Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.A) Hits New 52-Week High at $57.44

Brown-Forman Co. (NYSE:BF.A)’s share price reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $57.44 and last traded at $57.43, with a volume of 478 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $56.44.

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.39, a quick ratio of 1.71 and a current ratio of 3.87. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $54.97 and its 200-day simple moving average is $52.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $26.94 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.20 and a beta of 0.75.

Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.A) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, June 5th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $744.00 million during the quarter. Brown-Forman had a net margin of 25.12% and a return on equity of 55.62%. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Brown-Forman Co. will post 1.8 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 6th will be paid a $0.166 dividend. This represents a $0.66 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 5th. Brown-Forman’s dividend payout ratio is currently 38.15%.

Brown-Forman Company Profile (NYSE:BF.A)

Brown-Forman Corporation manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, markets, and sells various alcoholic beverages worldwide. It provides spirits, wines, ready-to-drink cocktails, whiskeys, vodkas, tequilas, champagnes, brandy, and liqueurs. The company offers its products primarily under the Jack Daniel's, Gentleman Jack, Woodford Reserve, Korbel, Finlandia, el Jimador, Herradura, Sonoma-Cutrer, Canadian Mist, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Chambord, Old Forester, Early Times, Pepe Lopez, Antiguo, Slane Irish, and Coopers' Craft brands.

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