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Earnings Outlook For Darden Restaurants

Earnings Outlook For Darden Restaurants

DRI is set to give its latest quarterly earnings report on Thursday , 2021-09-23. Here's what investors need to know before the announcement.

Analysts estimate that Darden Restaurants will likely report an Earnings Per Share (EPS) of $1.63

Darden Restaurants bulls will hope to hear the company to announce they've not only beaten that estimate, but also to provide positive guidance, or forecasted growth, for the next quarter.

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by $13.41, which was followed by a 3.05 increase in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Darden Restaurants's past performance and the resulting price change:


Quarter Q4 2021 Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021
EPS Estimate 1.79 0.69 0.71 0.05
EPS Actual 2.03 0.98 0.74 0.56
Revenue Estimate 2.19 B 1.63 B 1.68 B 1.56 B
Revenue Actual 2.28 B 1.73 B 1.66 B 1.53 B

eps graph

Stock Performance

Shares of Darden Restaurants were trading at $146.51 as of September 21. Over the last 52-week period, shares are up 52.58%. Given that these returns are generally positive, long-term shareholders are likely bullish going into this earnings release.

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