Diageo plc (LON:DGE) insider Kathryn Mikells acquired 9 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 10th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 2,560 ($33.66) per share, for a total transaction of £230.40 ($302.92).
Kathryn Mikells also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, September 11th, Kathryn Mikells acquired 8 shares of Diageo plc stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 2,609 ($34.30) per share, for a total transaction of £208.72 ($274.41).
- On Thursday, August 10th, Kathryn Mikells acquired 7 shares of Diageo plc stock. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 2,486 ($32.68) per share, for a total transaction of £174.02 ($228.79).
Diageo plc (LON DGE) opened at 2555.50 on Wednesday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 64.23 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 2,523.26 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 2,380.08. Diageo plc has a 12 month low of GBX 1,946.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 2,616.00.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th were given a dividend of GBX 38.50 ($0.51) per share. This represents a yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 10th. This is a positive change from Diageo plc’s previous dividend of $23.70.
A number of research firms recently commented on DGE. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 2,800 ($36.81) price objective on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Monday, September 11th. Jefferies Group LLC set a GBX 3,000 ($39.44) price objective on Diageo plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price objective on Diageo plc from GBX 2,700 ($35.50) to GBX 2,840 ($37.34) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 12th. Berenberg Bank lowered Diageo plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 2,550 ($33.53) price objective on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Bryan, Garnier & Co lifted their target price on Diageo plc from GBX 2,210 ($29.06) to GBX 2,320 ($30.50) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 23rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,557.41 ($33.62).
Diageo plc Company Profile
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 Liqueur, Wine, Raki, Tequila, Canadian Whisky, American Whiskey, Progressive Adult Beverages, Cachaca, Brandy and Ready to Drink.
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