DEO : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The United Kingdom Is Ripe For Stock Pickers

    December 6, 2013
    With the situation in Europe finally moving ahead, investors may want to focus on the United Kingdom. Stocks within the nation ...
  2. DEO's New Rum to Honor Captain Morgan - Analyst Blog

    June 28, 2013
    Diageo plc pays respect to the famous sailor, Captain Morgan, with the launch of a limited edition of Captain Morgan Sherry ...
  3. Diageo & Dunhill Offer Ltd Edition - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Diageo is launching a limited edition of Johnnie Walker Blue Label crafted by Alfred Dunhill.
  4. Beam's North American Business Beams Brightly

    May 6, 2013
    Beam (NYSE:BEAM) announced solid first quarter earnings May 2. The highlight of Q1 was the performance of its North American ...
  5. Beam Looks To Take Maker's Mark Further

    February 14, 2013
    Beam announced that it was reducing the alcohol content of its Maker's Mark bourbon in order to increase supply of the popular ...
  6. Diageo's Performance in 1H13 - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Diageo Plc.'s (DEO) earnings in the first half of fiscal 2013 went up 9% y/y to 60.9 pence (97 cents* per share) from 55.9 ...
  7. Diageo Completes Beer Business Deal - Analyst Blog

    January 29, 2013
    London-based Diageo Plc. (DEO) has completed its joint venture with India's largest spirits company United Spirits Limited, ...
  8. Diageo Shoots Bulleit 10 - Analyst Blog

    January 24, 2013
    The leading brewer Diageo Plc. (DEO) has unveiled the newest version of the company's Whiskey brand Bulleit Bourbon - Bulleit ...
  9. Constellation Brands Looks To Keep The Recovery Flowing

    January 14, 2013
    Constellation's wine business is back on track, but is its stock a bargain?
  10. Diageo plc Among Consumer/Non-Cyclical's Biggest Movers on December ...

    December 21, 2012
    It's been a bad day for the market after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is trading down 2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 1.9%; ...
  11. Brown-Forman Winds Up Debt Offering - Analyst Blog

    December 17, 2012
    Recently, Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) - one of the leading producers and distributors of premium alcoholic beverages ...
  12. Brown-Forman to Issue Notes - Analyst Blog

    December 11, 2012
    Recently, Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) - one of the leading producers and distributors of premium alcoholic beverages ...
  13. Brown-Forman May Struggle To Keep This Premium

    December 7, 2012
    Brown-Forman seems overpriced relative to its real growth potential.
  14. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Anheuser-Busch InBev ...

    November 23, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.3%; the S&P 500 has increased 1%; and the Dow has risen ...
  15. Brown-Forman Still at Neutral Lane - Analyst Blog

    October 23, 2012
    We have maintained our long-term 'Neutral' recommendation on Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B), one of the leading producers ...
  16. Diageo plc and Other Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks Making Big ...

    October 4, 2012
    The Nasdaq is unchanged, the S&P 500 has increased 0.4% and the Dow is trading up 0.5% after the morning's trading. The biggest ...
  17. Earnings Preview: Constellation Brands - Analyst Blog

    October 3, 2012
    Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ), the largest wine company in the world, is scheduled to release its first-quarter 2013 financial ...
  18. Appleton Rum Gets A New Owner With Big Plans

    September 13, 2012
    Campari buys Appleton rum, moving it further into the spotlight as the investment choices available in the liquor business ...
  19. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Diageo plc, Making Big ...

    September 7, 2012
    So far today, the Nasdaq has declined 0.2%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.3% and the Dow has been relatively flat. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...
  20. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Stocks, Including Diageo plc, Making Big ...

    September 4, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.8%, the S&P 500 down 0.5% and the Dow slipping 0.7%. The Consumer/Non-Cyclical ...
  21. Brown-Forman Beats on EPS - Analyst Blog

    August 30, 2012
    Driven by positive top-line growth along with lower input costs, Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) started the fiscal 2013 ...
  22. Earnings Preview: Brown-Forman - Analyst Blog

    August 24, 2012
    Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) is scheduled to report its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 before ...
  23. STZ Finishes $650M Debt Offering - Analyst Blog

    August 21, 2012
    The world's leading premium wine and spirits distributor, Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ), took a step forward in completing ...
  24. Biggest Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Movers for July 26, 2012, ...

    July 26, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has risen 1.1%; the S&P 500 has increased 1.3%; and the Dow has moved ...
  25. Big Movers on the Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector Today, Including ...

