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Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
8.60% (As of Nov. 2015)

Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Nov. 2015 was $0.55.

DRI' s 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0   Max: 108
Current: 8.6

0
108

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.

DRI's 3Y Average Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
55% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. DRI: 8.60 )

During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 8.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 17.80% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 31.40% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.

Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Nov. 2015 was 1.67. As of today, Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividend Yield is 3.66%.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Darden Restaurants Inc is 1.667, which seems too high.

Warning Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

For more information regarding to dividend, please check our Dividend Page.


Definition

This is the average annual rate that a company has been raising its dividends. The growth rate is calculated with expontential compound based on the latest four year annual data.

Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the average dividends per share growth rate.


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 Nov. 2015 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: Nov. 2015 )/Earnings per Share (Q: Nov. 2015 )
=0.55/0.33
=1.67

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 0.34.

Warning Sign:

If a company dividend payout ratio is too high, its dividend may not be sustainable. The dividend payout of Darden Restaurants Inc is 1.667, which seems too high.

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
0.5002016-01-062016-01-082016-02-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502015-10-072015-10-092015-11-02Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502015-07-082015-07-102015-08-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502015-04-082015-04-102015-05-01Cash Dividendquarterly

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

Dividend Yield=Most Recent Full Year Dividend/Current Share Price
=2.15/58.67
=3.66 %

Current Share Price is $58.67.
Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $2.15.

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Yield of Darden Restaurants Inc was 5.94%. The lowest was 0.26%. And the median was 2.90%.

Warning Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc stock dividend yield is close to 3-year low.

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


Related Terms

Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus), Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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