Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 08, 2014

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Darden Restaurants, Inc. ( DRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 03, 2014. Shareholders who purchased DRI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that DRI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of DRI was $52.01, representing a -5.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $55.25 and a 17.91% increase over the 52 week low of $44.11.

DRI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). DRI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.71. Zacks Investment Research reports DRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -18.26%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the DRI Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to DRI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have DRI as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Core Portfolio ( PXMC )
  • WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund ( DON ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is PXMC with an increase of 7.35% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of DRI at 0.86%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.




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Referenced Stocks: DON , DRI , MCD , PXMC , SBUX

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