Farmer Brothers

Farmer Brothers is a leading national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products. Our product lines incorporate organic, fair trade and sustainably produced coffee beans. The Company’s portfolio features a wide range of coffees including Artisan Collection™, Metropolitan™, Superior®, Cain’s™ and McGarvey®.

With a full line of hot and iced teas, spices, mixes and coffee/tea brewing equipment, Farmer Brothers delivers comprehensive beverage planning services to its 65,000+ customers across the US. Our Company is a direct distributor to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants (“QSR's”), convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers, as well as private brand retailers. 

To meet our customers' needs we carry hundreds of items including roasted coffee, liquid coffee, coffee related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, assorted teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup, salad dressings, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves. Approximately 50% of our total sales are from roasted coffee products. We distribute our products through direct and brokered sales, primarily through our “off-the-truck” distribution network, to our foodservice customers at their places of business. Our signature fleet of vehicles can be seen throughout the 48 contiguous United States. 

Our mission is to “sell great coffee and culinary products and provide superior service one customer at a time.” We also provide private brand specialty coffee programs to retailers through our independent, wholly-owned subsidiary, Coffee Bean International (CBI), one of the nation’s leading specialty coffee roasters.

Fort Worth, US
Size (employees)
1,634 (est)-8%
Farmer Brothers was founded in 1912 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, US

Farmer Brothers Office Locations

Farmer Brothers has an office in Fort Worth
Fort Worth, US (HQ)
200 13601 N Fwy Service Rd E

Farmer Brothers Data and Metrics

Farmer Brothers Financial Metrics

Farmer Brothers's revenue was reported to be $544.4 m in FY, 2016 which is a 0% decrease from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

544.4 m

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


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

208.5 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

89.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

8.2 m

Market capitalization (21-Jun-2017)

494.8 m

Closing share price (21-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

21.1 m
Farmer Brothers's current market capitalization is $494.8 m.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


128.8 m528.4 m545.9 m544.4 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

254.7 m306.5 m332.3 m328.7 m332.5 m348.8 m335.9 m

Gross profit

(199.9 m)195.9 m197 m208.5 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

187 m193.8 m200.3 m


(2.7 m)8.9 m3.3 m8.2 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

986 k2 m2.1 m1.8 m1.3 m769 k425 k

Interest income

92 k381 k496 k

Pre tax profit

9.9 m

Income tax expense

(2.5 m)(13.4 m)(347 k)(825 k)705 k402 k(80 m)

Net Income

3 m12.1 m652 k89.9 m
Y, 2009Y, 2010Y, 2011Y, 2012Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016


20 m4.1 m6.1 m3.5 m5.5 m12 m15.2 m21.1 m


60.9 m71 m50.5 m46.4 m

Current Assets

139.7 m157.5 m135.7 m153.4 m


92.2 m95.6 m90.2 m118.4 m


6.7 m6.5 m

Total Assets

244.1 m266.2 m240.9 m369 m

Accounts Payable

27.7 m44.3 m27 m23.9 m

Current Liabilities

76.6 m76.9 m64.9 m56.8 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

34.7 m35.9 m38.1 m39.1 m

Retained Earnings

94.1 m106.2 m106.9 m196.8 m

Total Equity

81.8 m90 m182.6 m

Financial Leverage

3 x2.7 x2 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3 m12.1 m652 k89.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

8.3 m27.3 m24.2 m20.8 m


(3.9 m)(14 m)20.5 m3.6 m

Accounts Payable

2.3 m17.5 m(16.8 m)(3.3 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

3.7 m52.9 m26.9 m27.6 m

Purchases of PP&E

(3.6 m)(25.3 m)(19.2 m)(31.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

214 k(20.7 m)(20.1 m)(39.5 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

(5.2 m)(22.8 m)(3.6 m)17.8 m

Interest Paid

1.3 m769 k425 k

Income Taxes Paid

361 k858 k324 k
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


305.1 k

Financial Leverage

2 x

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