Diageo plc (LON:DGE) insider Kathryn Mikells purchased 7 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,486 ($32.37) per share, with a total value of £174.02 ($226.62).

Kathryn Mikells also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 10th, Kathryn Mikells purchased 8 shares of Diageo plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,285 ($29.76) per share, with a total value of £182.80 ($238.05).
  • On Monday, June 12th, Kathryn Mikells purchased 9 shares of Diageo plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,317 ($30.17) per share, with a total value of £208.53 ($271.56).
  • On Monday, May 15th, Kathryn Mikells sold 20,664 shares of Diageo plc stock. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,291 ($29.83), for a total transaction of £473,412.24 ($616,502.46).

Diageo plc (LON DGE) traded down 0.86% during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 2473.50. The company had a trading volume of 2,936,336 shares. Diageo plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,946.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,545.50. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 62.16 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 2,343.31 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 2,296.80.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be issued a dividend of GBX 38.50 ($0.50) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 10th. This is a boost from Diageo plc’s previous dividend of $23.70.

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A number of analysts have commented on DGE shares. UBS AG set a GBX 2,450 ($31.91) price objective on shares of Diageo plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 2,700 ($35.16) price objective on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Wednesday. Citigroup Inc. set a GBX 2,500 ($32.56) price objective on shares of Diageo plc and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,700 ($35.16) price objective on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 2,400 ($31.25) price objective on shares of Diageo plc and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and fifteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Diageo plc has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 2,521.05 ($32.83).

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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