Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: August 2013

Publisher: GlobalData

Product ref: 186811

Pages: 30

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Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Brown-Forman Corporation (Brown-Forman) is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies in the world. The company undertakes the manufacturing, bottling, importing, exporting, and marketing of a wide variety of alcoholic beverage brands. It offers a wide range of whiskies, vodka, gin, liqueur, tequila, and champagne through a portfolio of more than 35 brands, including Jack Daniel's, Southern Comfort, Canadian Mist and Korbel. The company offers its products in more than 150 countries across the world. Its largest operations are in the United States, Poland, Australia, the United Kingdom, Mexico, and Germany.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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Table of contents

Section 1 - About the Company
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Facts
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Employees
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Brown-Forman Corporation - Major Products and Services
Brown-Forman Corporation - History
Brown-Forman Corporation - Company Statement
Brown-Forman Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Manufacturing Facilities
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Brown-Forman Corporation - Business Description
Brown-Forman Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Brown-Forman Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Brown-Forman Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Market Position
Strength - Geographic Presence
Strength - Business Offerings
Brown-Forman Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Debt Obligations
Weakness - Limited Liquidity
Brown-Forman Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Spirits Market
Opportunity - Improved Profitability
Brown-Forman Corporation - Threats
Threat - Highly Competitive Market
Threat - Stringent Laws and Regulations
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Market
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us

List of Tables

Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Facts
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Employees
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Brown-Forman Corporation, Major Products and Services
Brown-Forman Corporation, History
Brown-Forman Corporation, Other Locations
Brown-Forman Corporation, Subsidiaries
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Manufacturing Facilities
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Competitors
Brown-Forman Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Brown-Forman Corporation, Annual Ratios
Brown-Forman Corporation, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Brown-Forman Corporation, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013)
Brown-Forman Corporation, Ratio Charts

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