Brown-Forman Corporation (BFB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: November 18, 2014
Pages: 34
US$ 125.00
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Report type: Strategic Report
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Brown-Forman Corporation (BFB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Brown-Forman Corporation (BFB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company. - Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company. - Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history. - Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Brown-Forman Corporation (Brown-Forman) is one of the largest American-owned spirits and wine companies in the world. It manufactures, bottles, imports, exports, and markets a wide variety of alcoholic beverage brands. The company’s product portfolio includes wide range of whiskies, vodka, gin, liqueur, tequila, and champagne. It markets these products under more than 35 brands, including Jack Daniel's, Southern Comfort, Canadian Mist, and Korbel among others. The company offers its products in more than 150 countries across the world. Its major markers include the US, Poland, Australia, the UK, Mexico, Russia, and Germany. Brown-Forman is headquartered in Kentucky, the US.

The company intends to expand its production capacity to meet the growing demand for its products. In line with this, Brown-Forman announced its plans to open a new distillery for Old Forester in Louisville, Kentucky by 2016.

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You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers. - The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company. - The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Facts
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Employees
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Employee Biographies
Brown-Forman Corporation - Major Products and Services
Brown-Forman Corporation - History
Brown-Forman Corporation - Company Statement
Brown-Forman Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Brown-Forman Corporation - Business Description
Brown-Forman Corporation - Corporate Strategy
Brown-Forman Corporation - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Brown-Forman Corporation - Strengths
Strength - Portfolio of Offerings
Strength - Broad Geographic Presence
Strength - Established Market Position
Brown-Forman Corporation - Weaknesses
Weakness - Substantial Debt
Brown-Forman Corporation - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growth Initiatives
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Spirits Market
Opportunity - Favorable American Whiskey Trends
Brown-Forman Corporation - Threats
Threat - Counterfeit Products
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Stringent Laws
Brown-Forman Corporation - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
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Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Facts
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Employees
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Employee Biographies
Brown-Forman Corporation, Major Products and Services
Brown-Forman Corporation, History
Brown-Forman Corporation, Subsidiaries
Brown-Forman Corporation, Key Competitors
Brown-Forman Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Brown-Forman Corporation, Annual Ratios
Brown-Forman Corporation, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Brown-Forman Corporation, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014)
Brown-Forman Corporation, Ratio Charts
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