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Brown-Forman (BFA) (BFB) Announces 3-for-2 Stock Split

July 26, 2012 11:54 AM EDT Send to a Friend
Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFA) (NYSE: BFB) announced today at the company’s regular annual meeting of stockholders that its shareholders approved an amendment to the corporation’s charter to increase the number of authorized shares of Class A common stock to 85 million and Class B common stock to 400 million. The authorization of additional shares enables the previously approved three-for-two stock split for both its Class A and Class B common stock to be paid in the form of a stock dividend.

Stockholders of record as of the close of business on August 3, 2012, will receive one additional share of stock for every two shares of stock held for each respective class of stock with the distribution of the additional shares to occur on August 10, 2012. The share price will be adjusted accordingly on the New York Stock Exchange for trading beginning on August 13, 2012.




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