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  • Previous Rank735
  • Revenues ($M)$3,248.0
  • Revenue Percent Change8.5%
  • Profits ($M)$717.0
  • Profits Percent Change7.2%
  • Assets ($M)$4,976.0
  • Employees4,685
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Company Info

Lawson E. Whiting
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Food, Beverages & Tobacco
HQ Location
Louisville, Ky.
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Figures are for fiscal year ended April 30, 2018.

Brown-Forman Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$3,248.08.5%
Profits ($M)$717.07.2%
Assets ($M)$4,976.0-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,316.0-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues22.1%
Profits as % of Assets14.4%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity54.5%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)1.48
EPS % Change (from 2017)8.2%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)6.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)-10.8%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)16.1%