Diageo plc Rating Reiterated by Credit Suisse (DEO)
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Friday. Separately, 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. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank 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 given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $125.00.
Shares of Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) traded down 0.17% 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 price-to-earnings ratio of 19.43.
The company also recently announced a special dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $2.158 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 13th.
Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) is engaged in drinks business.
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