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Darden Restaurants Stock Forecast, Price & News

$96.61
-2.33 (-2.35 %)
(As of 10/19/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$96.13
Now: $96.61
$100.48
50-Day Range
$86.67
MA: $95.10
$104.88
52-Week Range
$26.15
Now: $96.61
$124.01
Volume1.23 million shs
Average Volume2.85 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.58 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.21%
Beta1.25
Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 31, 2020, it owned and operated approximately 1,804 restaurants, which included 868 under the Olive Garden, 522 under the LongHorn Steakhouse, 165 under the Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, 81 under the Yard House, 60 under The Capital Grille, 44 under the Seasons 52, 41 under the Bahama Breeze, and 23 under the Eddie V's Prime Seafood brands. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.6Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
CUSIP23719410
Phone407-245-4000
Employees177,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.81 billion
Cash Flow$5.53 per share
Book Value$18.24 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-52,400,000.00

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$12.58 billion
Next Earnings Date12/17/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$96.61
-2.33 (-2.35 %)
(As of 10/19/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Darden Restaurants' stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Darden Restaurants' stock was trading at $70.21 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, DRI shares have increased by 37.6% and is now trading at $96.61.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Darden Restaurants?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Darden Restaurants in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 19 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Darden Restaurants' next earnings date?

Darden Restaurants is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, December 17th 2020.
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How were Darden Restaurants' earnings last quarter?

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September, 24th. The restaurant operator reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.51. The restaurant operator earned $1.53 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.55 billion. Darden Restaurants had a negative net margin of 2.60% and a positive return on equity of 12.45%. Darden Restaurants's revenue for the quarter was down 28.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.38 earnings per share.
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How often does Darden Restaurants pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Darden Restaurants?

Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 24th. Investors of record on Friday, October 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, November 2nd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 8th.
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What guidance has Darden Restaurants issued on next quarter's earnings?

Darden Restaurants updated its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 24th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.65-0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.37. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.685 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.77 billion.

What price target have analysts set for DRI?

32 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Darden Restaurants' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $135.00. On average, they expect Darden Restaurants' share price to reach $100.06 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Darden Restaurants?

Darden Restaurants saw a decrease in short interest in the month of September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,610,000 shares, a decrease of 10.0% from the August 31st total of 6,230,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,440,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.3 days.
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Who are some of Darden Restaurants' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Darden Restaurants own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Darden Restaurants investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), The Boeing (BA), The Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Micron Technology (MU), Paypal (PYPL), Alibaba Group (BABA) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).

Who are Darden Restaurants' key executives?

Darden Restaurants' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eugene I. Lee Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58, Pay $3.51M)
  • Mr. Ricardo Cardenas, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52, Pay $1.65M)
  • Mr. Todd A. Burrowes, Pres of Longhorn Steakhouse (Age 57, Pay $1.68M)
  • Mr. Daniel J. Kiernan, Pres of Olive Garden (Age 59, Pay $1.23M)
  • Kyle Holmes, Managing Partner

What is Darden Restaurants' stock symbol?

Darden Restaurants trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DRI."

Who are Darden Restaurants' major shareholders?

Darden Restaurants' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Scout Investments Inc. (0.21%), QV Investors Inc. (0.11%), Polaris Wealth Advisory Group LLC (0.07%), Thompson Investment Management Inc. (0.04%), Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.04%) and Royal Fund Management LLC (0.03%). Company insiders that own Darden Restaurants stock include Charles M Sonsteby, Daniel J Kiernan, David C George, Douglas J Milanes, Eugene I Lee Jr, John W Madonna, M Shan Atkins, Matthew R Broad, Nana Mensah, Ricardo Cardenas, Todd Burrowes and William S Simon.
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Which major investors are selling Darden Restaurants stock?

DRI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A., Fortem Financial Group LLC, Polaris Wealth Advisory Group LLC, Redpoint Investment Management Pty Ltd, Farmers & Merchants Trust Co of Chambersburg PA, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., and First Midwest Bank Trust Division. Company insiders that have sold Darden Restaurants company stock in the last year include Douglas J Milanes, and Nana Mensah.
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Which major investors are buying Darden Restaurants stock?

DRI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including QV Investors Inc., CX Institutional, Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Royal Fund Management LLC, Brandywine Oak Private Wealth LLC, Busey Wealth Management, Thompson Investment Management Inc., and IBM Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have bought Darden Restaurants stock in the last two years include Charles M Sonsteby, David C George, Eugene I Lee Jr, M Shan Atkins, Matthew R Broad, Ricardo Cardenas, and Todd Burrowes.
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How do I buy shares of Darden Restaurants?

Shares of DRI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Darden Restaurants' stock price today?

One share of DRI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $96.61.

How big of a company is Darden Restaurants?

Darden Restaurants has a market capitalization of $12.58 billion and generates $7.81 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $-52,400,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $3.13 on an earnings per share basis. Darden Restaurants employs 177,000 workers across the globe.

What is Darden Restaurants' official website?

The official website for Darden Restaurants is www.darden.com.

How can I contact Darden Restaurants?

Darden Restaurants' mailing address is 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE, ORLANDO FL, 32837. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 407-245-4000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 10/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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