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  • Revenues ($M)$3,134
  • Revenue Percent Change4.8%
  • Profits ($M)$684
  • Profits Percent Change3.8%
  • Assets ($M)$4,193
  • Employees4,300
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$19,699
  • Previous Rank756
  • Morning Consult Brand Index-
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Company Info

CEO
Paul C. Varga
Sector
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
Industry
Beverages
HQ Location
Louisville, KY
Websitehttp://www.brown-forman.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees4,300
Figures are for fiscal year ended April 30, 2015.

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$3,1344.8%
Profits ($M)$6843.8%
Assets ($M)$4,193-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,905-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$19,699-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues21.8%
Profits as % of Assets16.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity35.9%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.21
EPS % Change (from 2014)4.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)9.8%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)9.1%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)14.5%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)19.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)13.4%