Why Are People Talking About Investing in DEO?

Join us for a quick overview of Diageo, a Beverages company whose shares moved 0.2% today. Here are some facts about the stock that should help you see the bigger picture:

  • Diageo has moved -23.8% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 15.4%

  • DEO has an average analyst rating of buy and is -14.09% away from its mean target price of $165.53 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $8.28

  • Diageo has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 17.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $5.65 and its forward P/E ratio is 25.2

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 40.79 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Diageo is part of the Consumer Staples sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 21.21 and an average P/B of 4.12

  • DEO has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 14.6% and gross profit margins of 0.6%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $872.37 Million, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, and sale of alcoholic beverages. It offers scotch, gin, vodka, rum, raki, liqueur, wine, tequila, Chinese white spirits, cachaça, and brandy, as well as beer, including cider and flavoured malt beverages. The company also provides Canadian, Irish, American, and Indian-Made Foreign Liquor whiskies, as well as ready to drink and non-alcoholic products. It provides its products primarily under the Johnnie Walker, Guinness, Tanqueray, Baileys, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Crown Royal, Don Julio, Cîroc, Buchanan's, Casamigos, J&B, and Ketel One brands. The company operates in the United States, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Australia, Korea, India, Greater China, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Nigeria, and internationally. Diageo plc was incorporated in 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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