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Darden Restaurants Inc (NYSE:DRI)
3-Year Dividends Growth Rate
19.80% (As of May. 2014)

Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in May. 2014 was $0.55.

DRI' s 10-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3y Range
Min: 0   Max: 108
Current: 19.8

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 Dividend Growth Rate 3yis ranked higher than
86% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. DRI: 19.80 )

During the past 12 months, Darden Restaurants Inc's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 10.00% 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.

The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.

Darden Restaurants Inc's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in May. 2014 was 0.85. As of today, Darden Restaurants Inc's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield is 4.60%.

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 0.97, which seems too high.

Good Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

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 least square regression.


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 May. 2014 is calculated as

Dividend Payout Ratio=Dividends Per Share (Q: May. 2014 )/Earnings per Share (Q: May. 2014 )
=0.55/0.645
=0.85

During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Darden Restaurants Inc was 1.02. The lowest was 0.04. And the median was 0.18.

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 0.97, which seems too high.

2. Trailing Annual 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
0.5502014-07-082014-07-102014-08-01Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502014-04-082014-04-102014-05-05Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502014-01-082014-01-102014-02-03Cash Dividendquarterly
0.5502013-10-082013-10-102013-11-01Cash 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
=2.2/47.78
=4.60 %

Current Share Price is $47.78.
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 2.52%.

Good Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc stock dividend yield is close to 5-year high.

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


Related Terms

Dividends Per Share, Dividend Payout Ratio, Dividend Yield, 5-Year Dividends Growth Rate

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