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Diageo PLC (DGE.L)

DGE.L on London Stock Exchange

2,847.00GBp
12 Dec 2018
Change (% chg)

20.50 (+0.73%)
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2,826.50
Open
2,831.00
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2,874.50
Day's Low
2,829.00
Volume
4,449,512
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3,951,285
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2,885.00
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2,345.50

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Diageo PLC is an alcoholic beverage company. The Company operates in various categories, including spirits and beer. Its geographic segments include North America; Europe, Russia and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. Its principal products includes Scotch whisky, Gin, Vodka, Rum, Beer, Irish Cream... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.88
Market Cap(Mil.): £63,659.38
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 2,511.22
Dividend: 38.50
Yield (%): --

Financials

  DGE.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 23.54 30.69 40.45
EPS (TTM): 1.08 -- --
ROI: 13.75 7.17 61.29
ROE: 28.84 12.73 72.74

Activist fund Elliott set to shake up drinks giant Pernod

LONDON/PARIS Elliott Management has built up a stake in Pernod Ricard and called on the family-backed French drinks company to boost profit margins and improve returns for investors.

12:06pm EST

UPDATE 5-Activist fund Elliott set to shake up drinks giant Pernod

* Elliott wants cost cuts, suggests merger with rival-source (Adds Pernod Ricard statement, Bernstein comments, updates shares)

12:00pm EST

Activist fund Elliott set to shake up drinks giant Pernod

LONDON/PARIS Elliott Management has taken a stake in Pernod Ricard and wants the family-backed French drinks company to try to improve its performance via cost cuts and a potential merger with a rival.

9:24am EST

Breakingviews - Pernod Ricard served a shot of Diageo by Elliott

PARIS (Reuters Breakingviews) - It’s getting increasingly crowded at the bar for shareholder activists in Europe, but it’s still possible to get a good drink. Elliott Advisors, the U.S. hedge fund manager, has found another decent tipple in the form of Pernod Ricard, the French purveyor of booze like Absolut vodka and Chivas Regal whisky. 

7:12am EST

Rugby-Guinness takes Six Nations title sponsorship

LONDON, Dec 7 Guinness will become the title sponsor of the Six Nations rugby tournament from 2019 after a six-year deal was announced on Friday.

Dec 07 2018

Diageo to sell 19 brands to U.S.-based Sazerac for $550 million

Diageo Plc is selling 19 lower-end spirits brands including Seagrams VO Canadian whisky and Goldschlager cinnamon schnapps to U.S.-based Sazerac for $550 million, as it focuses on its premium labels such as Johnnie Walker in the United States. | Video

Nov 12 2018

UPDATE 3-Diageo to sell 19 brands to U.S.-based Sazerac for $550 mln

* Company closely watching cannabis market developments (Adds CFO comments, detail on Seagram's 7)

Nov 12 2018

Diageo to sell 19 brands to U.S.-based Sazerac for $550 mln

Nov 12 Diageo Plc agreed to sell 19 brands to U.S.-based company Sazerac for $550 million, the world's largest spirits company said on Monday.

Nov 12 2018

Pernod Ricard cautions of slower growth after stellar quarter

PARIS Demand in China and India powered a 10.4 percent rise in quarterly sales for France's Pernod Ricard , helping the maker of Absolut vodka and Martell cognac offset slower progress in its main U.S. market.

Oct 18 2018

Smirnoff-maker Diageo's sales set for currency hangover

British spirits maker Diageo flagged a bigger than expected sales hit from currency movements on Thursday, an early indication of the potential impact of recent volatility on companies with emerging market revenues.

Sep 20 2018

Earnings vs. Estimates