Diageo plc Company Profile (LON:DGE)

About Diageo plc (LON:DGE)

Diageo plc logoDiageo PLC is an alcoholic beverage company. The Company operates in various categories, including spirits and beer. Its geographic segments include North America; Europe, Russia and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. Its principal products includes Scotch whisky, Gin, Vodka, Rum, Beer, Irish Cream Liqueur, Wine, Raki, Tequila, Canadian Whisky, American Whiskey, Progressive Adult Beverages, Cachaca, Brandy and Ready to Drink. The Company's brands includes Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray and Guinness. It manages its operations from various locations, including the United Kingdom; Ireland; Italy; Turkey; the United States; Canada; Brazil; Mexico; Australia; Singapore; India; Nigeria; South Africa; East Africa, and Africa Regional Markets. It also produces a range of ready to drink products mainly in the United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, Australia, the United States and Canada.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DGE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
  • Market Cap: £58.27 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,511,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,277.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,187.42
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,737 - GBX 2,348.09
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.92
  • P/E Growth: 2.04
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £11.3 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.16
  • Book Value: GBX 3.77 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.16
  • Dividend Yield: 2.6%
  • EBIDTA: £3.62 billion
  • Average Volume: 3.73 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)

What is Diageo plc's stock symbol?

Diageo plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "DGE."

How often does Diageo plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diageo plc?

Diageo plc declared a dividend on Thursday, January 26th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 23rd will be given a dividend of GBX 23.70 per share on Thursday, April 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 23rd. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Diageo plc's Dividend History.

When will Diageo plc make its next earnings announcement?

Diageo plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Diageo plc.

Where is Diageo plc's stock going? Where will Diageo plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Diageo plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 2,000 to GBX 2,600. On average, they expect Diageo plc's share price to reach GBX 2,357.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Diageo plc.

Who are some of Diageo plc's key competitors?

How do I buy Diageo plc stock?

Shares of Diageo plc 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.

How much does a share of Diageo plc stock cost?

One share of Diageo plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,320.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Diageo plc (LON:DGE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.48)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,357.40

