Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI)

121.10
NYSE : Consumer Services
Prev Close 120.68
Day Low/High 119.96 / 121.39
52 Wk Low/High 106.75 / 128.41
Avg Volume 1.38M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 121.51M
Market Cap 14.66B
EPS 5.80
P/E Ratio 23.85
Div & Yield 3.52 (2.81%)
Restaurant Stocks Are Off to a Decent Start in 2020

Restaurant Stocks Are Off to a Decent Start in 2020

The best performer year-to-date is small name The Habit Restaurants, courtesy of YUM's January 6th $14 per share offer.

Competition Is Fierce in Restaurant Stocks

Competition Is Fierce in Restaurant Stocks

One noted newcomer was Kura Sushi USA, and this is likely not the last we've heard of publicly traded sushi restaurants.

Financial Markets Health, Trading Nvidia: Market Recon

Financial Markets Health, Trading Nvidia: Market Recon

There are two overt threats to market health and by extension to U.S. economic growth.

The Week Ahead: Sentiment, Philly Fed and 15 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

The Week Ahead: Sentiment, Philly Fed and 15 Key Earnings Reports to Watch

This week brings key results from Micron, Nike and FedEx, among others.

Next Week's Corporate Earnings

Turning to corporate earnings to be had next week, much like this week there will be a handful of ones to dissect ahead of the upcoming December quarter earnings bonanza that will kick off in about one month. Here are some of the ones worth watching...

This Restaurant Stock Is Serving Up Growth and Dividends

This Restaurant Stock Is Serving Up Growth and Dividends

Value and income investors will like this name's recipe for success.

Restaurant Stocks on Fire: Pricey Shake Shack Leads, While Sushi Goes Public

Restaurant Stocks on Fire: Pricey Shake Shack Leads, While Sushi Goes Public

A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track (large and small) is up about 20% for the year.

Fed Finally Gets It, Calling AT&T and Microsoft Delivers: Market Recon

Fed Finally Gets It, Calling AT&T and Microsoft Delivers: Market Recon

A dividend hike and a big buyback authorization by Mr. Softee should produce value for shareholders.

Jim Cramer: 2 Stocks to Own on a Slowdown

Jim Cramer: 2 Stocks to Own on a Slowdown

Own, but don't buy yet, Dollar Tree and Darden Restaurants.

Chipotle, Shake Shack Lead Best Restaurant Performers in 2019

Chipotle, Shake Shack Lead Best Restaurant Performers in 2019

Bigger is better as the major restaurants dominate the sector.

And in the 'Real' World...

* Jim and I are on the same wave length In the non-Fed-inflated world the "hits" keep coming: * The largest cruise line, Carnival , disappoints. * Darden Restaurants , among the most sizable restaurant chains, misses. * Kroger , the large grocer, al...

What We Know, What We Don't and What We Should Do With It: Market Recon

What We Know, What We Don't and What We Should Do With It: Market Recon

There are challenges the world and the markets face; be mindful of them, but do not fear… ever.

A Six-Stock 'What, Me Worry?' Portfolio

A Six-Stock 'What, Me Worry?' Portfolio

These stocks share a number of attributes, from little or no exposure to China to moderate expected volatility.

Jim Cramer: What to Buy and What to Avoid on Trump's Latest China Tweet

Jim Cramer: What to Buy and What to Avoid on Trump's Latest China Tweet

As usual, the stocks that bounce back first are the tech stocks with little Chinese exposure and the consumer packaged goods that just demonstrated good numbers.

The Crowded Restaurant Landscape Has Several Shining Stars

The Crowded Restaurant Landscape Has Several Shining Stars

A basket of 38 restaurant stocks I track, large and small, are up about 14% year to date.

Jim Cramer: What Darden Restaurants' Tasty Comp Growth Really Means

Jim Cramer: What Darden Restaurants' Tasty Comp Growth Really Means

The U.S. economy is as good as Olive Garden's Chicken Alfredo.

Jim Cramer: Forgotten Companies Stocks' Are Leading the Way Up

Jim Cramer: Forgotten Companies Stocks' Are Leading the Way Up

Eclectic leadership is not the kind of leadership I can bank on.

Fed Failures, Tariffs Tool, Levi's Goes Public, Trading Zuora: Market Recon

Fed Failures, Tariffs Tool, Levi's Goes Public, Trading Zuora: Market Recon

The Fed needs to buy short-term paper RIGHT NOW, and sell off longer-term paper.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Remains an Interesting Takeover Possibility

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Remains an Interesting Takeover Possibility

One interesting facet is the 19.74% ownership stake by Biglari Holdings.

Darden Upgraded at BTIG

The Bear Is Growling: Market Recon

The Bear Is Growling: Market Recon

We all know that the FOMC went too far by now. They know it as well. They have to.

Don't Press the Short Side of Darden Restaurants Here

Don't Press the Short Side of Darden Restaurants Here

Let's look at the charts and indicators.

Dine Brands, Biglari Holdings Sit at Opposite Ends of the Restaurant Table

Dine Brands, Biglari Holdings Sit at Opposite Ends of the Restaurant Table

Shares of Dine Brands have surged this year after a rough 2017, while Biglari has slid since creating two classes of stock.

Starving for Buy Ideas? 5 Food Stocks for Your Investing Menu

Starving for Buy Ideas? 5 Food Stocks for Your Investing Menu

Several top financial newsletter advisors offer their favorite restaurant names for investors to chew on.

Expect More Acquisition Deals to Take Out Restaurant Chains

Expect More Acquisition Deals to Take Out Restaurant Chains

This week's go-private move by Sonic Corp. extends a run of restaurant deals that probably isn't over.

Darden Downgraded to Underperform at BMO

Let's Grab a Fork and Take a Stab at Several Restaurant Stocks

Let's Grab a Fork and Take a Stab at Several Restaurant Stocks

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Noodles & Co. and Dine Brands Global are among the names we're serving up.

If You Must Trade Tilray, Use This Options Play: Market Recon

If You Must Trade Tilray, Use This Options Play: Market Recon

Covered calls may be the best bet -- or wait for a dip.