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Brown-Forman Corp (NYSE:BF.B)
Total Equity
\$1,184 Mil (As of Jan. 2017)

Brown-Forman Corp's total equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was \$1,184 Mil.

Total equity is used to calculate book value per share. Brown-Forman Corp's book value per share for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was \$3.08. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is. Brown-Forman Corp's debt to equity ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 was 1.88.

Definition

Total Equity refers to the net assets owned by shareholders.

Total Equity and Total Liabilities are the two components for Total Assets.

Brown-Forman Corp's Total Equity for the fiscal year that ended in Apr. 2016 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Jan. 2017 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Jan. 2017 ) = 4183 - 2621 = 1,562

Brown-Forman Corp's Total Equity for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is calculated as

 Total Equity = Total Assets(Q: Jan. 2017 ) - Total Liabilities(Q: Jan. 2017 ) = 4600 - 3416 = 1,184

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Explanation

1. Total equity is used to calculate book value per share.

Brown-Forman Corp's Book Value Per Share for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is

 Book Value per Share = (Total Shareholders Equity - Preferred Stock) / Total Shares Outstanding = (1184 - 0) / 383.90 = 3.08

2. The ratio of a companys debt over equity can be used to measure how leveraged this company is.

Brown-Forman Corp's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Jan. 2017 is

 Debt to Equity = Total Debt / Total Equity = (Current Portion of Long-Term Debt + Long-Term Debt) / Total Equity = (557 + 1669) / 1184 = 1.88

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Brown-Forman Corp Annual Data

 Apr07 Apr08 Apr09 Apr10 Apr11 Apr12 Apr13 Apr14 Apr15 Apr16 Total Equity 1,573 1,725 1,816 1,895 2,060 2,069 1,628 2,032 1,905 1,562

Brown-Forman Corp Quarterly Data

 Oct14 Jan15 Apr15 Jul15 Oct15 Jan16 Apr16 Jul16 Oct16 Jan17 Total Equity 2,075 2,041 1,905 1,707 1,401 1,417 1,562 1,330 1,283 1,184
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