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: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Distillers & Wineries
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DGE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.diageo.com/en-row/Pages/...
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £61.24 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,513,467,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,538.31
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,359.93
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,946 - GBX 2,616
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.09
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £12.05 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.08
  • Book Value: GBX 4.10 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.94
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £3.88 billion
  • Net Margins: 21.12%
  • Return on Equity: 23.14%
  • Return on Assets: 8.03%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.63 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, July 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 38.50 per share on Thursday, October 5th. This represents a yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This is an increase from Diageo plc's previous dividend of $23.70. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Diageo plc's Dividend History.

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

22 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Diageo plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,000 to GBX 3,000. On average, they anticipate Diageo plc's stock price to reach GBX 2,545.14 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Diageo plc.

Who are some of Diageo plc's key competitors?

Who are Diageo plc's key executives?

Diageo plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ivan M. Menezes, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Kathryn A. Mikells, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Charlotte Lambkin, Corporate Relations Director
  • David Cutter, President, Global Supply and Procurement
  • Sam Fischer, President, Diageo Greater China and Asia
  • Alberto Gavazzi, President, Diageo Latin America and Caribbean
  • John Thomas Kennedy, President, Diageo Europe, Russia and Turkey
  • John O'Keeffe, President, Diageo Africa
  • Syl Saller, Chief Marketing Officer
  • David Harlock, General Counsel Corporate Centre, Company Secretary

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.

What is Diageo plc's stock price today?

One share of Diageo plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 2,436.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Diageo plc (LON DGE)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  794 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  622 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,416
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Diageo plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Diageo plc (LON:DGE) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 13 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.55)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,545.14

Analysts' Ratings History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/21/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,400 -> GBX 2,385View Rating Details
9/20/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,000View Rating Details
9/20/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/20/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,800View Rating Details
9/20/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,000View Rating Details
9/13/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeHoldGBX 2,550View Rating Details
9/12/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 2,700 -> GBX 2,840View Rating Details
8/23/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,210 -> GBX 2,320View Rating Details
8/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,600View Rating Details
8/9/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,700View Rating Details
8/3/2017Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,500View Rating Details
7/28/2017Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,920View Rating Details
7/28/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 2,300 -> GBX 2,460View Rating Details
7/27/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,700View Rating Details
7/27/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,400View Rating Details
7/20/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 2,250View Rating Details
7/19/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,435View Rating Details
7/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,175View Rating Details
6/27/2017Societe GeneraleSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,763View Rating Details
6/7/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,600View Rating Details
1/27/2017Beaufort SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 2,400 -> GBX 2,500View Rating Details
1/26/2017S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetBuyGBX 2,550View Rating Details
7/7/2016Independent Research GmbHSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,250View Rating Details
4/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200View 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
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $105.29 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Diageo plc (LON DGE)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2017GBX 38.501.6%8/10/20178/10/201710/5/2017
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
9/11/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy8GBX 2,609£208.72
8/14/2017Javier FerranInsiderBuy65,000GBX 2,503£1,626,950
8/10/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy7GBX 2,486£174.02
7/28/2017Alan StewartInsiderBuy4,076GBX 2,465£100,473.40
7/10/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy8GBX 2,285£182.80
6/12/2017Kathryn MikellsInsiderBuy9GBX 2,317£208.53
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Latest Headlines for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Price Target Cut to GBX 2,385 by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 6:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:DGE) : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 4:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : DGE-GB : September 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 9:30 AM
marketwatch.com logoDiageo backs 3-year forecast - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 11:45 PM
marketwatch.com logoDiageo sales to be hit by later Chinese New Year
www.marketwatch.com - September 20 at 3:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestors Are Right to Worry About Diageo's Casamigos Acquisition
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestors Are Right to Worry About Diageo's Casamigos Acquisition
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Downgraded by Berenberg Bank to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 5:52 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy I’d sell Diageo plc and buy Next plc
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 6:43 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBack By Popular Demand: Baileys Pumpkin Spice Irish Cream
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Hits 52-Week High on Buyouts, Rising Alcohol Demand
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Downgraded, Upside Outlook Dims
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:09 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 stays under pressure from a strengthening pound - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - September 13 at 4:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 10:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Diageo plc (DGE) Insider Acquires 8 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 10:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) PT Set at GBX 2,800 by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 6:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) PT Set at GBX 3,000 by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 7:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Vodka Is Big Liquor’s Weak Spot
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 10:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Vodka Is Big Liquor's Weak Spot
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 5:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms Buy Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 10:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo to Reignite Virtual Reality Efforts with Experience Focused on Dangers of Binge Drinking
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 6:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUBS AG Reiterates "GBX 2,880" Price Target for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 12:10 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBull of the Day: Diageo (DEO)
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 5:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo, Match Group, Amazon's and Whole Foods as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Sell Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 9:32 AM
fool.co.uk logoDiageo plc is the one FTSE 100 stock I’d buy and hold forever
www.fool.co.uk - August 25 at 5:03 AM
fool.co.uk logoOne FTSE 100 dividend stock I’d buy with Diageo plc
www.fool.co.uk - August 24 at 6:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 10:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo North America Ranks 19th On 2017 Diversity MBA's "50 Out Front Companies For Diversity Leadership: Best Places For Women & Diverse Managers To Work"
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 7:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Honors Drinks Distributors at 14th Annual Golden Bar Awards
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 6:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc : DGE-GB: Dividend Analysis : August 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 11:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJavier Ferran Buys 65,000 Shares of Diageo plc (DGE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 7:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc :DGE-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 11:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc :DGE-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 11:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DGE.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 12 at 5:17 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Diageo plc (DGE) Insider Acquires 7 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 4:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (LON:DGE) Given a GBX 2,500 Price Target at Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 10:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Isn't The Only Drinks Giant That Could Make You A Fortune
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOut For Years, A Bulleit Whiskey Heir Accuses The Distillery Of Firing Her For Being A Lesbian
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo's Plainfield Facility Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 6:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSanford C. Bernstein Analysts Give Diageo plc (LON:DGE) a GBX 2,920 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 6:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Price Target Raised to GBX 2,700 at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 11:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Analysts Give Diageo plc (LON:DGE) a GBX 2,550 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,500 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (LON:DGE) Insider Acquires £100,473.40 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of DGE.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 7:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Announces Dividend Increase - GBX 38.50 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:59 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (LON:DGE) PT Set at GBX 2,700 by S&P Global
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUBS AG Analysts Give Diageo plc (LON:DGE) a GBX 2,450 Price Target
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (LON:DGE) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 10:38 PM

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