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Owners of Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 55 cents per share. At a price of $46.29 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 4.7%. The average volume for Darden Restaurants has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Darden Restaurants has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. Darden Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates full service restaurants in the United States and Canada. It operates restaurants under the Red Lobster, Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, and Wildfish Seafood Grille brand names. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.46. TheStreet Ratings rates Darden Restaurants as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. You can view the full Darden Restaurants Ratings Report now.