(Reuters) - Darden Restaurants Inc
Sales rose 11 percent to $2.29 billion in the fourth quarter, topping analysts' expectation of $2.27 billion.
Overall same-restaurant sales rose 2.2 percent.
Net income for the ended May 26, fell to $133.2 million, or $1.01 per share, from $151.2 million, or $1.15 per share, a year earlier.
Analysts on average expected the company to earn $1.03 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Darden said it would increase its quarterly dividend by 10 percent to 55 cents per share.
(Reporting by Siddharth Cavale in Bangalore; Editing by Joyjeet Das)