BF-A:NYE-Brown-Forman Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Beverages-Wineries & Distilleries | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 64.51

Change

-0.49 (-0.75)%

Market Cap

USD 32.43B

Volume

0.04M

Avg Analyst Target

N/A

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

N/A

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Brown-Forman Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distills, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages. It provides spirits, wines, whiskey spirits, whiskey-based flavored liqueurs, ready-to-drink and ready-to-pour products, ready-to-drink cocktails, vodkas, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, bourbons, and liqueurs. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniel's, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, GlenDronach, Benriach, Glenglassaugh, Slane Irish Whiskey, Coopers' Craft, el Jimador, Herradura, New Mix, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Korbel Champagne, Sonoma-Cutrer, and Finlandia brands. It is also involved in the sale of used barrels, bulk whiskey, and wine; and provision of contract bottling services. The company serves retail customers and consumers through distributors or state governments; and retailers, wholesalers, and provincial governments directly. It has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, Mexico, and internationally. Brown-Forman Corporation was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Largest Industry Peers for Beverages-Wineries & Distilleries

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
DEO Diageo plc

-1.62 (-0.81%)

USD116.83B 32.15 28.81
STZ Constellation Brands Inc

-3.26 (-1.49%)

USD41.03B 56.36 27.50
STZ-B Constellation Brands Inc

N/A

USD40.93B 56.05 27.67
BF-B Brown-Forman Corporation

-0.31 (-0.45%)

USD32.48B 43.06 29.67

ETFs Containing BF-A

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Beverages-Wineries & Distilleries)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -12.20% 40% F 12% F
Dividend Return 0.73% 40% F 16% F
Total Return -11.46% 40% F 12% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 1.85% 40% F 19% F
Dividend Return 1.13% 40% F 16% F
Total Return 2.98% 40% F 17% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 33.23% 60% D- 53% F
Dividend Return 4.77% 40% F 12% F
Total Return 38.00% 60% D- 45% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.94% 60% D- 61% D-
Dividend Return 0.71% 40% F 17% F
Total Return 10.65% 60% D- 57% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 18.17% 100% A+ 63% D
Risk Adjusted Return 58.64% 60% D- 65% D
Market Capitalization 32.43B 20% F 91% A-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Beverages-Wineries & Distilleries)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 40.37 80% B- 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 11.68 60% D- 8% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 39.70 40% F 9% F
EV/EBITDA 29.67 20% F 16% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 31.91% 60% D- 80% B-
Return on Invested Capital 0.03% 20% F 29% F
Return on Assets 10.31% 80% B- 92% A-
Debt to Equity Ratio 88,629.52% 20% F 0% N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 0.55 100% A+ 79% C+
Short Percent 0.09% 80% B- 94% A
Beta 0.82 60% D- 69% D+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Low market capitalization

This is among the smaller entities in its sectors with below median market capitalization. That may make it less stable in the long run unless it has a unique technology or market which can help it grow or get acquired in future.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.