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Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

DGE.L on London Stock Exchange

2,549.50GBp
18 Aug 2017
Change (% chg)

-36.00 (-1.39%)
Prev Close
2,585.50
Open
2,565.00
Day's High
2,573.50
Day's Low
2,549.50
Volume
4,346,913
Avg. Vol
4,323,545
52-wk High
2,604.00
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Fri, Aug 11 2017

Top Diageo shareholder questions company's M&A strategy

LONDON, Aug 11 One of Diageo's largest shareholders has questioned its decision to sell one of its oldest whiskey brands while buying a tequila company founded by actor George Clooney.

Kenya's East African Breweries full year after tax profit up 6 pct

NAIROBI, July 27 Kenya's East African Breweries said net profit for the year through June rose 6 percent to 8.5 billion Kenyan shillings ($81.89 million), helped by reduced operating costs and a slight rise in sales.

UPDATE 2-Britain's Diageo shares jump on higher margin target, buyback plan

* Shares jump more than 6 pct to record high (Adds analyst comment, background)

AstraZeneca pain weighs on FTSE, Diageo makes merry after results

LONDON, July 27 A punishing fall in AstraZeneca's shares after the failure of a key lung cancer study for the pharma company offset the impact of earnings-led gains for drinks giant Diageo on Britain's top share index.

AstraZeneca slump dominates European shares on busy earnings day

* But Nestle results disappoint (Adds details, updates prices)

BRIEF-Diageo cfo says encouraged that us year on year results improved but still work to do in vodka

* Diageo cfo says to manage leverage ratio in range of 2.5 to 3 times

Britain's Diageo raises margin growth forecast

LONDON, July 27 Britain's Diageo reported higher full-year sales and profits on Thursday, and raised its margin growth target, saying productivity initiatives were delivering ahead of expectations.

Diageo to buy George Clooney's Casamigos tequila for up to $1 billion

LONDON Diageo Plc has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos for up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits maker seeks to lift its presence in a high-growth market. | Video

UPDATE 3-Diageo to buy George Clooney's Casamigos tequila for up to $1 bln

* Analysts question if Casamigos can sustain pace of growth (Adds analyst comments, Diageo shares)

Diageo to buy George Clooney's tequila brand Casamigos for $1 bln

LONDON, June 21 Diageo PLC has agreed to buy George Clooney's high-end tequila brand Casamigos in a deal that values it at up to $1 billion, as the world's largest spirits company seeks to boost its presence in a high-growth market.

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