Diageo plc (LON:DGE) insider Javier Ferran purchased 13,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 15th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 1,975 ($24.68) per share, for a total transaction of £256,750 ($320,777.11).

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

  • On Thursday, September 29th, Javier Ferran purchased 18,500 shares of Diageo plc stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 2,221 ($27.75) per share, for a total transaction of £410,885 ($513,349.58).

Diageo plc (LON:DGE) opened at 1987.50 on Wednesday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 49.89 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 2,160.26 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,057.31. Diageo plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,724.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,286.50.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Diageo plc (LON:DGE)

DGE has been the topic of several analyst reports. Societe Generale raised shares of Diageo plc to a “hold” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 1,990 ($24.86) to GBX 2,123 ($26.52) in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Diageo plc in a report on Thursday, July 28th. S&P Global Inc. set a GBX 2,400 ($29.99) price objective on shares of Diageo plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 28th. Deutsche Bank AG raised their price objective on shares of Diageo plc from GBX 1,900 ($23.74) to GBX 2,000 ($24.99) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 29th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,240 ($27.99) price objective on shares of Diageo plc in a report on Friday, July 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,197.25 ($27.45).

Diageo plc Company Profile

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.

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