Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) Dividend History

Darden Restaurants, Inc. is the world's largest casual dining restaurant company based on market share, sales and number of company-owned and operated restaurants. Darden through its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership and operation of casual dining restaurants in the United States and Canada.

Last update 04/21/2018


Dividend Yield Summary

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Dividends 2.10 3.80 2.20 2.12 2.38 0.63
Average Price 50.97 51.37 64.36 64.33 82.38 93.27
Yield 4.12% 7.40% 3.42% 3.30% 2.89% 0.68%
• The above Dividend, Average Price, and Yield values for 2018 are year-to-date.

Dividend Dates

Ex Dividend Date 2018-04-09
Dividend Pay Date

DivInfo Metrics ™

52-Week Projected Earnings Per Share 3.81
52-Week Projected Dividends Per Share 2.52
Dividend Cover 1.51 : 1
52-Week Projected Yield 2.81%
52-Week Trailing Yield 2.15%
6-Year Average Yield 3.25%
6-Year Dividend Change 20.00%
6-Year Yearly Dividend Change 3.33%
Number of Dividend Payments (1995-10-05 - 2018-01-09) 67

Dividend History

Date Amount Per Share Note
2018-01-09 $0.63
2017-10-06 $0.63
2017-07-06 $0.63
2017-04-06 $0.56
2017-01-06 $0.56
2016-10-05 $0.56
2016-07-07 $0.56
2016-04-07 $0.50
2016-01-06 $0.50
2015-10-07 $0.55
2015-07-08 $0.55
2015-04-08 $0.55
2015-01-07 $0.55
2014-10-08 $0.55
2014-07-08 $0.55
2014-05-22 $1.60
2014-04-08 $0.55
2014-01-08 $0.55
2013-10-08 $0.55
2013-07-08 $0.55
2013-04-08 $0.50
2013-01-08 $0.50
2012-10-05 $0.50
2012-07-06 $0.50
2012-04-05 $0.43
2012-01-06 $0.43
2011-10-06 $0.43
2011-07-07 $0.43
2011-04-06 $0.32
2011-01-06 $0.32
2010-08-02 $0.32
2010-05-03 $0.25
2010-02-01 $0.25
2009-11-02 $0.25
2009-08-03 $0.25
2009-05-01 $0.20
2009-02-02 $0.20
2008-11-03 $0.20
2008-08-01 $0.20
2008-04-08 $0.18
2008-01-08 $0.18
2007-10-05 $0.18
2007-07-06 $0.18
2007-04-05 $0.23
2006-10-06 $0.23
2006-04-06 $0.20
2005-10-05 $0.20
2005-04-06 $0.04
2004-10-06 $0.04
2004-04-06 $0.04
2003-10-08 $0.04
2003-04-08 $0.04
2002-10-08 $0.04
2002-04-08 $0.03
2001-10-05 $0.03
2001-04-06 $0.03
2000-10-05 $0.03
2000-04-06 $0.03
1999-10-06 $0.03
1999-04-07 $0.01
1998-10-07 $0.03
1998-04-07 $0.03
1997-10-08 $0.03
1997-04-08 $0.03
1996-10-08 $0.03
1996-04-08 $0.01
1995-10-05 $0.03
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