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

Brown Forman Inc Class B (BF.B): $64.04

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BF.B POWR Grades

  • Quality is the dimension where BF.B ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.26% of US stocks.
  • BF.B's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • BF.B ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

BF.B Stock Summary

  • Brown Forman Corp's market capitalization of $32,344,899,947 is ahead of 91.38% of US-listed equities.
  • BF.B's went public 36.27 years ago, making it older than 92.84% 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 DLTR, CRH, GWW, CINF, and ALL.
  • 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

  • BF.B's price/earnings ratio is 44.1; this is 94.7% higher than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • BF.B's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 21 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, BF.B's price/earnings ratio has gone up 25.

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

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BF.B 2021-09-03 9.4 12.7 44.1 33.1
BF.B 2021-09-02 9.4 12.7 44.0 33.1
BF.B 2021-09-01 9.6 13.0 45.1 33.9
BF.B 2021-08-31 9.7 12.7 37.2 30.1
BF.B 2021-08-30 9.7 12.7 37.3 30.2
BF.B 2021-08-27 9.7 12.6 37.2 30.1

BF.B Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -22.49%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 38.17%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -17.13%.
BF.B's revenue has moved up $609,000,000 over the prior 52 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
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
2020-12-31 3,358 787 911
2020-09-30 3,346 820 923

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 $64.04 52-week high $81.57
Prev. close $63.35 52-week low $60.23
Day low $63.10 Volume 1,119,369
Day high $64.19 Avg. volume 1,198,892
50-day MA $66.38 Dividend yield 1.18%
200-day MA $68.62 Market Cap 30.67B

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

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Brown-Forman Stock Slips; Profit and Sales Lag Forecasts

Brown-Forman profit totaled 49 cents a share in its latest quarter, trailing the FactSet analyst consensus of 53 cents.

The Street | December 8, 2021

Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BF.B) Q2 2022 earnings call dated Dec. 08, 2021 Presentation: Operator Good day and thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Brown-Forman Corporation Second Quarter and [] The post Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) Q2 2022 Earnings Call Transcript first appeared on AlphaStreet .

AlphaStreet | December 8, 2021

Brown-Forman Delivers Strong Net Sales Results and Raises Full Year Outlook

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA, BFB) announced financial results for its second quarter and first half of fiscal 2022. For the second quarter, the companys net sales1 of $994 million increased 1% (+7% on an underlying basis2) compared to the same prior-year period. In the quarter, operating income decreased 2% to $322 million (+10% on an underlying basis) and diluted earnings per share decreased 2% to $0.49. For the first six months of the fiscal year, th

Business Wire | December 8, 2021

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BF.B Price Returns

1-mo -4.40%
3-mo -1.48%
6-mo N/A
1-year -17.59%
3-year 28.49%
5-year 70.25%
YTD -11.87%
2021 -6.07%
2020 18.67%
2019 43.78%
2018 -10.34%
2017 55.01%

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