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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) from Consumer Goods

Today’s top gainers include the company Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) which is in the industry Beverages – Wineries & Distillers, gaining 0.39% today. In the last week its performance is -1.67%, and -2.72% for the past quarter. Currently, Diageo plc, DEO has a target price of 124.86, so today’s gain of 0.39% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.46%.

Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), has a market cap of 67837.09, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 12.20%.

At the current price of 108.15, it has a dividend yield of 3.41%, and its target price is 124.86. This is with a profit margin of 21.40%, and total debt/equity of 1.28. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has a P/E of 24.77, as well as a forward P/E of 17.5.

With a current EPS of 4.37, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.35%,Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.80%.

Performance for the year is -2.50%. Since its IPO date on 5/13/1996, the total performance to date is 2.11%.

Volume today for Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), is 607200, while its average volume is 582.04. Whilst the total gain today was 0.39%, it did have a day high of -8.07%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.00%, and 0.95% for the month. The 52-week low for Diageo plc, DEO has been 11.24%, while the 52-week-high has reached -8.07%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 13.10%, and its return on assets is 8.20%. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has an operating margin of 28.30%. With a sales growth of 12.80% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Diageo plc, DEO is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1, and has a current ratio of 1.4 and 0.7 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Diageo plc? Well its PEG is 3.64, and the P/S is 5.28, along with a P/B of 6.49. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.96.

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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