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

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$46.01 -0.85 (-1.81 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$46.01
Today's Range$45.85 - $47.2850
52-Week Range$45.71 - $57.70
Volume12,015 shs
Average Volume18,565 shs
Market Capitalization$22.14 billion
P/E Ratio31.09
Dividend Yield1.44%
Beta0.82
Brown-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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Beer & ale
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
Current SymbolNYSE:BF.A
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone502-585-1100

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.53
Current Ratio3.06
Quick Ratio1.35

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio31.09
Forward P/E Ratio27.06
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.25 billion
Price / Sales6.82
Cash Flow$1.6258 per share
Price / Cash Flow28.30
Book Value$3.11 per share
Price / Book14.79

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.48
Net Income$717 million
Net Margins21.01%
Return on Equity57.47%
Return on Assets15.32%

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares481,110,000
Market Cap$22.14 billion
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 Thursday, November 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.166 per share on Wednesday, January 2nd. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 5th. This is a positive change from Brown-Forman's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Brown-Forman's Dividend History.

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

Brown-Forman shares split before market open on Wednesday, February 28th 2018. The 5-4 split was announced on Tuesday, January 23rd 2018. The newly created shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell 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.

When is Brown-Forman's next earnings date?

Brown-Forman is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brown-Forman.

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

Brown-Forman issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Wednesday, December, 5th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.65-1.75 for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.443-3.475 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BF.A?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Brown-Forman's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect Brown-Forman's stock price to reach $56.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brown-Forman.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brown-Forman in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 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 stories about BF.A stock have trended positive on Monday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Brown-Forman earned a media sentiment score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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

Who are Brown-Forman's key executives?

Brown-Forman'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 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 $46.01.

How big of a company is Brown-Forman?

Brown-Forman has a market capitalization of $22.14 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.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  98 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  135 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  233
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 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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