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

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI): $134.35

2.14 (+1.62%)

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  • DRI scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 82.76% of US stocks.
  • DRI's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • DRI's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 33.35% of US stocks).

DRI Stock Summary

  • DRI has a market capitalization of $17,160,953,242 -- more than approximately 86.18% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Darden Restaurants Inc is reporting a growth rate of -778.85%; that's higher than merely 2.76% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Darden Restaurants Inc's share price is greater than that of only 10.35% 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 FLT, SYNH, H, ACHC, and PSFE.
  • 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

    The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 68.92%.
  • The 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 86.56%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 83.38%.
Over the past 34 months, DRI's revenue has gone up $175,000,000.

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
2021-12-31 8,590.4 1,243.8 921.3
2021-09-30 7,974.7 1,166.2 824.1
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

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 $134.35 52-week high $164.28
Prev. close $132.21 52-week low $110.96
Day low $131.30 Volume 1,073,700
Day high $135.31 Avg. volume 1,266,235
50-day MA $120.50 Dividend yield 3.66%
200-day MA $133.37 Market Cap 16.65B

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.

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Carrols Restaurant (TAST) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 25% and 0.92%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

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Chris Markoch on InvestorPlace | February 18, 2022

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Amazon.com, Darden Restaurants, Dollar Tree, Hershey Co. and Signet Jewelers are highlighted in this Analyst Blog.

Yahoo | February 14, 2022

5 Stocks to Gift Your Loved Ones This Valentine Day

Amazon (AMZN), Darden Restaurants (DRI), Dollar Tree (DLTR), Hershey (HSY), and Signet Jewelers (SIG) could see a boost in sales as Valentine's Day spending is expected to be the second-highest in 15 years.

Yahoo | February 11, 2022

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DRI Price Returns

1-mo 14.74%
3-mo 13.62%
6-mo -4.14%
1-year -0.92%
3-year 22.87%
5-year 78.38%
YTD -8.42%
2021 29.48%
2020 10.45%
2019 12.29%
2018 5.43%
2017 35.99%

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