Diageo PLC Company Profile (NYSE:DEO)

About Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)

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: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Distillers & Wineries
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:DEO
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.diageo.com
  • Market Cap: $85.15 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 628,366,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $133.03
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $122.18
  • 52 Week Range: $99.46 - $137.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.84
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.98
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $15.57 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.47
  • Book Value: $21.21 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.39
  • Annual Dividend: $3.20
  • Dividend Yield: 3.0%
  • EBIDTA: $5.02 billion
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.58%
  • Current Ratio: 1.30%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.58%
  • Average Volume: 373,445 shs.
  • Beta: 0.75
  • Short Ratio: 1.9

Frequently Asked Questions for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)

What is Diageo PLC's stock symbol?

Diageo PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DEO."

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

Diageo PLC declared a semiannual dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $2.0322 per share on Wednesday, October 11th. This represents a yield of 3.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. This is a positive change from Diageo PLC's previous semiannual dividend of $1.19. View Diageo PLC's Dividend History.

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

10 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Diageo PLC's shares. Their predictions range from $153.00 to $154.20. On average, they anticipate Diageo PLC's stock price to reach $153.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Diageo PLC.

Are investors shorting Diageo PLC?

Diageo PLC saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totalling 411,292 shares, a decrease of 36.3% from the July 31st total of 645,803 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 384,267 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.1 days.

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

Who owns Diageo PLC stock?

Diageo PLC's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Harris Associates L P (1.04%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.64%), HS Management Partners LLC (0.25%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.23%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.23%) and Markel Corp (0.21%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Diageo PLC.

Who sold Diageo PLC stock? Who is selling Diageo PLC stock?

Diageo PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., St. James Investment Company LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Harris Associates L P, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Focused Investors LLC, General American Investors Co. Inc. and FMR LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Diageo PLC.

Who bought Diageo PLC stock? Who is buying Diageo PLC stock?

Diageo PLC's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Conning Inc., Harbour Capital Advisors LLC, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Marshall Wace North America L.P., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Confluence Investment Management LLC and Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Diageo PLC.

How do I buy Diageo PLC stock?

Shares of Diageo PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Diageo PLC's stock price today?

One share of Diageo PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $135.51.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Diageo PLC (NYSE DEO)
Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  338 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  475 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  813
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 (NYSE:DEO) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 2 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $153.60 (13.35% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/13/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
9/1/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$142.25 -> $154.20LowView Rating Details
7/28/2017Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$142.36 -> $153.00LowView Rating Details
6/26/2017Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> BuyLowView Rating Details
5/25/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
3/30/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> SellMediumView Rating Details
1/30/2017Liberum CapitalDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
12/2/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
11/28/2016MacquarieInitiated CoverageUnderperformN/AView Rating Details
10/26/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
9/16/2016Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/31/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
7/8/2016Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
3/17/2016Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$185.00N/AView Rating Details
1/12/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/12/2015Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
10/29/2015Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
9/24/2015NatixisReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/19/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.30 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.65 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
Next Dividend:10/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.20
Dividend Yield:2.36%
Dividend Growth:1.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:60.38% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.64% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)

Dividend History by Quarter for Diageo PLC (NYSE DEO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Headline Trends for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
Latest Headlines for Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
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www.nasdaq.com - September 16 at 4:24 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 6:39 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 7:10 PM
benzinga.com logoDiageo Downgraded, Upside Outlook Dims - Benzinga
www.benzinga.com - September 13 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerenberg Bank Downgrades Diageo PLC (DEO) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 11:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc : DEO-US: Dividend Analysis : August 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 6:33 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 6:11 PM
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seekingalpha.com logoIs Diageo Really Worth $152+?
seekingalpha.com - September 7 at 5:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (DEO) to Post FY2018 Earnings of $6.19 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates Buy Rating for Diageo PLC (DEO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 8:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (DEO) Sees Large Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 1:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Alcohol & Beer Stocks To Buy As Drinking Trends Evolve
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (DEO) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Diageo Plc : August 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 6:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (DEO) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 3:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (DEO) Upgraded to "Buy" by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 12:24 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 6:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo Plc :DEO-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 6:11 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 6:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo CEO's Pay Cut by 1.1 Million Pounds as Performance Lags
finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 5:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (NYSE:DEO) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 10:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoDiageo (DEO) FY17 Earnings: Sales and Productivity Go Up - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 2 at 11:42 PM
seekingalpha.com logoDiageo: Plenty Of Upside Left After Earnings - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 2 at 11:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (DEO) to Issue Semiannual Dividend of $2.03
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.B) and Diageo PLC (DEO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 4:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo (DEO) FY17 Earnings: Sales and Productivity Go Up
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 5:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group Weighs in on Diageo PLC's FY2018 Earnings (NYSE:DEO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 9:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSanford C. Bernstein Upgrades Diageo PLC (DEO) to Outperform
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 30 at 12:14 PM
streetinsider.com logoBernstein Upgrades Diageo plc (DEO) to Outperform - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - July 29 at 5:04 PM
nasdaq.com logoDiageo plc (DEO) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.5% Higher - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 29 at 5:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDiageo plc (DEO) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.5% Higher
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 7:51 PM
nasdaq.com logoDiageo FY Pretax Profit Rises; Board Approves Share Buyback - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - July 27 at 11:11 PM
marketwatch.com logoDiageo full-year earnings lifted by currency boost
www.marketwatch.com - July 27 at 11:11 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 11:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (NYSE:DEO) PT Set at $142.00 by Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 6:52 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 7:21 PM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 2:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDiageo PLC (NYSE:DEO) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 10:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: Brown Forman Corporation (BF.A) and Diageo PLC (NYSE:DEO)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 4:24 PM
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Diageo PLC (DEO) Chart for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017

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