Diageo PLC (DEO) Stake Held by Goelzer Investment Management Inc

Marco Green
April 20, 2018

Synovus Financial Corp boosted its position in shares of Diageo plc by 86.1% in the third quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $86,976.92, a P/E ratio of 25.22, a PEG ratio of 2.90 and a beta of 0.70. Active investor focuses on important indicators those changes daily in trading session that includes where the Diageo plc stock price change moved UP, DOWN or UNCHNAGE? Now the institutional investor is holding 1,945 shares, compared to the 33,956 from the previous quarter.

Goelzer Investment Management Inc has risen its stake in and also increased its holding in by shares in the quarter, for a total of shares. CIBC Asset Management Inc now owns 7,145 shares of the company's stock worth $1,043,000 after purchasing an additional 412 shares during the period. Diageo had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Verity & Verity LLC now owns 46,821 shares of the company's stock valued at $5,433,000 after buying an additional 1,633 shares during the period. The Average True Range is an investor tool used to measure stock volatility.

Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) closed its last session at $139.77. However, the volume average of the last three months is 0.44 million shares.

But there are also a few more statistics, such as the 20-day simple moving average that is evaluated at 2.02% as well as the 50-day simple moving average that is now estimated at 2.47%. Gardner Russo & Gardner Llc who had been investing in Diageo Plc Sponsored Adr for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $83.90B market cap company.

Diageo plc's stock is facing various challenges, but there is also a lot of space for achieving higher profits. Investors of record on Friday, February 23rd were paid a dividend of $1.4232 per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, February 22nd.

Several research analysts have weighed in on DEO shares. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to "Sector Perform" rating in Monday, January 29 report. Jefferies Group set a $157.00 target price on Diageo and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, January 11th. As per Friday, March 31, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Diageo plc from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, April 6th.

Total analysts of 2 have positions in Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO) as follows: 1 rated it a "Buy", 0 with "Sell" and 1 with "Hold". The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $125.00. The company offers a collection of brands across spirits, beer, cider, and wine categories.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 30.3%.

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