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  • Previous Rank385
  • Revenues ($M)$7,170.20
  • Revenue Percent Change3.4%
  • Profits ($M)$479.1
  • Profits Percent Change27.8%
  • Assets ($M)$5,504.20
  • Employees178,729
  • Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$10,531.30

The Orlando-based restaurant group is the parent of international casual dining chains Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, the Capital Grille, Eddie V’s, and Yard House.

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Company Info

Eugene I. Lee Jr.
CEO Title
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Hotels, Restaurants & Leisure
Food Services
HQ Location
Years on Fortune 500 List22
Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2017.

Darden Restaurants Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$7,170.203.4%
Profits ($M)$479.127.8%
Assets ($M)$5,504.20-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,101.70-
Market Value — as of March 29, 2018 ($M)$10,531.30-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.7%
Profits as % of Assets8.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity22.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3.8
EPS % Change (from 2016)31%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)1.3%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)10.9%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2017)36%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)23.5%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)18.4%