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Darden Restaurants, Inc.
IndexS&P 500 P/E63.04 EPS (ttm)0.91 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand132.65M Perf Week-0.02%
Market Cap7.61B Forward P/E22.77 EPS next Y2.52 Insider Trans-0.15% Shs Float131.58M Perf Month3.16%
Income121.70M PEG4.83 EPS next Q0.27 Inst Own86.50% Short Float6.92% Perf Quarter14.92%
Sales6.35B P/S1.20 EPS this Y-23.30% Inst Trans0.31% Short Ratio4.90 Perf Half Y22.93%
Book/sh16.10 P/B3.56 EPS next Y11.41% ROA14.30% Target Price52.09 Perf Year17.56%
Cash/sh3.12 P/C18.40 EPS next 5Y13.05% ROE46.70% 52W Range43.08 - 58.90 Perf YTD10.33%
Dividend2.20 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y-12.20% ROI6.40% 52W High-2.60% Beta0.72
Dividend %3.83% Quick Ratio0.50 Sales past 5Y-2.70% Gross Margin20.30% 52W Low33.16% ATR1.04
Employees150000 Current Ratio0.60 Sales Q/Q4.20% Oper. Margin5.40% RSI (14)58.23 Volatility2.39% 1.77%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.77 EPS Q/Q-146.90% Profit Margin15.60% Rel Volume1.45 Prev Close57.72
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.71 EarningsDec 16 BMO Payout29.30% Avg Volume1.86M Price57.37
Recom2.60 SMA200.43% SMA506.38% SMA20016.40% Volume2,687,820 Change-0.61%
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
Jun-19-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Hold $45 → $54
Dec-19-14 12:25PM  How Chipotle Is Spreading The Message Market Realist
Dec-18-14 06:13PM  Cramer's perfect recipe for a Santa Claus rally at CNBC
04:56PM  Wall Street Sees No Upside For Darden; Are There Better Options Out There? Benzinga
10:25AM  What Is Chipotle Mexican Grill? Market Realist
Dec-17-14 04:50PM  Darden Restaurants Conference Call Highlights Benzinga
04:18PM  The Top Ten Stocks for Dec. 17 at Bloomberg
01:17PM  Darden Restaurants Puts Priority On Real Estate Benzinga
12:33PM  Results for Darden and FedEx, Looking Ahead to the Fed and Oracle this Afternoon Yahoo Finance Blogs
09:33AM  Cramer: Exactly what you want from activism CNBC
09:17AM  Will This Price Target Increase Help Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Today? at TheStreet
09:12AM  FedEx fails to deliver; General Mills' mixed results; American Apparel back in vogue Hot Stock Minute
08:02AM  Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate news; Consumer prices post biggest drop in six years Hot Stock Minute
07:40AM  Darden Restaurants (DRI) Earnings Report: Q2 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
06:59AM  Story Stocks from
Dec-16-14 07:22PM  Darden Restaurants Beats Q2 Estimates, Shares Pop 2% Benzinga
06:35PM  Darden's Olive Garden Shows Progress at The Wall Street Journal
06:11PM  Darden Restaurants reports 2Q loss AP
04:24PM  Darden Profit Tops Estimates as Olive Garden Halts Slide at Bloomberg
04:20PM  Darden Restaurants (DRI) Gains in After-Hours Trading On Earnings Beat at TheStreet
04:16PM  Darden sales rise on growing demand at Olive Garden Reuters
04:14PM  DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure, F EDGAR Online
04:14PM  Darden Edges Ahead On Slight Q2 Beat at
04:07PM  Olive Garden sales surprise as Darden earnings beat at CNBC
04:05PM  Darden Restaurants Reports Second Quarter Results; Tightens Adjusted Earnings Outlook For The Full Fiscal Year And Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
03:58PM  Taking Stock: Anderson Says Darden in Transition Quarter at Bloomberg
02:17PM  Bloomin' Eyes Dividend, Projects Growth Below Views at Investor's Business Daily
11:30AM  Olive Garden is red hot again at