    July 23, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has declined 1.9%; the S&P 500 has decreased 1.3%; and the Dow has fallen ...
  26. Brown-Forman Stays Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 20, 2012
    We are maintaining our long-term Neutral recommendation on Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B). Moreover, the company has a Zacks ...
  27. STZ Closes Mark West Acquisition - Analyst Blog

    July 18, 2012
    Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) has recently completed the acquisition of Mark West wine brand from California-based Purple ...
  28. Diageo Expands Portfolio - Analyst Blog

    July 5, 2012
    The premium hard beverage company Diageo Plc. (DEO) expanded its product portfolio by adding two new lines of frozen malt ...
  29. Constellation Acquires Crown Import - Analyst Blog

    July 3, 2012
    In a strategic move to enhance its presence in the U.S. beer market, Constellation Brands Inc. (STZ) has entered into an ...
  30. BF.B to Make Barrels in Alabama - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2012
    Concurrent to its announcement of a 3-for-2 stock split, liquor maker Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) came up with its plan ...
  31. Brown-Forman to Split Stocks 3-for-2 - Analyst Blog

    June 15, 2012
    Leading global producer and distributor of premium alcoholic beverages, Brown-Forman Corporation (BF.B) announced its intention ...
  32. Brown-Forman Another Example Of Overpaying For Safety

    June 8, 2012
    Brown-Forman is a pretty typical over-priced "safe" stock.
  33. Premium Spirits Drive A Premium Valuation For Beam

    May 31, 2012
    Beam has legitimate growth opportunity, but high growth expectations in the price.
  34. 3 Ways To Play Pernod-Ricard

    May 7, 2012
    Liquor companies are doing really well these days, especially Pernod-Ricard. Here are three ways to own its stock.
  35. 3 Ways To Play Epoch Holding

    April 20, 2012
    Money manager Bill Priest has been investing professionally for 46 years. His firm invests money for other people eschewing ...
  36. Big Bill For St. Patrick's Day

    March 15, 2012
    This is where the money is going for St. Patty's Day celebrations.
  37. Central European Distribution Still A Mess

    March 2, 2012
    CEDC looks like a risky binary bet.
  38. Constellation Brands' Toned-down Strategy

    January 9, 2012
    Constellation has embarked on a strategy to jettison less appealing brands from its portfolio.
  39. The Top 4 Sectors (and Stocks) for 2012

    January 1, 2012
    While the first half of 2012 is shaping up nicely, the second half is a bit worrisome, writes Elliott Gue of Personal Finance. ...
  40. A Look Back On Wineries And Distilleries In 2011

    December 26, 2011
    It's time to reflect on all the interesting happenings in the wineries and distillers industry in 2011.
  41. Yet Another Disappointment From Central European Distribution

    November 9, 2011
    Another disappointment from CEDC makes one wonder whether the markets are truly so challenging or whether management simply ...
  42. 4 Dividend Darlings

    October 21, 2011
    Investors are fleeing stocks to hide in the comfort of cash, accepting a near zero rate of return, but they may not want ...
  43. Constellation Grows By Shrinking

    October 11, 2011
    Constellation has a tough primary market, with uncertainty in wine, beer and liquor sales. Management is taking the right ...
  44. Banking On Dividends

    October 7, 2011
    Investors are fleeing stocks to hide in the comfort of cash, accepting a near zero rate of return, but they may not want ...
  45. Brown-Forman's Honey Whiskey A Winner

    September 2, 2011
    Brown-Forman, known for its Jack Daniel's whiskey, posted sales and earnings gains for its fiscal first quarter, led by its ...
  46. 6 Ways To Add More International Dividends

    August 23, 2011
    As the dollar continues to sink, many financial advisors and investors seek safety in international dividend stocks. The ...
  47. Value To Be Had In Europe

    August 11, 2011
    The recent market rout has giving investors a chance to purchase quality European equities at cheaper prices.
  48. Invest In Necessity

    August 9, 2011
    Today's market is not serving up opportunities for significant upside without assuming excessive risk. Investors should have ...
  49. Constellation Waits For The Stars To Be Right

    July 5, 2011
    Constellation needs to liven up its brands to keep the stock exciting.
  50. 4 Reasons To Buy Brown-Forman

    March 30, 2011
    Brown-Forman isn't eager to jump into to the M&A game - and that's a good thing for Brown-Forman shareholders.
  51. Central European Distribution: From Russia, With Disappointment

    March 7, 2011
    CEDC continues to disappoint and investors are growing tired of the excuses.
  52. A Developed Opportunity For Emerging Markets

    February 1, 2011
    As emerging markets have become more popular, many analysts now point to less attractive valuations for their assets. However, ...
  53. A Look Back On Wineries & Distillers

    December 28, 2010
    High unemployment and fragile spending caused many consumers to trade down in spirits. However, with the economy showing ...
  54. Naughty Stocks For A Nice Portfolio

    December 14, 2010
    Can these five sin stocks shield you from the ups and downs of a chaotic market?
  55. Breakup Key For Fortune Brands?

