Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) Investors: Goldman Sachs Reaffirms Neutral Rating, Sees GBX 2667.00/Share; Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Has Raised Vermilion Energy (VET) Position By $19.92 Million

In a research note issued to investors and clients on 7 February, Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) stock had its Neutral Rating reiterated by research professionals at Goldman Sachs. They currently have a GBX 2667.00 target price per share on company. Goldman Sachs’s target indicates a potential upside of 9.71% from the company’s last price.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc increased Vermilion Energy Inc (VET) stake by 9.52% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc acquired 569,180 shares as Vermilion Energy Inc (VET)’s stock declined 12.81%. The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc holds 6.55 million shares with $233.05M value, up from 5.98 million last quarter. Vermilion Energy Inc now has $4.31 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $35.78. About 251,401 shares traded or 41.07% up from the average. Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) has risen 5.95% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.75% the S&P500.

Diageo plc, together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, and sells alcoholic beverages worldwide. The company has market cap of 60.08 billion GBP. The firm offers a collection of brands across spirits, beer, cider, and wine categories. It has a 19.08 P/E ratio. The Company’s brands include Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, J&B, Buchanan's and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas, Captain Morgan, Baileys, Don Julio, Tanqueray, and Guinness.

The stock increased 0.89% or GBX 21.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2429. About 901,891 shares traded. Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has 0.00% since February 7, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 29 analysts covering Diageo PLC (LON:DGE), 13 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Diageo PLC has GBX 3000 highest and GBX 1600 lowest target. GBX 2410.70’s average target is -0.75% below currents GBX 2429 stock price. Diageo PLC had 348 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained the shares of DGE in report on Friday, November 6 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, August 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, September 28. Societe Generale maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) rating on Monday, August 3. Societe Generale has “Sell” rating and GBX 1710 target. As per Tuesday, July 18, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 14 by Kepler Cheuvreux. The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 27 by UBS. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, September 23. JP Morgan maintained the shares of DGE in report on Tuesday, January 24 with “Overweight” rating. Kepler Cheuvreux maintained the shares of DGE in report on Friday, July 29 with “Hold” rating.

Among 3 analysts covering Vermilion Energy (NYSE:VET), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Vermilion Energy had 3 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, November 5. The stock of Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 27. As per Tuesday, August 11, the company rating was upgraded by Desjardins Securities.