Diageo PLC (DGE.L)
26 May 2017
Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)
May 12(Reuters) - Sonocom Co Ltd <7902.T>:Says it appoints current president Koichi Sono as chairman of the board of the company .Says it appoints Kiyohiro Takagi as new president.Says change effective June 29. Full Article
May 10 (Reuters) - Diageo Plc
Diageo says now entering consultation period w/ employees and their representatives to discuss proposals in more detail
April 20 (Reuters) - :GMB Scotland Union says Diageo to cut 105 jobs in Scotland due to brexit concerns. Full Article
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: Diageo CFO says it's important for company that UK continues to benefit from open access to EU . Diageo CFO says too early to say if Brexit has impacted business or consumer demand for alcoholic drinks .Diageo CFO says no news regarding relationship w/ former chairman of United Spirits, Vijay Mallya. Full Article
Diageo we are confident of achieving our objective of mid-single digit top line growth, and in three years ending f19 delivering 100bps of organic operating margin improvement."
Exceptional eps increased 1% to 89.4 pence : Board recommended a final dividend increase of 5% bringing full year dividend to 59.2 pence per share . We are confident of achieving our objective of mid-single digit top line growth, and in three years ending f19 delivering 100bps of organic operating margin improvement." . Fy underlying eps rose 1 percent to 89.4 pence . Total dividend 59.2 penceper share . Fy organic results improved with volume growth of 1.3%, net sales growth of 2.8%, and operating profit growth of 3.5% . Reported net sales declined 3.0% .Fy basic eps fell 6 percent to 89.5 pence. Full Article
LONDON, May 9 Diageo, the world's largest spirits company, is stepping up its marketing in the United States, starting in the second half of this year and again next year, armed with a new programme of data analysis that lets it spend more smartly.