Diageo plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-9.000 (-0.260%)
52 week
2462.078 - 3641.0

Last traded: Last Friday at 3:37 PM

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company offers scotch, whisky, gin, vodka, rum, ready to drink products, Irish cream liqueur, raki, liqueur, wine, tequila, Canadian whisky, American whiskey, cachaca, and brandy, as well as beer, including cider and non-alcoholic products. It provides its products primarily under the Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray, and Guinness brands. The company has operations in North America, Europe, Turkey, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorBeverages—Wineries & Distilleries / Consumer Defensive
Full time employees27783
Mailing addressLakeside Drive Park Royal London NW10 7HQ United Kingdom
Phone / Fax44 20 8978 6000 / 44 20 8978 1577


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Diageo plc paid £0.73 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 26 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 62.11%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.DGE dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

DGE's forward dividend amount is £0.73 and the forward dividend yield is 2.10%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Sep 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Diageo plc.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Ivan M. MenezesCEO & Exec. Director613.93M
Ms. Lavanya ChandrashekarCFO & Director
Ms. Yvonne HarrisonCorp. Information Officer
Mr. Vinod RaoGroup Treasurer & Head of Investor Relations57
Ms. Siobhan MoriartyGen. Counsel & Company Sec.58
Ms. Rajalakshmi AzariahHead of Corp. & Brand Communications
Ms. Cristina DiezhandinoChief Marketing Officer53
Ms. Mairead NayagerChief HR Officer45
Mr. John O'KeeffePres of Africa & Beer48
Mr. John Thomas KennedyPres of Europe & India55

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Diageo plc is 80.67B and its enterprise value is 94.7B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of DGE is 7.44.

The DGE's stocks Beta value is 0.47 making it 53% less volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Diageo plc (LSE:DGE) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Diageo plc's Stock Symbol?

Diageo plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "DGE".

2. What is Diageo plc's stock price today?

One share of DGE stock can currently be purchased for approximately £3458.

3. How can I contact Diageo plc?

Diageo plc's mailing address is Lakeside Drive Park Royal London NW10 7HQ United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 8978 6000.

4. What is Diageo plc's official website?

The official website of Diageo plc is http://www.diageo.com.