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Diageo (DEO) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$136.99
-3.88 (-2.75%)
(As of 04/12/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$136.87
$140.51
50-Day Range
$136.99
$154.70
52-Week Range
$135.63
$190.02
Volume
1.00 million shs
Average Volume
553,971 shs
Market Capitalization
$76.50 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.35%
Price Target
$166.37

Diageo MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Reduce
1.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
21.4% Upside
$166.37 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.10% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.69mentions of Diageo in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
5.23%
From $7.45 to $7.84 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.45 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

114th out of 134 stocks

Beverages Industry

9th out of 12 stocks

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About Diageo Stock (NYSE:DEO)

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, and sale of alcoholic beverages. It offers scotch, gin, vodka, rum, raki, liqueur, wine, tequila, Chinese white spirits, cachaça, and brandy, as well as beer, including cider and flavoured malt beverages. The company also provides Canadian, Irish, American, and Indian-Made Foreign Liquor whiskies, as well as ready to drink and non-alcoholic products. It provides its products primarily under the Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Tanqueray, Baileys, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, Don Julio, Cîroc, Buchanan's, Casamigos, J&B, and Ketel One brands. The company operates in the United States, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Australia, Korea, India, Greater China, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Nigeria, and internationally. Diageo plc was incorporated in 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/17 Dividend
2/29/2024
Today
4/13/2024
Dividend Payable
4/17/2024
Fiscal Year End
6/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Beverages
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
30,419
Year Founded
1997

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$166.37
High Stock Price Target
$191.49
Low Stock Price Target
$122.62
Potential Upside/Downside
+21.4%
Consensus Rating
Reduce
Rating Score (0-4)
1.63
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$21.42 billion
Cash Flow
$9.36 per share
Book Value
$18.20 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$76.50 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.66

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Key Executives

  • Ms. Debra Ann Crew (Age 54)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $250.26k
  • Ms. Lavanya  ChandrashekarMs. Lavanya Chandrashekar (Age 52)
    CFO & Director
    Comp: $2.02M
  • Ms. Yvonne Harrison
    Corporate Information Officer
  • Mr. Thomas Bailey Shropshire Jr.
    General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Ms. Cristina Diezhandino (Age 57)
    Chief Marketing Officer
  • Louise Prashad
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. John O'Keeffe (Age 52)
    President of Asia Pacific, Global Travel & India
  • Mr. John Thomas Kennedy (Age 59)
    President of Europe
  • Mr. Edward Pilkington
    Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer of Diageo North America
  • Mr. Dayalan Nayager (Age 43)
    President of Africa & Chief Commercial Officer

Should I Buy Diageo Stock? DEO Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Diageo plc:

  • Diageo plc has shown consistent revenue growth over the past few quarters, indicating a strong financial performance.
  • The company recently announced an increase in its dividend payout, which can be attractive to income-seeking investors.
  • Diageo plc has a diverse portfolio of well-known brands like Johnnie Walker and Guinness, providing stability and brand recognition in the market.
  • Recent insider transactions show positive sentiment, with key executives purchasing shares, signaling confidence in the company's future performance.
  • With a current stock price that has been steadily increasing, there is potential for capital appreciation for investors.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Diageo plc for these reasons:

  • Diageo plc operates in a highly competitive industry with changing consumer preferences, which could impact sales and profitability.
  • The company's high debt-to-equity ratio may pose risks, especially in times of economic uncertainty or rising interest rates.
  • Market volatility and regulatory changes can affect the alcoholic beverage industry, potentially impacting Diageo plc's operations and financial results.
  • While the company has a strong global presence, exposure to currency fluctuations could impact its financial performance negatively.
  • Analysts forecast a moderate earnings growth rate for Diageo plc, which may not meet the expectations of investors seeking high-growth opportunities.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Diageo pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

DEO Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Diageo stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diageo in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "reduce" DEO shares.
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What is Diageo's stock price target for 2024?

8 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Diageo's stock. Their DEO share price targets range from $122.62 to $191.49. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $166.37 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have DEO shares performed in 2024?

Diageo's stock was trading at $145.66 at the beginning of the year. Since then, DEO stock has decreased by 6.0% and is now trading at $136.99.
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Are investors shorting Diageo?

Diageo saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 561,000 shares, a drop of 40.3% from the March 15th total of 939,800 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 774,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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How often does Diageo pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diageo?

Diageo announced a semi-annual dividend on Tuesday, February 6th. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $1.62 per share on Wednesday, April 17th. This represents a yield of 2.7%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 29th.
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Is Diageo a good dividend stock?

Diageo (NYSE:DEO) pays an annual dividend of $3.22 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.29%.
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What is Ivan Menezes' approval rating as Diageo's CEO?

724 employees have rated Diageo Chief Executive Officer Ivan Menezes on Glassdoor.com. Ivan Menezes has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Ivan Menezes in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Diageo own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Diageo investors own include AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Pfizer (PFE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Chevron (CVX).

Who are Diageo's major shareholders?

Diageo's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.15%), Douglas Lane & Associates LLC (0.08%), Allen Mooney & Barnes Investment Advisors LLC (0.01%), Timber Creek Capital Management LLC (0.00%), Global Assets Advisory LLC (0.00%) and Perennial Advisors LLC (0.00%).

How do I buy shares of Diageo?

Shares of DEO stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Diageo have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Diageo: Aviation Gin, Belsazar, Brandhouse Beverages, Casamigos tequila, Chalone Wine Group, Diageo Brands B.V., Diageo Capital plc, Diageo Finance plc, Diageo Great Britain Limited, Diageo Investment Corporation, Diageo Ireland, Diageo North America Inc., Diageo Scotland Limited, Ketel One Worldwide, Meta Abo Brewery Share Company, Mey, Mey İçki Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş, Seedlip, Sichuan Chengdu Shuijingfang Group Company, Stirrings LLC, Tequila Don Julio SA de CV, The Old Bushmills Distillery Co, United National Breweries, United Spirits Limited, United Spirits Limited, and Ypióca Agroindustrial.
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This page (NYSE:DEO) was last updated on 4/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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