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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:DGE
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.diageo.com/en-row/Pages/...
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £65.2 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,513,467,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,363.97
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 2,307.27
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,946 - GBX 2,602
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.64
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £12.05 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.41
  • Book Value: GBX 4.10 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.33
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £3.88 billion
  • Net Margins: 21.12%
  • Return on Equity: 24.25%
  • Return on Assets: 8.03%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.69 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 announced a dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 38.50 per share on Thursday, October 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This is a boost 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Diageo plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 2,000 to GBX 2,920. On average, they expect Diageo plc's stock price to reach GBX 2,524.43 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 2,594.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Diageo plc (LON DGE)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  773 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  598 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,371
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, 7 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.59)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 2,524.43

Analysts' Ratings History for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/15/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,600View Rating Details
8/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,700View Rating Details
8/9/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,700View Rating Details
8/3/2017Citigroup Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,500View Rating Details
8/2/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 2,400View Rating Details
7/28/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,550View 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
7/28/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,800View Rating Details
7/27/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetBuyGBX 2,700View Rating Details
7/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 2,000View Rating Details
7/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView 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
3/17/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 2,210View 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 8/17/2015 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
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
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
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] United Spirits Ltd: prohibitive pressure
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 5:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWhitman Howard Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 12:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCraft brewer targets Nigerian palates and big brands
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 5:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (LON:DGE) Given a GBX 2,720 Price Target at Sanford C. Bernstein
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 19 at 5:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,175 Price Target by Deutsche Bank AG Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 6:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,450 Price Target at UBS AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 1:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Schroders jumps as RBC sees 'attractive entry point'
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 5:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 4:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoKathryn Mikells Buys 8 Shares of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (LON:DGE) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 11:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (LON:DGE) Given a GBX 2,550 Price Target by Credit Suisse Group Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 6 at 6:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 10:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,763 Price Target by Societe Generale Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 27 at 8:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Diageo Paying Too Much For George Clooney's Tequila Brand?
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStock Market News for June 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Casamigos Acquisition A Shot Worth Taking For Diageo?
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 5:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCitigroup Inc. Reiterates "Neutral" Rating for Diageo plc (DGE)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 10:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc's (DGE) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given Outperform Rating at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 25 at 12:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo plc (DGE) Given a GBX 2,500 Price Target by J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 23 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFive must-knows if you want to become a chief marketing officer, by Diageo, Johnson & Johnson and HP
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 3:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo and Constellation Brands: Cramer's Top Takeaways
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Strengthens Tequila Category with Casamigos Buyout
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoClooney’s $1 Billion Tequila Windfall Shows Power of Celebrity
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Diageo's Plunge Into India Delivers a Booming Market---and a Wicked Hangover
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestors Doubt George Clooney's Tequila Is Worth Its $1 Billion Offer
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Diageo Is Paying $1 Billion for George Clooney's Tequila
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 5:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Diageo to Buy George Clooney’s Tequila Brand for Up to $1B
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - June 22
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 10:26 AM

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