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Darden Restaurants Inc Stock Forecast, Predictions & Price Target

Analyst price target for DRI

Based on 20 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Darden Restaurants Inc.
Min Forecast
$124.00-13.21%
Avg Forecast
$172.65+20.84%
Max Forecast
$192.00+34.39%

Should I buy or sell DRI stock?

Based on 20 analysts offering ratings for Darden Restaurants Inc.
Strong Buy
Strong Buy
13 analysts 65%
Buy
3 analysts 15%
Hold
3 analysts 15%
Sell
1 analysts 5%
Strong Sell
0 analysts 0%

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DRI stock forecasts by analyst

Analyst / FirmRatingActionPrice TargetUpside/DownsideDateAnalyst Color
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-07-18
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-07-11Find Out Why
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-25Find Out Why
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-21
lockedlocked$00.00+00.00%2024-06-21Find Out Why
Citigroup
Top 7%
94
Strong BuyMaintains$192.00+34.39%2024-06-21Find out why
Stifel Nicolaus
Top 11%
90
Strong BuyMaintains$180.00+25.99%2024-06-21Find out why
Bank of America
Top 27%
74
Strong BuyMaintains$185.00+29.49%2024-06-21Find out why
Stephens & Co.
Bottom 7%
7
HoldReiterates$165.00+15.49%2024-06-21
TD Cowen
Top 11%
90
Strong BuyReiterates$170.00+18.99%2024-06-20

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Forecast return on equity

Is DRI forecast to generate an efficient return?
Company
61.1%
Industry
9.97%
Market
80.39%
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Forecast return on assets

Is DRI forecast to generate an efficient return on assets?
Company
11.73%
Industry
1.91%
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Forecast Return on Assets vs Industry Forecast

DRI earnings per share forecast

What is DRI's earnings per share in the next 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$9.47+10.11%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$10.39+20.79%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$11.16+29.81%
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DRI revenue forecast

What is DRI's revenue in the next 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Avg 1 year Forecast
$11.8B+5.62%
Avg 2 year Forecast
$12.6B+12.05%
Avg 3 year Forecast
$13.0B+16.26%
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Forecast High Revenue Growth Forecast

DRI earnings growth forecast

How is DRI forecast to perform vs Restaurants companies and vs the US market?
Company
9.3%
Industry
16.36%
Market
18.72%
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Market Forecast
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Forecast Earnings Growth vs Savings Rate Forecast

DRI revenue growth forecast

How is DRI forecast to perform vs Restaurants companies and vs the US market?
Company
5.43%
Industry
10.69%
Market
11.29%
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Industry Forecast
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Forecast Revenue Growth vs Market Forecast

DRI vs Restaurant Stocks

TickerPricePrice TargetUp/downsideConsensus
DRI$142.87$172.65+20.84%Strong Buy
DPZ$409.04$547.40+33.83%Buy
YUMC$30.62$51.30+67.54%Strong Buy
TXRH$168.60$170.21+0.96%Buy
QSR$72.39$84.17+16.27%Buy

Darden Restaurants Stock Forecast FAQ

Is Darden Restaurants Stock a good buy in 2024, according to Wall Street analysts?

The consensus among 20 Wall Street analysts covering (NYSE: DRI) stock is to Strong Buy DRI stock.

Out of 20 analysts, 13 (65%) are recommending DRI as a Strong Buy, 3 (15%) are recommending DRI as a Buy, 3 (15%) are recommending DRI as a Hold, 1 (5%) are recommending DRI as a Sell, and 0 (0%) are recommending DRI as a Strong Sell.

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What is DRI's earnings growth forecast for 2025-2027?

(NYSE: DRI) Darden Restaurants's forecast annual earnings growth rate of 9.3% is not forecast to beat the US Restaurants industry's average forecast earnings growth rate of 16.36%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast earnings growth rate of 18.72%.

Darden Restaurants's earnings in 2024 is $1,034,600,000.On average, 13 Wall Street analysts forecast DRI's earnings for 2025 to be $1,130,233,741, with the lowest DRI earnings forecast at $1,121,974,102, and the highest DRI earnings forecast at $1,138,684,354. On average, 12 Wall Street analysts forecast DRI's earnings for 2026 to be $1,239,912,677, with the lowest DRI earnings forecast at $1,199,557,417, and the highest DRI earnings forecast at $1,269,979,196.

In 2027, DRI is forecast to generate $1,332,487,477 in earnings, with the lowest earnings forecast at $1,325,003,671 and the highest earnings forecast at $1,346,368,922.

What is DRI's revenue growth forecast for 2025-2027?

(NYSE: DRI) Darden Restaurants's forecast annual revenue growth rate of 5.43% is not forecast to beat the US Restaurants industry's average forecast revenue growth rate of 10.69%, and while it is not forecast to beat the US market's average forecast revenue growth rate of 11.29%.

Darden Restaurants's revenue in 2024 is $11,201,700,000.On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast DRI's revenue for 2025 to be $1,412,142,863,494, with the lowest DRI revenue forecast at $1,406,740,677,553, and the highest DRI revenue forecast at $1,420,383,405,195. On average, 11 Wall Street analysts forecast DRI's revenue for 2026 to be $1,498,180,731,337, with the lowest DRI revenue forecast at $1,477,759,251,018, and the highest DRI revenue forecast at $1,518,961,959,522.

In 2027, DRI is forecast to generate $1,554,456,207,027 in revenue, with the lowest revenue forecast at $1,546,533,398,843 and the highest revenue forecast at $1,564,497,039,726.

What is DRI's forecast return on assets (ROA) for 2025-2027?

(NYSE: DRI) forecast ROA is 11.73%, which is higher than the forecast US Restaurants industry average of 1.91%.

What is DRI's Price Target?

According to 20 Wall Street analysts that have issued a 1 year DRI price target, the average DRI price target is $172.65, with the highest DRI stock price forecast at $192.00 and the lowest DRI stock price forecast at $124.00.

On average, Wall Street analysts predict that Darden Restaurants's share price could reach $172.65 by Jul 18, 2025. The average Darden Restaurants stock price prediction forecasts a potential upside of 20.84% from the current DRI share price of $142.87.

What is DRI's Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast for 2025-2027?

(NYSE: DRI) Darden Restaurants's current Earnings Per Share (EPS) is $8.60. On average, analysts forecast that DRI's EPS will be $9.47 for 2025, with the lowest EPS forecast at $9.40, and the highest EPS forecast at $9.54. On average, analysts forecast that DRI's EPS will be $10.39 for 2026, with the lowest EPS forecast at $10.05, and the highest EPS forecast at $10.64. In 2027, DRI's EPS is forecast to hit $11.16 (min: $11.10, max: $11.28).

What is DRI's forecast return on equity (ROE) for 2025-2027?

(NYSE: DRI) forecast ROE is 61.1%, which is considered strong.
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