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Darden Restaurants Stock Forecast, Price & News

$97.31
+7.31 (+8.12 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$92.31
Now: $97.31
$99.60
50-Day Range
$75.75
MA: $86.08
$93.38
52-Week Range
$26.15
Now: $97.31
$124.01
Volume7.23 million shs
Average Volume2.94 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.64 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.34
Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 27, 2018, it owned and operated approximately 1,746 restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, and Eddie V's 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: 0.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.55 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
CUSIP23719410
Phone407-245-4000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.81 billion
Cash Flow$6.09 per share
Book Value$17.95 per share

Profitability

Net Income$-52,400,000.00

Miscellaneous

Employees177,000
Market Cap$12.64 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
$97.31
+7.31 (+8.12 %)
(As of 09/24/2020 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 38.6% and is now trading at $97.31.
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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 15 hold ratings and 17 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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How were Darden Restaurants' earnings last quarter?

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) released its earnings results on Thursday, September, 24th. The restaurant operator reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.51. The restaurant operator had revenue of $1.53 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.55 billion. Darden Restaurants had a negative net margin of 0.67% and a positive return on equity of 16.68%. The business's revenue was down 28.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 9th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Monday, November 2nd. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.23%.
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What guidance has Darden Restaurants issued on next quarter's earnings?

Darden Restaurants issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, September, 24th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.65-0.75 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS 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 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Darden Restaurants' stock. Their forecasts range from $50.00 to $135.00. On average, they anticipate Darden Restaurants' stock price to reach $92.10 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.4%.
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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), Boeing (BA), Walt Disney (DIS), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Paypal (PYPL), Intel (INTC), Tesla (TSLA) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

Who are Darden Restaurants' key executives?

Darden Restaurants' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eugene I. Lee Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Ricardo Cardenas, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Mr. David C. George, Exec. VP & COO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Matthew R. Broad, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Corp. Sec. (Age 59)
  • Mr. Todd A. Burrowes, Pres of Longhorn Steakhouse (Age 56)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.91%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.81%), Viking Global Investors LP (2.30%), Newport Trust Co (2.00%), FMR LLC (1.27%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.80%). 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 California Public Employees Retirement System, AQR Capital Management LLC, Holocene Advisors LP, CWM LLC, Raymond James & Associates, Scout Investments Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., and Swiss National Bank. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Viking Global Investors LP, FMR LLC, Dorsal Capital Management LLC, Impala Asset Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd., and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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 $97.31.

How big of a company is Darden Restaurants?

Darden Restaurants has a market capitalization of $12.64 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 9/25/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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