Brown Forman Inc Class B (BF.B): Price and Financial Metrics

Brown Forman Inc Class B (BF.B): $67.39

-1.12 (-1.63%)

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BF.B POWR Grades

  • BF.B scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 95.35% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for BF.B is in Quality, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • BF.B ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

BF.B Stock Summary

  • BROWN FORMAN CORP's market capitalization of $31,895,150,608 is ahead of 93.58% of US-listed equities.
  • BF.B's went public 36.78 years ago, making it older than 93.22% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, BF.B is more volatile than only 6.02% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to BROWN FORMAN CORP are TT, DLTR, FAST, LULU, and CRH.
  • Visit BF.B's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BF.B Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Defensive stock, BF.B's price/earnings ratio is 100.56% higher, now standing at 36.1.
  • BF.B's price/earnings ratio has moved up 15.2 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BF.B.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BF.B 2022-09-29 8.0 11.5 36.1 26.9
BF.B 2022-09-28 8.1 11.6 36.5 27.2
BF.B 2022-09-27 8.0 11.5 36.1 26.9
BF.B 2022-09-26 8.2 11.8 36.9 27.4
BF.B 2022-09-23 8.1 11.7 36.7 27.3
BF.B 2022-09-22 8.3 11.9 37.4 27.8

BF.B Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 38.96%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 242.64%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 16.95%.
BF.B's revenue has moved up $743,000,000 over the prior 49 months.

The table below shows BF.B's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 4,034 924 895
2022-03-31 3,933 936 838
2021-12-31 3,749 928 807
2021-09-30 3,623 869 767
2021-06-30 3,614 911 771
2021-03-31 3,461 817 903

BF.B's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BF.B has a Quality Grade of A, ranking ahead of 97.3% of graded US stocks.
  • BF.B's asset turnover comes in at 0.557 -- ranking 7th of 16 Beer & Liquor stocks.
  • BTTR, JSDA, and BUD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BF.B.

The table below shows BF.B's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 0.557 0.604 0.192
2021-04-30 0.542 0.605 0.209
2021-01-31 0.542 0.610 0.214
2020-10-31 0.562 0.614 0.219
2020-07-31 0.582 0.625 0.224
2020-04-30 0.607 0.632 0.201

BF.B Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BF.B, see our BF.B price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $72.19 Average Broker Recommendation 2.12 (Hold)

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BF.B Price/Volume Stats

Current price $67.39 52-week high $78.15
Prev. close $68.51 52-week low $60.23
Day low $66.84 Volume 970,800
Day high $68.11 Avg. volume 1,127,713
50-day MA $73.06 Dividend yield 1.11%
200-day MA $68.95 Market Cap 32.29B

Brown Forman Inc Class B (BF.B) Company Bio

Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages worldwide. It provides spirits, wines, ready-to-drink cocktails, whiskey, vodka, tequilas, champagnes, wines, brandy, and liqueur. The company was founded in 1870 and is based in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Latest BF.B News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about BROWN FORMAN CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BF.B as an investment opportunity.

Analysts’ Opinions Are Mixed on These Consumer Goods Stocks: Hain Celestial (HAIN), Brown-Forman B (BF.B) and Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holding (OLLI)

Analysts have been eager to weigh in on the Consumer Goods sector with new ratings on Hain Celestial (HAIN – Research Report), Brown-Forman B (BF.B – Research Report) and Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holding (OLLI – Research Report). Hain Celestial (HAIN) J.P. Morgan analyst Kenneth Goldman maintained a Buy rating on Hain Celestial yesterday and set a price target of $28.00. The company's shares closed last Thursday at $19.82, close to its 52-week low of $19.51. According to TipRanks.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | September 2, 2022

MKM Partners Sticks to Their Hold Rating for Brown-Forman B (BF.B)

In a report released yesterday, William Kirk from MKM Partners reiterated a Hold rating on Brown-Forman B (BF.B - Research Report), with a price target of $74.00. The company's shares opened today at $72.86.According to TipRanks, Kirk is an analyst with an average return of -5.6% and a 42.27% success rate. Kirk covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Constellation Brands, Walmart, and Kroger Company.Currently, the analyst consensus on Brown-Forman B is a Hold with an average price target of $73.90, implying a 1.43% upside from current levels. In a report released yesterday, J.P. Morgan also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a $75.

Austin Angelo on TipRanks | September 2, 2022

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MKM Partners Maintains a Hold Rating on Brown-Forman B (BF.B)

MKM Partners analyst William Kirk maintained a Hold rating on Brown-Forman B (BF.B – Research Report) today and set a price target of $71.00. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $67.65. According to, Kirk has currently 0 stars on a ranking scale of 0-5 stars, with an average return of -5.8% and a 41.9% success rate. Kirk covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as United Natural Foods, Constellation Brands, and Albertsons Companies. The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Brown-Forman B with a $70.67 average price target, which is a 6.0% upside from current levels.

Howard Kim on TipRanks | June 8, 2022

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BF.B Price Returns

1-mo -5.12%
3-mo -3.70%
6-mo -0.81%
1-year 2.20%
3-year 12.77%
5-year 69.27%
YTD -6.75%
2021 -6.07%
2020 18.67%
2019 43.78%
2018 -10.34%
2017 55.01%

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