Diageo (NYSE:DEO) will be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, January 25th.
Shares of Diageo (NYSE DEO) traded up $0.09 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $145.24. The company had a trading volume of 364,586 shares, compared to its average volume of 419,342. The company has a current ratio of 1.30, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.58. Diageo has a twelve month low of $106.61 and a twelve month high of $147.06. The stock has a market capitalization of $90,420.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.88 and a beta of 0.75.
Several brokerages recently issued reports on DEO. Evercore ISI began coverage on Diageo in a report on Thursday, September 28th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $152.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Diageo from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $162.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $155.40 price objective (up from $155.20) on shares of Diageo in a report on Saturday, September 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Diageo presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $156.00.
Diageo Company Profile
Diageo 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.
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