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Darden Restaurants Gross Profit

: $965 Mil (TTM As of Feb. 2021)
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Darden Restaurants's gross profit for the three months ended in Feb. 2021 was $337 Mil. Darden Restaurants's gross profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2021 was $965 Mil.

Gross Margin % is calculated as gross profit divided by its revenue. Darden Restaurants's gross profit for the three months ended in Feb. 2021 was $337 Mil. Darden Restaurants's Revenue for the three months ended in Feb. 2021 was $1,733 Mil. Therefore, Darden Restaurants's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was 19.47%.

Darden Restaurants had a gross margin of 19.47% for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 => No sustainable competitive advantage

During the past 13 years, the highest Gross Margin % of Darden Restaurants was 24.01%. The lowest was 15.59%. And the median was 21.81%.

Warning Sign:

Darden Restaurants Inc gross margin has been in long term decline. The average rate of decline per year is -2.4%.


Darden Restaurants Gross Profit Historical Data

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Darden Restaurants Annual Data
May11 May12 May13 May14 May15 May16 May17 May18 May19 May20
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,541.10 1,569.40 1,745.40 1,849.00 1,408.40

Darden Restaurants Quarterly Data
May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21
Gross Profit Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 538.00 10.50 301.30 315.40 337.40

Competitive Comparison
* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap.


Darden Restaurants Gross Profit Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Darden Restaurants's Gross Profit falls into.



Darden Restaurants Gross Profit Calculation

Gross Profit is the different between the sale prices and the cost of buying or producing the goods.

Darden Restaurants's Gross Profit for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2020 is calculated as

Gross Profit (A: May. 2020 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=7806.9 - 6398.5
=1,408

Darden Restaurants's Gross Profit for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Profit (Q: Feb. 2021 )=Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold
=1733 - 1395.6
=337

Gross Profit for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Feb. 2021 was 10.5 (May. 2020 ) + 301.3 (Aug. 2020 ) + 315.4 (Nov. 2020 ) + 337.4 (Feb. 2021 ) = $965 Mil.

Gross Profit is the numerator in the calculation of Gross Margin.

Darden Restaurants's Gross Margin % for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 is calculated as

Gross Margin % (Q: Feb. 2021 )=Gross Profit (Q: Feb. 2021 ) / Revenue (Q: Feb. 2021 )
=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=337 / 1733
=19.47 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

A positive Gross Profit is only the first step for a company to make a net profit. The gross profit needs to be big enough to also cover related labor, equipment, rental, marketing/advertising, research and development and a lot of other costs in selling the products.


Darden Restaurants  (NYSE:DRI) Gross Profit Explanation

Warren Buffett believes that firms with excellent long term economics tend to have consistently higher margins.

Durable competitive advantage creates a high Gross Margin % because of the freedom to price in excess of cost. Companies can be categorized by their Gross Margin %

1. Greater than 40% = Durable competitive advantage
2. Less than 40% = Competition eroding margins
3. Less than 20% = no sustainable competitive advantage
Consistency of Gross Margin is key

Darden Restaurants had a gross margin of 19.47% for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 => No sustainable competitive advantage


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