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  • Previous Rank396
  • Revenues ($M)$8,080.1
  • Revenue Percent Change12.7%
  • Profits ($M)$596.0
  • Profits Percent Change24.4%
  • Assets ($M)$5,469.6
  • Employees180,656

The multi-brand restaurant operator is the parent of international dining chains like 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
Orlando, Fla.
Years on Fortune 500 List23
Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2018.

Darden Restaurants Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$8,080.112.7%
Profits ($M)$596.024.4%
Assets ($M)$5,469.6-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$2,194.8-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues7.4%
Profits as % of Assets10.9%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity27.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)4.73
EPS % Change (from 2017)24.5%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)8.6%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)6.2%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2018)6.9%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)19.6%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)18.7%