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311. Darden Restaurants
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Rank: 311 (Previous rank: 374)
CEO: Clarence Otis Jr.
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Key financials $ millions % change
from 2008
Revenues 7,217.5 7.0
Profits 372.2 -1.3
Assets 5,025.2
Stockholders' equity 1,606.0
Market value (3/26/2010) 6,192.9
Profits as % of  
Revenues 5.2
Assets 7.4
Stockholders' equity 23.2
Earnings per share  
2009 $ 2.65
% change from 2008 1.9
1999-2009 annual growth rate % 14.9
Total return to investors %
2009 28.1
1999-2009 annual rate 12.4
Industry: Food Services
Rank Company 500
($ millions)
1 McDonald's 108 22,744.7
2 Yum Brands 216 10,836.0
3 Starbucks 241 9,774.6
4 Darden Restaurants 311 7,217.5
Issue date: May 3, 2010.
Figures are for fiscal year ended May 31, 2009.
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Darden Restaurants
1000 Darden Center Dr.
Orlando, FL 32837
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