NYSE:DRI - Darden Restaurants Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $167.54
  • Forecasted Upside: 16.77 %
  • Number of Analysts: 26
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 5 Hold Ratings
  • 21 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for DRI

Analyst Price Target is $167.54
▲ +16.77% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 26 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Darden Restaurants in the last 3 months. The average price target is $167.54, with a high forecast of $180.00 and a low forecast of $130.00. The average price target represents a 16.77% upside from the last price of $143.48.

This chart shows the closing price for DRI for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 26 contributing investment analysts is to buy stock in Darden Restaurants. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 9 hold ratings
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  • 9 hold ratings
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/13/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyMedium
9/24/2021StephensBoost Price TargetOverweight$170.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/24/2021Truist SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$167.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/24/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $176.00Low
9/24/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$150.00 ➝ $155.00Low
9/24/2021TruistBoost Price TargetBuy$167.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/24/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$165.00 ➝ $175.00Low
9/24/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$167.00 ➝ $171.00Low
9/24/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$175.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/24/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $172.50Low
9/24/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$160.00 ➝ $175.00Low
9/24/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$152.00 ➝ $156.00Low
9/24/2021UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$165.00 ➝ $178.00Low
9/24/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$165.00 ➝ $180.00Low
9/24/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$157.00 ➝ $168.00Low
9/23/2021WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$150.00 ➝ $162.00Low
9/23/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$155.00 ➝ $165.00Low
9/23/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyHigh
9/17/2021UBS GroupReiterated RatingBuy$165.00Low
7/21/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyMedium
6/28/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$145.00 ➝ $152.00Medium
6/27/2021BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldMedium
6/25/2021TruistLower Price TargetBuy$170.00 ➝ $167.00High
6/25/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$140.00 ➝ $150.00High
6/25/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$165.00 ➝ $175.00High
6/25/2021MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$155.00 ➝ $168.00High
6/25/2021Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetOutperform$152.00 ➝ $160.00High
6/25/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$156.00 ➝ $167.00High
6/24/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetHold$140.00 ➝ $155.00High
6/22/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$158.00 ➝ $162.00High
6/17/2021WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$146.00 ➝ $150.00High
6/9/2021TruistBoost Price TargetBuy$158.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
6/9/2021Truist SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuy$158.00 ➝ $170.00Low
5/11/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuy$152.00Medium
5/6/2021CowenUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$137.00 ➝ $164.00Medium
4/12/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$150.00 ➝ $162.00Low
3/29/2021Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Buy$140.00 ➝ $175.00Medium
3/29/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$151.00 ➝ $158.00N/A
3/29/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$155.00 ➝ $160.00N/A
3/29/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$144.00 ➝ $156.00N/A
3/26/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$115.00 ➝ $140.00Low
3/26/2021TruistBoost Price Target$150.00 ➝ $158.00Low
3/26/2021Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
3/26/2021UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$160.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
3/26/2021Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$124.00 ➝ $145.00Medium
3/26/2021WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$126.00 ➝ $146.00Medium
3/26/2021Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$141.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
3/26/2021KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $165.00Medium
3/25/2021StephensBoost Price TargetOverweight$155.00 ➝ $170.00Medium
3/25/2021Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Hold$120.00 ➝ $140.00Medium
3/23/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$138.00 ➝ $151.00Low
3/22/2021Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetOverweight$142.00 ➝ $144.00High
3/22/2021MKM PartnersReiterated RatingBuy ➝ NeutralHigh
3/22/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$137.50 ➝ $155.00High
3/19/2021BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight$131.00 ➝ $145.00High
3/19/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingBuyMedium
3/18/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetOverweight$140.00 ➝ $160.00Medium
3/16/2021MKM PartnersDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$125.00 ➝ $160.00High
