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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.29
DRI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. DRI: 0.29 )
DRI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.36
Current: 0.29

0.01
0.36
Equity to Asset 0.37
DRI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. DRI: 0.37 )
DRI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.37

0.27
0.59
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: -2.04
WACC vs ROIC
4.28%
8.10%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.42
DRI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. DRI: 5.42 )
DRI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.08   Max: 10.31
Current: 5.42

3.08
10.31
Net-margin (%) 10.57
DRI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. DRI: 10.57 )
DRI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.87   Max: 6.96
Current: 10.57

-2.87
6.96
ROE (%) 32.13
DRI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. DRI: 32.13 )
DRI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.9   Max: 30.13
Current: 32.13

-7.9
30.13
ROA (%) 10.71
DRI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. DRI: 10.71 )
DRI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.49   Max: 11.37
Current: 10.71

-4.49
11.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.64
DRI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. DRI: 9.64 )
DRI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.93   Max: 24.66
Current: 9.64

7.93
24.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.10
DRI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. DRI: -4.10 )
DRI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.1   Max: 14.6
Current: -4.1

-4.1
14.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -14.40
DRI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. DRI: -14.40 )
DRI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.4   Max: 279.7
Current: -14.4

-14.4
279.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.00
DRI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. DRI: -26.00 )
DRI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26   Max: 33.1
Current: -26

-26
33.1
» DRI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DRI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 2,505 sh (+7.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,133 sh (+3.33%)
Westport Asset Management 56,500 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

DRI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 2,586 sh (+3.23%)
Westport Asset Management 56,500 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2014

DRI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 208,832 sh (New)
Jim Simons 129,200 sh (New)
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
David Dreman 2,105 sh (-18.60%)
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Q1 2015

DRI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,372 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 208,832 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.30
DRI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 38.10 vs. DRI: 12.30 )
DRI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.51   Max: 35.31
Current: 12.3

5.51
35.31
Forward P/E 23.47
DRI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 60.98 vs. DRI: 23.47 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 65.40
DRI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 39.30 vs. DRI: 65.40 )
DRI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 97.43
Current: 65.4

5.7
97.43
P/B 3.64
DRI's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. DRI: 3.64 )
DRI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 6.06
Current: 3.64

1.41
6.06
P/S 1.29
DRI's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. DRI: 1.29 )
DRI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.29

0.29
1.58
PFCF 60.51
DRI's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 112.49 vs. DRI: 60.51 )
DRI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.74   Max: 95.06
Current: 60.51

9.74
95.06
POCF 18.82
DRI's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.97 vs. DRI: 18.82 )
DRI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 20.07
Current: 18.82

2.88
20.07
EV-to-EBIT 26.05
DRI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.35 vs. DRI: 26.05 )
DRI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 50.7
Current: 26.05

6.7
50.7
Shiller P/E 18.14
DRI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. DRI: 18.14 )
DRI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.45   Max: 28.06
Current: 18.14

7.45
28.06
Current Ratio 0.73
DRI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DRI: 0.73 )
DRI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.73

0.37
1.22
Quick Ratio 0.60
DRI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. DRI: 0.60 )
DRI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.6

0.16
1.1
Days Inventory 17.17
DRI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. DRI: 17.17 )
DRI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 15.01   Max: 30.08
Current: 17.17

15.01
30.08
Days Sales Outstanding 3.57
DRI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. DRI: 3.57 )
DRI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 3.83
Current: 3.57

1.88
3.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.40
DRI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. DRI: 3.40 )
DRI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 5.31
Current: 3.4

0.23
5.31
Dividend Payout 2.28
DRI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. DRI: 2.28 )
DRI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.67
Current: 2.28

0.07
3.67
Dividend growth (3y) 19.80
DRI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.00 vs. DRI: 19.80 )
DRI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 108
Current: 19.8

0
108
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.85
DRI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. DRI: 9.85 )
DRI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 15.38
Current: 9.85

0.67
15.38
Share Buyback Rate 1.70
DRI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. DRI: 1.70 )
DRI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 1.1
Current: 1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 10.29
DRI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. DRI: 10.29 )
DRI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 17.8
Current: 10.29

0.95
17.8
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.68
DRI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. DRI: 1.68 )
DRI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.68

0.55
2.45
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
DRI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. DRI: 1.44 )
DRI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.44

0.4
1.75
Price/Graham Number 2.40
DRI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. DRI: 2.40 )
DRI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.88
Current: 2.4

0.73
3.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
DRI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
60% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. DRI: 3.80 )
DRI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 14.9
Current: 3.8

2
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -9.46
DRI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
53% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. DRI: -9.46 )
DRI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 25.3
Current: -9.46

-9.7
25.3

Analyst Estimate

May15 May16 May17
Revenue(Mil) 6,764 6,915 7,187
EPS($) 2.46 2.76 2.87
EPS without NRI($) 2.46 2.76 2.87

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:DDN.Germany,
Darden Restaurants Inc is a Florida corporation incorporated in March 1995, and is the parent company of GMRI, Inc. The Company owns and operates full service restaurant. As of May 25, 2014, it operated through subsidiaries 2,207 restaurants in the United States and Canada. In the United States, it operated 2,174 restaurants in all 50 states, including 831 Olive Garden, 679 Red Lobster, 464 LongHorn Steakhouse, 54 The Capital Grille, 52 Yard House, 38 Seasons 52, 37 Bahama Breeze, 12 Eddie V's Prime Seafood, four test "synergy restaurants and three Wildfish Seafood Grille restaurants. In Canada, it operated 33 restaurants, including 27 Red Lobster and six Olive Garden restaurants. Through subsidiaries, it owns and operates all restaurants in the United States and Canada, except for three restaurants located in Central Florida and three restaurants in California which are owned jointly by the Company and third parties, and managed by the Company, seven franchised restaurants in Puerto Rico and one Atlanta, Georgia airport location. Of 2,207 restaurants in the United States and Canada open on May 25, 2014, 1,060 were located on owned sites and 1,147 were located on leased sites. As of May 25, 2014, it had 52 restaurants operated by independent third parties pursuant to area development and franchise agreements, including 23 Red Lobster restaurants in Japan, seven LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants in Puerto Rico (mentioned above), seven Red Lobster restaurants, four Olive Garden restaurants, and one LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant in the Middle East region. and five Olive Garden restaurants, one Red Lobster restaurant and one The Capital Grille restaurant in Mexico, one Red Lobster restaurant and one Olive Garden restaurant in Brazil and one Olive Garden restaurant in Peru. The Company's purchasing staff sources, negotiates and purchases food and supplies from more than 2,000 suppliers whose products originate in more than 30 countries. The Company is subject to various federal, state, local and international laws affecting its business.
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