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How Does Darden Restaurants Compare to Its Peers?

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Darden Restaurants and its peers

Net profit margins of Darden Restaurants (DRI), Brinker International (EAT), DineEquity (DIN), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) are 5.1%, 7.49%, 15.68%, 6.59%, and 5.03%, respectively.

EPS (earnings per share) of Darden Restaurants (DRI), Brinker International (EAT), DineEquity (DIN), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) are $0.67, $0.96, $1.42, $1.97, and $1.21, respectively.

The current ratio of Darden Restaurants (DRI), Brinker International (EAT), DineEquity (DIN), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) are 1.05, 0.45, 1.48, 1.03, and 1.42, respectively.

PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of Darden Restaurants (DRI), Brinker International (EAT), DineEquity (DIN), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) are 45.25x, 17.30x, 34.31x, 21.59x, and 41.78x, respectively.

PB (price-to-book value) ratios of Darden Restaurants (DRI), Brinker International (EAT), DineEquity (DIN), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), and Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) are 3.77x, 6.19x, 6.54x, and 6.13x, respectively.

According to these findings, competitors have outperformed Darden Restaurants based on net profit margin, EPS, current ratio, and PB.

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ETFs that invest in Darden Restaurants

The PowerShares Dynamic Leisure and Entertainment ETF (PEJ) invests 2.70% of its holdings in Darden Restaurants. PEJ tracks a multifactor, tiered equal-weighted index of US entertainment and leisure industry stocks.

The PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers ETF (PEY) invests 2.03% of its holdings in Darden Restaurants. PEY aims to track a yield-weighted index of US companies that have increased their annual dividends for at least ten consecutive years.

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF (SDOG) invests 1.96% of its holdings in Darden Restaurants. SDOG tracks an equal-weighted index of the five highest-yielding S&P 500 securities in each sector.

Darden Restaurants compared and its ETFs

The year-to-date price movements of Darden Restaurants (DRI), PEJ, PEY, and SDOG are 21.93%, 4.37%, -3.04%, and -6.47%, respectively.

The PE (price-to-earnings) ratios of Darden Restaurants (DRI), PEJ, PEY, and SDOG are 45.25x, 23.34x, 20.17x, and 40.87x, respectively.

The PB (price-to-book value) ratios of Darden Restaurants (DRI), PEJ, PEY, and SDOG are 3.77x, 7.74x, 2.13x, and 2.11x, respectively.

According to these findings, Darden Restaurants is way ahead of its ETFs based on price movement, PE, and PB.

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