3/15/2021CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$113.00 ➝ $134.00Low
3/15/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $150.00Low
3/15/2021OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 ➝ $165.00Low
2/21/2021Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyMedium
1/27/2021Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$123.00 ➝ $135.00High
1/26/2021Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$130.00 ➝ $137.50Medium
1/25/2021JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$122.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
1/19/2021Morgan StanleyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightLow
1/19/2021The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$136.00N/A
1/8/2021Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ OutperformLow
12/23/2020ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 ➝ $130.00N/A
12/21/2020MKM PartnersBoost Price Target$115.00 ➝ $125.00Low
12/21/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price Target$117.00 ➝ $130.00Low
12/21/2020WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$115.00 ➝ $123.00High
12/21/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$112.00 ➝ $136.00High
12/21/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$97.00 ➝ $124.00High
12/21/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $140.00High
12/21/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$124.00 ➝ $130.00Low
12/21/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price TargetOverweight$103.00 ➝ $123.00High
12/18/2020StephensBoost Price TargetSell ➝ Overweight$115.00 ➝ $135.00Low
12/17/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$115.00 ➝ $133.00Low
12/14/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $122.00Low
12/10/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$120.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
12/2/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $120.00Low
11/25/2020BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
11/23/2020Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$104.00 ➝ $132.00Low
11/20/2020CowenBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$102.00 ➝ $113.00Medium
11/13/2020WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$99.00 ➝ $115.00Low
11/11/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$104.00 ➝ $115.00Low
9/29/2020ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$115.00Low
9/28/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price Target$90.00 ➝ $115.00Low
9/25/2020TruistBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $128.00Low
9/25/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $115.00Low
9/25/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price Target$87.00 ➝ $100.00Low
9/25/2020MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$110.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
9/25/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweight$82.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
9/25/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$84.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
9/25/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetOutperform$100.00 ➝ $115.00Medium
9/25/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
9/25/2020BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$100.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
9/25/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetAverage ➝ Hold$77.00 ➝ $97.00Medium
9/25/2020Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetOutperform$95.00 ➝ $112.00Medium
9/25/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Overweight$102.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
9/25/2020Piper SandlerReiterated RatingOverweight$95.00 ➝ $103.00Medium
9/22/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$90.00 ➝ $100.00Medium
9/21/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$86.00 ➝ $97.00Low
9/21/2020WedbushDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $95.00Low
9/18/2020MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $110.00Medium
9/17/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Hold$87.00 ➝ $102.00Low
9/9/2020UBS GroupBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 ➝ $100.00Low
9/2/2020BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetReduce ➝ Buy$82.00 ➝ $100.00High
9/1/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Outperform$100.00Low
8/27/2020StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$98.00High
8/18/2020Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$87.00High
8/13/2020Piper SandlerReiterated RatingOverweight$80.00 ➝ $95.00Low
7/13/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral ➝ Overweight$82.00High
7/9/2020Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperform$95.00 ➝ $95.00High
7/1/2020Gordon HaskettDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$82.00 ➝ $81.00High
6/26/2020Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$75.00High
6/26/2020Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$80.00 ➝ $90.00High
6/26/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$72.00 ➝ $77.00High
6/26/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$85.00 ➝ $100.00High
6/26/2020Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$90.00 ➝ $82.00High
6/26/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$86.00 ➝ $87.00High
6/26/2020Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $85.00High
6/26/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$56.00 ➝ $71.00High
6/24/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetNeutral$66.00 ➝ $74.00Medium
6/22/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$87.00 ➝ $81.00Medium
