Brown-Forman earned a news sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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 Brown-Forman (BF.B), Caterpillar (CAT), Deere & Company (DE), General Motors (GM), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Netflix (NFLX), GrubHub (GRUB), Hecla Mining (HL), Honda Motor (HMC) and Owens Corning (OC).

Who are Brown-Forman's key executives?

Brown-Forman's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Lawson E. Whiting, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 51)
  • Ms. Jane Cecil Morreau, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark I. McCallum, Exec. VP & Chief Brands Officer (Age 64)
  • Ms. Kelli B. Nelson, VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jason Koval, VP &Director of Investor Relations

How do I buy shares of Brown-Forman?

Shares of BF.A 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's stock price today?

One share of BF.A stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.72.

How big of a company is Brown-Forman?

Brown-Forman has a market capitalization of $24.67 billion and generates $3.25 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $717 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.48 on an earnings per share basis. Brown-Forman employs 4,800 workers across the globe.

What is Brown-Forman's official website?

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

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]


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

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  108 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  161 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  269
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brown-Forman and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BF.A will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BF.A will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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