Diageo [DGE] – 61 years on the LSE

On this day in 1952 Diageo listed on the LSE.

The following chart plots the average monthly out-performance of the shares over the FTSE 100 Index since 1988. For example, on average Diageo has out-performed the FTSE 100 by 2.7 percentage points in March.

Average monthly performance of Diageo [DGE] relative to the FTSE 100 Index (1988-2012)

Observations:

  1. The strongest month for Diageo shares relative to the market has been March (the shares have out-performed the market in this month in 17 of the last 24 years).
  2. The weakest month for Diageo relative to the market has been July (the shares have only out-performed the market in this month in 9 of the past 25 years).

Diageo is in the FTSE 350 Beverages [NMX3530] sector.

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