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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE:DRI’

Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Response To Darden Restaurants, Inc.’s (DRI) Announcement of New Slate of Director Nominees

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value LP, managed by Jeffrey Smith, has disclosed a statement issued in response......(read more)
MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV)

MeadWestvaco Corp. (MWV), Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI), Office Depot Inc. (ODP): Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Top Stock Picks

Starboard Value LP, managed by Jeffrey Smith, recently filed a Form 13 with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. In its filing, the fund reported......(read more)
David Einhorn

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Ray Dalio & Starboard Value LP

Einhorn Says Hard to Find Investments Amid Market’s Climb (BusinessWeek) Hedge-fund manager David Einhorn is struggling to find value amid a five-year......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Stephen Mandel, Daniel Loeb & Elliott Management

Lone Pine Tells Clients Loss Stemmed from Sins of Omission (InstitutionalInvestorsAlpha) Stephen Mandel Jr.‘s Lone Pine Capital, which lost between......(read more)
Richard Perry

Hedge Fund News: Richard Perry, David Einhorn & Starboard Value LP

Hedge Fund Perry Capital Bets On Paper Mills, Puerto Rico (Finalternatives) Perry Capital, the $10.9 billion hedge-fund firm run by Richard Perry, is......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Starboard Value Files Complaint Against Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) in Florida Court; Demands Certain Books and Records

In a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value LP, managed by Jeffrey Smith, disclosed that it has filed......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Jeffrey Smith’ Starboard Value Sends Another Letter To Darden Restaurants Inc.’s (DRI) Board of Directors

Starboard Value LP, managed by Jeffrey Smith, has revealed, in a newly amended filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a letter sent......(read more)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Druckenmiller, John Paulson & Starboard Value LP

Some Top Money Managers Push for Fed to Start Raising Interest Rates (NYTimes) The Fed is out of step with Wall Street, say some of the country’s wealthiest......(read more)
BRIDGEWATER ASSOCIATES

Hedge Fund News: Ray Dalio, Crispin Odey & Marc Faber

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Ray Dalio Is Back, All Weather Fund Up 11% (Forbes) Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is the king of the rich hedge......(read more)
John Burbank PASSPORT CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: John Burbank, Phil Falcone & Jim Rogers

Hedge fund moguls put money on Asian Internet, low-volume stocks (Reuters) From Asian Internet stocks, which have boomed over the last year, to food and......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Crispin Odey & David Tepper

Valeant Pharmaceuticals shares climb as it teams up with Bill Ackman to buy $42.2B Botox maker (FinancialPost) Canada’s largest pharmaceutical company......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Jeffrey Smith, Starboard Value’s Investor Presentation On Darden Restaurants, Inc.(DRI); Argue Against Red Lobster Spin-off

Jeffrey Smith and Starboard Value are not fond of the decision of Darden Restaurants, Inc.(NYSE:DRI) management to proceed with the spin-off of one of......(read more)
hedge fund research

Hedge Fund News: Warren Buffett, Kyle Bass & Ray Dalio

Chance to win Buffett’s billion dollar NCAA bracket challenge just a pipe dream (LancasterOnline) Warren Buffett didn’t become the second-richest......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Starboard Sends Another Letter To Shareholders of Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI)

Jeffrey Smith and his fund Starboard Value, in its latest filing, revealed an open letter sent to the shareholders of Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI......(read more)
George Soros - Soros Fund Management

Hedge Fund News: George Soros, Thomas Steyer & Nouriel Roubini

Soros considers investing in European banks (HedgeWorld) George Soros wants to invest in Europe’s financial sector, according to a German magazine......(read more)
Bill Ackman Pershing Square

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn & Ken Griffin

Ackman’s Pershing Sells Rest of General Growth Properties Shares (BusinessWeek) Bill Ackman, the activist hedge-fund manager, sold all of his shares......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith Sends Letter to Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)’s CEO; Asks to Delay Red Lobster Spin-off

In a newly amended filing, Jeff Smith and his fund Starboard Value disclosed a letter sent to Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)‘s Chairman and......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith Initiates 5.6% Stake and Goes Activist on Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)

Jeff Smith and his hedge fund Starboard Value are bullish on Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI), and in a new filing with the SEC revealed initiating......(read more)
COATUE MANAGEMENT

Hedge Fund News: Philippe Laffont, George Soros & Jim Rogers

No letup on risk for hedge funds this December (CNBC) A long-held perception is that hedge funds, especially those up big for the year, like to take it......(read more)
Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI)

How You Can Beat the Cyclicality in the Restaurant Industry

After a weak 2012, the restaurant industry seems to be recuperating. Lower food-cost inflation, growing same-store sales (mainly on the back of extra......(read more)
Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI)

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (THI)

Is Tim Hortons Inc. (USA) (NYSE:THI) a good investment? Now, according to many investors, hedge funds are viewed as bloated, outdated investment vehicles......(read more)
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI)

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI), Brinker International, Inc. (EAT): Paying a Premium for Terrible Performance?

It makes perfect sense to pay a premium for outstanding performance. Superior performers are rewarded in all walks of life from sports, to sales, to stock......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Denny’s Corporation (DENN): Coming Storm in the Restaurant Sector?

What if one of the simplest sectors, the restaurant sector, was about to be turned on its head? According to the NPD group, in September 2012 there were......(read more)
Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW)

Hedge Funds Are Dumping Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW)

What’s a smart Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW) investor to do? If you were to ask many market players, hedge funds are viewed as useless,......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG): Will These Two New Guidelines Cripple the Restaurant Industry?

