Brown-Forman Corp. - Class B (BF.B) Dividend History

The Brown–Forman Corporation is one of the largest American-owned companies in the spirits and wine business. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, it manufactures several well known brands throughout the world, including Jack Daniel's, Early Times, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, GlenDronach, BenRiach, Glenglassaugh, Finlandia, Herradura, Korbel, and Chambord. Brown–Forman formerly owned Southern Comfort and Tuaca before selling them off in 2016. As of fiscal 2016 the company had sales of $3.08 billion. The roughly 40 members of the Brown family, cousins that are descendants of founder George Garvin Brown, control more than 70% of the voting shares and in 2016 had a net worth of $12.3 billion.

Last update 05/13/2021


Dividend Yield Summary

  2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dividends 1.03 0.74 1.65 0.68 0.69 0.18
Average Price 47.70 51.49 54.22 56.42 69.28 73.41
Yield 2.16% 1.44% 3.04% 1.21% 1.00% 0.25%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2021 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2021-03-05
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 1.90
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 0.71
Dividend Cover 2.68 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 0.91%
52-Week Trailing Yield 0.96%
6-Year Average Yield 1.41%
6-Year Dividend Change -31.07%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change -5.18%
Number of Dividend Payments (2007-03-02 - 2021-03-05) 46

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2021-03-05 $0.18
2020-12-03 $0.18
2020-09-03 $0.17
2020-06-05 $0.17
2020-03-06 $0.17
2019-12-04 $0.17
2019-09-05 $0.17
2019-06-05 $0.17
2019-03-01 $0.17
2018-12-06 $0.17
2018-09-05 $0.16
2018-06-05 $0.16
2018-03-29 $1.00
2018-03-02 $0.16
2017-12-06 $0.20
2017-09-06 $0.18
2017-06-01 $0.18
2017-03-02 $0.18
2016-11-30 $0.18
2016-08-30 $0.17
2016-06-02 $0.34
2016-03-07 $0.34
2015-12-01 $0.34
2015-09-03 $0.32
2015-06-01 $0.32
2015-03-06 $0.32
2014-12-02 $0.32
2014-09-04 $0.29
2014-06-02 $0.29
2014-03-05 $0.29
2013-12-02 $0.29
2013-09-03 $0.26
2013-06-03 $0.26
2013-03-06 $0.26
2012-06-04 $0.35
2012-03-01 $0.35
2011-12-02 $0.35
2011-09-01 $0.32
2011-03-07 $0.32
2010-04-01 $0.30
2009-07-01 $0.28
2008-07-01 $0.34
2007-12-03 $0.27
2007-08-30 $0.24
2007-06-04 $0.24
2007-03-02 $0.24