Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) announces a quarterly dividend of $0.75



Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) to go ex-dividend.
On 3/21/2019 Darden Restaurants ( NYSE:DRI ) announced that it will be issuing a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.75 down from $0.75 making the yield 2.76%.


Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) Ex- dividend date

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) is set to go ex-dividend on and will be payable on 5/1/2019


Dividend History for Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI)
The next payable dividend for Darden Restaurants is scheduled for 5/1/2019. There is an annual dividend of $$0.63 with a yield of 0.54% The company’s dividend has increased by 7.90% on a 3 Year Average

Recent Dividend History for Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI)

  • On 12/20/2012 Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50.
  • On 3/22/2013 Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend of $0.50.
  • On 6/21/2013 Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend of $0.55.
  • On 9/20/2013 Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend of $0.55.
  • On 12/19/2013 Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend of $0.55.
  • On 3/21/2014 Darden Restaurants announced a quarterly dividend of $0.55.
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About Company
Darden Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates full-service restaurants in the United States and Canada. As of May 27, 2018, it owned and operated approximately 1,746 restaurants under the Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, The Capital Grille, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, and Eddie V's brands. The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Orlando, Florida.

Recent Insider Trading for Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI)

  • On 2/1/2019 William S Simon, Director, sold 1,565 with an average share price of $104.90 per share and the total transaction amounting to $164,168.50.
  • On 10/4/2018 David C George, COO, sold 55,671 with an average share price of $108.24 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,025,829.04.
  • On 9/26/2018 Eugene I Lee Jr, Insider, sold 60,688 with an average share price of $112.63 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,835,289.44.
  • On 7/23/2018 Douglas J Milanes, SVP, sold 2,186 with an average share price of $111.06 per share and the total transaction amounting to $242,777.16.
  • On 7/13/2018 William S Simon, Director, sold 2,418 with an average share price of $112.09 per share and the total transaction amounting to $271,033.62.
  • On 6/28/2018 David C George, COO, sold 60,970 with an average share price of $106.99 per share and the total transaction amounting to $6,523,180.30.



Recent Analyst Rating for Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI)

  • On 3/19/2019 Maxim Group, Reiterated Rating, fromHold to Buy with a price target of $128.00
  • On 1/31/2019 Wedbush, Initiated Coverage, fromNeutral to Neutral with a price target of $110.00
  • On 1/11/2019 Buckingham Research, Initiated Coverage, fromBuy to Buy
  • On 1/11/2019 Bank of America, Upgrade, fromNeutral to Buy with a price target of $113.00 to $120.00
  • On 12/19/2018 Robert W. Baird, Lower Price Target, fromNeutral to Neutral with a price target of $120.00 to $115.00
  • On 12/19/2018 BTIG Research, Downgrade, fromBuy to Neutral with a price target of $103.80



Recent Trading for Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI)
Shares of Darden Restaurants closed the previous trading session at with 112.5 shares trading hands.

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