Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI): Price and Financial Metrics

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI): $145.49

3.97 (-2.66%)

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DRI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $145.49 52-week high $173.06
Prev. close $149.46 52-week low $120.20
Day low $145.25 Volume 2,465,000
Day high $150.94 Avg. volume 1,245,453
50-day MA $159.53 Dividend yield 3.5%
200-day MA $153.64 Market Cap 17.59B

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  • Quality is the dimension where DRI ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 79.26% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DRI is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • DRI's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 29.35% of US stocks).

DRI Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for DRI is 4.76 -- better than 90.13% of US stocks.
  • With a one year PEG ratio of 534.62, DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 94.32% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC's share price is greater than that of only 9.21% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC are IQV, H, CBOE, MFIN, and STKS.
  • Visit DRI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.darden.com.

DRI Valuation Summary

  • DRI's price/sales ratio is 1.7; this is 10.53% lower than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • DRI's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DRI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DRI 2023-09-13 1.7 8.2 18.3 18.5
DRI 2023-09-12 1.7 8.2 18.5 18.6
DRI 2023-09-11 1.7 8.1 18.3 18.4
DRI 2023-09-08 1.7 8.2 18.4 18.6
DRI 2023-09-07 1.7 8.2 18.5 18.6
DRI 2023-09-06 1.7 8.2 18.4 18.5

DRI Growth Metrics

    The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 24.77%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 83.33%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at 10.59%.
Over the past 34 months, DRI's revenue has gone up $1,218,500,000.

The table below shows DRI's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 9,984.4 1,410.7 908.9
2022-09-30 9,770.1 1,502.3 914.9
2022-06-30 9,630 1,256.1 952.8
2022-03-31 9,306.3 1,354.9 1,039.6
2021-12-31 8,590.4 1,243.8 921.3
2021-09-30 7,974.7 1,166.2 824.1

DRI's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • DRI has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 81.54% of graded US stocks.
  • DRI's asset turnover comes in at 0.774 -- ranking 29th of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • DENN, CAKE, and PLAY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with DRI.

The table below shows DRI's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-08-29 0.774 0.213 0.080
2021-05-30 0.711 0.208 0.059
2021-02-28 0.622 0.156 -0.025
2020-11-29 0.686 0.171 -0.013
2020-08-30 0.730 0.174 -0.024
2020-05-31 0.793 0.180 -0.010

DRI Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of DRI, see our DRI price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $161.64 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) Company Bio

Darden Restaurants, Inc. is an American multi-brand restaurant operator headquartered in Orlando. As of January 2022, the firm owns two fine dining restaurant chains: Eddie V's and The Capital Grille; and six casual dining restaurant chains: Olive Garden Italian RestaurantLongHorn SteakhouseBahama BreezeSeasons 52Yard House and Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen. Until July 28, 2014, Darden also owned Red Lobster. Darden has more than 1,800 restaurant locations and more than 175,000 employees, making it the world's largest full-service restaurant company. (Source:Wikipedia)

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Latest DRI News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate DRI as an investment opportunity.

Darden (DRI) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

Darden's (DRI) first-quarter fiscal 2024 results are likely to reflect the benefits from an improvement in same-restaurant sales across its brands.

Yahoo | September 19, 2023

Cintas (CTAS) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Offing?

Cintas (CTAS) is expected to put up a strong show in Q1 on the back of strength across its health and wellness businesses, focus on operational executions and pricing actions.

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Earnings Calendar Spotlight: FedEx Stock Holds Strong Ahead Of Quarterly Results

Amid major cost-cutting initiatives, FedEx is among a small group of firms on the earnings calendar, set to report as the third quarter draws to a close.

Yahoo | September 18, 2023

Chipotle (CMG) Banks on Digital Initiatives, High Costs Ail

Chipotle Mexican Grill's (CMG) emphasis on menu innovation and culinary improvements bodes well. However, inflationary pressures are a concern.

Yahoo | September 16, 2023

Preview Week Of Sep18-22: Fed Decision, And Earnings

Te Fed is widely expected to pause. Whether they are done raising rates for this cycle or they might raise one more time later this year is 50/50 according the the Fed Futures.

TalkMarkets.com | September 15, 2023

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DRI Price Returns

1-mo -6.92%
3-mo -9.08%
6-mo -3.11%
1-year 19.94%
3-year 76.32%
5-year 45.69%
YTD 7.75%
2022 -4.82%
2021 29.48%
2020 10.45%
2019 12.29%
2018 5.43%

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