News articles about Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store earned a news impact score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 47.1051950687733 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store stock opened at $160.89 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 1.02, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.65. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,866.02, a P/E ratio of 16.27, a PEG ratio of 2.19 and a beta of 0.67. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has a 1 year low of $141.75 and a 1 year high of $179.12.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The restaurant operator reported $2.73 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.42 by $0.31. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store had a return on equity of 36.86% and a net margin of 8.10%. The business had revenue of $787.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $787.26 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.19 EPS. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will post 9.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, May 7th. Investors of record on Friday, April 13th will be issued a $1.20 dividend. This represents a $4.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 12th. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 48.53%.
CBRL has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. SunTrust Banks set a $152.00 price target on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. Wells Fargo restated a “market perform” rating and set a $152.00 price objective (up previously from $140.00) on shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Bank of America cut their price objective on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from $160.00 to $155.00 and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, February 21st. Finally, Maxim Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in a research note on Tuesday, February 20th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and eight have assigned a hold rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $163.13.
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About Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc is engaged in the operation and development of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store concept (Cracker Barrel). The Company’s segments include Restaurant and Retail. As of September 19, 2016, the Company operated 640 Cracker Barrel stores in 43 states. The format of its stores consists of a rustic old country-store design offering a restaurant menu that features home-style country food and a range of decorative and functional items, such as rocking chairs, holiday and seasonal gifts and toys, apparel, cookware and foods.
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