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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 0.74% today. In the last week its performance is 8.98%, and 5.23% for the past quarter. Currently, Diageo plc, DEO has a target price of 119.31, so today’s gain of 0.74% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.54%.

Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), has a market cap of 71267.74, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.70%, and institutional ownership is 11.80%.

At the current price of 113.71, it has a dividend yield of 2.23%, 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 21.74, as well as a forward P/E of 20.4.

With a current EPS of 5.23, 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 -0.49%. Since its IPO date on 5/13/1996, the total performance to date is 5.57%.

Volume today for Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO), is 970083, while its average volume is 663.06. Whilst the total gain today was 0.74%, it did have a day high of 0.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.10%, and 1.58% for the month. The 52-week low for Diageo plc, DEO has been 15.01%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.92%.

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 4.63, and the P/S is 5.09, along with a P/B of 6.58. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 70.28.

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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