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. The Company has a portfolio of approximately 40 spirit, wine and ready-to-drink cocktail (RTD) 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 Metrics

Brown-Forman Corporation Financial Metrics

Revenue (2016)

$3.1 b

Revenue growth (2015-16), %


Gross profit

$2.1 b

Gross profit margin (2016), %


Net income (2016)

$1.1 b

Market capitalization (21-Mar-2017)

$18.1 b

Closing share price (21-Mar-2017)


Cash (30-Apr-2016)

$263 m
Brown-Forman Corporation's current market capitalization is $18.1 b.
Brown-Forman Corporation's revenue was reported to be $3.1 b in FY, 2016 which is a 1.4% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$3 b$3.1 b$3.1 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

$913 m$951 m$945 m

Gross profit

$2.1 b$2.2 b$2.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %



$971 m$1 b$1.5 b

EBIT margin, %


Interest income

$2 m$2 m$2 m

Pre tax profit

$947 m$1 b$1.5 b

Net Income

$659 m$684 m$1.1 b
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$437 m$370 m$263 m

Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

$2.2 b$2.3 b$2.2 b


$526 m$586 m$629 m


$620 m$607 m$590 m

Total Assets

$4.1 b$4.2 b$4.2 b

Accounts Payable

$474 m$497 m$501 m

Current Liabilities

$561 m$958 m$791 m

Common Stock

$13 m$13 m$13 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

$81 m$99 m$114 m

Retained Earnings

$2.9 b$3.3 b$4.1 b

Total Equity

$1.6 b

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

$659 m$684 m$1.1 b

Depreciation and Amortization

$51 m$56 m

Accounts Receivable

($34 m)($50 m)$8 m


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

Accounts Payable

$31 m$64 m$29 m

Cash From Operating Activities

$649 m$608 m$524 m

Short-term Borrowings

$5 m$183 m$80 m

Long-term Borrowings

($2 m)($250 m)

Dividends Paid

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

Interest Paid

$28 m$27 m$41 m

Income Taxes Paid

$281 m$375 m$430 m

Brown-Forman Corporation Market Value History

Brown-Forman Corporation Median Salaries

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

Brown-Forman Corporation Online Presence

Brown-Forman Corporation Company Life

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