Diageo stock: buy or sell?

DEO stock price: $126.41 4.26% At close on April 6th, 2020

Updated on:
April 6th, 2020


Diageo skyrocketed an exceptional 4.26% and closed at $126.41. On Mar 26th DEO boosted a dazzling 9.23%.

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.

Should I buy Diageo stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that fits your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Diageo stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Diageo stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for DEO stock for the last 30 days.

Diageo stock analysis

Daily outlook

Diageo skyrocketed an exceptional 4.26% and closed at $126.41.

Diageo shares skyrocketed 4.26% to $126.41 today. DEO is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $130.82.

DEO stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Diageo escalated an impressive 4.26% this week. By mid March DEO collapsed a chilling -16.58% in just one week. Late March DEO skyrocketed an exceptional 12.85% in just one week.

Far behind is the all-time high Diageo recorded early September and since then the price is -27.57% below that top. Since late January, when DEO stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-41.16 per share (-24.56%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

DEO stock chart (weekly)

Diageo stock price history

Diageo stock went public on March 14th, 1991 with a price of $0.001. Since then, DEO stock surged a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested right after DEO's IPO a $1,000 in Diageo stock in 1991, it would worth $inf today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Diageo stock historical price chart

DEO stock reached all-time highs on September with a price of $174.53.

Diageo stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' DEO stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for Diageo stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when Diageo presented its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
DEO earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a slightly fine movement of 0.94% to $12,163.00 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, slightly better, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) raised a 2.75% to 24.85%.

DEO annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$11,300 M-$2,450 M21.7%-
2014$10,260 M-9.20%$2,330 M22.7%-4.90%
2015$10,813 M5.39%$2,381 M22.0%2.19%
2016$10,485 M-3.03%$2,244 M21.4%-5.75%
2017$12,050 M14.93%$2,662 M22.1%18.63%
2018$12,163 M0.94%$3,022 M24.8%13.52%

Quarterly financial results

Reported quarter earnings marked $0.00 million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed steady a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was nan%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Diageo sales marked a neutral movement and remained stable a nan%.
DEO quarterly Sales and Income evolution

Diageo ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Diageo shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.00% of all shares.

In case of Diageo stock, 10.27% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for DEO stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$73.9 B
Total shares584.3 M
Float shares587.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)10.3%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Diageo summary

Monday, April 6th, 2020
Day range$123.53 - $127.45
Previous close$121.24
Session gain4.26%
Average true range$7.72
50d mov avg$141.21
100d mov avg$152.28
200d mov avg$157.98
Daily patternlb02a
Weekly pattern lb06a

Diageo performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Diageo stock.

Diageo competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Diageo competitor. This doesn't mean Diageo does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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