Kathryn Mikells Purchases 9 Shares of Diageo plc (DGE) Stock
Diageo plc (LON:DGE) insider Kathryn Mikells purchased 9 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 2,560 ($33.66) per share, for a total transaction of £230.40 ($302.92).
Kathryn Mikells also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, September 11th, Kathryn Mikells purchased 8 shares of Diageo plc stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 2,609 ($34.30) per share, for a total transaction of £208.72 ($274.41).
- On Thursday, August 10th, Kathryn Mikells purchased 7 shares of Diageo plc stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 2,486 ($32.68) per share, for a total transaction of £174.02 ($228.79).
Diageo plc (LON DGE) opened at 2558.50 on Thursday. The company’s market cap is GBX 64.31 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,524.22 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,381.33. Diageo plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,946.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,616.00.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th were given a GBX 38.50 ($0.51) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 10th. This represents a yield of 1.6%. This is a positive change from Diageo plc’s previous dividend of $23.70.
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 2,420 ($31.82) price target on Diageo plc and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. Jefferies Group LLC lowered their price target on Diageo plc from GBX 3,000 ($39.44) to GBX 2,900 ($38.13) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,800 ($36.81) price target on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.30) price target on shares of Diageo plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 2,557.41 ($33.62).
About Diageo plc
Diageo PLC is an alcoholic beverage company. The Company operates in various categories, including spirits and beer. Its geographic segments include North America; Europe, Russia and Turkey; Africa; Latin America and Caribbean, and Asia Pacific. Its principal products includes Scotch whisky, Gin, Vodka, Rum, Beer, Irish Cream Liqueur, Wine, Raki, Tequila, Canadian Whisky, American Whiskey, Progressive Adult Beverages, Cachaca, Brandy and Ready to Drink.
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