Brown-Forman

  • Previous Rank
    702
  • Revenues ($M)
    3089
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -1.4
  • Profits ($M)
    1067
  • Profits Percent Change
    56
  • Assets ($M)
    4183
  • Employees
    4500
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    17729

Company Info

CEOPaul C. Varga
CEO TitleCo-Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
SectorFood, Beverages & Tobacco
IndustryBeverages
HQ LocationLouisville, KY
Websitewww.brown-forman.com
Years on Fortune 500 List-
Employees4,500

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$3,089
Profits ($M)$1,067
Assets ($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 ($)3
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%