Here Are the Facts You Need to Understand DRI

Join us for a quick overview of Darden Restaurants, a Restaurant Chain company whose shares moved -0.4% today. Here are some facts about the stock that should help you see the bigger picture:

  • Darden Restaurants has moved 16.6% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 22.5%

  • DRI has an average analyst rating of buy and is -4.87% away from its mean target price of $170.76 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $8.04

  • Darden Restaurants has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.2 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $9.65 and its forward P/E ratio is 16.8

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 9.13 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Darden Restaurants is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.96 and an average P/B of 4.24

  • DRI has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 2.7% and gross profit margins of 0.2%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $640.86 Million, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Darden Restaurants, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. It operates under Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze, Eddie V's Prime Seafood, and Capital Burger brand names. Darden Restaurants, Inc. was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

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