European Dividend Aristocrat Diageo pays a cash dividend of £0.425 per share with an ex-dividend date of August 13th and a payable date of October 8th. The average 5 years growth rate is now close to 5%. The diagram below displays Diageo’s Dividend history.
Diageo plc’s current dividend yield of 2.72% is 8% just above its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 2.52% (see red-line in the chart). This indicates the stock looks reasonably valued today.
Diageo PLC is a part of the beverage industry. Its business involves the supply of alcoholic beverage under a collection of brands such as Johnnie Walker, Crown Royal, JεB, Buchanan’s and Windsor whiskies, Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One vodkas.