Diageo plc Given Sell Rating at Canaccord Genuity (DEO)
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Thursday. They now have a $125.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Monday. Finally, analysts at Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Monday. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. Diageo plc has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $125.00.
Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) traded down 0.17% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $116.91. 1,308,075 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Diageo plc has a 52 week low of $114.96 and a 52 week high of $134.08. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $124.7 and a 200-day moving average of $124.7. The company has a market cap of $73.215 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.43.
The company also recently declared a special dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $2.158 per share. This represents a yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 13th.
Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) is engaged in drinks business.
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