Darden Restaurants declared $0.55 per share regular quarterly cash dividend on its outstanding common stock

ORLANDO, Fla., 2015-9-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Board of Directors of Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per share on the Company’s outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on November 2, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 9, 2015.

About Darden
Darden Restaurants, Inc., (NYSE: DRI) owns and operates more than 1,500 restaurants that generate $6.8 billion in annual sales. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, and employing 150,000 people, Darden is recognized for a culture that rewards caring for and responding to people. Our restaurant brands – Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s and Yard House – reflect the rich diversity of those who dine with us. Our brands are built on deep insights into what our guests want. For more information, please visit www.darden.com.

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