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

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI): $150.52

-0.53 (-0.35%)

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  • DRI scores best on the Sentiment dimension, with a Sentiment rank ahead of 79.34% of US stocks.
  • DRI's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • DRI's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 26.97% of US stocks).

DRI Stock Summary

  • DRI has a higher market value than 89.55% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $18,383,584,961.
  • DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 90.68% of US listed stocks.
  • For DRI, its debt to operating expenses ratio is greater than that reported by 84.48% of US equities we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be XPO, H, STKS, EWCZ, and IQV.
  • 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 1.8; this is 0% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, DRI's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 11.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for DRI.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
DRI 2023-03-17 1.8 8.9 19.9 20.2
DRI 2023-03-16 1.8 9.1 20.1 20.4
DRI 2023-03-15 1.8 8.9 19.8 20.1
DRI 2023-03-14 1.8 8.9 19.8 20.1
DRI 2023-03-13 1.8 8.8 19.6 19.9
DRI 2023-03-10 1.8 8.7 19.3 19.7

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)

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DRI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $150.52 52-week high $154.14
Prev. close $151.05 52-week low $110.96
Day low $147.75 Volume 2,675,400
Day high $153.67 Avg. volume 1,268,145
50-day MA $147.52 Dividend yield 3.2%
200-day MA $135.14 Market Cap 18.32B

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.

Restaurants Set to Sail Through 2023

Restaurants look like a good place to park your money, as they are able to raise prices enough to offset rising costs.

Yahoo | March 23, 2023

Darden (DRI) Q3 Earnings & Revenue Beat Estimates, Rise Y/Y

Darden's (DRI) fiscal third-quarter performance benefits from solid same-restaurant sales and traffic growth. Also, the emphasis on pricing initiatives added to the positives.

Yahoo | March 23, 2023

Compared to Estimates, Darden Restaurants (DRI) Q3 Earnings: A Look at Key Metrics

The headline numbers for Darden Restaurants (DRI) give insight into how the company performed in the quarter ended February 2023, but it may be worthwhile to compare some of its key metrics to Wall Street estimates and the year-ago actuals.

Yahoo | March 23, 2023

Olive Garden Parent Is Packing Them In

Darden Restaurants has used value as a way to outpace full-service dining rivals as American consumers stay cautious.

Yahoo | March 23, 2023

Darden Restaurants Q3 Highlights: Earnings Beat, 11.7% Comps Growth, Dividend, Revised FY23 Outlook & More

Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE: DRI) reported third-quarter FY23 sales growth of 13.8% year-on-year to $2.79 billion, beating the consensus of $2.73 billion. Same-restaurant sales increased 11.7%. Darden clocked an operating margin of 12.5%, and the operating income rose 16.3% Y/Y to $349.9 million. EPS of $2.34 beat the consensus of $2.25. Darden generated an operating cash flow of $1.1 billion for nine months. It held $335 million in cash and equivalents as of Feb. 26, 2023. Inventories at the e

Yahoo | March 23, 2023

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DRI Price Returns

1-mo 1.08%
3-mo 9.31%
6-mo 25.17%
1-year 17.93%
3-year 199.77%
5-year 100.23%
YTD 9.72%
2022 -4.82%
2021 29.48%
2020 10.45%
2019 12.29%
2018 5.43%

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