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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 71570.87. It is in the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 24.73, a forward P/E of 18.63 and EPS of 4.62. At a stock price of 114.55 (0.32%) it has a dividend yield of 3.37%.

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 10.65% 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 0.43%. For the last month performance for Diageo plc is 2.34%. While the last quarter is 6.81% and half year, 14.56%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.87%.

The 52-week high for Diageo plc, is at -1.14%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.83%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.69% and 6.98% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 0.70%, and for the month it is 0.84%. Diageo plc, has a target price of 119.73.

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 11.90%. Diageo plc has a payout ratio of 66.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 626.77. The shares float is 625.66, with the float short at 0.42%, with short ratio coming to 3.06.

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 119.73, 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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