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How to buy Diageo PLC ADR stock

Learn how to easily invest in Diageo PLC ADR stock.

Diageo PLC ADR is a beverages-wineries & distilleries business based in the US. Diageo PLC ADR shares (DEO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Diageo PLC ADR employs 28,558 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $15.5 billion.

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Diageo PLC ADR stock price (NYSE: DEO)

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Diageo PLC ADR shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-02.
Latest market close$173.58
52-week range$163.50 - $218.65
50-day moving average $180.76
200-day moving average $191.38
Wall St. target price$213.85
PE ratio 28.0678
Dividend yield $0.762 (2.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.05

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Is it a good time to buy Diageo PLC ADR stock?

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Diageo PLC ADR price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $173.58 from 2022-10-05

1 week (2022-09-29) 2.14%
1 month (2022-09-06) -0.45%
3 months (2022-07-06) 0.02%
6 months (2022-04-06) -18.07%
1 year (2021-10-06) -10.00%
2 years (2020-10-06) 25.48%
3 years (2019-10-04) 6.28%
5 years (2017-10-06) 30.55%

Is Diageo PLC ADR stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Diageo PLC ADR stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Diageo PLC ADR's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Diageo PLC ADR's P/E ratio

Diageo PLC ADR's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 28x. In other words, Diageo PLC ADR shares trade at around 28x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

Diageo PLC ADR's PEG ratio

Diageo PLC ADR's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.3258. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Diageo PLC ADR's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


Diageo PLC ADR's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Diageo PLC ADR's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Diageo PLC ADR financials

Revenue TTM $15.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 31.11%
Gross profit TTM $9.5 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.78%
Return on equity TTM 37.2%
Profit margin 21.03%
Book value $13.69
Market capitalisation $93.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Diageo PLC ADR share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 52.08% of net profits

Recently Diageo PLC ADR has paid out, on average, around 52.08% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Diageo PLC ADR shareholders could enjoy a 2.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Diageo PLC ADR's case, that would currently equate to about $0.762 per share.

Diageo PLC ADR's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Diageo PLC ADR's most recent dividend payout was on 25 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Diageo PLC ADR's shares ever split?

Diageo PLC ADR's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 28 October 1991. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Diageo PLC ADR shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Diageo PLC ADR shares which in turn could have impacted Diageo PLC ADR's share price.

Diageo PLC ADR share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Diageo PLC ADR's shares have ranged in value from as little as $163.5 up to $218.6515. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Diageo PLC ADR's is 0.4286. This would suggest that Diageo PLC ADR's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Diageo PLC ADR overview

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages. The company offers scotch, whisky, gin, vodka, rum, ready to drink products, raki, liqueur, wine, tequila, Canadian whisky, American whiskey, cachaca, and brandy, as well as beer, including cider and non-alcoholic products. It provides its products under the Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, Bulleit and Buchanan's whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Casamigos, DeLeon and Don Julio tequilas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray, and Guinness brands. The company operates in North America, Europe, Turkey, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1886 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Diageo PLC ADR is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.006% of Diageo PLC ADR shares are held by insiders and 9.889% by institutions.
How many people work for Diageo PLC ADR?
Latest data suggests 28,558 work at Diageo PLC ADR.
When does the fiscal year end for Diageo PLC ADR?
Diageo PLC ADR's fiscal year ends in June.
Where is Diageo PLC ADR based?
Diageo PLC ADR's address is: 16 Great Marlborough Street, London, United Kingdom, W1F 7HS
What is Diageo PLC ADR's ISIN number?
Diageo PLC ADR's international securities identification number is: US25243Q2057
What is Diageo PLC ADR's CUSIP number?
Diageo PLC ADR's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 25243Q205

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