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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) which is in the industry Beverages – Wineries & Distillers, gaining 0.87% today. In the last week its performance is -2.16%, and -7.83% for the past quarter. Currently, Brown-Forman Corporation, BF-B has a target price of *TBA, so today’s gain of 0.87% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.91%.

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B), has a market cap of 18557.7, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.00%, and institutional ownership is 48.70%.

At the current price of 45.38, it has a dividend yield of 1.50%, and its target price is *TBA. This is with a profit margin of 34.60%, and total debt/equity of 1.68. Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) has a P/E of 17.31, as well as a forward P/E of 23.42.

With a current EPS of 2.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.45%,Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 15.00%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 5.00%.

Performance for the year is -14.37%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is -7.63%.

Volume today for Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B), is 807500, while its average volume is 1134.01. Whilst the total gain today was 0.87%, it did have a day high of -11.67%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.29%, and 1.21% for the month. The 52-week low for Brown-Forman Corporation, BF-B has been 1.87%, while the 52-week-high has reached -15.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 36.30%, and its return on assets is 24.00%. Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B) has an operating margin of 49.80%. With a sales growth of -5.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Brown-Forman Corporation, BF-B is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.47, and has a current ratio of 2.9 and 1.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Brown-Forman Corporation? Well its PEG is 3.46, and the P/S is 6.08, along with a P/B of 13.43. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 40.43.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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