Investors purchased shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) on weakness during trading on Tuesday. $29.94 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $12.59 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $17.35 million into the stock. Of all stocks tracked, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store had the 30th highest net in-flow for the day. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store traded down ($2.25) for the day and closed at $167.68

CBRL has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $195.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $136.00 price objective on shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in a report on Friday, October 20th. BidaskClub raised shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Maxim Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $160.00 price target on shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a $152.00 price target (up previously from $140.00) on shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store in a research note on Tuesday. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $161.13.

The company has a current ratio of 0.93, a quick ratio of 0.42 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.73. The stock has a market cap of $4,020.00, a P/E ratio of 20.23, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.94 and a beta of 0.56.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, November 21st. The restaurant operator reported $1.92 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.86 by $0.06. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store had a net margin of 6.83% and a return on equity of 35.14%. The business had revenue of $710.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $718.85 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.01 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .1% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. will post 9.55 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, February 5th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 12th were paid a $1.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, January 11th. This represents a $4.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.86%. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 57.90%.

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado purchased a new position in shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store during the 4th quarter worth approximately $121,000. Ffcm LLC boosted its position in shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store by 1,317.9% during the 3rd quarter. Ffcm LLC now owns 794 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $122,000 after purchasing an additional 738 shares during the period. SeaCrest Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store during the 4th quarter worth approximately $128,000. Edge Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store by 2,725.7% during the 3rd quarter. Edge Advisors LLC now owns 989 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $149,000 after purchasing an additional 954 shares during the period. Finally, Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its position in shares of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store by 209.1% during the 4th quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 952 shares of the restaurant operator’s stock worth $151,000 after purchasing an additional 644 shares during the period. 89.22% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Company Profile

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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