Darden Restaurants, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E99.00 EPS (ttm)0.62 Insider Own0.40% Shs Outstand124.05M Perf Week0.26%
Market Cap7.61B Forward P/E23.68 EPS next Y2.59 Insider Trans-24.22% Shs Float122.96M Perf Month5.41%
Income84.90M PEG7.39 EPS next Q0.84 Inst Own92.70% Short Float5.77% Perf Quarter21.64%
Sales6.42B P/S1.19 EPS this Y-23.30% Inst Trans0.29% Short Ratio4.66 Perf Half Y34.02%
Book/sh16.49 P/B3.72 EPS next Y13.14% ROA13.20% Target Price57.35 Perf Year29.52%
Cash/sh1.27 P/C48.34 EPS next 5Y13.40% ROE40.70% 52W Range42.67 - 62.33 Perf YTD5.68%
Dividend2.20 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-12.20% ROI6.50% 52W High-1.52% Beta0.76
Dividend %3.58% Quick Ratio0.40 Sales past 5Y-2.70% Gross Margin20.10% 52W Low43.83% ATR1.12
Employees206489 Current Ratio0.60 Sales Q/Q4.90% Oper. Margin5.10% RSI (14)59.66 Volatility2.06% 2.01%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.74 EPS Q/Q-580.00% Profit Margin13.50% Rel Volume2.01 Prev Close62.22
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.72 EarningsDec 16 BMO Payout33.50% Avg Volume1.52M Price61.38
Recom2.50 SMA202.64% SMA505.91% SMA20021.97% Volume3,061,854 Change-1.35%
Jan-06-15Upgrade Oppenheimer Perform → Outperform $67
Dec-17-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $55 → $57
Dec-15-14Upgrade Telsey Advisory Group Underperform → Market Perform $45 → $54
Nov-17-14Reiterated Miller Tabak Buy $59 → $61
Oct-02-14Reiterated Miller Tabak Buy $56 → $59
Jul-29-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $49 → $44
Jun-23-14Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $55 → $50
Jun-20-14Reiterated Miller Tabak Buy $57 → $60
Mar-04-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $54 → $51
Dec-24-13Reiterated Wunderlich Hold $50 → $54
Dec-20-13Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $49 → $45
Nov-08-13Initiated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $55
Nov-05-13Reiterated Barclays Overweight $52 → $56
Oct-18-13Reiterated Miller Tabak Buy $55 → $58
Sep-23-13Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $54 → $49
Sep-23-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $49 → $47
Sep-20-13Reiterated Miller Tabak Buy $57 → $55
Sep-06-13Initiated Wunderlich Hold $50
Jul-16-13Initiated Stifel Buy
Jun-19-13Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $54 → $58
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Darden Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates full service restaurants in the United States and Canada. It operates restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's, and Yard House brand names. As of July 28, 2014, it owned and operated approximately 1,500 restaurants. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPJan 28Sale62.001,808112,09622,731Jan 30 01:43 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPDec 30Sale59.052,711160,08724,539Jan 02 04:12 PM
DAVID R. LOTHROPSVP, Corporate ControllerDec 29Option Exercise35.819,239330,80212,196Dec 31 11:30 AM
DAVID R. LOTHROPSVP, Corporate ControllerDec 29Sale58.759,239542,8322,957Dec 31 11:30 AM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPDec 22Sale57.675,137296,25227,250Dec 23 04:14 PM
Ng DaisySVP, Chief HR OfficerDec 19Sale57.475,849336,1203,081Dec 23 04:13 PM
Ng DaisySVP, Chief HR OfficerOct 31Option Exercise35.8110,435373,62519,365Nov 04 04:31 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPOct 31Option Exercise40.046,141245,85539,259Nov 04 04:31 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPOct 31Sale51.696,141317,41633,118Nov 04 04:31 PM
Ng DaisySVP, Chief HR OfficerOct 31Sale51.7310,435539,7758,930Nov 04 04:31 PM
Insignares Valerie L.President, LongHorn SteakhouseOct 28Option Exercise33.1030,000992,85078,195Oct 30 04:55 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPOct 28Option Exercise38.0731,7351,208,06764,853Oct 30 04:56 PM
McAdam Robert SSVP Gov't & Community AffairsOct 28Option Exercise33.0331,7621,048,98336,749Oct 30 04:55 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPOct 28Sale52.0631,7351,652,24833,118Oct 30 04:56 PM
Insignares Valerie L.President, LongHorn SteakhouseOct 28Sale52.0030,0001,560,03348,195Oct 30 04:55 PM
McAdam Robert SSVP Gov't & Community AffairsOct 28Sale52.0231,7621,652,2344,987Oct 30 04:55 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPOct 24Sale50.3001933,118Oct 27 05:02 PM
DAVID R. LOTHROPSVP, Corporate ControllerOct 23Option Exercise33.1011,250372,31914,207Oct 27 05:03 PM
DAVID R. LOTHROPSVP, Corporate ControllerOct 23Sale50.2911,250565,7462,957Oct 27 05:03 PM
Ng DaisySVP, Chief HR OfficerAug 01Option Exercise31.8312,500397,81321,661Aug 05 04:52 PM
Ng DaisySVP, Chief HR OfficerAug 01Sale46.5312,500581,6059,161Aug 05 04:52 PM
HUGHES DAVID HDirectorJul 08Option Exercise23.573,00070,69567,496Jul 16 04:37 PM
BERRY LEONARD LDirectorJun 25Option Exercise23.573,00070,69535,369Jun 27 04:04 PM