Diageo plc (LON:DGE) Insider Javier Ferrán Acquires 271 Shares

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) insider Javier Ferrán bought 271 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 10th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 3,051 ($40.13) per share, with a total value of £8,268.21 ($10,876.36).

Javier Ferrán also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, November 11th, Javier Ferrán bought 267 shares of Diageo stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 3,096 ($40.73) per share, with a total value of £8,266.32 ($10,873.88).

Shares of LON:DGE opened at GBX 3,072.50 ($40.42) on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 125.00, a current ratio of 1.34 and a quick ratio of 0.52. Diageo plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,688.50 ($35.37) and a 1-year high of GBX 3,633.50 ($47.80). The company has a market capitalization of $72.04 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.62. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 3,120.65 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 3,303.68.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on DGE. Shore Capital restated an “under review” rating on shares of Diageo in a research report on Thursday, September 19th. Independent Research set a GBX 3,700 ($48.67) target price on shares of Diageo and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, September 20th. Royal Bank of Canada upgraded shares of Diageo to an “outperform” rating and boosted their target price for the company from GBX 3,100 ($40.78) to GBX 3,500 ($46.04) in a research report on Tuesday, December 3rd. Berenberg Bank restated a “hold” rating on shares of Diageo in a research report on Tuesday, October 15th. Finally, Deutsche Bank set a GBX 3,500 ($46.04) target price on shares of Diageo and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, October 4th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,423.33 ($45.03).

About Diageo

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company offers a collection of brands across spirits, beer, cider, and wine categories. Its brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan's and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Bundaberg, McDowell's No.

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