11:06AM  What to Expect From Dardens Earnings at Bloomberg
09:36AM  Tues., Dec. 16: Watch General Mills Stock at MarketWatch
09:35AM  November Housing Starts Well Below Expectations at MarketWatch
08:27AM  #PreMarket Primer: Tuesday, December 16: Industrial Activity In China Adds To Growing Concern About A Slowdown Benzinga
07:07AM  Q2 2015 Darden Restaurants Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
07:03AM  Stocks fall as oil prices continue decline, Russia's big rate hike fails to halt ruble plunge Hot Stock Minute
06:53AM  December 16 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know at TheStreet
04:55AM  Wall Street fixed on Fed as oil hits 2009 low at CNBC
03:24AM  5 Stocks to Watch This Week Yahoo Finance Blogs
Dec-15-14 05:21PM  Darden Serves Up Earnings Tomorrow: Here's What to Expect at Bloomberg
12:18PM  Darden's Must-See Charts: Will the Stock's Run Continue? at TheStreet
08:29AM  Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Upgraded at Telsey Advisory Today at TheStreet
08:26AM  Analysts' Actions: Cobalt Energy, Darden, PG&E, Twitter and More TheStreet
08:00AM  Will Darden Restaurants (DRI) Beat Earnings this Quarter? Zacks
05:55AM  Darden Restaurants upgraded by Telsey Advisory Group
Dec-14-14 01:05PM  Benzinga Weekly Preview: Federal Reserve Meeting In Focus Benzinga
08:02AM  How Will Darden Fare Vs. Fast Casuals In Q2? at Investor's Business Daily
Dec-12-14 07:15PM  Cramer Remix: How you'll know when oil's bottomed at CNBC
06:56PM  Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Here's Next Week's Game Plan at TheStreet
06:13PM  Cramer: These could be hidden market opportunities at CNBC
06:00PM  Cramer: Oil pain trumps consumer pleasure CNBC
05:11PM  Will markets recover next week? Yahoo Finance
Dec-11-14 04:19PM  Starboard to Seek Staples Merger With Office Depot at Bloomberg
12:37PM  Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge - CNBC Reuters
Dec-10-14 06:09PM  Final Glance: Restaurant companies AP
04:00PM  What dividend yields do restaurant stocks carry? Market Realist
10:04AM  12 'financial potholes' to avoid now at USA TODAY
Dec-09-14 01:21PM  Midday Glance: Restaurant companies AP
11:00AM  Sugar slide to sweeten Smucker, Hershey shares at CNBC
10:21AM  Early Glance: Restaurant companies AP
Dec-08-14 04:55PM  Feed it forward in Salt Lake City CNBC
03:47PM  Stocks to dump before the new year CNBC
09:00AM  Darden Restaurants To Host Its FY15 Second Quarter Conference Call on the Internet PR Newswire
Dec-03-14 12:00PM  What are casual-dining restaurants? Market Realist
11:31AM  Why activist investors are getting even moreactive at Fortune
07:00AM  Starboard Values Jeff Smith: The investor CEOs fear most at Fortune
07:00AM  Activist investors: The best (and worst) performers of 2014 at Fortune
Dec-02-14 10:21AM  Darden Hits 52-Week High on Cost-Cutting Initiatives Zacks
Dec-01-14 05:12PM  DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibi EDGAR Online
11:49AM  Bloomin Brands earnings per share declined in 3Q14 Market Realist
11:30AM  Restaurants breaking out on oil's breakdown Yahoo Finance Blogs
Nov-26-14 02:49PM  How Does a CEO Play Nice With an Activist Investor? at The Wall Street Journal
Nov-19-14 04:48PM  DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial Stateme EDGAR Online
03:11PM  Will Cost Cuts Boost Darden In Hot Restaurants Group? at Investor's Business Daily
02:05PM  Olive Garden Pits North Against South (in Italian Food, That Is) BusinessWeek
09:12AM  Olive Garden Wants You! (To Vote on Italian Cuisine) at Bloomberg
