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  • Previous Rank702
  • Revenues ($M)$3,089
  • Revenue Percent Change-1.4%
  • Profits ($M)$1,067
  • Profits Percent Change56%
  • Assets ($M)$4,183
  • Employees4,500
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$17,729
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Company Info

Paul C. Varga
CEO Title
Co-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
HQ Location
Louisville, KY
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended April 30, 2016.

Brown-Forman Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$3,089-1.4%
Profits ($M)$1,06756%
Assets ($M)$4,183-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,562-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$17,729-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues34.5%
Profits as % of Assets25.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity68.3%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.61
EPS % Change (from 2015)62.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)15%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)14.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)-8.6%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)13.7%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)12.8%