Analysts' Ratings History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/22/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
5/20/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncSet Price TargetSellGBX 2,100View Rating Details
5/20/2017Jefferies Group LLCSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,600View Rating Details
5/15/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/15/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,430View Rating Details
5/11/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,250View Rating Details
5/10/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,500View Rating Details
5/10/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/27/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,600View Rating Details
4/19/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,500View Rating Details
3/31/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 2,300View Rating Details
3/29/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,000View Rating Details
3/17/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,210View Rating Details
3/10/2017BNP ParibasSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/27/2017Beaufort SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,400 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/26/2017S&P Global IncSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,550View Rating Details
1/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,000View Rating Details
9/21/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,308View Rating Details
9/13/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,150View Rating Details
9/9/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,400View Rating Details
7/7/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,250View Rating Details
4/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200View Rating Details
4/7/2016Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,100View Rating Details
3/28/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,900 -> GBX 1,800View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 1,949View Rating Details
1/25/2016Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetSellGBX 1,662 -> GBX 1,660View Rating Details
1/25/2016InvestecBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,230View Rating Details
12/1/2015NatixisReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,060View Rating Details
9/23/2015KillikReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/11/2015Grupo SantanderReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,790View Rating Details
6/8/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $105.65 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/26/2017GBX 23.701.07%2/23/20172/23/20174/6/2017
7/28/2016GBX 36.601.67%8/11/20168/11/201610/6/2016
1/28/2016GBX 22.601.23%2/25/20162/25/20164/7/2016
7/30/2015GBX 34.901.93%8/13/20158/13/201510/8/2015
1/29/2015GBX 21.501.06%2/26/20152/26/20154/7/2015
7/31/2014GBX 321.79%8/13/20148/13/201410/2/2014
1/30/2014GBX 19.701.08%2/26/20142/26/20144/7/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/15/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderSell20,664GBX 2,291£473,412.24
5/11/2017Philip G ScottInsiderSell8,000GBX 2,283£182,640
5/10/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy7GBX 2,262£158.34
3/10/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy8GBX 2,273£181.84
2/10/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy9GBX 2,245£202.05
1/10/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy7GBX 2,175£152.25
12/12/2016Franz B HumerInsiderBuy405GBX 2,043£8,274.15
11/15/2016Javier FerranInsiderBuy13,000GBX 1,975£256,750
11/10/2016Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy9GBX 2,025£182.25
10/10/2016Franz B HumerInsiderBuy369GBX 2,242£8,272.98
9/29/2016Javier FerranInsiderBuy18,500GBX 2,221£410,885
9/12/2016Mikells,KathrynInsiderBuy11GBX 2,052£225.72
8/10/2016Mikells,KathrynInsiderBuy7GBX 2,164£151.48
7/11/2016Mikells,KathrynInsiderBuy9GBX 2,164£194.76
6/10/2016Mikells,KathrynInsiderBuy11GBX 1,817£199.87
5/10/2016Mikells,KathrynInsiderBuy9GBX 1,907£171.63
4/11/2016Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy432GBX 1,916£8,277.12
3/10/2016Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy441GBX 1,879£8,286.39
2/10/2016Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy462GBX 1,793£8,283.66
2/2/2016Stewart,AlanInsiderBuy1,060GBX 1,899£20,129.40
1/11/2016Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy457GBX 1,812£8,280.84
12/10/2015Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy452GBX 1,829£8,267.08
11/10/2015Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy444GBX 1,869£8,298.36
10/12/2015Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy1,094GBX 1,822£19,932.68
10/2/2015Mahlan,DeirdreInsiderSell23,207GBX 1,780£413,084.60
9/10/2015Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy480GBX 1,723£8,270.40
8/10/2015Mahlan,DeirdreInsiderBuy11GBX 1,809£198.99
7/10/2015Humer,Franz BInsiderBuy435GBX 1,908£8,299.80
5/28/2015Nicola MendelsohnInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,839£91,950
2/6/2015Ivan MenezesInsiderBuy34,400GBX 1,911£657,384
1/30/2015Alan StewartInsiderBuy1,500GBX 1,970£29,550
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Latest Headlines for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts Give Diageo plc (DGE) a GBX 2,500 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,600 Price Target by Jefferies Group LLC Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 20 at 9:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) PT Set at GBX 2,100 by Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 20 at 6:16 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 8:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe world’s largest spirits company is gatecrashing Indian weddings with booze and bartenders
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:15 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Diageo plc (DGE) Insider Sells 20,664 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (DGE) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 9:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given Overweight Rating at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 8:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Receives Hold Rating from Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 12:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (DGE) "Overweight" Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 14 at 12:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Insider Philip G. Scott Sells 8,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 1:26 PM
rttnews.com logoDiageo To Challenge Additional Taxes, Interest
www.rttnews.com - May 11 at 5:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Makes Interactive Responsible Drinking Module Available to U.S. Consumers
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 5:20 PM
marketwatch.com logoDiageo to dispute additional taxes, interest
www.marketwatch.com - May 11 at 2:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Raises Diageo plc (DGE) Price Target to GBX 2,600
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 10 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEmboldened by new data, Diageo steps up marketing spend
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 3:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : DGE-GB : May 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 9:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLafayette Investments, Inc. Buys Diageo PLC, Allstate Corp
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 10:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Will Be The Biggest Drinking Weekend Of The Year Until The Fall
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 4:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (DGE) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 7:08 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 8:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reiterates Outperform Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 22 at 5:26 PM
reuters.com logoChina investors chase 'Nifty 50' as love affair with small caps sours
www.reuters.com - April 20 at 4:49 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 4:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Rémy Cointreau: both barrels
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DGE-GB : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Multinational brewers look to tap Africa's $13bn beer market
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 4:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoChina's whisky sales poised for big growth: Diageo
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 11:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInside Singapore's 'invite-only' Johnnie Walker House
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 2:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given "Hold" Rating at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (DGE) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Whitman Howard
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 1:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group AG Boosts Diageo plc (DGE) Price Target to GBX 2,500
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:52 AM
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americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,500 Price Target at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 6 at 1:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Rating Reiterated by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 8:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Cut to "Sell" at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 6:39 PM
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marketwatch.com logoDiageo shares downgraded to sell at Goldman Sachs on slowing growth, pricing pressure
www.marketwatch.com - March 31 at 4:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,100 Price Target by Goldman Sachs Group Inc Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 4:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 6:40 AM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 29 at 11:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms "Equal weight" Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 4:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (DGE) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 8:19 PM


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