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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 70941.83. It is in the Beverages – Wineries & Distillers industry and sector Consumer Goods, with a current P/E of 21.64, a forward P/E of 20.3 and EPS of 5.23. At a stock price of 113.19 (-0.46%) it has a dividend yield of 2.24%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 7.40%, more recently this last year it has grown by 2.10%. The next year growth is going to be about -16.13% and more long-term 4.70% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -17.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 2.00% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -5.50%.

For performance, Diageo plc the past week has seen a gain of 9.24%. For the last month performance for Diageo plc is 3.71%. While the last quarter is 6.39% and half year, 6.37%. Finally for the year, performance is -0.32%.

The 52-week high for Diageo plc, is at -4.36%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.48%. The 20-day simple moving average is 4.76% and 4.67% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.80%, and for the month it is 1.59%. Diageo plc, has a target price of 119.31.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 1.03, and for total debt/equity Diageo plc has 1.28. The gross margin is 57.60%, while operating margin is 30.70%, the profit margin is 23.50%. The current ratio is 1.5 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.70%, with instituitional ownership at 11.80%. Diageo plc has a payout ratio of 58.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 626.75. The shares float is 625.7, with the float short at 0.11%, with short ratio coming to 1.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Diageo plc, get 9.60%, with its returns on investment at 15.40%. Return on equity is 33.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 119.31, 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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