Diageo Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.55 (+0.31 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $175.53
50-Day Range
MA: $165.82
52-Week Range
Now: $175.53
Volume646,223 shs
Average Volume448,875 shs
Market Capitalization$102.67 billion
P/E Ratio31.91
Dividend Yield1.74%
Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages. The company offers scotch, whisky, gin, vodka, rum, ready to drink products, Irish cream liqueur, raki, liqueur, wine, tequila, Canadian whisky, American whiskey, adult beverages, cachaça, spirits, and brandy, as well as beer, including cider and non-alcoholic products. Diageo plc provides its products primarily under the Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray, and Guinness brands. The company also offers its products under the Crown Royal, Yenì Raki, Shui Jing Fang, Johnnie Walker Blue Label, Bulleit Bourbon, Don Julio, Buchanan's, J?B, Old Parr, Tanqueray No. TEN, Ron Zacapa Centenario XO, Casamigos, Bundaberg, McDowell's No. 1, Ypióca, Lagavulin, The Singleton of Glen Ord, Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve, Windsor, Black&White, Cîroc, Ketel One vodka, and Talisker brands. It 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.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beverages
Year Founded1997



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.82 billion
Cash Flow$9.44 per share
Book Value$16.61 per share



Market Cap$102.67 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A


Diageo (NYSE:DEO) Shares Gap Up to $169.66
April 8, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Diageo (NYSE:DEO) Hits New 52-Week High at $170.40
April 6, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
CCU or DEO: Which Is the Better Value Stock Right Now?
April 2, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) Short Interest Down 25.3% in March
April 1, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Diageo (NYSE:DEO) Sets New 1-Year High at $170.39
March 17, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.95 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

32nd out of 300 stocks

Beverages Industry

5th out of 22 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.55 (+0.31 %)
(As of 04/9/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Diageo (NYSE:DEO) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Diageo a buy right now?

19 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diageo in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Diageo stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in DEO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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Wall Street analysts have given Diageo a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Diageo wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Diageo?

Diageo saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totaling 555,200 shares, a decline of 25.3% from the February 28th total of 743,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 442,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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How has Diageo's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

Diageo's stock was trading at $131.36 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DEO stock has increased by 33.6% and is now trading at $175.53.
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How often does Diageo pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Diageo?

Diageo declared a semi-annual dividend on Tuesday, February 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 26th will be given a dividend of $1.5348 per share on Tuesday, April 13th. This represents a yield of 2.1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 25th. This is a positive change from Diageo's previous semi-annual dividend of $1.36.
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Is Diageo a good dividend stock?

Diageo pays an annual dividend of $3.05 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The dividend payout ratio of Diageo is 55.45%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Diageo will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.80% next year. This indicates that Diageo will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for DEO?

19 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Diageo's shares. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $164.00. On average, they expect Diageo's share price to reach $143.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 18.2%.
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Who are Diageo's key executives?

Diageo's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ivan M. Menezes, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 62)
  • Ms. Kathryn A. Mikells, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 55) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Debra A. Crew, Pres of Diageo North America (Age 50)
  • Ms. Yvonne Harrison, Corp. Information Officer
  • Mr. Vinod Rao, Group Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations (Age 58)
  • Ms. Siobhan Moriarty, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Tom Day, Chief Sales Officer
  • Ms. Cristina Diezhandino, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Mairéad Nayager, Chief HR Officer (Age 46)
  • Mr. John O'Keeffe, Pres of Diageo Africa (Age 49)

What is Ivan Menezes' approval rating as Diageo's CEO?

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

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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), The Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Pfizer (PFE), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Chevron (CVX).

What is Diageo's stock symbol?

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

Who are Diageo's major shareholders?

Diageo's stock is owned by many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.15%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.01%), North American Management Corp (0.01%), Campbell Capital Management Inc. (0.00%), Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. (0.00%) and Old Port Advisors (0.00%).

Which major investors are selling Diageo stock?

DEO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parcion Private Wealth LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Old Port Advisors, Campbell Capital Management Inc., Carroll Financial Associates Inc., and Pacer Advisors Inc..

Which major investors are buying Diageo stock?

DEO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including North American Management Corp, Confluence Investment Management LLC, Murphy Middleton Hinkle & Parker Inc., OLD Dominion Capital Management Inc., Salvus Wealth Management LLC, Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc., Private Trust Co. NA, and Fulton Breakefield Broenniman LLC.

How do I buy shares of Diageo?

Shares of DEO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Diageo's stock price today?

One share of DEO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $175.53.

How much money does Diageo make?

Diageo has a market capitalization of $102.67 billion and generates $14.82 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $1.78 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.50 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Diageo have?

Diageo employs 27,788 workers across the globe.

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.

When was Diageo founded?

Diageo was founded in 1997.

What is Diageo's official website?

The official website for Diageo is www.diageo.com.

Where are Diageo's headquarters?

Diageo is headquartered at LAKESIDE DRIVE PARK ROYAL, LONDON X0, NW10 7HQ.

How can I contact Diageo?

Diageo's mailing address is LAKESIDE DRIVE PARK ROYAL, LONDON X0, NW10 7HQ. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-8978-6000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/11/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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