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374. Darden Restaurants
Financials: Latest Results
Rank: 374 (Previous rank: 415)
Compare tool: Darden Restaurants vs. Top 10
CEO: Clarence Otis Jr.
Address: 5900 Lake Ellenor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32809
Phone: 407-245-4000
Website: www.darden.com
  $ millions % change from 2007
Revenues 6,747.2 13.9
Profits 377.2 87.3
Assets 4,730.6
Stockholders' equity 1,409.1
Market value (3/27/2009) 4,850.7
Profits as % of  
Revenues 5.6
Assets 8.0
Stockholders' equity 26.8
Earnings per share  
2008 $ 2.60
% change from 2007 92.6
1998-2008 annual growth rate % 19.3
Total return to investors %
2008 4.4
1998-2008 annual rate 9.8
Industry: Food Services
Rank Company 500
rank
Revenues
($ millions)
1 McDonald's 107 23,522.4
2 Yum Brands 239 11,279.0
3 Starbucks 261 10,383.0
4 Darden Restaurants 374 6,747.2
5 Brinker International 533 4,235.2
6 Jack in the Box 685 3,001.4
7 Burger King Holdings 790 2,455.0
8 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 807 2,384.5
9 Wendy's/Arby's Group 957 1,822.8
10 Bob Evans Farms 991 1,737.0
Issue date: May 4, 2009
Revenues: Includes revenues from discontinued operations.
Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2008.
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