Brown-Forman Corporation

Brown-Forman Corporation is a spirit and wine company. The Company manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets and sells a range of alcoholic beverages. Brown-Forman leads a spirited existence and spreads its spirits, led by Jack Daniel's whiskey, around the world. The company's portfolio of mid-priced to super-premium brands includes such well-known spirits as Jack Daniel's, Canadian Mist, Finlandia, Southern Comfort, and Woodford Reserve. The Company has a portfolio of approximately 40 spirit, wine and ready-to-drink cocktail brands.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Louisville, US
Founded
1870
Size (employees)
4,600 (est)
Brown-Forman Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, US

Key People/Management at Brown-Forman Corporation

John Hayes

John Hayes

Chief Marketing Officer
Jason Loehr

Jason Loehr

VP, Global Media & Insights

Brown-Forman Corporation Office Locations

Brown-Forman Corporation has an office in Louisville
Louisville, US (HQ)
850 Dixie Hwy

Brown-Forman Corporation Financials and Metrics

Brown-Forman Corporation Financials

Brown-Forman Corporation's revenue was reported to be $3 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (FY, 2017)

3 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

(3%)

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

2 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

68%

Net income (FY, 2017)

669 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

989 m

Market capitalization (20-Oct-2017)

21.6 b

Closing share price (20-Oct-2017)

55.8

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

182 m

EV

23.5 b
Brown-Forman Corporation's current market capitalization is $21.6 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

3 b3.1 b3.1 b3 b

Revenue growth, %

5%(1%)(3%)

Cost of goods sold

913 m951 m945 m973 m

Gross profit

2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b2 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Revenue

921 m1.1 b1.1 b900 m1.1 b1.1 b661 m830 m808 m

Cost of goods sold

210 m268 m260 m208 m268 m254 m208 m278 m272 m

Gross profit

711 m867 m833 m692 m828 m829 m453 m552 m536 m

Gross profit Margin, %

77%76%76%77%76%77%69%67%66%
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

437 m370 m263 m182 m

Inventories

1.3 b

Current Assets

2.2 b2.3 b2.2 b2.4 b

PP&E

526 m586 m629 m713 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash

460 m235 m250 m494 m195 m317 m459 m211 m197 m

Inventories

949 m971 m920 m1 b1.1 b1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b

Current Assets

2.3 b2.3 b2.2 b2.4 b2.3 b2.4 b2.6 b2.5 b2.4 b

PP&E

538 m556 m567 m608 m619 m621 m645 m651 m669 m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

659 m684 m1.1 b669 m

Depreciation and Amortization

51 m56 m58 m

Accounts Receivable

(34 m)(50 m)8 m6 m

Inventories

(67 m)(100 m)(130 m)(86 m)
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

150 m208 m186 m156 m200 m190 m144 m197 m182 m

Accounts Payable

438 m549 m498 m463 m554 m478 m

Income Taxes Paid

64 m88 m80 m
USDY, 2017

EV/EBIT

23.8 x

EV/CFO

36.8 x

Revenue/Employee

650.9 k

Debt/Equity

1.6 x

Debt/Assets

0.5 x

Financial Leverage

3.4 x
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Brown-Forman Corporation Operating Metrics

FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Countries

160160165

Brands

304040

Markets

111313
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Brown-Forman Corporation Market Value History

Brown-Forman Corporation Median Salaries

Source: 20 public H-1B filings from Brown-Forman Corporation

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