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Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 07, 2015

Darden Restaurants, Inc. ( DRI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 07, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.55 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 02, 2015. Shareholders who purchased DRI prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 10th quarter that DRI has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.47, the dividend yield is 3.21%.

The previous trading day's last sale of DRI was $68.47, representing a -9.43% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.60 and a 46.62% increase over the 52 week low of $46.70.

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 $2.28. Zacks Investment Research reports DRI's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 23.12%, compared to an industry average of 15.6%.

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.

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


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

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