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How has Diageo plc:(NYSE:DEO) performed recently?

Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 72549.92. It is in the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 22.4, a forward P/E of 20.79 and EPS of 5.18. At a stock price of 115.19 (-0.61%) it has a dividend yield of 2.19%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.20%, more recently this last year it has grown by -5.80%. The next year growth is going to be about -14.14% and more long-term 7.20% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 31.40%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 1.10% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 12.80%.

For performance, Diageo plc the past week has seen a gain of 0.93%. For the last month performance for Diageo plc is 1.93%. While the last quarter is 6.57% and half year, 7.46%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.92%.

The 52-week high for Diageo plc, is at -2.25%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 16.50%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.50% and 5.88% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.04%, and for the month it is 1.05%. Diageo plc, has a target price of 120.57.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1, and for total debt/equity Diageo plc has 1.28. The gross margin is 57.60%, while operating margin is 28.20%, the profit margin is 21.30%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.70%, with instituitional ownership at 11.90%. Diageo plc has a payout ratio of 40.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 625.97. The shares float is 625.78, with the float short at 0.48%, with short ratio coming to 3.59.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Diageo plc, get 8.20%, with its returns on investment at 12.70%. Return on equity is 28.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 120.57, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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