Diageo plc Company Profile (LON:DGE)

About Diageo plc

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
  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: DGE
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $28.27
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $2209.70
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $2140.16
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,737 - GBX 2,294.17
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.35
  • P/E Growth: 1.96
  • Market Cap: $57.04B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,511,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Diageo plc (LON:DGE) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 10 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.44)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,283.42

Analysts' Ratings History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/22/2017Morgan StanleySet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
2/2/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/30/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,600View Rating Details
1/30/2017Liberum CapitalDowngradeSellGBX 1,900 -> GBX 2,000View Rating Details
1/30/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/27/2017Beaufort SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,400 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/27/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,285 -> GBX 2,300View Rating Details
1/27/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,185View Rating Details
1/27/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,140 -> GBX 2,430View Rating Details
1/27/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,430View Rating Details
1/26/2017S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 2,550View Rating Details
1/26/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,150View Rating Details
1/26/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/23/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,250View Rating Details
1/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,000View Rating Details
12/14/2016BNP ParibasSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,250View 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 2/25/2015 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: $105.44 EPS


Dividend History 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 History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
News IconTechnical Focus on Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Rives Journal (LON:DGE)
rivesjournal.com - February 25 at 3:23 AM
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www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 4:43 PM
News IconTraders are Taking a Closer Look at These Shares: Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Searcy News (LON:DGE)
searcysentinel.com - February 23 at 4:43 PM
bloomberg.com logoIndia's Battle With Booze Isn't Stopping Johnnie Walker (LON:DGE)
www.bloomberg.com - February 22 at 10:13 PM
News IconInvestor Focus on Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - BVN (LON:DGE)
bvnewsjournal.com - February 22 at 5:45 AM
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www.graffiotech.com - February 16 at 2:28 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 2:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoUPDATE 2-Australia's Treasury Wine posts record profit, but outlook muted (LON:DGE)
www.nasdaq.com - February 13 at 10:26 PM
News IconTrading Insight: Taking a Look at Levels for Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Rives Journal (LON:DGE)
rivesjournal.com - February 13 at 5:26 PM
bloomberg.com logoTequila Maker’s $6 Billion Value Pales vs Diageo, Moutai (LON:DGE)
www.bloomberg.com - February 12 at 9:40 PM
fool.co.uk logoWhy Greene King plc is in my ‘buy zone’ but Diageo plc isn’t (LON:DGE)
www.fool.co.uk - February 10 at 5:07 PM
News IconInvestor Sphere: Keeping an Eye on Levels for Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:DGE)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 10:15 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPernod Ricard first-half profits lifted by solid demand in China and U.S. (LON:DGE)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 3:11 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 5:49 PM
News IconTrading Scout: Watching Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Sherwood Daily (LON:DGE)
sherwooddaily.com - February 6 at 4:46 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 5:01 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Diageo Plc : February 2, 2017 (LON:DGE)
www.capitalcube.com - February 2 at 5:06 PM
News IconGreat Portland Estates PLC's (GPOR) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital (LON:DGE)
larampadinapoli.com - February 1 at 5:13 PM
marketwatch.com logoBooming Irish whiskey market draws Diageo back after two-year break (LON:DGE)
www.marketwatch.com - February 1 at 5:13 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoTop stocks for February (LON:DGE)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 3:25 AM
4-traders.com logoDiageo : Announces Intention to Bring Highly Successful Guinness Open Gate Brewery Concept to US Shores (LON:DGE)
www.4-traders.com - January 31 at 5:21 PM
News IconDiageo to Launch New Irish Whiskey Brand as Sales of the Spirit Soar (LON:DGE)
uk.advfn.com - January 31 at 5:21 PM
bizjournals.com logoGuinness is building a U.S. brewery, taproom in southwest Baltimore County (LON:DGE)
www.bizjournals.com - January 31 at 5:21 PM
News IconAverage Directional Index in Review for Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 30 at 5:36 PM
bloomberg.com logoThe World's Largest Distiller Plans to Take on Jameson (LON:DGE)
www.bloomberg.com - January 30 at 5:36 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoLiberum pours cold water on Johnnie Walker-owner Diageo (LON:DGE)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 30 at 10:43 AM
News IconDiageo PLC reiterated as Equal weight By Barclays Capital (LON:DGE)
viveremilano.biz - January 27 at 11:19 PM
News IconChart Inspection on Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 6:17 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoCheers! Diageo PLC shares open higher after interim results beat expectations (LON:DGE)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 26 at 10:58 PM
News IconInside the Numbers: Looking at This Stock: Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 5:55 PM
marketwatch.com logoStoxx Europe 600 ends at best level since December 2015 (LON:DGE)
www.marketwatch.com - January 26 at 5:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DGE.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 7:15am GMT (LON:DGE)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DGE.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jan-17 9:30am GMT (LON:DGE)
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 5:55 PM
ft.com logo[$$] Diageo measures up as spirits rise in the US (LON:DGE)
www.ft.com - January 26 at 5:55 PM
fool.com logoScotch Sales Drive Diageo plc's Growth (LON:DGE)
www.fool.com - January 26 at 5:55 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoFTSE 100 slightly higher in Thursday’s early deals (LON:DGE)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 26 at 3:55 AM
News IconHow Analysts See Diageo plc (LSE:DGE) Perform In The Year Ahead? (LON:DGE)
simplywall.st - January 26 at 3:55 AM
News IconTechnical Update on Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 25 at 3:27 AM
marketwatch.com logoWhat to watch in Diageo earnings (LON:DGE)
www.marketwatch.com - January 24 at 5:22 PM
moodys.com logoVIRGIN ISLANDS PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY -- Moody's Downgrades Virgin Islands Matching Fund Rev. Bonds to Caa1 & Caa2 from B1 & B2; Outlook Negative (LON:DGE)
www.moodys.com - January 24 at 5:21 PM
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uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:05 AM
4-traders.com logoDiageo : Johnnie Walker Celebrates Lunar New Year With Limited Edition Year of the Rooster Blue Label(TM) (LON:DGE)
www.4-traders.com - January 23 at 10:04 PM
News IconStock Focus: Watching RSI Levels on Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 23 at 8:00 AM
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seputarkita.info - January 20 at 5:56 PM
News IconInvestec Upgrades Sse Plc (SSE) to Buy (LON:DGE)
diariocatolico.net - January 19 at 11:01 PM
News IconTechnical Indicator Review on Shares of Diageo PLC (DGE.L) - Springdale Times (LON:DGE)
springdaletimes.com - January 19 at 6:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBrits And Americans Join Forces To Break Records And Cross The Pond In The World's Toughest Row (LON:DGE)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 6:00 PM
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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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 23rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 23.70 per share on Thursday, April 6th. This represents a yield of 1.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 23rd. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

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

25 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Diageo plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,800 to GBX 2,600. On average, they anticipate Diageo plc's share price to reach GBX 2,283.42 in the next year.

When will Diageo plc announce their earnings?

Diageo plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January, 26th 2017.

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 2,271.50.

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff