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Darden Restaurants, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E69.75 EPS (ttm)0.99 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand124.05M Perf Week3.45%
Market Cap8.57B Forward P/E24.46 EPS next Y2.82 Insider Trans-38.32% Shs Float122.98M Perf Month7.25%
Income126.70M PEG4.79 EPS next Q0.92 Inst Own85.60% Short Float5.30% Perf Quarter19.32%
Sales6.54B P/S1.31 EPS this Y-23.30% Inst Trans-7.56% Short Ratio4.64 Perf Half Y37.44%
Book/sh17.96 P/B3.84 EPS next Y14.34% ROA14.20% Target Price68.55 Perf Year43.70%
Cash/sh3.52 P/C19.64 EPS next 5Y14.55% ROE41.30% 52W Range42.67 - 70.38 Perf YTD18.89%
Dividend2.20 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-12.20% ROI6.50% 52W High-1.89% Beta0.65
Dividend %3.19% Quick Ratio0.60 Sales past 5Y-2.70% Gross Margin20.30% 52W Low61.81% ATR1.33
Employees206489 Current Ratio0.70 Sales Q/Q6.90% Oper. Margin5.80% RSI (14)67.03 Volatility2.22% 1.92%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.68 EPS Q/Q55.40% Profit Margin13.60% Rel Volume1.12 Prev Close68.26
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.68 EarningsMar 20 BMO Payout32.40% Avg Volume1.41M Price69.05
Recom2.50 SMA206.28% SMA5010.07% SMA20029.56% Volume1,567,600 Change1.16%
Mar-23-15Upgrade Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform → Outperform $61 → $77
Mar-23-15Reiterated RBC Capital Mkts Sector Perform $57 → $70
Mar-23-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $70 → $75
Mar-23-15Reiterated Miller Tabak Buy $67 → $75
Mar-17-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Market Perform $54 → $61
Mar-13-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $67 → $70
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
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11:40AM  Darden (DRI) Upgraded to Strong Buy on Solid Q3 Earnings - Analyst Blog
10:46AM  Telsey Advisory Group Bullish On Darden Restaurants Post-Earnings
10:32AM  Stocks Stage Low-Drama Start; Vertex Weighs On Nasdaq at Investor's Business Daily
10:10AM  Stock Market News for March 23, 2015 - Market News
10:05AM  Darden: New LongHorn Steakhouse Units Pass Olive Garden
09:47AM  Bank Of America Reiterates Underperform, Raises PT On Darden Restaurants On Mixed Factors
09:30AM  Zacks Rank #1 Additions for Monday - Tale of the Tape
07:42AM  Credit Suisse Reiterates Neutral, Raises PT On Darden Restaurants On Improving Momentum
05:18AM  Asian stocks up, Europe down after Wall Street gains
12:21AM  Asian markets up after Wall Street gains
12:12AM  [$$] Business Watch: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-22-15 09:37PM  Business Watch: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-20-15 08:25PM  Dow Jumps 2.1 Percent on the Week
06:23PM  Darden Restaurants Hits High On Tasty Earnings, Guidance
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05:19PM  Markets Rally On Weaker Dollar, With Dow Breaking Two-Week Losing Streak at Forbes
04:44PM  Nasdaq punches past 5,000 as stocks score big weekly gains at MarketWatch
04:40PM  Darden CEO Lee Moves Forward Slowly With Starboard Activist Effort at TheStreet
04:05PM  Same-Store Sales Growth for Dardens Specialty Restaurant Group
04:00PM  Stocks surge on weaker dollar; Dow, S&P break weekly losing streak at CNBC
03:29PM  Darden Restaurants (DRI) Earnings Report: Q4 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
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03:05PM  6 ways Olive Garden is dishing out better results at
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02:19PM  Darden Profit Tops Forecasts, Restructuring On Track at Investor's Business Daily
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02:04PM  Much to cheer at Darden, but Olive Garden traffic still declining
01:58PM  Olive Garden's neverending comeback at
01:31PM  Olive Garden gets boost from diners splurging on extras
12:30PM  Darden Is a Darn Good Deal at
12:06PM  Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Climbs Today on Strong Earnings at TheStreet
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11:51AM  Darden Restaurants Blasts To New All-Time Highs On Monster Volume
11:50AM  US stocks move higher; Energy leads as oil price rebounds
10:40AM  Olive Garden Turnaround Helps Lift Darden Profit Above Expectations at Forbes
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10:14AM  Stocks Snap Back as Nike Leads Dow After Earnings Beat at TheStreet
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09:57AM  One sentence from a restaurant company's conference call reveals the hidden strength of the US economy
09:51AM  Darden fiscal 3Q profit gets boost from Olive Garden, other restaurant sales at
09:28AM  What Were Trading
09:17AM  US STOCKS-Wall St set for higher open as Nike provides lift
08:58AM  Nike sprints to new high; Tiffany gets tarnished; Darden does it again
08:22AM  Futures higher as Street eyes earnings, Fed speakers at CNBC
08:19AM  Darden reports quarterly results
08:10AM  Shares of Olive Garden owner Darden are surging after earnings crush expectations
08:05AM  Darden 3Q adj. profit tops Street; boosts 2015 outlook
08:03AM  Wall Street's rebound; Tiffany's tarnish; Johnnie Walker counts calories
07:58AM  Darden Restaurants Reports Strong Third Quarter Results; Increases Earnings Outlook For The Full Fiscal Year; And Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend at noodls
07:21AM  DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Change in Directors or Prin
07:13AM  Darden Restaurants tops 3Q profit forecasts
07:05AM  Specialty Restaurant Group Boosts Dardens Competitive Stance
07:00AM  Darden Restaurants Reports Strong Third Quarter Results; Increases Earnings Outlook For The Full Fiscal Year; And Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
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04:01PM  Can Darden Sustain Gains Under New Leadership? at Investor's Business Daily
02:53PM  What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Friday, March 20 Reuters
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10:05AM  LongHorn Steakhouses Stake in Dardens Revenue
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07:16AM  More bulls playing Darden earnings
Mar-18-15 04:05PM  Olive Gardens Efforts to Increase Traffic
12:05PM  Olive Garden: Dardens Most Important Brand
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
DAVID R. LOTHROPSVP, Corporate ControllerMar 24Option Exercise37.3018,266681,27921,223Mar 26 04:00 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPMar 24Option Exercise38.8166,8632,594,99389,594Mar 26 04:00 PM
DAVID R. LOTHROPSVP, Corporate ControllerMar 24Sale69.4218,2661,268,0732,957Mar 26 04:00 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPMar 24Sale69.6966,8634,659,36622,731Mar 26 04:00 PM
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