LON:DGE - Diageo Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started GBX 3,085.50 -53.50 (-1.70 %) (As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous CloseGBX 3,085.50Today's RangeGBX 3,073 - GBX 3,13652-Week RangeGBX 2,345.50 - GBX 3,098Volume5.26 million shsAverage Volume4.52 million shsMarket Capitalization£74.21 billionP/E Ratio25.86Dividend Yield2.18%BetaN/A ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsInsider TradesHeadlines Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company offers a collection of brands across spirits, beer, cider, and wine categories. Its brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan's and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Bundaberg, McDowell's No. 1, Black & White, Shui Jing Fang, Grand Old Parr, Ypióca, Lagavulin, Cîroc, Bulleit Bourbon, Ron Zacapa Centenario XO, The Singleton of Glen Ord, Casamigos, Talisker, Tanqueray, and Guinness. The company also provides adult beverages and non-alcoholic products. Diageo plc was founded in 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. Receive DGE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for DGE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange LON Industry Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries Sub-IndustryN/A SectorConsumer Defensive Current SymbolLON:DGE Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webwww.diageo.comen-rowPagesdefault.aspx Phone+44-20-89786000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio109.30 Current Ratio1.48 Quick Ratio0.72Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.86 Forward P/E Ratio0.23 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales£12.54 billion Price / Sales5.92 Cash FlowGBX 65.32 per share Price / Cash Flow47.24 Book ValueGBX 383.50 per share Price / Book8.05Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous Employees29,362 Outstanding Shares2,404,979,968Market Cap£74.21 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableNot Optionable Diageo (LON:DGE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Diageo's stock symbol? Diageo trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DGE." How often does Diageo pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diageo? Diageo declared a dividend on Thursday, January 31st. Investors of record on Thursday, February 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 26.10 per share on Thursday, April 11th. This represents a yield of 0.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Diageo's Dividend History. How were Diageo's earnings last quarter? Diageo plc (LON:DGE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The company reported $77.00 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $70.80 by $6.20. View Diageo's Earnings History. What price target have analysts set for DGE? 16 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Diageo's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,100 to GBX 3,500. On average, they expect Diageo's stock price to reach GBX 3,026 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.9%. View Analyst Price Targets for Diageo. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Diageo? 16 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diageo in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Diageo. Has Diageo been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about DGE stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Diageo earned a news impact score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. Who are some of Diageo's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Diageo include Majestic Wine (WINE), Castle Brands (ROX), Australian Vintage (AVG), Diamond Estates Wines & Spirit (DWS), Andrew Peller (ADW.A), BF-B (BF-B), Corby Spirit and Wine (CSW.A), Diageo (DGEAF), HEICO (BF-A), South Beach Spirits (SBES), T WINE EST LTD/S (TSRYY) and THAI BEVERAGE P/ADR (TBVPY). What other stocks do shareholders of Diageo own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Diageo investors own include Diageo (DEO), Intelsat (I), HSBC (HSBA), Associated British Foods (ABF), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), British American Tobacco Plc Ads (BATS), Fossil Group (FOSL), Chaarat Gold (CGH), National Grid (NG) and AstraZeneca (AZN). Who are Diageo's key executives? Diageo's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Ivan M. Menezes, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 60)Ms. Kathryn A. Mikells, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 53)Ms. Yvonne Harrison, Corp. Information OfficerMr. Vinod Rao, Group Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations (Age 56)Ms. Siobhan Moriarty, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 57) How do I buy shares of Diageo? Shares of DGE and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock. What is Diageo's stock price today? One share of DGE stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,085.50. How big of a company is Diageo? Diageo has a market capitalization of £74.21 billion and generates £12.54 billion in revenue each year. Diageo employs 29,362 workers across the globe. What is Diageo's official website? The official website for Diageo is http://www.diageo.com/en-row/Pages/default.aspx. How can I contact Diageo? Diageo's mailing address is Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, LONDON, NW10 7HQ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-89786000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Diageo (LON DGE)Community Ranking: 2.9 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 1,118 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 836 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 1,954MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Diageo and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe DGE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe DGE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Dividend Stocks - Are They Right For You?