Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO increased its position in Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO) by 30.4% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 6,244 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,454 shares during the quarter. Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO’s holdings in Diageo were worth $1,076,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Financial Gravity Wealth Inc. purchased a new position in Diageo during the 1st quarter valued at $27,000. Executive Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in Diageo during the 4th quarter valued at $32,000. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA increased its position in Diageo by 56.9% during the 1st quarter. Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA now owns 193 shares of the company’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 70 shares during the period. Canton Hathaway LLC purchased a new position in Diageo during the 1st quarter valued at $36,000. Finally, Paragon Capital Management LLC purchased a new position in Diageo during the 1st quarter valued at $38,000. 10.37% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

DEO has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Kepler Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating on shares of HEIDELBERGCEMEN/ADR in a research report on Tuesday, July 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of GALP ENERGIA SG/ADR from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, May 27th. Finally, Barclays restated a “sell” rating on shares of easyJet in a report on Monday, April 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $178.00.

Shares of DEO stock opened at $165.08 on Friday. Diageo plc has a 12 month low of $131.43 and a 12 month high of $176.07. The company has a market cap of $99.53 billion, a PE ratio of 24.46, a PEG ratio of 2.83 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a current ratio of 1.48, a quick ratio of 0.73 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.94. The firm’s fifty day simple moving average is $171.64.

Diageo Profile

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. Its brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan's and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Bundaberg, McDowell's No.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Diageo (NYSE:DEO)

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