Brown-Forman Corporation

Beverages-Wineries & Distilleries
Consumer Defensive

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Company Statistics

Market Cap.:
$30.92 billion
Book Value:
Revenue TTM:
$4.18 billion
Operating Margin TTM:
Gross Profit TTM:
$2.39 billion
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Company Profile

Brown-Forman Corporation had its IPO on 1973-05-03 under the ticker symbol BF-A.

The company operates in the Consumer Defensive sector and Beverages-Wineries & Distilleries industry. Brown-Forman Corporation has a staff strength of 5,200 employees.

Stock update

Shares of Brown-Forman Corporation opened at $64.99 at the start of the last trading session i.e. 2023-03-31.

The stocks traded within a range of $64.77 - $65.19, and closed at $65.19.

This is a +0.96% increase from the previous day's closing price.

A total volume of 23,086 shares were traded at the close of the day’s session.

In the last one week, shares of Brown-Forman Corporation have increased by +4.25%.

Brown-Forman Corporation's Key Ratios

Brown-Forman Corporation has a market cap of $30.92 billion, indicating a price to book ratio of 12.4893 and a price to sales ratio of 7.6502.

In the last 12-months Brown-Forman Corporation’s revenue was $4.18 billion with a gross profit of $2.39 billion and an EBITDA of $1.15 billion. The EBITDA ratio measures Brown-Forman Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure its profitability.

In the trailing 12-month period, Brown-Forman Corporation’s operating margin was 25.61% while its return on assets stood at 9.57% with a return of equity of 26.17%.

In Q0.33333333333333, Brown-Forman Corporation’s quarterly earnings growth was a negative -61.4% while revenue growth was a positive 4.2%.

Brown-Forman Corporation’s PE and PEG Ratio

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Trailing PE

Its diluted EPS in the last 12-months stands at $1.51 per share while it has a forward price to earnings multiple of 37.3134 and a PEG multiple of 2.9052. A low price to earnings ratio can mean the stock is attractively valued while a high ratio suggests the stock may be overvalued.

The PEG on the other hand provides a broader view compared to the P/E ratio and gives greater insight into Brown-Forman Corporation’s profitability.

Brown-Forman Corporation stock is trading at a EV to sales ratio of 9.0487 and a EV to EBITDA ratio of 27.4248. Its price to sales ratio in the trailing 12-months stood at 7.6502.

Brown-Forman Corporation stock pays annual dividends of $0.771 per share, indicating a yield of 1.27% and a payout ratio of 52.19%.

Balance sheet and cash flow metrics

Total Assets
$7.75 billion
Total Liabilities
$1.93 billion
Operating Cash Flow
Capital Expenditure
$54 million
Dividend Payout Ratio

Brown-Forman Corporation ended 2023 with $7.75 billion in total assets and $0 in total liabilities. Its intangible assets were valued at $7.75 billion while shareholder equity stood at $3.04 billion.

Brown-Forman Corporation ended 2023 with $341.00 million in deferred long-term liabilities, $1.93 billion in other current liabilities, 72000000.00 in common stock, $3.53 billion in retained earnings and $1.46 billion in goodwill. Its cash balance stood at $428.00 million and cash and short-term investments were $428.00 million. The company’s total short-term debt was $1,004,000,000 while long-term debt stood at $2.02 billion.

Brown-Forman Corporation’s total current assets stands at $3.84 billion while long-term investments were $0 and short-term investments were $0. Its net receivables were $944.00 million compared to accounts payable of $787.00 million and inventory worth $2.16 billion.

In 2023, Brown-Forman Corporation's operating cash flow was $0 while its capital expenditure stood at $54 million.

Comparatively, Brown-Forman Corporation paid $0.52 in dividends in 2023.

Other key metrics

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Brown-Forman Corporation stock is currently trading at $65.19 per share. It touched a 52-week high of $75.9478 and a 52-week low of $75.9478. Analysts tracking the stock have a 12-month average target price of $.

Its 50-day moving average was $64.79 and 200-day moving average was $67.88 The short ratio stood at 8.02 indicating a short percent outstanding of 0%.

Around 7114.5% of the company’s stock are held by insiders while 1085% are held by institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions About Brown-Forman Corporation

The stock symbol (also called stock or share ticker) of Brown-Forman Corporation is BF-A

The IPO of Brown-Forman Corporation took place on 1973-05-03

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Brown-Forman Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distills, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages. It provides spirits, wines, whiskey spirits, whiskey-based flavored liqueurs, ready-to-drink and ready-to-pour products, ready-to-drink cocktails, vodkas, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, bourbons, and liqueurs. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniel’s, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Coopers’ Craft, Herradura, el Jimador, New Mix, Korbel, Sonoma-Cutrer, Finlandia, GlenDronach, Benriach, Glenglassaugh, Chambord, Slane, and Fords Gin brands. It is also involved in the sale of used barrels, bulk whiskey, and wine; and provision of contract bottling services. The company serves retail customers and consumers through distributors or state governments; and retailers, wholesalers, and provincial governments directly. It has operations in the United States, Germany, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and internationally. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.


850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY, United States, 40210