Diageo plc (DEO) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Diageo plc (DEO) as 4, which is a Sell recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. A total of 2 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 6 research analysts is 1.67, which indicates as a Buy.
Also, Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm Goldman Sachs upgrades its rating on Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO). The rating major has initiated the coverage with neutral rating on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Sell by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on June 28, 2016.
Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO): After opening at $113.13, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $112.69 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $113.88 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $113.72 for the day, a gain of 2.29% for the day session. The total traded volume was 604,358. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $111.17.
Diageo plc (Diageo) is a drinks business company. The Company is a provider of beverage alcohol of various brands in spirits, beer and wine. The Company produces its brands from more than 200 sites in over 30 countries. Diageo owns manufacturing production facilities across the globe, including maltings, distilleries, breweries, packaging plants, maturation warehouses, cooperages, vineyards, wineries and distribution warehouses. Diageos brands are also produced at plants owned and operated by third parties and joint ventures at a number of locations around the world. Its geographical segments are North America, Europe, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, Asia Pacific and Corporate. It offers products under various brands, including Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray, Guinness, Crown Royal, Yeni Raki, JeB, Buchanans, Bundaberg, Ypioca, Cacique, Windsor, Bells, JeB, Grand Old Parr, Shui Jing Fang, Ciroc and Bulleit Bourbon, among others.