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  • Previous Rank713
  • Revenues ($M)$2,994.00
  • Revenue Percent Change-3.1%
  • Profits ($M)$669
  • Profits Percent Change-37.3%
  • Assets ($M)$4,625.00
  • Employees4,570
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$26,160.40
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Company Info

Paul C. Varga
CEO Title
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
HQ Location
Louisville, Ky.
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended April 30, 2017.

Brown-Forman Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$2,994.00-3.1%
Profits ($M)$669-37.3%
Assets ($M)$4,625.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,370.00-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$26,160.40-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues22.3%
Profits as % of Assets14.5%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity48.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.37
EPS % Change (from 2016)-34.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)7.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)7.4%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)55.2%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)18.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)16%