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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 71814.53. It is in the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 24.76, a forward P/E of 18.67 and EPS of 4.62. At a stock price of 114.44 (-1.62%) it has a dividend yield of 3.36%.

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 10.25% and more long-term 6.80% 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 -2.18%. For the last month performance for Diageo plc is -0.30%. While the last quarter is 2.42% and half year, 8.77%. Finally for the year, performance is 7.05%.

The 52-week high for Diageo plc, is at -2.73%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.71%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.15% and 6.17% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.06%, and for the month it is 0.96%. Diageo plc, has a target price of 123.15.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1, and for total debt/equity Diageo plc has 1.28. The gross margin is 59.50%, while operating margin is 28.30%, the profit margin is 21.40%. The current ratio is 1.4 and the quick ratio is 0.7.

Insider ownership is at 0.70%, with instituitional ownership at 12.30%. Diageo plc has a payout ratio of 66.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 627.53. The shares float is 625.16, with the float short at 0.39%, with short ratio coming to 3.73.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Diageo plc, get 8.20%, with its returns on investment at 13.10%. Return on equity is 28.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 123.15, 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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