- DRI reported third quarter sales of $2.23 billion, which were slightly below last year's Q3 sales of $2.26 billion.
- Net earnings for the quarter came in at $109.7 million, down from last year's Q3 figure of $134.5 million.
- The company’s diluted EPS came in at 82 cents, which is significantly than last year's Q3 EPS of $1.02.
- DRI met analysts' estimates of 82 cents EPS, but came in slightly below revenue expectations of $2.26 billion.
- The company placed some of the blame for its lower earnings on higher direct costs and severe winter weather.
- Darden affirmed that diluted net EPS for FY2014 will decline between 15% and 20% compared to last year.
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