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

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)

Today's Latest Price: $97.69 USD

0.65 (-0.66%)

Updated Oct 21 6:40pm

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Overall POWR Rating

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 49 in Restaurants

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DRI Stock Summary

  • DRI has a market capitalization of $12,578,615,720 -- more than approximately 86.68% of US stocks.
  • Darden Restaurants Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 82.41% of US listed stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, DRI has reported earnings growth of -130.83%, putting it ahead of just 14.77% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to Darden Restaurants Inc, a group of peers worth examining would be CBOE, H, OC, MTZ, and JAX.
  • Visit DRI's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.darden.com.

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DRI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $97.69 52-week high $124.01
Prev. close $98.34 52-week low $26.15
Day low $96.70 Volume 873,300
Day high $98.07 Avg. volume 2,832,934
50-day MA $92.38 Dividend yield 1.23%
200-day MA $84.40 Market Cap 12.72B

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Company Bio

Darden Restaurants owns and operates restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's, and Yard House brand names. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

DRI Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$97.69$13.64 -86%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for DRI, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Darden Restaurants Inc ranked in the 14th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for DRI, they are:

  • Darden Restaurants Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 34 -- greater than 90.98% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Darden Restaurants Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -4.13. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 12.96% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 11. This value is greater than 67.7% stocks in the Consumer Cyclical sector that generate free cash flow.

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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 Restaurants' Stock Can Continue Its Upward Journey As The Company Takes Market Share And Improves Margins

Darden Restaurants' (DRI) stock price has meaningfully outperformed S&P 500 (SPY) since my last article, gaining over 28% versus S&P 500’s ~6.4% gains. The company recently reported very strong operating performance and profitability. While the company’s Q1 2021 sales of $1.53 bn slightly missed the consensus expectation by ~$20 mn,...

GS Analytics on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Darden Restaurants +2% after Argus turns positive

Argus upgrades Darden Restaurants (DRI) to a Buy rating from Hold and assigns a price target of $115."We think that Darden turned the corner in 1Q21 with a more moderate decline in comp sales (down 29% after a sharper drop of 48% in 4Q20) and well-above-consensus EPS. Management expects further...

Seeking Alpha | September 29, 2020

Darden perpetuates bias, harassment by paying tipped minimum wage- complaint

A worker advocacy group on Tuesday filed a complaint claiming Darden Restaurants Inc's policy of encouraging customers to tip servers and paying them the lower minimum wage for tipped employees causes workers to be subjected to sexual harassment and pay discrimination.

Reuters | September 29, 2020

Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For September 29, 2020

Upgrades Argus Research upgraded the previous rating for Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE: DRI) from Hold to Buy. For the first quarter, Darden Restaurants had …

Benzinga | September 29, 2020

5 Best Stocks in the S&P 500 This Week: Twitter Flies High

The top five best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 Average this past week included Twitter Inc., Darden Restaurants, and eBay, among others.

The Street | September 25, 2020

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DRI Price Returns

1-mo 8.89%
3-mo 24.59%
6-mo 42.37%
1-year -10.56%
3-year 25.04%
5-year 71.64%
YTD -9.42%
2019 12.29%
2018 5.43%
2017 35.99%
2016 18.19%
2015 12.26%

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