6/19/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$88.00 ➝ $86.00High
6/11/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$71.00 ➝ $91.00High
6/2/2020Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$51.00 ➝ $56.00Medium
5/21/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$75.00 ➝ $88.00Low
5/20/2020Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$75.00 ➝ $87.00High
5/20/2020GuggenheimBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Average$75.00 ➝ $88.00Low
5/20/2020OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$85.00 ➝ $90.00Low
5/20/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetTop Pick ➝ Strong-Buy$75.00 ➝ $90.00Low
5/19/2020MKM PartnersUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$90.00Medium
5/1/2020Raymond JamesReiterated RatingBuyLow
4/23/2020BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Market Perform$46.00 ➝ $72.00High
4/22/2020SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$70.00 ➝ $85.00High
4/22/2020Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$40.00 ➝ $55.00High
4/22/2020KeyCorpBoost Price TargetOverweight$50.00 ➝ $75.00High
4/20/2020Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetStrong-Buy$65.00 ➝ $75.00Medium
4/20/2020MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$52.00 ➝ $62.00Low
4/19/2020WedbushUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformMedium
4/17/2020Wolfe ResearchInitiated CoverageOutperform$75.00High
4/8/2020Robert W. BairdBoost Price TargetNeutral$57.00 ➝ $60.00Low
4/8/2020WedbushUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$94.00Medium
4/6/2020JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$120.00 ➝ $51.00High
4/2/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Strong-Buy$65.00High
4/1/2020CfraLower Price TargetHold$120.00 ➝ $58.00High
3/30/2020Piper SandlerBoost Price Target$50.00 ➝ $63.00Medium
3/25/2020Gordon HaskettUpgradeHold ➝ BuyHigh
3/20/2020BTIG ResearchLower Price Target$126.00 ➝ $82.00High
3/20/2020SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetPositive ➝ Buy$139.00 ➝ $70.00High
3/20/2020Loop CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$140.00 ➝ $80.00High
3/20/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetUnderperform$97.00 ➝ $46.00High
3/20/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$85.00 ➝ $71.00High
3/20/2020Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$126.00 ➝ $52.00High
3/20/2020UBS GroupLower Price TargetOutperform$96.00 ➝ $85.00High
3/20/2020KeyCorpLower Price TargetOverweight$135.00 ➝ $50.00High
3/20/2020The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeSell ➝ Neutral$114.00 ➝ $50.00High
3/16/2020Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$82.00 ➝ $77.00High
3/13/2020Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$116.00 ➝ $85.00High
3/12/2020MKM PartnersLower Price Target$120.00 ➝ $90.00High
3/12/2020OppenheimerLower Price Target$125.00 ➝ $96.00High
3/12/2020WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$120.00 ➝ $76.00High
3/11/2020Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$135.00 ➝ $100.00High
2/28/2020CowenInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$103.00Low
12/31/2019CitigroupReiterated RatingIn-Line ➝ Outperform$130.00Low
12/27/2019ArgusReiterated RatingBuy ➝ HoldLow
12/23/2019KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight$140.00 ➝ $135.00Medium
12/22/2019Evercore ISIReiterated RatingBuy$135.00Medium
12/20/2019Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$128.00 ➝ $126.00Medium
12/20/2019StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight$125.00 ➝ $115.00Low
12/20/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold$123.00 ➝ $118.00Low
12/20/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$116.00 ➝ $115.00Low
12/19/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$120.00 ➝ $128.00High
12/12/2019The Goldman Sachs GroupInitiated CoverageSell$115.00Low
12/10/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$135.00Low
12/4/2019WedbushReiterated RatingHold$125.00Low
10/18/2019BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight$130.00 ➝ $126.00Low
9/24/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$144.00 ➝ $138.00Low
9/20/2019Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$125.00 ➝ $128.00Low
9/20/2019SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetBuy$141.00 ➝ $139.00Low
9/13/2019Maxim GroupSet Price TargetHold$126.00High
9/12/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$116.00 ➝ $117.00Medium
8/29/2019WedbushReiterated RatingHold$125.00Medium
8/13/2019MKM PartnersInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00Low
7/23/2019KeyCorpInitiated CoverageOverweight ➝ Overweight$140.00Low
7/16/2019Maxim GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$126.00Low
6/28/2019CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$146.00 ➝ $144.00Low
6/28/2019Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftInitiated CoverageHold ➝ Hold$123.00Low
6/28/2019StephensDowngradeOverweight ➝ Equal Weight$121.75Low
6/21/2019Maxim GroupLower Price Target$132.00 ➝ $126.00Low
6/21/2019WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$130.00 ➝ $125.00High
6/20/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$132.00 ➝ $132.00High
6/13/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$128.00 ➝ $132.00Low
6/11/2019Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageOutperform$135.00Medium
6/11/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$120.00 ➝ $117.00Low
5/23/2019WedbushBoost Price TargetNeutral$120.00 ➝ $130.00Low
4/26/2019UBS GroupInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$133.00Medium
4/3/2019CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$120.00 ➝ $146.00Low
