Brown-Forman Stockholders Approve Increase in Class A Shares To Implement Stock Split: Record Date Announced; Directors Elected; Cash Dividend Declared

LOUISVILLE, KY, JULY 28, 2016 – Brown-Forman Corporation’s (NYSE:BFA, BFB) shareholders met today at the regularly scheduled annual meeting of stockholders and voted to amend the company’s Restated Certificate of Incorporation to increase the number of authorized shares of the company’s Class A common stock from 85 million to 170 million. This action […]

July 28th, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman to Establish Own Distribution Company in Spain

Louisville, KY, July 21, 2016 – Brown-Forman Corporation announced today that it will establish its own distribution organization in Spain, effective July 1, 2017. Spain will join Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Mexico, Poland, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, and the U.K. as markets in which Brown-Forman […]

July 21st, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman Annual Meeting of Stockholders is July 28

Louisville, KY, JULY 18, 2016 – Brown-Forman will hold its annual meeting of shareholders at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on July 28. The meeting will be held at the company’s headquarters at 850 Dixie Highway, Louisville, KY.

Brown-Forman Chairman of the Board Geo. Garvin Brown IV will oversee the official business of […]

July 18th, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman Reports Fiscal 2016 Results; Expects Continued Underlying Growth in Fiscal 2017

Louisville, KY, June 8, 2016 – Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA, BFB) reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, 2016. For the fourth quarter, the company’s reported net sales1 declined 1% to $933 million (+4% on an underlying basis2). Reported operating income grew 212% in the fourth quarter […]

June 8th, 2016|All|

Brown-Forman Named Top Beverage Alcohol Company in Newsweek Magazine U.S. Green Awards

Louisville, KY, June 7, 2016 – Brown-Forman claimed the top spot as the “greenest” beverage alcohol company among U.S. publicly traded companies in the Newsweek Green Rankings, one of the foremost corporate environmental rankings index.

Brown-Forman increased its ranking 17 spots, to 52 from 69 and was named among the top three of […]

June 7th, 2016|All|