Diageo will release its Q3 trading update on Thursday

Diageo will release its Q3 trading update on Thursday

Diageo will give a third-quarter trading update on Thursday (18 April). Here, just-drinks takes a look at the group's highs and lows in the three months to the end of March.

In Diageo's half-year

Net sales rose by 4.9% to GBP6.04bn (US$9.52bn) on a 1% lift in volumes

Operating profits climbed by 11% to GBP2.05bn

Net profits leapt by 57.1% to GBP1.60bn on year-earlier tax charge

In the company's Q1

Net sales increased by 5%