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

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): $158.70

-0.80 (-0.50%)

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  • DRI scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 95.4% of US stocks.
  • DRI's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 48 weeks.
  • DRI ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 35th percentile.

DRI Stock Summary

  • DRI has a higher market value than 87.79% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $20,856,654,318.
  • The ratio of debt to operating expenses for Darden Restaurants Inc is higher than it is for about 83.67% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, DRI has reported earnings growth of -695.79%, putting it ahead of merely 2.99% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Darden Restaurants Inc are SYNH, WEX, LBTYA, VRSK, and RUTH.
  • DRI's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Darden Restaurants Inc's official web site, go to www.darden.com.

DRI Valuation Summary

  • DRI's EV/EBIT ratio is 37.4; this is 123.95% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • DRI's price/sales ratio has moved up 2 over the prior 243 months.
  • DRI's price/sales ratio has moved up 2 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 2021-08-27 2.8 7.1 31.8 37.4
DRI 2021-08-26 2.7 6.9 30.9 36.5
DRI 2021-08-25 2.7 7.0 31.2 36.8
DRI 2021-08-24 2.7 6.8 30.3 35.9
DRI 2021-08-23 2.6 6.6 29.6 35.2
DRI 2021-08-20 2.5 6.5 28.9 34.6

DRI Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 86.56%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 117.15%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -134.49%.
DRI's revenue has moved down $1,009,300,000 over the prior 33 months.

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
2021-06-30 7,196.1 1,194 629.3
2021-03-31 6,187 538.9 -219.2
2020-12-31 6,800.5 699.9 -115.6
2020-09-30 7,200.4 667.1 -186.9
2020-06-30 7,806.9 711.3 -52.4
2020-03-31 8,765.9 1,267.6 635.6

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 87.7% of graded US stocks.
  • DRI's asset turnover comes in at 0.711 -- ranking 33rd of 80 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • DENN, EAT, and ARKR 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
2021-05-30 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
2020-02-23 0.993 0.217 0.080

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 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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DRI Price/Volume Stats

Current price $158.70 52-week high $164.28
Prev. close $159.50 52-week low $89.34
Day low $157.25 Volume 1,313,500
Day high $160.94 Avg. volume 1,552,995
50-day MA $146.20 Dividend yield 2.77%
200-day MA $137.74 Market Cap 20.68B

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.

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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.

Olive Garden parent says it’s finding lots of new talent but COVID contact tracing has caused staffing disruptions

Darden Restaurants says it has a system in place to hire new workers but contact tracing is forcing many to take temporary leave.

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

6 cheap restaurant stocks that will fatten up your portfolio: analyst

These restaurant stocks are too cheap to ignore, argues this veteran Wall Street restaurant analyst.

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

Company News for Sep 24, 2021

Companies In The News Are: CRN, DRI, ACN, KBH.

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

10 Biggest Price Target Changes For Friday

Telsey Advisory Group reduced the price target for NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) from $180 to $176. NIKE shares fell 4.6% to $152.26 in pre-market trading. Wedbush raised the price target on Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) from $150 to $162. Darden shares rose 6.1% to close at $159.50 on Thursday. Piper Sandler lifted Accenture plc (NYSE: ACN) price target from $302 to $354. Accenture shares rose 2.5% to close at $343.00 on Thursday. Jefferies raised Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: PL

Yahoo | September 24, 2021

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) CEO Gene Lee on Q1 2022 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call September 23, 2021 08:30 ET Company Participants Kevin Kalicak - Investor Relations Gene Lee - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rick Cardenas - President and Chief Operating Officer Raj Vennam - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants John Glass - Morgan...

SA Transcripts on Seeking Alpha | September 23, 2021

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DRI Price Returns

1-mo 6.89%
3-mo 10.94%
6-mo 11.92%
1-year 66.54%
3-year 49.07%
5-year 182.96%
YTD 35.45%
2020 10.45%
2019 12.29%
2018 5.43%
2017 35.99%
2016 18.19%

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