Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling maintained a Hold rating on Diageo (DGEAF – Research Report) yesterday and set a price target of £41.50. The company’s shares closed last Thursday at $43.84, close to its 52-week low of $42.21.
Stirling has an average return of 19.2% when recommending Diageo.
According to TipRanks.com, Stirling is ranked #1806 out of 7885 analysts.
The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Diageo with a $53.97 average price target, implying a 23.2% upside from current levels. In a report issued on May 17, Citigroup also maintained a Hold rating on the stock with a £41.50 price target.
Based on Diageo’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly net profit of $0. In comparison, last year the company had a net profit of $0.
Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 74 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock.
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Diageo Plc engages in the production and distribution of alcoholic beverages. Its brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JeB, Buchanan’s, Windsor and Bushmills whiskies, Smirnoff, Ciroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray, and Guinness. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America; Europe and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean; Asia Pacific; ISC; and Corporate and Other. The company was founded on October 21, 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.
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