Beam Inc., the Deerfield-based makers of such fine spirits as Courvoisier, Jim Beam Rye and Harvey's Bristol Cream has posted its third-quarter financial reports, and it's been a kind quarter: For the first time it's reporting earnings as a standalone liquor company. It split from Fortune Brands Inc. in October, subsequently renaming itself after its flagship brand and getting a snappier ticker symbol: BEAM.
Other encouraging developments this quarter include:
Have a drink, Beam. You've earned it. But, you know, responsibly.
Read the full report here.