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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 0.67% today. In the last week its performance is 3.44%, and -2.73% for the past quarter. Currently, Brown-Forman Corporation, BF-B has a target price of *TBA, so today’s gain of 0.67% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.02%.

Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B), has a market cap of 18737.69, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 1.20%, and institutional ownership is 48.90%.

At the current price of 46.87, it has a dividend yield of 1.45%, 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 17.88, as well as a forward P/E of 24.17.

With a current EPS of 2.62, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.51%,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 -4.19%. Since its IPO date on 9/7/1984, the total performance to date is -4.60%.

Volume today for Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BF-B), is 715500, while its average volume is 1162.07. Whilst the total gain today was 0.67%, it did have a day high of -8.77%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.43%, and 1.84% for the month. The 52-week low for Brown-Forman Corporation, BF-B has been 5.21%, while the 52-week-high has reached -12.92%.

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 3.58, and the P/S is 6.14, along with a P/B of 13.87. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 40.82.

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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