3/22/2019Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$120.00 ➝ $130.00Low
3/22/2019Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$110.00 ➝ $120.00Low
3/22/2019Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$112.00 ➝ $121.00Low
3/22/2019Loop CapitalBoost Price TargetBuy$140.00Medium
3/22/2019SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$141.00Medium
3/22/2019BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetBuy$134.00Medium
3/22/2019MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$125.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
3/21/2019Gordon HaskettUpgradeUnderperform ➝ HoldLow
3/19/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold ➝ Buy$128.00Medium
1/31/2019WedbushInitiated CoverageNeutral ➝ Neutral$110.00Low
1/16/2019Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$122.00Low
1/11/2019Buckingham ResearchInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ BuyLow
1/11/2019Bank of AmericaUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$113.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
12/19/2018Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral ➝ Neutral$120.00 ➝ $115.00High
12/19/2018BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$103.80High
12/19/2018Maxim GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$119.00 ➝ $122.00High
12/18/2018BTIG ResearchUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$119.00High
12/6/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$108.00 ➝ $109.00Medium
11/29/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$133.00 ➝ $129.00Medium
10/24/2018Loop CapitalInitiated CoverageBuy$130.00Medium
10/18/2018Gordon HaskettInitiated CoverageUnderperform$94.00High
10/4/2018CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$128.00 ➝ $125.00Low
9/24/2018BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeMarket Perform ➝ Underperform$105.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
9/21/2018SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$137.00High
9/21/2018Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$120.00 ➝ $125.00High
9/21/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$110.00 ➝ $112.00High
9/21/2018MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $125.00High
9/21/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$125.00 ➝ $135.00High
9/20/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold$112.00Low
9/13/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$103.00 ➝ $110.00Low
9/13/2018ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$240.00Low
9/11/2018The Goldman Sachs GroupUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$106.00 ➝ $130.00Low
9/10/2018Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralLow
9/5/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform$115.00 ➝ $130.00Medium
9/5/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $125.00Medium
7/23/2018Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$120.00Low
7/18/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetOverweight ➝ $112.15$117.00 ➝ $121.00Medium
7/16/2018Maxim GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$112.00Low
7/12/2018CitigroupBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$100.00 ➝ $128.00Low
6/26/2018OppenheimerBoost Price TargetOutperform ➝ Outperform$105.00 ➝ $115.00Low
6/25/2018ArgusBoost Price Target$108.00 ➝ $125.00Low
6/22/2018SunTrust BanksBoost Price TargetBuy$117.00Low
6/22/2018Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$90.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/22/2018Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$90.00 ➝ $103.00Low
6/22/2018StephensBoost Price TargetOverweight$105.00 ➝ $125.00Low
6/22/2018MizuhoBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00Low
6/22/2018Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$115.00 ➝ $120.00Medium
6/22/2018Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Neutral$88.00 ➝ $108.00Medium
6/21/2018Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00Medium
6/6/2018SunTrust BanksUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$104.00 ➝ $110.00Low
4/19/2018Sanford C. BernsteinUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
4/18/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
4/2/2018Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeSector Perform ➝ Outperform$97.00Medium
4/2/2018UBS GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ OutperformMedium
4/2/2018Raymond JamesUpgradeBuyMedium
3/26/2018StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$95.00 ➝ $105.00Low
3/23/2018BarclaysLower Price TargetOverweight ➝ Overweight$116.00 ➝ $105.00Medium
3/23/2018Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftLower Price TargetHold ➝ Hold$99.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
3/23/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Equal Weight$97.00 ➝ $90.00High
3/23/2018Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$105.00 ➝ $100.00High
3/22/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$99.00 ➝ $97.00Medium
3/15/2018MizuhoInitiated CoverageBuy$105.00Medium
3/14/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$112.00Low
1/16/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Overweight$108.00 ➝ $116.00Low
1/12/2018BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$99.00Low
1/12/2018Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$95.00Low
1/11/2018SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$104.00Low
1/9/2018Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$103.00 ➝ $112.00Low
1/9/2018Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$92.00 ➝ $99.00N/A
12/21/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHoldLow
12/21/2017ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$95.67 ➝ $108.00Low
