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Diageo Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.78 (-1.13 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $155.88
50-Day Range
MA: $145.40
52-Week Range
Now: $155.88
Volume357,054 shs
Average Volume540,412 shs
Market Capitalization$91.14 billion
P/E Ratio28.34
Dividend Yield2.77%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.65 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Beverages



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$14.82 billion
Cash Flow$8.51 per share
Book Value$16.61 per share



Market Cap$91.14 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
-1.78 (-1.13 %)
(As of 12/2/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Diageo (NYSE:DEO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Diageo's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Diageo's stock was trading at $131.36 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, DEO shares have increased by 18.7% and is now trading at $155.88.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Diageo?

22 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Diageo in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 7 hold ratings and 12 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Diageo?

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

Diageo declared a semi-annual dividend on Wednesday, August 5th. Investors of record on Friday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $1.3623 per share on Wednesday, October 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 13th.
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What price target have analysts set for DEO?

22 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Diageo's shares. Their forecasts range from $123.00 to $164.00. On average, they expect Diageo's stock price to reach $143.50 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.9%.
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Are investors shorting Diageo?

Diageo saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 606,200 shares, an increase of 60.5% from the October 15th total of 377,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 532,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.1 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Diageo's key competitors?

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).

Who are Diageo's key executives?

Diageo's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Ivan M. Menezes, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Ms. Kathryn A. Mikells, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Debra A. Crew, Pres of Diageo North America (Age 49)
  • Ms. Yvonne Harrison, Corp. Information Officer
  • Mr. Vinod Rao, Group Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations (Age 57)
  • Ms. Siobhan Moriarty, Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Tom Day, Chief Sales Officer
  • Ms. Cristina Diezhandino, Chief Marketing Officer (Age 53)
  • Ms. Mairéad Nayager, Chief HR Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. John O'Keeffe, Pres of Diageo Africa (Age 48)

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 Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.55%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (0.36%), Morgan Stanley (0.30%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.17%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.14%) and Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.14%).

Which major investors are selling Diageo stock?

DEO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Schafer Cullen Capital Management Inc, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Cullen Capital Management LLC, Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., and TD Asset Management Inc..

Which major investors are buying Diageo stock?

DEO stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pendal Group Limited, Orbis Allan Gray Ltd, BlackRock Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Brinker Capital Investments LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Kestra Advisory Services LLC, and CIBC Private Wealth Group 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Diageo's stock price today?

One share of DEO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $155.88.

How big of a company is Diageo?

Diageo has a market capitalization of $91.14 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. Diageo employs 28,490 workers across the globe.

What is Diageo's official website?

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

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 12/3/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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