Over the past couple of years I’ve become quite the connoisseur of eating out on the town. Or to put it another way: Lazy guy who doesn’t......(read more)
Bloomin' Brands Inc (NASDAQ:BLMN)

Bloomin’ Brands Inc (BLMN), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): A Restaurant Facing Many Headwinds

If you’re an American, then there’s a pretty good chance you enjoy dining out for Italian food, seafood, or a juicy steak, all while receiving......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc (DFRG), Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): Why I’m Changing My Outlook on This Company

When Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:DFRG) went public last year, I wasn’t jumping on the wagon. Shares came at a premium price......(read more)
Ken Fisher FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), Lorillard Inc. (LO): Five Consumer Dividend Stocks With Sustainable Payouts

Some common concerns for income investors include building a portfolio which is diversified in a number of ways- including investments in dividend stocks......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

This Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) Data Will Make Investors Very Happy

Is Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG) a buy? In the 21st century investor’s toolkit, there are tons of gauges market participants can use to analyze......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Hedge Funds Are Crazy About Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI)

To many of your peers, hedge funds are assumed to be delayed, old financial tools of a forgotten age. Although there are more than 8,000 hedge funds in......(read more)
Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST)

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST), Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): 3 Companies Doing Right by Their Employees Ahead of Obamacare’s Implementation

Chances are that you don’t have to look for very long to find articles or statistics that are critical of the health reform law signed into law......(read more)
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)

Brinker International, Inc. (EAT), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD): A Recovery You Can EAT

Peter Lynch used to say that he liked keeping up with restaurants because their business is easy to understand, and he could count eating out as research......(read more)
Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN)

You Are Smart to Sell Dunkin Brands Group Inc (DNKN)

Is Dunkin Brands Group Inc (NASDAQ:DNKN) a sell? In today’s marketplace, there are dozens of methods market participants can use to analyze their holdings......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Are Hedge Funds Right About Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)?

Do you own Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)? To the average investor, there are plenty of metrics investors can use to track publicly traded companies. Two......(read more)
Ross Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Ross Stores, Inc. (ROST), Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 15% Per Year

Dividend investors would be wise to focus not just on a stock’s current yield, but also on the long-term growth potential of its dividends. That......(read more)
Texas Roadhouse Inc (NASDAQ:TXRH)

Texas Roadhouse Inc (TXRH), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): Why Slow Growth May Be In Store For This Restaurant Chain

When a company starts paying a dividend, investors often view the announcement as good news. But a dividend represents money that is not reinvested back......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Brinker International, Inc. (EAT), DineEquity Inc (DIN): These Casual Restaurants Offer a Delicious Opportunity

Despite facing a number of headwinds, including higher taxes and the frustratingly slow recovery in the labor market, U.S. consumers remain optimistic......(read more)
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD)

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) is a favorite of many investors, because let’s be honest, it’s easy to envision this company asserting......(read more)
Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM)

Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM)’s Richest Investors Are Making These Moves

Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) was in 34 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013. YUM shareholders have witnessed a decrease......(read more)
SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY)

SYSCO Corporation (SYY), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE): Investing in Everlasting Trends

People won’t stop eating. It’s that simple. That’s part of what makes McDonald’s such a great investment. However, I like to look......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Chuy’s Holdings Inc (CHUY): Cash In On Eating Out

The U.S. restaurant industry contracted for three years, over the recession. However, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance......(read more)
Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE:EAT)

Brinker International, Inc. (EAT), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): You Should Do More Than Just Eat at Chili’s

It always surprises me to see a little bit of Americana in Asia, particularly Tex-Mex chain Chili’s Grill & Bar. Brinker International, Inc. (......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG): Dealing With the Fast Casual Threat

With the success of fast-casual chains like Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), companies far and wide are trying to deal with the niche segment......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Brinker International, Inc. (EAT): This Company’s Scale Ensures the Freshness of Its Products

If you ever had a meal at a restaurant that did not meet your expectations, don’t be quick to blame the chef. The lack of scale in delivery could have......(read more)
Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI)

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL): There’s Usually Something for Everyone in Restaurant Stocks

The restaurant sector is fascinating to follow. There are usually plenty of interesting stories and even an occasional bargain stock to be found. Plus......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI): BlackRock Says Avoid Restaurants

In a recent weekly market commentary, Russ Koesterich, chief investment strategist at BlackRock, is calling for continued stock gains, but warns that......(read more)
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV)

AbbVie Inc (ABBV), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (HP): Are These The Dividend Stars Of Tomorrow?

After a volatile few months, interest rates appear to be settling back into a tight trading range, For example, the yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury......(read more)
Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA)

What Panera Bread Co (PNRA) Could Learn From Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA) is in unfamiliar territory. After logging industry-trouncing sales growth for years, its latest results put it much closer......(read more)
Papa John's Int'l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA)

Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (PZZA), Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (DPZ): Why You Shouldn’t Order Pizza for Your Portfolio

Shares of the two pure-play pizza companies, Papa John’s Int’l, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) and Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) have both been......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Noodles & Co (NDLS): More Buying Opportunities in an Expanding Restaurant Niche

Fast casual restaurants have been all the rage. Sitting above fast food on quality and below casual dining on price, they offer customers a desirable......(read more)