Brown-Forman B Dividend yield




   USD/share 
 Price  67.02
 Dividend  0.76
 Earnings  1.89
 Cash-flow  1.71
 Book value  5.59
 Equity  4.85

Brown-Forman B is part of Beverages business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Brown-Forman B is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Brown-Forman B paid a total dividend of 236 million USD last year, for a market value of 20,776 millions (Market Cap 12,264 millions). Dividend per share of Brown-Forman B is 0.76 USD, and his stock market price 67.02 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Brown-Forman B has a dividend yield of 1.13%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Brown-Forman B dividend yield with other Beverages companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Brown-Forman B

Brown-Forman B Dividend Payout

About the ability of Brown-Forman B to maintain his current dividend of USD 0.76 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.13%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Brown-Forman B payout on ernings is currently 40.21%, which is higher than the market average, but lower than companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 38.25% and 43.24% respectively. Both figures show that Brown-Forman B should not have problems to continue paying his dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Brown-Forman B is USD 1.71 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 0.76, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Brown-Forman B, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Consumer Goods industry and Beverages sector companies.

Brown-Forman B payout

Brown-Forman B Dividend History

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 
Present1.13%0.7640.21%310
20211.03%0.7539.68%310
20200.90%0.7141.04%309
20191.03%0.7046.36%308
20181.40%0.6750.38%312
20171.15%0.7944.63%215
20161.61%0.7326.07%231
20151.23%1.2637.06%123

*In millions

Brown-Forman B Stock performance

Finally, last moth Brown-Forman B showed a return of 2.70% compared to a worldwide 1.12% average, and a -2.67% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -1.50% versus a worldwide performance of a 5.73%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Beverages firms.

Brown-Forman B stock and market return