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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 -0.10% today. In the last week its performance is -1.01%, and 6.35% for the past quarter. Currently, Diageo plc, DEO has a target price of 120.57, so today’s gain of -0.10% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.43%.

Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), has a market cap of 72493.58, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 11.90%.

At the current price of 115.69, it has a dividend yield of 2.19%, and its target price is 120.57. This is with a profit margin of 21.30%, and total debt/equity of 1.28. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has a P/E of 22.38, as well as a forward P/E of 20.77.

With a current EPS of 5.18, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at -14.14%,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 7.20%.

Performance for the year is 4.95%. Since its IPO date on 5/13/1996, the total performance to date is 7.52%.

Volume today for Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), is 175802, while its average volume is 843.14. Whilst the total gain today was -0.10%, it did have a day high of -1.82%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.86%, and 0.98% for the month. The 52-week low for Diageo plc, DEO has been 17.01%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.82%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.70%, and its return on assets is 8.20%. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) has an operating margin of 28.20%. 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 3.11, and the P/S is 5.24, along with a P/B of 6.47. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.77.

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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