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)
Louisville, US
Size (employees)
4,600 (est)
Brown-Forman Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, US

Key People 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 Data and Metrics

Brown-Forman Corporation Financial Metrics

Brown-Forman Corporation's revenue was reported to be $3.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

3.1 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

2.1 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

1.1 b

EBIT (FY, 2016)

1.5 b

Market capitalization (26-Jun-2017)

18.8 b

Closing share price (26-Jun-2017)


Cash (30-Apr-2016)

263 m
Brown-Forman Corporation's current market capitalization is $18.8 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b3.1 b3.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

913 m951 m945 m

Gross profit

2.1 b2.2 b2.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %



971 m1 b1.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

2 m2 m2 m

Pre tax profit

947 m1 b1.5 b

Net Income

659 m684 m1.1 b
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


437 m370 m263 m

Current Assets

2.2 b2.3 b2.2 b


526 m586 m629 m


620 m607 m590 m

Total Assets

4.1 b4.2 b4.2 b

Accounts Payable

474 m497 m501 m

Current Liabilities

561 m958 m791 m

Common Stock

13 m13 m13 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

81 m99 m114 m

Retained Earnings

2.9 b3.3 b4.1 b

Total Equity

1.6 b

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

659 m684 m1.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

51 m56 m

Accounts Receivable

(34 m)(50 m)8 m


(67 m)(100 m)(130 m)

Accounts Payable

31 m64 m29 m

Cash From Operating Activities

649 m608 m524 m

Short-term Borrowings

5 m183 m80 m

Long-term Borrowings

(2 m)(250 m)

Dividends Paid

(233 m)(256 m)(266 m)

Interest Paid

28 m27 m41 m

Income Taxes Paid

281 m375 m430 m
USDY, 2016


718.4 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x

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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