DRI : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Darden CEO Pins Restaurant Sector Woes on Netflix

    Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) which owns Olive Garden, The Capital Grille, and several other restaurant chains, had a solid ...
  2. Olive Garden Parent Darden Dishes Out a Decent Q2

    In the current rough climate for restaurants, it's fair to say that not losing ground counts as a victory. That's more or ...
  3. Has Olive Garden Finally Recovered for Darden?

    Darden Restaurants' (NYSE: DRI) Italian food chain Olive Garden is reliably recording higher same-store sales growth quarter ...
  4. Darden Vulnerable to Sector Headwinds (DRI)

    Darden's activist shareholders engineered a transformation that's now winding down, exposing the stock to weak industry conditions.
  5. Darden or Yum! Brands: What's the Better Buy? (DRI, YUM)

    Darden stock is priced at 16 times forward estimates of $3.88 per share, while Yum! Brands shares are priced at forward P/E ...
  6. Brinker International Rises on Updated Guidance

    Shares of Brinker International (NYSE: EAT) rose 4% on Thursday after the parent company of restaurant chains Chili's and ...
  7. Report: Infoblox Receives Bid to Take It Private

    Barely four years after its IPO, software and cybersecurity specialist Infoblox (NYSE: BLOX) might soon disappear from the ...
  8. No Tipping, Some Problems for Joe's Crab Shack

    Sometimes, knowing you have a problem and actually solving that problem can look very different. That's the dilemma facing ...
  9. Stock Activist Case Study: Starboard Value & Darden Restaurants (DRI)

    Study an activist investing case featuring Starboard Value and Darden Restaurants to discover why Starboard believed Darden ...
  10. These Restaurant Stocks Are Still Delivering

    Restaurant stocks have been hit and miss over the past year. Here are the hits.
  11. Darden's Olive Garden Recovery Is Good, Not Great

    Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI) issued a solid earnings report on Tuesday that showed rising same-store sales across every ...
  12. Retail Sales Don't Bear Out Sour Sentiment

    U.S. retail sales rose 0.2% in January, the Commerce Department announced Friday, better than consensus expectations of ...
  13. Super Bowl Ads: These Free Ones Happened (BUD)

    The average 30-second Super Bowl cost marketers $5 million in 2016. But these companies benefited from free advertising during ...
  14. The World's Top 10 Restaurant Companies (MCD,SBUX)

    Read about the world's top 10 restaurant companies, complete with a brief summary of each and its corresponding ticker symbol.
  15. The Top 5 Mid-Cap Restaurant Stocks for 2016 (PNRA, WEN)

    Get your portfolio ready for 2016. Here are the top five mid-cap restaurant stocks worth taking a look at for the next year ...
  16. Which Restaurant Chains Will Outperform in 2016? (MCD, YUM)

    Broad trading ranges in major restaurant chains could yield 2016 trend advances, offering profitable long-side positioning. ...
  17. Darden Restaurants Wins REIT Approval (DRI, MCD)

    With Darden Restaurants' (NYSE: DRI) board of directors giving the nod to the planned spinoff of the restaurant operator's ...
  18. Starboard Blasts Media General Merger Proposal (MDP, MEG)

    Broadcast giant Media General (NYSE: MEG) got out of the print business, so it could focus on its television stations, yet ...
  19. LongHorn Steakhouse Gets a New President (DRI, RT)

    A lot of attention is paid to how Olive Garden is performing for Darden Restaurants (NYSE: DRI). As the biggest chain the ...
  20. Strategies Activist Shareholders Follow

    Activist shareholders, also called activist investors, are large-scale investors who use their investment power to influence ...
  21. Macy's: To REIT Or Not To REIT?

    On Monday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA) analyst Lorraine Hutchinson published a research note, "To REIT or Not To ...
  22. Is Macy's Next to Monetize Its Real Estate?

    Real estate investment trusts are quickly becoming an exceptionally popular strategy for activist investors to "unlock shareholder ...
  23. Are America's Favorite Restaurants Good Buys?

    Should you invest in the country's most favorite restaurant brands?
  24. America's 10 Fastest-Growing Restaurant Chains

    Nothing drives stock prices like growth. These are the fastest-growing restaurant chains in the country, five of them public. ...
  25. Expect Breakouts in These Stocks Soon (ABX, FTR)

    Watch these stocks this week for a breakout. There are long and short candidates, based on different chart patterns.
  26. Oil Picks For Bulls And Bears

    Everyone thought the biggest economic news of 2014 was going to fall somewhere between the end of quantitative easing, some ...
  27. These 7 companies have increased their dividends 1,000%

    It's one of the most overlooked aspects of income investing. In fact, I'm willing to bet that the majority of income investors ...
  28. 3 Reasons To Own Bravo Brio Restaurant Group

    While Bravo Brio is down 12% for the past year, this little known micro-cap is up 33% since its IPO and is financing new ...
  29. Boston Pizza: A Canadian Success Story

    One of the best-performing small cap value funds in the U.S. owns Boston Pizza. Find out why the Canadian casual dining chain ...
  30. Sysco Humming Along

    Sysco is navigating food inflation reasonably well and looks like a solid conservative growth name.