Diageo PLC (DGE.L)
1 Sep 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£44,604.69|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||2,512.23|
(Adds CFO comment on emerging markets, shares, background)
* FY EPS 95.5p/share pre-exceptionals vs f'cast around 97.7p
* CFO sees trading in North America, Western Europe remaining about the same in new financial year
LONDON, July 31 - Diageo, the world's largest distilled drinks maker by sales, posted weaker-than-expected earnings and sales on Thursday, hurt by a slowdown in China and volatility in other emerging markets.
July 17 - Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) :
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May 29 - The chief executive of Diageo Plc , the world's biggest producer of Scotch whisky, said a decision on Scottish independence was for "the people of Scotland to make," but said that remaining part of the European Union was "extremely important" for Diageo and for the Scotch whisky industry.
LONDON, May 15 - Diageo would be interested in buying good brands of Mexican tequila or Colombian aguardiente if any were available, a senior executive said on Thursday, as the world's largest spirits maker continues to expand its portfolio.
* Launches and prices 1.125 pct 5 year and 2.375 pct 12 year fixed rate euro denominated bonds
Underlying govt bond Over Mid-swaps, equivalent to 64.2bp