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Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) has been retained to Buy in a statement by Beaufort Securities earlier today.

Yesterday Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) traded 0.55% higher at 2,181.50GBX. The company’s 50-day moving average is 2,142.74GBX and its 200-day moving average is 1,983.63GBX. The last closing price is up 10.68% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has decreased -0.01% over the same time. 317,650 shares of the stock were exchanged, down from an average trading volume of 4,749,160

Beaufort Securities has retained Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) to Buy in a report released on 9/22/2016.

Previously on Wednesday September 21, 2016, Jefferies International reported on Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) held steady the target price at 2,500.00GBX. At the time, this indicated a possible upside of 0.14%.

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Diageo PLC has a 52 week low of 1,705.00GBX and a 52 week high of 2,218.00GBX with a P/E ratio of 24.64 The company’s market cap is currently 0 GBX.

In addition to Beaufort Securities reporting its target price, a total of 20 brokers have issued a report on the stock. The consensus target price is 2,132.25GBX with 4 brokers rating the stock a strong buy, 11 brokers rating the stock a buy, 8 brokers rating the stock a hold, 3 brokers rating the stock a underperform, and finally 1 broker rating the stock a sell.

General Information About Diageo PLC (LON:DGE)

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. The Company's brands includes Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray and Guinness. It manages its operations from various locations, including the United Kingdom; Ireland; Italy; Turkey; the United States; Canada; Brazil; Mexico; Australia; Singapore; India; Nigeria; South Africa; East Africa, and Africa Regional Markets. It also produces a range of ready to drink products mainly in the United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, Australia, the United States and Canada.

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