    December 9, 2010
    The break-up of Fortune Brands comes as very little surprise.
  56. Fortune Brands' Lucky Split

    December 8, 2010
    Fortune's three distinct divisions may be worth more if they are separated.
  57. Stocks That Are Better Than Bonds

    November 1, 2010
    Investors are accepting incredibly low yields on bonds, yet blue chip equities continue to be ignored despite attractive ...
  58. 5 Overbought Stocks To Watch

    October 25, 2010
    The RSI is a standard component on any basic technical chart and is a great method of filtering stocks that could be setting ...
  59. No Recession In High-End Goods

    October 15, 2010
    For high-end retailers, business is as rich as ever.
  60. Constellation Brands Not Going Nova Yet

    October 8, 2010
    Constellation still needs time to grow, but patient investors could reap big benefits.
  61. Private Equity Has A Hankering For Fast Food

    September 3, 2010
    Burger King passes to yet another owner with the hopes of a turnaround.
  62. The World Cup 2010 Portfolio

    June 2, 2010
    Stocks that could really score during the World Cup 2010.
  63. A Market That Will Drive You To Drink

    May 31, 2010
    The stocks of alcoholic beverage manufacturers can be an island of calm during chaotic times in the economy and stock market.
  64. India's Rising Thirst

    May 27, 2010
    India is a land of opportunity for investors - especially when it comes to liquor.
  65. Boston Beer Continues To Impress

    February 2, 2010
    Craft beer sales were up in 2009 while overall sales were down. Boston Beer is at the front of this charge. Here's a look ...
  66. U.K. Bulwark Stocks

    January 13, 2010
    These large, global players feature products that are part of the fabric of daily life in a number of countries.
  67. Ready-To-Go Portfolios

    December 11, 2009
    Investors looking for a way to add funds monthly as well as rebalancing ETF portfolios might want to have a look at FOLIOfn.
  68. Finding A Win In Sin

    October 30, 2009
    While socially responsible investing has its merits, investors adopting a pure moral portfolio maybe missing out some nice ...
  69. The Over-diversified Diversification Portfolio

    September 3, 2009
    There is a cheaper way to create an over-diversified portfolio and you can do it by owning mutual funds.
  70. Thirsty For Gains: Beverage Stocks Beyond The Big Two

    August 12, 2009
    A look at three beverage stocks beyond the two major players Coke and Pepsi.
  71. Oak Value Fund Still A Winner

    May 20, 2009
    The Oak Value Fund is holding strong through the recession. Find out how.
  72. Radiant Raytheon And Other Sin Stocks

    April 1, 2009
    Don't be scared off by so-called "sin stocks." They may be the long-term gainers you've been looking for.
  73. Checking In On Sin Stocks

    March 27, 2009
    Checking in with a beverage portfolio to see if there are any investments to whet your appetite.
  74. General Dynamics A Sweet Sin Pick

    March 9, 2009
    The market for sin industries never fails to resurface, which keeps investors coming back for more.
  75. Dividend Darlings For February 25

    February 25, 2009
    Companies with a high forward dividend yield could provide a smile at least four times a year.
  76. Sizzling Sin Stocks

    February 23, 2009
    Sin stocks may not always be a safe haven during troubling times. However, that doesn't mean they should be forgotten.
  77. Drink Stocks Fall As Sales Volumes Dry Up

    February 17, 2009
    As the economic slump deepens, drinkers cut back on their tippling.
  78. A Sober Second Look At Wineries And Distillers

    January 2, 2009
    We look back on wineries and distillers for 2008; did investors drink their worries away?
  79. Naughty Stocks For A Nice Portfolio

    December 10, 2008
    Can these five sin stocks shield you from the ups and downs of a chaotic market?
  80. 10 Blue Chips On The Outs

    October 8, 2008
    The market has taken down stocks of all caliber, and these formerly sturdy blue chip stocks are due another look as we wait ...
  81. It's All In The Label

    August 21, 2008
    Multi-Color Corp. is now the king of wine labeling thanks to its acquisition of Collotype International. The company has ...
  82. Five Sinful Stocks For August 19

    August 19, 2008
    Sin Stocks provide protection in a down market. In this piece we focus on military aircraft maker Boeing.
  83. Ten Stocks To Rule Them All

    April 15, 2008
    Diversification might be overrated. Learn how 10 stocks in a concentrated portfolio could give you better returns.
  84. Follow Constellation Brands To High Returns

    April 7, 2008
    Impairment charges forced the liquor producer into a loss, but the bad news had already been priced in. The stock could be ...
  85. Finally, You Can Have It Your Way

    February 17, 2006
    A look at Burger King's IPO filing with the SEC.
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