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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 -0.28% today. In the last week its performance is -0.14%, and 3.93% for the past quarter. Currently, Diageo plc, DEO has a target price of 119.31, so today’s gain of -0.28% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.36%.

Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), has a market cap of 71123.59, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 11.80%.

At the current price of 113.48, it has a dividend yield of 2.24%, and its target price is 119.31. This is with a profit margin of 23.50%, and total debt/equity of 1.28. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has a P/E of 22.36, as well as a forward P/E of 20.36.

With a current EPS of 5.07, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -16.13%,Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 7.40%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 4.70%.

Performance for the year is -3.24%. Since its IPO date on 5/13/1996, the total performance to date is 5.36%.

Volume today for Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), is 568700, while its average volume is 768.84. Whilst the total gain today was -0.28%, it did have a day high of -1.24%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.25%, and 1.68% for the month. The 52-week low for Diageo plc, DEO has been 14.77%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.12%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 15.40%, and its return on assets is 9.60%. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has an operating margin of 30.70%. With a sales growth of -5.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Diageo plc, DEO is in the sector Consumer Goods, its long-term debt/equity is 1.03, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 0.8 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Diageo plc? Well its PEG is 4.76, and the P/S is 5.24, along with a P/B of 6.77. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 72.32.

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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