12/20/2017Sanford C. BernsteinBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$91.00 ➝ $99.00Low
12/20/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$82.00 ➝ $90.00Low
12/20/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingMarket Perform$82.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
12/20/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingBuy$93.00 ➝ $103.00Medium
12/20/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingOutperform$94.00 ➝ $104.00Medium
12/19/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$101.00Low
12/11/2017SunTrust BanksSet Price TargetHold$94.00Low
10/19/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$85.00 ➝ $80.00N/A
10/17/2017ArgusDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$88.00N/A
10/13/2017Longbow ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/A
10/2/2017Stifel NicolausInitiated CoverageBuy ➝ Buy$92.00Low
10/2/2017CitigroupLower Price TargetBuy$105.00 ➝ $90.00Low
9/28/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$100.00Low
9/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$87.00 ➝ $85.00Low
9/27/2017Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$90.00 ➝ $82.00Medium
9/27/2017StephensLower Price TargetEqual Weight ➝ Outperform$95.00 ➝ $80.00Low
9/27/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$93.00 ➝ $88.00Low
9/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutral$85.00 ➝ $82.00Low
9/27/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform$90.00 ➝ $84.00Low
9/27/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy ➝ Buy$97.00Low
9/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$96.00 ➝ $90.00Low
9/27/2017Maxim GroupUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$90.00 ➝ $93.00Low
9/27/2017Robert W. BairdUpgradeNeutral ➝ Outperform$94.00Medium
9/26/2017StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight$95.00Medium
9/22/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$96.00 ➝ $90.00Low
9/21/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold$90.00Low
9/20/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingBuy$100.00Low
9/19/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$94.00Medium
7/24/2017Raymond JamesReiterated RatingMarket PerformLow
6/30/2017Bank of AmericaBoost Price TargetUnderperform$80.00 ➝ $85.00Low
6/30/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$85.00 ➝ $87.00Low
6/28/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$90.00 ➝ $94.00Low
6/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutral$82.00 ➝ $93.00Low
6/28/2017Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftBoost Price TargetHold$84.00 ➝ $94.00Low
6/28/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $90.00Low
6/28/2017The Goldman Sachs GroupReiterated RatingNeutral$81.00 ➝ $87.00Low
6/28/2017StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight$85.00Low
6/28/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00 ➝ $100.00Low
6/28/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$86.00 ➝ $96.00Medium
6/27/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform ➝ Sector Perform$86.00 ➝ $96.00Low
6/26/2017Bank of AmericaSet Price TargetBuy$72.00 ➝ $80.00High
6/26/2017OppenheimerBoost Price TargetLow
6/22/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingEqual Weight$83.00 ➝ $86.00Low
6/21/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold$90.00Low
6/19/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingNeutral$85.00 ➝ $90.00Medium
6/9/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$102.00Low
3/30/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$80.00 ➝ $81.00Low
3/30/2017Maxim GroupBoost Price TargetHold$80.00 ➝ $87.00Low
3/29/2017Jefferies Financial GroupBoost Price TargetHold$72.00 ➝ $80.00Low
3/29/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$74.00Low
3/29/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetBuy ➝ Buy$84.00 ➝ $90.00Low
3/29/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$80.00 ➝ $86.00Low
3/29/2017BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy ➝ NeutralLow
3/28/2017Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingHold$80.00High
3/28/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket PerformHigh
3/23/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldLow
3/23/2017Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHold$80.00Low
3/21/2017OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00Low
3/2/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$84.00N/A
2/6/2017KeyCorpReiterated RatingOverweight ➝ Buy$80.00N/A
1/12/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$84.00N/A
1/6/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$80.00N/A
1/5/2017ArgusUpgradeHold ➝ Buy$88.00N/A
12/23/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$70.00 ➝ $72.00N/A
12/23/2016Maxim GroupReiterated RatingHoldN/A
12/22/2016OppenheimerReiterated RatingOutperform$70.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
12/21/2016StephensReiterated RatingEqual Weight$66.00 ➝ $75.00N/A
12/21/2016Jefferies Financial GroupReiterated RatingHold$72.00N/A
12/21/2016BTIG ResearchBoost Price TargetPositive$75.00 ➝ $85.00N/A
12/20/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$74.00 ➝ $84.00N/A
12/16/2016Deutsche Bank AktiengesellschaftDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$76.00N/A
12/7/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket Perform$69.00N/A
12/1/2016GuggenheimUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyN/A
11/29/2016Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral$73.93 ➝ $72.00N/A
11/28/2016Maxim GroupDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold$74.00N/A
(Data available from 10/26/2016 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.39 (Hold)

