Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI)

76.71
NYSE : Services
Prev Close 76.64
Day Low/High 76.46 / 77.16
52 Wk Low/High 59.50 / 79.43
Avg Volume 1.36M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 124.17M
Market Cap 9.52B
EPS 2.90
P/E Ratio 22.28
Div & Yield 2.24 (2.90%)

Latest News

Starboard Value's Jeff Smith Is Top Activist for Naming New Board Members

Starboard Value's Jeff Smith Is Top Activist for Naming New Board Members

The Street took a look at the top 15 activist hedge funds and their director-election records over the past six years

Starboard's Smith Leads Activists in Naming Dissident Directors

Starboard's Smith Leads Activists in Naming Dissident Directors

The Street took a look at the top activist hedge funds and their director-election records over the past six years.

May 19th Options Now Available For Darden Restaurants (DRI)

May 19th Options Now Available For Darden Restaurants (DRI)

Investors in Darden Restaurants, Inc. saw new options become available today, for the May 19th expiration.

Crippling Snowstorm Stella Could Hammer These Well-Known Restaurants

Crippling Snowstorm Stella Could Hammer These Well-Known Restaurants

Restaurants are in the eye of the storm.

How Chef David Burke Keeps His Menu Current

How Chef David Burke Keeps His Menu Current

Award-Winning Chef David Burke figured out the secret to longevity in the restaurant business.

Zoe's Illustrates the Difficultly in Cutting It in the Restaurant Sector

Zoe's Illustrates the Difficultly in Cutting It in the Restaurant Sector

Operators continue to face intense competition and increasing labor and input costs that are eating into margins.

Zoe's Illustrates How Tough It Is to Cut It in Restaurant Sector

Zoe's Illustrates How Tough It Is to Cut It in Restaurant Sector

Operators continue to face intense competition and increasing labor and input costs that are eating into margins.

We're Seeing These Market Reversals

We're Seeing These Market Reversals

Which stocks are trending bearish, which are going bullish.

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Is Ready for a Blockbuster Deal

Olive Garden Parent Company Darden Is Ready for a Blockbuster Deal

The Olive Garden parent has been quiet on the dealmaking front since Jeff Smith's hedge fund took over the board and forced change in 2014.

Activist TAC Eyes Director Battle at Eatery Bravo Brio

Activist TAC Eyes Director Battle at Eatery Bravo Brio

Eatery chain Bravo Brio Restaurants may be faced with a director-election proxy battle as soon as Friday if it doesn't accept director candidates offered up by a disgruntled investor.

Groundhog Day Arrives Early

Has anybody seen Bill Murray hanging around the S&P?

Bob Evans Sizzles With Deal to Unload Restaurants, Focus on Foods

Bob Evans Sizzles With Deal to Unload Restaurants, Focus on Foods

The sausage maker's planned acquisition of Pineland Farms Potato Company indicates a push to sell more side dishes.

After Three Year Battle with Sandell, Bob Evans Sells Restaurant Business

After Three Year Battle with Sandell, Bob Evans Sells Restaurant Business

Under pressure from the activist investor, Bob Evans said it had sold its restaurant business to buyout shop Golden Gate and will use cash to pay debt and for dividend

Olive Garden Takes 'Never Ending' To The Next Level With Never Ending Classics

Olive Garden Takes 'Never Ending' To The Next Level With Never Ending Classics

New promotion features endless orders of popular entrees, including Chicken Parmigiana and Lasagna

America Loves Panera Bread -- Here Is What New Data Reveal

America Loves Panera Bread -- Here Is What New Data Reveal

The chain gets some high marks.

Dow Needs to Hit 20K to Shake Things Up

Market has fallen into a dull pattern.

Chili's Parent Is a Perfect Target for Activist, PE Investors

Chili's Parent Is a Perfect Target for Activist, PE Investors

The casual dining company appears, on the surface, to be primed for some strategic M&A.

I'm No Nostradamus, as You'll See by Revisiting My Predictions for 2016

I'm No Nostradamus, as You'll See by Revisiting My Predictions for 2016

It would be polite to say many of these predictions were off the mark; missing the target entirely might be more accurate.

Bullish and Bearish Reversals in the Market

Bullish and Bearish Reversals in the Market

These companies show signs of a change of direction.

WBA, SBUX, NKE: Jim Cramer's Views

WBA, SBUX, NKE: Jim Cramer's Views

Cramer tells us why he's already sick of Dow 20,000, and also talks about animal spirits.

Count Your Blessings; Bet on the Banks: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

Count Your Blessings; Bet on the Banks: Jim Cramer's Best Blog

Jim Cramer ponders how it's OK again to like stocks (count your blessings), and points out that with Icahn advising Trump, banks are the way to bet.

Cramer: Did You Think There Wouldn't Be Any More Down Days?

Cramer: Did You Think There Wouldn't Be Any More Down Days?

There are reasons why days like this happen -- and they're always going to happen.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Think You Missed the Trump Rally?

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Think You Missed the Trump Rally?

This rally is more sustainable than many people think, says Jim Cramer.

Cramer: Fundamentals Provide a Dose of Reality

Cramer: Fundamentals Provide a Dose of Reality

If Trump doesn't make good on his promises, we're in for a serious correction.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Animal Spirits Are on the Prowl

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Animal Spirits Are on the Prowl

Focus on hopes for corporate tax cuts, repatriation of overseas assets, deregulation, says Jim Cramer.

Dow Posts Another Record Close but Fails to Smash Historic 20,000 Level

Dow Posts Another Record Close but Fails to Smash Historic 20,000 Level

The Dow tries to capture the historic 20,000 level on Tuesday, but a lack of forward momentum puts it within agonizing reach without pushing it over the edge.