• Consensus Rating: Hold
  • Consensus Price Target: $4,198.75
  • Forecasted Upside: 2,386.53 %
  • Number of Analysts: 11
  • Breakdown:
  • 2 Sell Ratings
  • 4 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for DEO

Analyst Price Target is $4,198.75
▲ +2,386.53% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 11 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Diageo in the last 3 months. The average price target is $4,198.75, with a high forecast of $5,430.00 and a low forecast of $3,000.00. The average price target represents a 2,386.53% upside from the last price of $168.86.

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Current Consensus is Hold

The current consensus among 11 investment analysts is to hold stock in Diageo. This rating has held steady since July 2021, when it changed from a Buy consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/12/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetGBX 3,300 ➝ GBX 3,350Low
9/6/2022BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutralLow
9/6/2022Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
8/2/2022Berenberg BankBoost TargetGBX 3,900 ➝ GBX 4,160Low
8/2/2022UBS GroupBoost TargetGBX 4,300 ➝ GBX 4,500Low
7/29/2022BarclaysBoost TargetGBX 5,040 ➝ GBX 5,430Low
7/29/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetGBX 2,800 ➝ GBX 3,000Low
7/29/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetGBX 4,400 ➝ GBX 4,550Low
7/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost TargetGBX 3,230 ➝ GBX 3,300Low
6/29/2022Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
6/29/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
6/28/2022Morgan StanleyLower TargetGBX 4,500 ➝ GBX 4,100Low
6/17/2022Credit Suisse GroupLower TargetGBX 4,700 ➝ GBX 4,400Low
4/27/2022Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldHigh
4/22/2022BarclaysLower TargetGBX 4,800 ➝ GBX 4,700Low
4/19/2022Societe GeneraleBoost TargetGBX 4,250 ➝ GBX 4,500Medium
4/6/2022Credit Suisse GroupBoost TargetGBX 4,500 ➝ GBX 4,700Low
3/17/2022JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ OverweightLow
1/28/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetGBX 3,100 ➝ GBX 3,200Low
12/9/2021Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform ➝ UnderperformLow
11/30/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
11/30/2021Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
11/24/2021InvestecUpgradeSell ➝ HoldLow
11/18/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/18/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
11/17/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
11/17/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
11/2/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
10/11/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
10/1/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
10/1/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
10/1/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
8/5/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
8/2/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLow
7/30/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
7/30/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
7/14/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/12/2021BarclaysSet TargetOverweight$191.49Low
6/22/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
6/22/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
6/18/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeUnderweight ➝ NeutralMedium
6/14/2021Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformLow
6/4/2021ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$225.00Low
5/14/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
5/13/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyMedium
5/13/2021Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightMedium
5/13/2021CitigroupReiterated RatingNeutralMedium
5/13/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformMedium
2/2/2021Morgan StanleyInitiated CoverageOverweightLow
2/1/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/29/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/29/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
1/29/2021Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformLow
1/20/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
1/15/2021Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
1/15/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftReiterated RatingBuyLow
12/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightLow
12/1/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
11/27/2020Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
11/25/2020Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
11/9/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightHigh
10/15/2020Bank of AmericaInitiated CoverageBuyLow
10/7/2020Jefferies Financial GroupUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Buy$109.00 ➝ $164.00Low
10/5/2020Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual WeightLow
8/14/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
8/10/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyLow
8/6/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformLow
8/6/2020Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralLow
8/6/2020Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldLow
7/9/2020UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
7/8/2020HSBCInitiated CoverageBuyLow
7/8/2020Bryan, Garnier & CoUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyLow
7/1/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
6/15/2020Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
6/9/2020Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldMedium
6/4/2020Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingSellLow
6/3/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightLow
5/28/2020CitigroupDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
5/26/2020BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweightLow
5/26/2020CfraLower TargetHold$166.00 ➝ $123.00Low
4/24/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeHold ➝ UnderperformLow
4/23/2020Edward JonesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/20/2020Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal WeightLow
4/20/2020Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
4/15/2020Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformLow
3/17/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightHigh
3/17/2020InvestecDowngradeHold ➝ SellHigh
2/26/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuyLow
2/5/2020CfraBoost TargetHold$166.00 ➝ $175.00Low
2/4/2020ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
1/28/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeNeutral ➝ UnderweightLow
1/16/2020Jefferies Financial GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/3/2019Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformLow
10/24/2019Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightLow
9/10/2019Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market PerformLow
9/5/2019Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy ➝ SellHigh
7/9/2019Kepler Capital MarketsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldLow
4/1/2019BarclaysInitiated CoverageOverweightLow
3/25/2019InvestecDowngradeHold ➝ SellLow
1/31/2019Liberum CapitalUpgradeSell ➝ HoldMedium
1/4/2019Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ UnderperformLow
12/16/2018MacquarieReiterated RatingBuyLow
7/13/2018ArgusInitiated CoverageBuy$168.00Medium
7/12/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$168.00Low
6/29/2018Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$149.00Low
6/21/2018MacquarieUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformLow
5/4/2018Kepler Capital MarketsUpgradeHold ➝ BuyLow
5/4/2018CitigroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyMedium
3/7/2018NatixisDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
2/7/2018MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform ➝ NeutralLow
1/29/2018BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
1/29/2018Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform ➝ Sector PerformLow
1/11/2018Jefferies Financial GroupSet TargetBuy$157.00Low
9/30/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingBuy$155.20 ➝ $155.40Low
9/28/2017Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform ➝ Outperform$152.00Low
(Data available from 9/28/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.46 (Hold)

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Current Sentiment

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Diageo logo
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.
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Today's Range

Now: $168.86
Low: $163.50
High: $169.50

50 Day Range

MA: $181.01
Low: $166.89
High: $192.22

52 Week Range

Now: $168.86
Low: $163.50
High: $223.14


452,622 shs

Average Volume

395,565 shs

Market Capitalization

$96.19 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Diageo?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on Diageo in the last twelve months: Barclays PLC, Berenberg Bank, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Exane BNP Paribas, Investec, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kepler Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Canada, Societe Generale, StockNews.com, and UBS Group AG.
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What is the current price target for Diageo?

8 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Diageo in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $4,198.75, suggesting a possible upside of 2,386.2%. Barclays PLC has the highest price target set, predicting DEO will reach $5,430.00 in the next twelve months. Royal Bank of Canada has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $3,000.00 for Diageo in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Diageo?

Diageo currently has 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Hold." A "hold" rating indicates that analysts believe investors should keep any existing positions they have in DEO, but not buy more shares or sell existing shares.
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How do I contact Diageo's investor relations team?

Diageo's physical mailing address is LAKESIDE DRIVE PARK ROYAL, LONDON X0, NW10 7HQ. The company's listed phone number is 442089786000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Diageo is www.diageo.com. Learn More about contacing Diageo investor relations.