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Darden

$61.36

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Darden CEO says 'continue to gain market share'

"I'm pleased with our performance during the quarter and the progress we made against our strategic initiatives," said CEO Gene Lee. "We continued to gain market share and our same-restaurant sales growth outperformed the industry by a considerable margin. We also returned significant capital to shareholders in the form of our regular dividend and $196 million in share repurchases."

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DRI Darden
$61.36

0.04 (0.07%)

07/13/16
WELS
07/13/16
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Market Perform
Darden downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Jeff Farmer downgraded Darden Restaurants to Market Perform citing accelerating casual dining segment same-same-store declines in June. The analyst expects a diminished rate of upward earnings revision in coming quarters. He cut his price target range for the shares to $66-$70 from $70-$74.
07/26/16
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Darden downgraded to Sell from Hold at Stifel
Stifel analyst Paul Westra downgraded Darden based on the firm's belief that the U.S. economy will probably enter a recession within nine months. As a result, the firm now expects two year industrywide comps to come in at 0.5% in the first half of 2018, versus the consensus outlook of 1.75%, Westra stated. The analyst says that Darden's Olve Garden and Longhorn brands are already seeing weak demand, while the company lacks "brand agility" amid "fierce competition." Target $53.
08/22/16
ADAM
08/22/16
INITIATION
Target $74
ADAM
Buy
Darden initiated with a Buy at Canaccord
Canaccord analyst Lynne Collier initiated coverage on the Restaurant industry with an overall cautious outlook, saying that being selective is key. The analyst started coverage of Darden with a Buy rating and $74 price target, making it one of only four Buy rated stocks among fifteen that were initiated.
09/06/16
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09/06/16
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Target $70
OPCO
Outperform
Darden at a 'misplaced discount' to peers, says Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Brian Bittner believes the market has presented another Darden buying opportunity, with stock valuation sitting at a "misplaced discount" to peers. Further, the analyst believes better in-store execution, improved off-premise business and elevated brand momentum can sustain sales trends above peers. Bittner also sees limited risk to upcoming Q1 results. He reiterates an Outperform rating and $70 price target on the shares.

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