Brown-Forman to Explore Strategic Alternatives for its Hopland, California-Based Wine Brands

Louisville, KY, December 22, 2010 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that it is exploring strategic alternatives for its Hopland, California-based wine assets, including a possible sale.  Included in the strategic review are the Fetzer winery, bottling facility, and vineyards, as well as the Fetzer brand and other Hopland, California-based brands.  The strategic review does […]

December 22nd, 2010|Corporate|

Brown-Forman Reports 6% Earnings Per Share Growth for its Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter; Raises Guidance for Fiscal 2011

Louisville, KY, December 9, 2010 – Continuing its strong international growth, Brown-Forman grew diluted earnings per share 6% to $1.05 and reported operating income 4% to $235 million for its fiscal 2011 second quarter ended October 31, 2010.  For the first six months of the fiscal year, diluted earnings per share increased 1% to […]

December 9th, 2010|Earnings|

Brown-Forman Declares Special Cash Dividend

Louisville, KY, December 1, 2010 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA) (NYSE: BFB) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a special cash dividend of $1.00 per share on its Class A and Class B Common Stock that will be paid on December 28, 2010 to stockholders of record on December 10, 2010. This […]

December 1st, 2010|Earnings|