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Brown-Forman Corp.

The liquor producer, based in Louisville, Ky., reported on Thursday a 14 percent rise in its profit, for the three months ended Oct. 31, the strength of sales of Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Southern Comfort and other core brands.

2nd Qtr Year Ago

Revenue $735.3-mil $665.8-mil

Net Income $123.8-mil $108.8-mil

Per Share $1.00 88 cents

Florida Rock Inc.

The Jacksonville provider of ready-mixed concrete, concrete products and cement posted gains for the three months and year ended Sept. 30, in revenue, net income and diluted earnings per share.

4th Qtr Year Ago

Revenue $336.5-mil $328.5-mil

Net Income $53.3-mil $46.5-mil

Per Share 80 cents 69 cents

Year End Year Ago

Revenue $1.37-bil $1.15-bil

Net Income $211.4-mil $157.7-mil

Per Share $3.16 $2.36

H.J. Heinz Co.

The Pittsburgh icon, which makes ketchup and a range of other foods, said Thursday that profits for the three months ended Nov. 1 slipped 6 percent, reflecting a higher tax rate and the impact of discontinued operations.

2nd Qtr Year Ago

Revenue $385.7-mil $361.1-mil

Net Income $191.6-mil $203.8-mil

Per Share 57 cents 60 cents

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