Darden Restaurants

Olive Garden Take-Out Order Ahead Of Darden Restaurants Inc. Earning Figures
An order of breadsticks from a Darden Restaurants Inc. Olive Garden location is arranged for a photograph in Tiskilwa, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Darden Restaurants Inc. is scheduled to release earnings figures on Sept. 22. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesDaniel Acker—Bloomberg via Getty Images
  • Previous Rank
    371
  • Revenues ($M)
    6934
  • Revenue Percent Change
    -3.2
  • Profits ($M)
    375
  • Profits Percent Change
    -47.1
  • Assets ($M)
    4583
  • Employees
    150942
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)
    10389

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.

Company Info

CEOEugene I. Lee Jr.
CEO TitlePresident, Chief Executive Officer & Director
SectorHotels, Restaurants & Leisure
IndustryFood Services
HQ LocationOrlando, FL
Websitewww.darden.com
Years on Fortune 500 List21
Employees150,942

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

Revenues ($M)$6,934
Profits ($M)$375
Assets ($M)$4,583
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$1,952
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$10,389

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues5.4%
Profits as % of Assets8.2%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity19.2%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)3
EPS % Change (from 2015)-47%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-3.1%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)3%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2016)18.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)16.8%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)10.8%