Brown-Forman Class B (BF-B) dividend stock





  • Yield

     1.47%
  • Dividend

     0.73
  • 5 year dividend growth rate
     9.3%
  • Dividend increased

     32 yrs.
  • Payout ratio

     43%
  • Dividend pay date

     7/3/2017
  • Ex-dividend date

     6/1/2017
  • Uninterrupted
    dividends
     N/A yrs.
  • Yield compared to 5 year average
     + 5.0%
  • Dividend payback
    period
     17 yrs.
  • Chowder rule

     10.8
  • Tweed factor

     -18.3
Rating
Overall rating
The overall rating measures the general health and sustainabilty of the company's dividend. It is an average of the five ratings below.





Dividend increased years
This rating looks at the number of years the company has increased their dividend consecutively. 1 star is given for 7 years or below and 5 stars are given for 23 years or more.





Dividend yield
This rating evaluates the size of the yield. 1 star is given for a yield below 0.75% and 5 stars for yields above 6.75%.





Payout ratio
The payout ratio shows how much of the earnings are being paid out as dividends. We award 0 stars for payout ratios above 100% and 5 stars for ratios below 10%.





Dividend growth rate
This rating takes into account the growth of the dividend. Companies that have a dividend growth rate below 1.5% get 1 star while 5 stars are given for rates above 13.5%.





Yield compared to 5 year average
If the current yield is below the 5 year average, it tends to indicate that the stock is cheap. A rating of 0 is given if the current yield is below 0 percent compared to the average and a rating of 5 is given if it's more than 22.5% above.
Relative valuations
Yield compared to 5 year average   
5.0%
Payout ratio compared to 5 year average   
5.1%
P/E compared to 5 year average   
12.8%
Price per book value compared to 5 year average   
69.5%
Price change from 52 week high   
-16.7%
Price change from 50 days average   
2.4%
Price change from 200 days average   
4.0%
Price info
Change
0.78 (1.59%)


Last price
49.77 USD


Day range
49.18 - 49.99


Year range
43.72 - 59.71

Financial health
Current ratio
2.08


Debt/equity ratio
127.20


Cash
195.00M


Debt
1.78B


Credit rating
A+

Valuation
Price/earning (P/E)
29.11


Price/book (P/B)
13.73

Price/sales (P/S)
6.29


PEG
0.00


Market cap
19.12B

Recession performance (2007 - 2009)
0.6450,0.7250,0.7670
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Dvidend growth (annualized)   
9.0%
1.6700,1.9000,1.9100
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
6.9%
10 year history
0.6450,0.7250,0.7670,0.8000,0.8730,0.9550,1.0550,1.1800,1.2850,1.3600
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Dividend growth (annualized)   
8.6%
1.6700,1.9000,1.9100,2.0100,2.6000,2.3700,2.7500,3.0600,3.2100,3.3100
  • 07
  • 08
  • 09
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  • ttm
Earnings per share growth (annualized)   
7.9%
6.8100,7.6300,8.0600,8.6000,8.7100,9.7100,7.1100,8.8500,9.7800,7.0800
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Book value per share growth (annualized)   
0.4%
36.2000,36.2000,39.0000,38.9000,37.5000,37.6000,35.2000,35.5000,37.5000,38.8000
  • 07
  • 08
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  • ttm
Payout ratio growth (annualized)   
0.8%
233.0000,232.0000,227.0000,223.0000,220.0000,216.0000,215.0000,215.0000,213.0000,207.0000
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  • 08
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  • ttm
Shares outstanding growth (annualized)   
-1.3%
Other companies in the beverages - wineries & distillers industry
Company
Div. increase  
Yield
Div. growth
United Kingdom   Diageo 28 yrs2.39%7.3%
Canada   Andrew Peller 11 yrs1.46%5.5%
Company profile
Empoloyees
4,200


Sector


Website


Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages worldwide. It provides spirits, wines, ready-to-drink cocktails, whiskey, vodka, tequilas, champagnes, wines, brandy, and liqueur. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack...
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Address:
850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY 40210

Phone:
+1 5025851100
The dividend of BF-B is 0.73 for the last 12 months, and based on a stock price of 49.77, the yield is 1.47%. Since 1985they have raised their dividend each year, that is 32 years in a row. An earnings per share of 1.71 and a dividend of 0.73 gives Brown-Forman Class B a payout ratio of 43%. The dividend payback period is 17 years, assuming the dividend growth stays the same. Their dividend has been growing by 9.3% a year for the last 5 years (on average). Brown-Forman Class B has gone ex-dividend on the 6/1/2017, and the dividend pay date is 7/3/2017. 4,200 people work for them (a US company) and it has been founded back in 1870. consumer goods is their sector and beverages - wineries & distillers is their industry. 2.7 out of 5 stars is our rating for it's dividend.






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