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How to buy Diageo (DGE) stocks in Ireland

Learn how to easily invest in Diageo stocks.

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Can I buy Guinness shares?

While you can't invest directly in Guinness, you can buy Diageo shares, which is the company that owns Guinness. Diageo is listed on the LSE with stock code DGE.LSE the current share price is 3745p (25-minute delay).

Guinness is owned by Diageo (DGE) a leading Beverages business based in the UK. It opened the day at 3750p, after a previous close of 3709.5p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 3724.5p to a high of 3756p. The latest price was 3745p (25 minute delay). Guinness (DGE) is listed on the LSE and employs 27783 staff. All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

How to buy stock in Guinness

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in Ireland you’ll need to find a trading platform that offers access to international stock markets. If you’re just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, including your ID. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Guinness (Diageo). Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DGE. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Guinness (Diageo) reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of 3745p, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Diageo, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Guinness (Diageo). Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
Information last updated 2022-01-16.
Open3750pPrevious close3709.5p
Low3724.5pChange %0.957%
Volume2769534GMT offset0
IndustryBeverages-Wineries & DistilleriesCurrency symbolp
CodeDGECountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUK
NameDiageo plcISINGB0002374006
Currency codeGBXSectorConsumer Defensive
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees27783

Guinness (Diageo) share price

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An overview of Diageo the parent company of Guinness

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company offers scotch, whisky, gin, vodka, rum, ready to drink products, Irish cream liqueur, 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 primarily under the Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Tanqueray, and Guinness brands. The company has operations 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.

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