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Brown-Forman Second Quarter 2023 Earnings: Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Lags

Brown-Forman (NYSE:BF.B) Second Quarter 2023 Results

Key Financial Results

  • Revenue: US$1.09b (up 10% from 2Q 2022).

  • Net income: US$227.0m (down 3.8% from 2Q 2022).

  • Profit margin: 21% (down from 24% in 2Q 2022). The decrease in margin was driven by higher expenses.

  • EPS: US$0.47 (down from US$0.49 in 2Q 2022).


All figures shown in the chart above are for the trailing 12 month (TTM) period

Brown-Forman Revenues Beat Expectations, EPS Falls Short

Revenue exceeded analyst estimates by 1.2%. Earnings per share (EPS) missed analyst estimates by 14%.

Looking ahead, revenue is forecast to grow 5.8% p.a. on average during the next 3 years, compared to a 5.0% growth forecast for the Beverage industry in the US.

Performance of the American Beverage industry.

The company's shares are down 8.0% from a week ago.

Risk Analysis

Before you take the next step you should know about the 1 warning sign for Brown-Forman that we have uncovered.

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