Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI.N)

DRI.N on New York Stock Exchange

48.47USD
17 Apr 2014
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Darden Restaurants, Inc. is a full service restaurant company. As of May 26, 2013, the Company operated through subsidiaries 2,138 restaurants in the United States and Canada. In the United States, it operated 2,105 restaurants in all 50 states, including 822 Olive Garden, 678 Red Lobster, 430 LongHorn Steakhouse, 49 The Capital... (more)

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Beta: 0.75
Market Cap (Mil.): $6,396.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 131.96
Dividend: 0.55
Yield (%): 4.54

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UPDATE 1-Pension funds sue Darden restaurants over shareholder rights -WSJ

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 - A group of shareholders has sued Darden Restaurants Inc, accusing the company of changing corporate bylaws to try to block investors' right to vote on a plan to sell or spin off its Red Lobster dining chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

13 Apr 2014

Pension funds sue Darden restaurants over shareholder rights -WSJ

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 - A group of shareholders has sued Darden Restaurants Inc, accusing the company of changing corporate bylaws to try to block investors' right to vote on a plan to sell or spin off its Red Lobster dining chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

13 Apr 2014

UPDATE 2-Darden CEO rebuffs plan to put Red Lobster sale to vote

March 21 - Darden Restaurants Inc, under scrutiny from two activist investors over a plan to sell or spin off its Red Lobster chain, on Friday resisted pressure put the divestiture of the struggling seafood restaurants to a shareholder vote.

21 Mar 2014

UPDATE 1-Darden makes case against special vote on Red Lobster plan

March 19 - Darden Restaurants Inc on Wednesday urged shareholders not to support activist investor Starboard Value LP's proposal for a special meeting to vote on the company's plan to divest its Red Lobster chain.

19 Mar 2014

Darden urges shareholders to reject Starboard meeting bid

March 19 - Darden Restaurants Inc on Wednesday urged shareholders to reject activist investor Starboard Value LP's efforts to call a special shareholder meeting to discuss the company's plan to spin off its Red Lobster chain.

19 Mar 2014

REFILE-DEALTALK-Activist investors bump into each other in campaigns

NEW YORK, March 17 - When Barington Capital Group in October reported a stake of more than 2 percent in Darden Restaurants Inc with a vow to shake up the company, another investment firm was caught off guard.

17 Mar 2014

Activist investors bump into each other in campaigns

NEW YORK, March 17 - When Barington Capital Group in October reported a stake of more than 2 percent in Darden Restaurants Inc with a vow to shake up the company, another investment firm was caught off guard.

17 Mar 2014

UPDATE 1-Darden cancels investor meeting as activists turn up heat

* Analyst-investor meeting was slated for March 28 in New York

06 Mar 2014

Amid activist pressure Darden cancels investor meeting

LOS ANGELES, March 5 - Darden Restaurants Inc has canceled its analyst and investor meeting slated for later this month as two activist shareholders lobby for bolder steps to improve performance at its restaurant chains, ranging from Olive Garden to Capital Grille.

06 Mar 2014

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