DRI:NYE-Darden Restaurants, Inc

COMMON STOCK | Restaurants | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 108.82

Change

-1.34 (-1.22)%

Market Cap

USD 13.54B

Volume

1.17M

Average Target Price

USD 129.58 (+19.08%)
Average Analyst Rating

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About

Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 26, 2019, it owned and operated approximately 1,785 restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, and Eddie V's Prime Seafood brands. The company also had 70 restaurants operated by independent third parties through development and franchise agreements located in the United States, the Middle East, and Latin America. Darden Restaurants, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2019-10-22 )

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ETFs Containing DRI

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
ACT AdvisorShares Vice ETF 0.00 % 0.75 %

+0.20 (+0.86%)

USD 0.01B
HAU:CA Horizons Active US Divide.. 0.00 % 0.79 %

-0.06 (-0.44%)

CAD 7.21M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Restaurants)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 8.97% 44% F 42% F
Dividend Return 2.38% 70% C- 55% F
Total Return 11.36% 38% F 42% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 1.58% 44% F 43% F
Dividend Return 2.22% 60% D- 43% F
Total Return 3.80% 44% F 42% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 119.75% 91% A- 92% A-
Dividend Return 23.91% 100% A+ 76% C
Total Return 143.66% 91% A- 93% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 16.76% 81% B- 89% B+
Dividend Return 3.23% 90% A- 65% D
Total Return 19.99% 81% B- 90% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 16.22% 81% B- 48% F
Risk Adjusted Return 123.21% 88% B+ 94% A
Market Capitalization 13.54B 71% C- 87% B+
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Restaurants)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 19.24 69% D+ 42% F
Price/Book Ratio 5.69 24% F 17% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 10.77 59% F 40% F
EV/EBITDA 15.88 53% F 27% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 30.99% 100% A+ 92% A-
Return on Invested Capital 21.38% 76% C 92% A-
Return on Assets 7.10% 65% D 85% B
Debt to Equity Ratio 38.77% 29% F 71% C-
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 3.97 47% F 32% F
Short Percent 6.08% 35% F 58% F
Beta 0.64 63% D 65% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

Target Price Action Rating Action Analyst Rating Price Date

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Higly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.