Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI.N)

DRI.N on New York Stock Exchange

51.19USD
19 Sep 2014
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$0.84 (+1.67%)
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About

Darden Restaurants, Inc. is full service restaurant company. The Company owns and operates more than 1,500 restaurants. The Company's restaurant brands include Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V's and Yard House. In July 2014, Golden Gate Capital acquired the Red Lobster... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.78
Market Cap (Mil.): $6,786.76
Shares Outstanding (Mil.): 132.58
Dividend: 0.55
Yield (%): 4.30

Financials

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Darden counters in battle over salted water, pasta and breadsticks

Sept 15 - Darden Restaurants Inc shot back with a presentation of its own after a large shareholder offered up pasta recipes to help it revive a slump in sales and blamed unlimited salad and breadsticks at its restaurants for high food wastage.

16 Sep 2014

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

(Updates ThyssenKrupp; Adds EBay, Shell, HP, Porsche, Tottenham Hotspur, Digital First Media, Darden, DirecTV, Newcastle United and Snam)

13 Sep 2014

UPDATE 3-Darden posts loss amid growing pressure from investor Starboard

Sept 12 - Darden Restaurants Inc on Friday reported a quarterly loss, but its results were overshadowed by activist investor Starboard Value LP's revised plan to boost Darden's profit and stock price.

13 Sep 2014

Darden posts loss as Olive Garden same-restaurant sales fall again

Sept 12 - Darden Restaurants Inc reported a quarterly loss after same-restaurant sales fell again at its Olive Garden chain, which contributes about two-thirds to profit.

12 Sep 2014

Activist investor Starboard has 300 slides of advice for Darden - WSJ

Sept 12 - Activist investor Starboard Value LP continued to pile pressure on Darden Restaurants Inc, suggesting an action plan to boost the Olive Garden owner's value, the Wall Street Journal reported.

12 Sep 2014

UPDATE 1-No class-action suit for Darden restaurant staff, U.S. judge rules

ORLANDO, Fla. - A U.S. judge has ruled that food servers and bartenders employed by Darden Restaurants Inc , which owns chains including Olive Garden, the Capital Grille and LongHorn Steakhouse, cannot sue the company as a group for alleged wage violations.

06 Sep 2014

No class-action suit for Darden restaurant staff, U.S. judge rules

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept 5 - A U.S. judge has ruled that food servers and bartenders employed by Darden Restaurants Inc, which owns chains including Olive Garden, the Capital Grille and LongHorn Steakhouse, cannot sue the company as a group for alleged wage violations.

06 Sep 2014

Darden board nominees cede more ground to activist investor Starboard

- Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc , in a concession to one of its largest shareholders, Starboard Value LP, on Tuesday announced a revised slate of director nominees that includes four new candidates, four incumbents and four open spots for Starboard picks.

03 Sep 2014

UPDATE 1-Darden board nominees cede more ground to activist investor Starboard

Sept 2 - Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc , in a concession to one of its largest shareholders, Starboard Value LP, on Tuesday announced a revised slate of director nominees that includes four new candidates, four incumbents and four open spots for Starboard picks.

03 Sep 2014

Darden's board nominees cede more ground to activist Starboard

Sept 2 - Olive Garden owner Darden Restaurants Inc , in a concession to activist investor Starboard Value LP, on Tuesday announced a revised slate of director nominees that includes four new candidates, four incumbents and four open spots for Starboard picks.

02 Sep 2014

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