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

COMMON STOCK | Beverages—Wineries & Distilleries | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 81.60

Change

+0.94 (+1.17)%

Market Cap

USD 37.42B

Volume

0.86M

Average Target Price

USD 75.50 (-7.48%)
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict

About

Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, 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, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Old Forester, Early Times, Slane Irish Whiskey, Coopers' Craft, el Jimador, Herradura, New Mix, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Finlandia, Korbel Champagne, and Sonoma-Cutrer 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

+2.71 (+1.75%)

USD90.42B 24.20 24.06
STZ Constellation Brands, Inc

-0.10 (-0.05%)

USD39.88B 36.44 34.32
STZ-B Constellation Brands, Inc

N/A

USD39.68B 36.14 34.32
BF-A Brown-Forman Corporation

+0.84 (+1.14%)

USD37.42B 36.87 30.18

ETFs Containing BF-B

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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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 20.71% 100% A+ 84% B
Dividend Return 0.77% 20% F 18% F
Total Return 21.48% 100% A+ 84% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 22.34% 100% A+ 82% B-
Dividend Return 1.04% 20% F 22% F
Total Return 23.38% 100% A+ 82% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 60.76% 100% A+ 75% C
Dividend Return 4.14% 40% F 10% F
Total Return 64.90% 100% A+ 72% C-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 9.26% N/A N/A 77% C+
Dividend Return 0.80% N/A N/A 26% F
Total Return 10.06% N/A N/A 74% C
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 21.10% N/A N/A 37% F
Risk Adjusted Return 47.67% N/A N/A 66% D
Market Capitalization 37.42B 20% F 93% A
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%

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 40.33 20% F 18% F
Price/Book Ratio 18.05 20% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 51.69 40% F 4% F
EV/EBITDA 30.18 80% B- 15% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 50.62% 100% A+ 97% A+
Return on Invested Capital 20.98% 100% A+ 92% A-
Return on Assets 12.14% 100% A+ 97% A+
Debt to Equity Ratio 114.89% 60% D- 29% F
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.94 20% F 14% F
Short Percent 1.43% 50% F 76% C
Beta 0.73 80% B- 71% C-
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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Analyst Rating

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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:
Superior return on equity

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

Superior capital utilization

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

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.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow 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 Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

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.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

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.

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 Revenue Growth

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