Diageo - DGE - Share Chat

It has done very well in the last week, seeing gains of around 5%. Good job! My best performer atm is NVIDIA with 37% gains. I’m looking in to Diageo as well and might buy some stock after I’ve done my research. It looks quite attractive at a quick glance.

Picked up Diageo in Dec. Up 24.97% :+1:


Bit of an obvious one…

Watch this space…

It’s worth noting that Diageo is one company that decided to pay its interim dividend (27.41p on the 9th April). I’m not holding this stock, but good news for anyone that does.

Additionaly in mainland China, Diageo is starting to see a very slow return of consumption as drinking holes gradually reopen.

Hello folks. Sorry to be slightly off topic. I have about 30 Diageo shares and there is a bit in the news about a possible share buyback. Is there any upside to me as a newbie investor to sell them? I am approximately 10% up on my initial investment. I really think this will keep rising and I want to buy more quite soon. Is there any helpful advice you could give me please?
Kindest regards,

The announcement from Diageo regarding their buybacks is below:

They started the buybacks today too:

The announcement states that the repurchased shares will be cancelled. So if you consider yourself as a part owner of the business, after the buybacks, there will be fewer shares, and you’ll own a larger slice of the business. Since the profits that Diageo make will be divided between a smaller number of shares, the shares should be worth a bit more. The increase in share price following the announcement is probably a partial reflection of this, but also the improved trading.

If you think that the shares are undervalued, then Diageo using their capital to buy them seems sensible. If you think they are overpriced, then it seems less sensible, and a dividend may have been a better way to return capital.

Some view share buybacks as financial engineering. I wouldn’t base my decisions to buy or sell simply on this alone, but the management’s capital allocation decisions are rather important. If you agree with them, happy days.


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Diageo plc is a British multinational beverage alcohol company, with its headquarters in London, England. It operates in more than 180 countries and produces in more than 140 sites around the world. It was the world’s largest distiller until being overtaken by China’s Kweichow Moutai in 2017. It is a major distributor of spirits and the world’s largest producer of Scotch whisky.

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Any reason this is running so much?

Share buybacks, or just received dividend so maybe reinvestments from current holders are causing the price to go up,

Dividend payment today for DGE. Thanks Freetrade for the improvements on the dividend payments, I just wanted to acknowledge it. Well done @Gemhappe and operations team :clap:


Any reason for the large drop?
I thought earnings came out good?

Pretty good as you say, but they cautioned of falling sales in the US and elsewhere. Hence the drop

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Thinking of buying Diageo in the next couple of weeks…reading up and watching the market movements.

Two main factors most talked about appear to be:

  1. Seen by some as overpriced. Down last 12 months but steadying recently. Analysts mix of hold and buy.

  2. They have announced a £0.5B share buy back to take place before end June 2023.

Do you see DGE as a good buy today for a long term hold?

It’s not a recommendation and you must do your own research, but DGE’s one of only a few UK stocks that I would consider owning.

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I have some Diageo. Not loads but I’m gradually topping up alongside another 20 or so stocks. I have c30 I’d describe as more of a hold at the moment.


Its good to chat about these things. You cant find all the research that exists so its good to hear what conclusions others come to and why :+1:

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