How Many Diageo plc (LON:DGE)’s Analysts Are Bearish?

February 15, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 How Many Diageo plc (LON:DGE)'s Analysts Are Bearish?

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) Ratings Coverage

Among 29 analysts covering Diageo PLC (LON:DGE), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Diageo PLC had 348 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by Whitman Howard. Barclays Capital maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) on Friday, July 29 with “Equal Weight” rating. Bernstein maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) on Wednesday, March 9 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, October 17. The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, November 20. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, July 31. The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, January 24 by JP Morgan. Whitman Howard maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) on Thursday, June 29 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) on Thursday, January 21 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, August 21. Below is a list of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) latest ratings and price target changes.

07/02/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 2550.00 New Target: GBX 2667.00 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 2840.00 New Target: GBX 2840.00 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 2100.00 New Target: GBX 2100.00 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Performer Old Target: GBX 2600.00 New Target: GBX 2400.00 Downgrade
29/01/2018 Broker: Investec Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 2550.00 New Target: GBX 2550.00 Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Kepler Cheuvreux Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 2550.00 New Target: GBX 2550.00 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform New Target: GBX 2840.00 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 2550.00 New Target: GBX 2550.00 Maintain
25/01/2018 Broker: Beaufort Securities Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 2600.00 New Target: GBX 2500.00 Downgrade
25/01/2018 Broker: Bryan Garnier & Cie Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 2320.00 New Target: GBX 2320.00 Maintain

The stock increased 0.08% or GBX 2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2475.5. About 4.04M shares traded. Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company has market cap of 61.00 billion GBP. The firm offers a collection of brands across spirits, beer, cider, and wine categories. It has a 19.45 P/E ratio. The Company’s brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan's and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray, and Guinness.

More important recent Diageo plc (LON:DGE) news were published by: Fool.Co.Uk which released: “Why I’d buy Diageo plc over this super growth stock” on January 25, 2018, also Bna.com published article titled: “Diageo Warns of $350M Hit From EU’s Probe on UK Tax Scheme”, Bloomberg.com published: “Diageo Keeps Walking as Activists Push Consumer Giants on Profit” on January 25, 2018. More interesting news about Diageo plc (LON:DGE) was released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Schulhoff & Co Inc Buys BP PLC, Diageo PLC, Sherwin-Williams Co” with publication date: January 26, 2018.

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