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)
4,700 (est)+3%
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
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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 (Q2, 2018)

914 m

Gross profit (Q2, 2018)

610 m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2018), %

67%

Net income (Q2, 2018)

239 m

EBIT (Q2, 2018)

346 m

Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

21.9 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

55.7

Cash (31-Oct-2017)

212 m

EV

23.7 b
Brown-Forman Corporation's current market capitalization is $21.9 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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Revenue

1.1 b1.1 b921 m1.1 b1.1 b900 m1.1 b1.1 b661 m830 m808 m723 m914 m

Cost of goods sold

257 m250 m210 m268 m260 m208 m268 m254 m208 m278 m272 m230 m304 m

Gross profit

822 m828 m711 m867 m833 m692 m828 m829 m453 m552 m536 m493 m610 m

Gross profit Margin, %

76%77%77%76%76%77%76%77%69%67%66%68%67%
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
USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018

Cash

192 m287 m460 m235 m250 m494 m195 m317 m459 m211 m197 m238 m212 m

Inventories

901 m873 m949 m971 m920 m1 b1.1 b1 b1.3 b1.3 b1.2 b1.3 b1.4 b

Current Assets

2 b2.1 b2.3 b2.3 b2.2 b2.4 b2.3 b2.4 b2.6 b2.5 b2.4 b2.5 b2.7 b

PP&E

483 m497 m538 m556 m567 m608 m619 m621 m645 m651 m669 m719 m740 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)
    USDQ2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    206 m177 m150 m208 m186 m156 m200 m190 m144 m197 m182 m

    Accounts Payable

    438 m549 m498 m463 m554 m478 m

    Income Taxes Paid

    99 m72 m64 m88 m80 m
      USDY, 2017

      EV/EBIT

      68.4 x

      EV/CFO

      37 x

      Revenue/Employee

      194.5 k

      Debt/Equity

      1.2 x

      Debt/Assets

      0.4 x

      Financial Leverage

      3 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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