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Morning Hot Stocks: Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO)

With a market cap of 75.57 B, Diageo plc has a large market cap size. Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/13/1996. Diageo plc is in the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Diageo plc, is 381.25, and so far today it has a volume of 120323. Performance year to date since the 5/13/1996 is 15.83%.

To help you determine whether Diageo plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 24.38 and forward P/E is 20.73. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Diageo plc has a value for PEG of 2.68. P/S ratio is 5.17 and the P/B ratio is 6.17. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 42.34 and 73.78 respectively.

At the current price Diageo plc is trading at, 119.84 (-0.46% today), Diageo plc has a dividend yield of 2.53%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 64.40%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 4.94, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.20% after growing -5.80% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 19.20%, and 8.80% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 627.75, and the number of shares float is 625.73. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.70%, and institutional ownership is at 12.10%. The float short is 0.12%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.89. Management has seen a return on assets of 8.50%, and also a return on investment of 13.10%.

The ability for Diageo plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.3, and quick ratio is 0.7. Long term debt/equity is 0.84 and total debt/equity is 1.16. In terms of margins, Diageo plc has a gross margin of 60.80%, with its operating margin at 28.50%, and Diageo plc has a profit margin of 20.80%.

The 52 week high is -2.95%, with 20.49% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -0.27% and the 200 day simple moving average is 6.51%.

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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