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Darden Restaurants logo
Darden Restaurants, Inc. is a full-service restaurant company, which engages in the provision of restaurant services. It operates through the following segments: Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Fine Dining, and Other Business. The Olive Garden segment is the largest full-service dining Italian restaurant operator. The LongHorn Steakhouse segment includes the results of the company-owned LongHorn Steakhouse restaurants. The Fine Dining segment comprises of the premium brands that operate within the fine-dining sub-segment of full-service dining and includes the results of its company-owned The Capital Grille and Eddie V's restaurants. The Other Business segment aggregates the remaining brands and includes the results of its company-owned Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen, Yard House, Seasons 52 and Bahama Breeze restaurants; and from franchises and consumer-packaged goods sales. The company was founded by William B. Darden in 1938 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL.
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Today's Range

Now: $143.48
Low: $143.26
High: $146.16

50 Day Range

MA: $149.13
Low: $136.76
High: $159.81

52 Week Range

Now: $143.48
Low: $89.34
High: $164.28


1,414,382 shs

Average Volume

1,510,582 shs

Market Capitalization

$18.62 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Darden Restaurants?

The following Wall Street analysts have issued research reports on Darden Restaurants in the last twelve months: Argus, Barclays PLC, BMO Capital Markets, BTIG Research, Cowen Inc, Credit Suisse Group AG, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft, Evercore ISI, JPMorgan Chase & Co., KeyCorp, Loop Capital, MKM Partners, Morgan Stanley, Oppenheimer Holdings Inc., Piper Sandler, Raymond James, Robert W. Baird, Royal Bank of Canada, Stephens, Stifel Nicolaus, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., TheStreet, Truist, Truist Securities, UBS Group AG, Wedbush, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for Darden Restaurants?

25 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Darden Restaurants in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $167.54, suggesting a possible upside of 16.8%. Stephens has the highest price target set, predicting DRI will reach $180.00 in the next twelve months. Argus has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $130.00 for Darden Restaurants in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Darden Restaurants?

Darden Restaurants currently has 5 hold ratings and 21 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe DRI will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Darden Restaurants.
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How do I contact Darden Restaurants' investor relations team?

Darden Restaurants' physical mailing address is 1000 DARDEN CENTER DRIVE, ORLANDO FL, 32837. The restaurant operator's listed phone number is (407) 245-4000 and its investor relations email address is [email protected] The official website for Darden Restaurants is www.darden.com.