Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI.N)

DRI.N on New York Stock Exchange

58.63USD
22 Dec 2014
Price Change (% chg)

$1.26 (+2.20%)
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DRI.N

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Darden Restaurants, Inc. is full service restaurant company. The Company owns and operates more than 1,500 restaurants. The Company's restaurant brands include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's and Yard House. In July 2014, Golden Gate Capital acquired the Red Lobster... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.73
Market Cap (Mil.): $7,609.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 132.65
Dividend: 0.55
Yield (%): 3.83

Financials

  DRI.N Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 186.44 40.85 17.04
EPS (TTM): 0.31 -- --
ROI: 0.86 9.67 16.15
ROE: 2.06 12.21 20.26
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UPDATE 2-Starboard intervention helps boost Darden sales

* Q2 adj earnings/shr $0.28 vs. Est. $0.27 (Adds details from conference call, share milestone)

16 Dec 2014

Darden sales rise on growing demand at Olive Garden

- Darden Restaurants Inc reported a 4.9 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher comparable sales at its flagship Olive Garden chain, and raised the lower end of its adjusted profit forecast for the full year.

16 Dec 2014

Darden sales rise on growing demand at Olive Garden

Dec 16 - Darden Restaurants Inc reported a 4.9 percent rise in quarterly sales as demand rose at its flagship Olive Garden chain.

16 Dec 2014

Starboard-controlled Darden board scraps poison pill

Nov 13 - Darden Restaurants Inc said it would revise management pay, ditch its poison pill and make it easier for shareholders to call special meetings as activist investor Starboard Value LP puts its stamp on the owner of the Olive Garden restaurant chain.

13 Nov 2014

Barington Capital seeks new board members at Ebix

- Ebix Inc shareholder Barington Capital Group said the insurance software maker needs new independent directors to improve oversight and suggested four candidates.

11 Nov 2014

UPDATE 1-Barington Capital seeks new board members at Ebix

Nov 11 - Ebix Inc shareholder Barington Capital Group said the insurance software maker needs new independent directors to improve oversight and suggested four candidates.

11 Nov 2014

Fitch Solutions: Management Shakeups Drive Darden's CDS Out 47%

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, October 21 (Fitch) Recent managerial changes at Darden Restaurants have sent the company's credit default swap (CDS) spreads to levels not seen in over a year, according to Fitch Solutions in its latest CDS case study snapshot. Five-year CDS on Darden have widened 47% over the past month. After pricing historically at 'BB+' levels, credit protection on Darden's debt is now pricing a notch lower in 'BB' territory. Increas

21 Oct 2014

Darden gets new management; no salted pasta water yet

- Darden Restaurants Inc on Tuesday announced new leadership following a board coup by activist investor Starboard Value LP, whose recipe for fixing the company's ailing Olive Garden chain included salting pasta water, doling out fewer free breadsticks and pushing more wine.

14 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-Darden gets new management; no salted pasta water yet

Oct 14 - Darden Restaurants Inc on Tuesday announced new leadership following a board coup by activist investor Starboard Value LP, whose recipe for fixing the company's ailing Olive Garden chain included salting pasta water, doling out fewer free breadsticks and pushing more wine.

14 Oct 2014

Darden Restaurants names Gene Lee interim CEO

Oct 14 - Darden Restaurants Inc said Chief Operating Officer Gene Lee would take over as its interim chief executive, replacing Clarence Otis.

14 Oct 2014

Earnings vs. Estimates

Analyst Research Reports

Report Title Price
Provider: S&P Capital IQ – STARS Reports
£82.00
Provider: Reuters Investment Profile
£10.00
Provider: Ford Investor Services, Inc.
£8.00

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