Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of -1.57% or -$2.13 shares. The trading starts at $136.09 and closed at $135.59 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $133.18 and day high was $136.14 on Friday, June 26. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 0.35 million while its average volume is 540.77K. In other hand, the DEO market cap reached to $77.15B. While, its current target price is $133.46 according to WSJ.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -6.27% and down -7.80% for month. Its quarterly performance was 6.16% above, while its half year performance is down -20.08%. DEO yearly performance stood at negative -22.23% and fall -20.76% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Diageo plc is 2.40.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. DEO EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 6.37. EPS for this year is 21.70%, while for the next year its value is 6.45. Sales growth for the current quarter is 6.17 while its EPS Q/Q reached 16.80%. It has an EPS of 7.00% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 3.40%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on DEO for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 7 of 23 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 4 as Sell, 2 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 10 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 21 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 21, 4 rated it sell, 7 rated it as Buy and 8 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $108.73-$182.25. Average target price for DEO was reached at $139.66.
The insider ownership moved to 0.70% and institutional holding shifted to 10.20%.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for DEO fall -11.69% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -4.19% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was -6.22%. The moving average value for Diageo plc (DEO) is 146.06 and 140.96 for 200 and 50 days respectively.