4.98% Jul 22, 05:01 PM
$2.20 Paid Quarterly
75.9% EPS $2.90
6 years Since 2008
No Ex-Dividend Dates
Have Been Scheduled

DRI - Upcoming Dividend Payouts
Next Ex-Dividend Date None

Amount Declare Date Ex-Dividend Date ▲ Record Date Pay Date Payout Type
$0.5500 2014-06-20 2014-07-08 2014-07-10 2014-08-01 Regular
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Next Pay Date
DRI has not yet officially announced its next dividend payout.

DRI - Dividend Yield & Stock Price History
Current Dividend Yield 4.98%

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DRI - Dividend Payout History
Current Annual Payout $2.20

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DRI - Dividend Growth History

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Reveal Dividend Growth History for DRI. 22.6% 12.9% 6 years
Annual dividend amounts based on Ex-dividend date

DRI - Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth
Payouts Increasing For 6 years

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$2.1000 2013 12.9%
$1.8600 2012 24.0%

DRI - Historical Dividend Data
Payouts Increasing For 6 years

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.5500 2014-06-20 2014-07-08 2014-07-10 2014-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2014-03-21 2014-04-08 2014-04-10 2014-05-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2013-12-18 2014-01-08 2014-01-10 2014-02-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2013-09-20 2013-10-08 2013-10-10 2013-11-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.5500 2013-06-20 2013-07-08 2013-07-10 2013-08-01 Yes Regular Quarter

Darden Restaurants (DRI) - News

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  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
  • Before the opening bell on Friday morning, Darden Restaurants (DRI) reported its fourth quarter results, posting higher revenues and lower...
  • Darden Restaurants (DRI) announced on Friday morning that it will be selling its Red Lobster brand of restaurants and other assets to Golden Gate...
  • Ex-dividend dates are very important to dividend investors, since you must purchase a stock prior to its ex-dividend date in order to receive its...
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  • Darden Restaurants, Inc. Q3 Earnings Dip; Matches Estimates; Declares Dividend (DRI)

    Before the opening bell on Friday morning, Darden Restaurants (DRI) reported its third quarter earnings, posting lower overall sales compared to last year's third quarter. DRI's Earnings in Brief
    • 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.
    DRI's Dividend Darden declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents, which is payable on May 5 to all shareholders on record as of April 10. The stock goes ex-dividend on April 8. Stock Performance DRI stock was inactive in pre-market trading. YTD, Darden stock is down 7.95%.

    The Bottom Line

    Shares of Darden Restaurants (DRI)  have a yield of 4.46% based on Thursday's closing price of $49.30 and the company's annualized payout of $2.20. Darden Restaurants (DRI)  is not recommended at this time, holding a Dividend.com DARS™ Rating of 3.4 out of 5 stars. Be sure to visit our complete recommended list of the Best Dividend Stocks, as well as a detailed explanation of our ratings system here.

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