Diageo plc (ADR) (NYSE:DEO)

CAPS Rating: 4 out of 5

The Company is engaged in the premium drinks business with a collection of international brands.

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Player Avatar pinkey21 (57.25) Submitted: 3/26/2007 5:16:10 PM : Underperform Start Price: $64.04 DEO Score: -46.71

food has slim margins.

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Member Avatar Grolsch271 (62.92) Submitted: 3/31/2007 11:12:33 PM
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This is Liquour not food!

Member Avatar DividendPlayer (39.46) Submitted: 4/13/2007 12:50:40 AM
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Beer and liquour not food guy. Fat margins.

Member Avatar lollard (99.71) Submitted: 5/2/2007 10:18:33 PM
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Here are some numbers:

Profit margin: 22.36%
Operating margin: 28.53%
ROE: 37.66%

...and relatively low capex.

Member Avatar SoapyHollow (79.48) Submitted: 10/1/2008 3:27:12 PM
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I think maybe you're confused about what DEO does. They are the single largest producer, distributor, and marketer of alcohol in the world. They have a 44 billion dollar market cap and profit margins that have hovered around 20% for years. And sin stocks do extraordinarily well in economic downturns, as people tend to drink more when times are tough. I put this stock as a big ol buy and hold at it's current price.

Member Avatar sberberick (67.35) Submitted: 1/2/2009 4:51:30 PM
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hey dude , booze not food

Member Avatar PayshnzGrasHpr (74.63) Submitted: 1/25/2009 10:44:11 PM
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Is booze made from grain? Is grain not a food??

Member Avatar weslindsey (52.83) Submitted: 5/11/2010 8:40:23 AM
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I lived off booze alone for a short period of time, it does have some nutritive qualities.
However, I've seen the light. Booze is NOT foood.
The margins are HUGE on booze. Ever pick up a bar tab?

Member Avatar PeyDaFool (81.38) Submitted: 7/14/2010 7:04:38 PM
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Vodka does have calories and it may make you feel like a stallion in bed, but I'd argue it's still not a food...

Nutrition information for one ounce of 80 proof vodka (27.8g):

Calories: 64
Total fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Total Carbohydrate: 0g
Fiber: 0g
Sugar: 0g
Vitamin A: 0%
Iron: 0%
Calcium: 0%
Vitamin C: 0%

Member Avatar BJonRob (< 20) Submitted: 5/29/2013 11:07:13 PM
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If this is your "food" it doesn't matter,
cause you'll be dying young anyway!

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