Brown-Forman Reports Earnings Per Share Growth for the Quarter of 4%, Underlying Operating Income up 6%

Louisville, KY, November 29, 2007 – Brown-Forman Corporation reported diluted earnings per share for its second quarter ended October 31, 2007, of $1.04, up 4% compared to the same prior year period.   Higher quarterly earnings reflect accelerated double-digit international profit growth for the company’s Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Finlandia vodka, and Southern Comfort brands.  […]

November 29th, 2007|Earnings|

Brown-Forman Announces $200 Million Share Repurchase Plan

Louisville, KY, November 28, 2007 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $200 million of outstanding Class A and Class B common stock over the next 12 months, subject to market conditions.  Under this plan, the company can repurchase shares from time to time for […]

November 28th, 2007|Corporate|

Brown-Forman Names Chief Diversity Officer

Louisville, KY, November 27, 2007 – Brown-Forman announced today the appointment of Ralph de Chabert as the company’s first chief diversity officer, effective December 18, 2007. As chief diversity officer, Ralph de Chabert will be responsible for developing and implementing a global diversity and inclusion strategy, with an initial focus on the United States. His […]

November 27th, 2007|Corporate|

Brown-Forman Second Quarter Fiscal 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for November 29

Louisville, KY, November 19, 2007 – Brown-Forman Corporation will release its second quarter financial results for fiscal 2008 on November 29 by 8:00 a.m. (EST).  The company will host a conference call to discuss the results at 10:00 a.m. (EST) that same morning.  All interested parties in the U.S. are invited to join the […]

November 19th, 2007|Earnings|

Brown-Forman Declares Increased Quarterly Cash Dividend

Louisville, KY, November 15, 2007 – Brown-Forman announced today that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend on Class A and Class B Common Stock 12.4% from $0.3025 cents to $0.34 cents per share.  As a result, the indicated annual cash dividend will rise from $1.21 per share to $1.36 per share. Stockholders […]

November 15th, 2007|Earnings|