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Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI)
Dividends Per Share
$2.20 (TTM As of Aug. 2014)

Darden Restaurants Inc's dividends per share for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was $0.55. Its dividends per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Aug. 2014 was $2.20. Its Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Aug. 2014 was 0.14. As of today, Darden Restaurants Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 4.00%.

Warning Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

During the past 12 months, Darden Restaurants Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 7.30% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 19.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 22.40% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 35.10% per year.

During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Darden Restaurants Inc was 108.00% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was 19.80% per year.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

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Definition

Dividends paid to per common share.


Explanation

1. Dividend payout ratio measures the percentage of the company’s earnings paid out as dividends.

Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the quarter that ended in Aug. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Aug. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Aug. 2014 )
=0.55/3.81
=0.14

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Darden Restaurants Inc was 3.67. The lowest was 0.07. And the median was 0.33.

2. Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.

Darden Restaurants Inc Recent Full-Year Dividend History

Amount Ex-date Record Date Pay Date Type Frequency
0.5502014-10-082014-10-102014-11-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502014-07-082014-07-102014-08-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502014-04-082014-04-102014-05-05Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502014-01-082014-01-102014-02-03Cash Dividendquarterly

Darden Restaurants Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as

Trailing Annual Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.2/55.76
=3.95 %

Current Share Price is $55.76.
Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.2.

During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Darden Restaurants Inc was 5.31%. The lowest was 0.23%. And the median was 2.56%.

Warning Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc stock dividend yield is close to 2-year low.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Related Terms

Dividend Yield, Dividend Payout Ratio, Earnings per Share, 3-Year Dividends Growth Rate, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Darden Restaurants Inc Annual Data

May05May06May07May08May09May10May11May12May13May14
Dividends Per Share 0.080.400.460.720.801.001.281.722.002.20

Darden Restaurants Inc Quarterly Data

May12Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14
Dividends Per Share 0.430.500.500.500.500.550.550.550.550.55
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