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Darden Restaurants Debt-to-Equity

: 1.98 (As of Feb. 2021)
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Darden Restaurants's Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was $0 Mil. Darden Restaurants's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was $5,086 Mil. Darden Restaurants's Total Stockholders Equity for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was $2,576 Mil. Darden Restaurants's debt to equity for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 was 1.97.

A high debt to equity ratio generally means that a company has been aggressive in financing its growth with debt. This can result in volatile earnings as a result of the additional interest expense.

NYSE:DRI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22   Med: 0.56   Max: 2.42
Current: 1.98

0.22
2.42

During the past 13 years, the highest Debt-to-Equity Ratio of Darden Restaurants was 2.42. The lowest was 0.22. And the median was 0.56.

NYSE:DRI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NYSE:DRI: 1.98 )

Darden Restaurants Debt-to-Equity 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
Debt-to-Equity Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 0.23 0.45 0.42 0.39 2.42

Darden Restaurants Quarterly Data
May16 Aug16 Nov16 Feb17 May17 Aug17 Nov17 Feb18 May18 Aug18 Nov18 Feb19 May19 Aug19 Nov19 Feb20 May20 Aug20 Nov20 Feb21
Debt-to-Equity 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 2.24 2.42 2.19 2.10 1.98

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 Debt-to-Equity Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Darden Restaurants's Debt-to-Equity falls into.



Darden Restaurants Debt-to-Equity Calculation

Debt to Equity measures the financial leverage a company has.

Darden Restaurants's Debt to Equity Ratio for the fiscal year that ended in May. 2020 is calculated as

Darden Restaurants's Debt to Equity Ratio for the quarter that ended in Feb. 2021 is calculated as

* 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.


Darden Restaurants  (NYSE:DRI) Debt-to-Equity Explanation

In the calculation of Debt to Equity, we use the total of Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation and Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divided by Total Stockholders Equity. In some calculations, Total Liabilities is used to for calculation.


Be Aware

Because a company can increase its ROE % by having more financial leverage, it is important to watch the leverage ratio when investing in high ROE % companies.


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