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Dec 16- Darden Restaurants Inc reported a 4.9 percent rise in quarterly sales as demand rose at its flagship Olive Garden chain. Darden reported a loss of $32.8 million, or 26 cents per share, for its second quarter ended Nov. 23, compared with a profit of $19.8 million, or 15 cents per share, a year earlier. In October, activist shareholder Starboard Value LP won its...
ORLANDO, Fla.— Darden Restaurants Inc. says sales improved at Olive Garden during the fiscal second quarter, helping the company beat market expectations for the period. Analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research were anticipating earnings of 27 cents per share. Revenue from its restaurants open at least a year increased 0.5 percent for Olive Garden,...
Brinker International Inc. fell$. 40 or. 7 percent, to $56.19. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $7.21 or 1.1 percent, to $641.62. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell $1.12 or 2.0 percent, to $56.08.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $56.66. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $6.35 or 1.0 percent, to $642.48. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell $1.03 or 1.8 percent, to $56.18.
U.S. stock index futures turned sharply lower on Tuesday, after U.S. crude futures fell to levels not seen since 2009 ahead of the Fed's meeting.
NEW YORK, Dec 15- Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson& Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits. By last year, blue chip names such as Sears Holding Corp and Walgreen...
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 66 or 1.2 percent, to $56.59. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $8.84 or 1.3 percent, to $648.83. Darden Restaurants Inc. fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $57.20.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $56.20. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell $2.43 or. 4 percent, to $655.24. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 35 or. 6 percent, to $57.73.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 62 or 1.1 percent, to $56.55. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. fell$. 50 or. 1 percent, to $657.17. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 84 or 1.5 percent, to $58.22.
NEW YORK, Dec 15- Healthcare companies including Aetna Inc, Mercer and Towers Watson Co have invested hundreds of millions of dollars to build exchanges that allow company employees to buy their own insurance, betting that Corporate America wants to get out of managing workers' health benefits. By last year, blue chip names like Sears Holding and Walgreen Co had...
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is looking for some specific signals to spot the end of the slide.
Oil's decline could continue to take center stage as investors weigh whether the benefits of cheaper crude outweigh the pain for the producers.
With low oil prices causing fear in investors, Jim Cramer spells out the opportunities that could be hidden in the market next week.
Dec 11- Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in Staples and boosted its holdings in Office Depot to nearly 10 percent, regulatory filings showed on...
Investors should keep their eyes out for pothole stocks that could rattle them if the markets' weakness continues, USA Today reports.
When the price of sugar falls, things get sweeter for processed food manufacturers such as J.M. Smucker and Hershey, if history is a guide.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: La-Z Boy, Jack in the Box & more.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- An improving U.S. economy has failed to galvanize the consumer discretionary sector so far this year, but a recent rally in restaurant stocks as the holidays approach could herald happier days ahead for other retailers. Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings Inc, Domino's Pizza Inc, Darden Restaurants Inc and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc have all...
The big money can't make up its mind about stalled haircut giant Regis.