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

Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI): $144.96

-1.86 (-1.27%)

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  • DRI scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 82.02% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for DRI is in Momentum, which has been heading up over the past 178 days.
  • DRI ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 28th percentile.

DRI Stock Summary

  • DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC's market capitalization of $18,153,672,461 is ahead of 89.31% of US-listed equities.
  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for DRI is 4.73 -- better than 90.16% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, DRI is more volatile than merely 9.97% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC are FWONA, ICLR, LBRDA, CACC, and DXC.
  • 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 price/sales ratio is 1.9; this is 137.5% higher than that of the median Consumer Cyclical stock.
  • DRI's price/earnings ratio has moved up 4.8 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 2022-11-23 1.9 8.8 19.8 19.9
DRI 2022-11-22 1.9 8.8 19.8 19.9
DRI 2022-11-21 1.8 8.7 19.6 19.8
DRI 2022-11-18 1.8 8.7 19.7 19.8
DRI 2022-11-17 1.8 8.7 19.5 19.7
DRI 2022-11-16 1.8 8.6 19.5 19.6

DRI Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 25.32%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 46.08%.
  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 40.39%.
DRI's revenue has moved up $1,104,200,000 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
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
2021-06-30 7,196.1 1,194 629.3

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 $144.96 52-week high $155.25
Prev. close $146.82 52-week low $110.96
Day low $144.31 Volume 1,178,695
Day high $146.33 Avg. volume 1,236,224
50-day MA $136.21 Dividend yield 3.3%
200-day MA $129.28 Market Cap 17.74B

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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Yahoo | November 23, 2022

Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Moves -0.3%: What You Should Know

Darden Restaurants (DRI) closed at $146.70 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.3% move from the prior day.

Yahoo | November 21, 2022


Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) plans to release its fiscal 2023 second quarter financial results before the market opens on Friday, December 16, 2022, with a conference call to follow at 8:30 am ET. Rick Cardenas, CEO, and other senior management will discuss second quarter results, and conduct a question and answer session. For those who cannot listen to the live broadcast, a replay will be available shortly after the call.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

Here's Why You Should Retain Darden (DRI) in Your Portfolio

Darden (DRI) focuses on culinary innovation, guest engagement and integrated marketing efforts to drive growth. However, inflationary pressures are a concern.

Yahoo | November 18, 2022

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DRI Price Returns

1-mo 1.73%
3-mo 18.28%
6-mo 16.54%
1-year 6.00%
3-year 31.29%
5-year 92.31%
YTD -0.25%
2021 29.48%
2020 10.45%
2019 12.29%
2018 5.43%
2017 35.99%

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