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LON:DGE

Diageo - DGE Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 3,887
-1.50 (-0.04%)
(As of 08/18/2022 03:18 AM ET)
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Today's Range
3,871.50
3,887
50-Day Range
3,430
3,905.50
52-Week Range
3,282.50
4,110
Volume
25,991 shs
Average Volume
3.48 million shs
Market Capitalization
£88.57 billion
P/E Ratio
2,776.43
Dividend Yield
1.98%
Price Target
GBX 4,182.86

Diageo MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.29 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.8% Upside
GBX 4,182.86 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.02
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.44mentions of Diageo in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£2.48 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.36 out of 5 stars

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About Diageo (LON:DGE) Stock

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company offers scotch, whisky, gin, vodka, rum, ready to drink products, Irish cream liqueur, raki, liqueur, wine, tequila, Canadian whisky, American whiskey, cachaca, and brandy, as well as beer, including cider and non-alcoholic products. It provides its products under the Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit and Buchanan's whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Casamigos, DeLeon and Don Julio tequilas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray, and Guinness brands. The company has operations in North America, Europe, Turkey, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Analyst Ratings Changes

DGE has been the topic of several analyst reports. UBS Group set a GBX 4,300 ($51.96) price target on shares of Diageo in a report on Tuesday, June 21st. Berenberg Bank upped their target price on shares of Diageo from GBX 3,900 ($47.12) to GBX 4,160 ($50.27) and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, August 1st. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Diageo from GBX 3,430 ($41.45) to GBX 5,040 ($60.90) and gave the company an "overweight" rating in a research report on Friday, June 17th. Citigroup reissued a "neutral" rating and set a GBX 4,150 ($50.14) target price on shares of Diageo in a research note on Tuesday, June 21st. Finally, set a GBX 3,300 ($39.87) price target on shares of Diageo in a research note on Friday, July 29th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, Diageo has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of GBX 4,124 ($49.83).

Diageo Trading Up 0.9 %

LON:DGE opened at GBX 3,881.50 ($46.90) on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.62, a current ratio of 1.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 176.36. Diageo has a 12 month low of GBX 3,282.50 ($39.66) and a 12 month high of GBX 4,110 ($49.66). The company's 50 day moving average is GBX 3,663.06 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,720.37. The firm has a market cap of £88.45 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,775.71.

Diageo Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 46.82 ($0.57) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 25th. This represents a yield of 1.24%. This is an increase from Diageo's previous dividend of $29.36. Diageo's payout ratio is currently 52.82%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other Diageo news, insider Javier Ferrán acquired 216 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 10th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 3,825 ($46.22) per share, for a total transaction of £8,262 ($9,983.08). Insiders acquired 685 shares of company stock valued at $2,482,229 over the last quarter.

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DGE Stock News Headlines

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DGE Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/31/2019
Today
8/18/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Beverages - Wineries & Distilleries
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
27,783
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 4,182.86
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 5,040
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 3,000
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+7.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.29
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£15.45 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 107.68 per share
Book Value
GBX 342.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
2,278,650,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£88.57 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Ivan M. Menezes (Age 63)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $3.93M
  • Ms. Lavanya Chandrashekar
    CFO & Director
  • Ms. Yvonne Harrison
    Corp. Information Officer
  • Mr. Tom Shropshire
    Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Ms. Rajalakshmi Azariah
    Head of Corp. & Brand Communications
  • Ms. Cristina Diezhandino (Age 55)
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Louise Prashad
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. John O'Keeffe (Age 50)
    Pres of Africa & Beer
  • Mr. John Thomas Kennedy (Age 57)
    Pres of Europe & India
  • Mr. Galip Yorgancýoðlu
    Managing Director of Turkey













DGE Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Diageo stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diageo in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" DGE shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in DGE, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Diageo's stock price forecast for 2022?

7 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Diageo's shares. Their DGE share price forecasts range from GBX 3,000 to GBX 5,040. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach GBX 4,182.86 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have DGE shares performed in 2022?

Diageo's stock was trading at GBX 4,036 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, DGE shares have decreased by 3.7% and is now trading at GBX 3,888.50.
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How were Diageo's earnings last quarter?

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) issued its earnings results on Thursday, January, 31st. The company reported $77.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $70.80 by $6.20.

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

Diageo declared a dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 46.82 per share on Thursday, October 20th. This represents a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 25th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 29.36. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Diageo a good dividend stock?

Diageo (LON:DGE) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.74 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.98%. The dividend payout ratio is 52.82%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for DGE.

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), HSBC (HSBA), Associated British Foods (ABF), Intelsat (I), GSK (GSK), Barclays (BARC), Unilever (ULVR), Fossil Group (FOSL), Grafton Group (GFTU) and Bank of America (BAC).

What is Diageo's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Diageo?

Shares of DGE stock 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.
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What is Diageo's stock price today?

One share of DGE stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,888.50.

How much money does Diageo make?

Diageo (LON:DGE) has a market capitalization of £88.61 billion and generates £15.45 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Diageo have?

The company employs 27,783 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Diageo?

Diageo's mailing address is Lakeside Drive, Park Royal, LONDON, NW10 7HQ, United Kingdom. The official website for the company is www.diageo.com. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-89786000.

This page (LON:DGE) was last updated on 8/18/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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