07:59AM  Will Darden Restaurants (DRI) Stock Be Helped Today by Cost Cutting Moves? at TheStreet
07:55AM  The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: DineEquity, Darden Restaurants and Sonic Zacks
Nov-18-14 08:01PM  Darden CFO to Leave, Cost Cutting Underway at The Wall Street Journal
05:34PM  Darden cuts jobs, costs to save $20M annually AP
05:25PM  [$$] Darden CFO to Leave; Cost-Cutting Begins at The Wall Street Journal
05:14PM  Darden CFO, Executives to Retire Amid Cost Saving and Job Cuts at Bloomberg
05:09PM  Shakeup at Darden aims to save $20 million at MarketWatch
04:30PM  Darden Announces Leadership Changes And Strategic Actions PR Newswire
03:27PM  Olive Garden Pits North Against South (In Italian Food, That is) at BusinessWeek
Nov-17-14 01:18PM  Miller Tabak: Darden Restaurants Could Boost FY15 Outlook Benzinga
07:16AM  Bloomberg BRIEF: Mergers and Acquisitions - Nov 17 (Audio) at Bloomberg
06:10AM  Activist Fund Targets Ebix to Boost Board Oversight and Unlock Value at TheStreet
Nov-14-14 10:00AM  Olive Garden Introduces Two New Twists On Its Classic Tour Of Italy Entree PR Newswire
Nov-13-14 01:44PM  DARDEN RESTAURANTS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Material Modification to Right EDGAR Online
11:39AM  Starboard-controlled Darden board scraps poison pill Reuters
11:22AM  Darden Cancels Poison Pill Provision After Board Changes at Bloomberg
09:48AM  Darden Restaurants New Board Eliminates Poison Pill Benzinga
09:08AM  Darden to Eliminate Poison Pill Early at Bloomberg
08:30AM  Darden Announces Corporate Governance Reforms And Sets Second Quarter Earnings Release For December 16, 2014 PR Newswire
Nov-12-14 06:14AM  Will Darden keep running higher? optionMONSTER
Nov-11-14 07:33PM  [video] The Top Ten Stocks for Nov. 11 at Bloomberg
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12:57PM  Olive Garden not 'broken;' Darden a buy: Analyst at CNBC
12:32PM  Heat join competitive workforce coalition AP
12:09PM  Darden stock up again as month-long rally continues Yahoo Finance
Darden Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates full service restaurants in the United States and Canada. It operates restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's, and Yard House brand names. As of July 28, 2014, it owned and operated approximately 1,500 restaurants. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Orlando, Florida.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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
Ng DaisySVP, Chief HR OfficerOct 31Sale51.7310,435539,7758,930Nov 04 04:31 PM
Richmond C BradfordCFO, SVPOct 31Sale51.696,141317,41633,118Nov 04 04:31 PM
McAdam Robert SSVP Gov't & Community AffairsOct 28Option Exercise33.0331,7621,048,98336,749Oct 30 04:55 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
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
MCGILLICUDY CORNELIUS IIIDirectorJan 08Option Exercise23.573,00070,69528,579Jan 10 04:05 PM
MCGILLICUDY CORNELIUS IIIDirectorJan 08Sale51.923,000155,75025,579Jan 10 04:05 PM
Setta Salli A.President, Red LobsterJan 03Option Exercise33.105,051167,16338,000Jan 06 04:31 PM
Setta Salli A.President, Red LobsterJan 03Sale52.985,051267,59332,949Jan 06 04:31 PM
Setta Salli A.President, Red LobsterJan 02Option Exercise33.1015,849524,52348,812Jan 06 04:31 PM
Setta Salli A.President, Red LobsterJan 02Sale53.5715,849848,99832,949Jan 06 04:31 PM
OTIS CLARENCE JRChairman, CEODec 23Option Exercise21.1680,0001,692,800303,052Dec 26 09:11 AM
OTIS CLARENCE JRChairman, CEODec 23Sale53.8852,5002,828,564250,552Dec 26 09:11 AM