Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) announced its most recent quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Sep-14-2016. CBRL reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $-0.01. Analysts had a consensus of $2.13. The company posted revenue of $745.60 million in the period, compared to analysts expectations of $741.21 million. CBRL’s revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.97 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Shares were Reiterated by Telsey Advisory Group on Aug 30, 2016 to “Market Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 160 from a previous price target of $172 .Shares were Reiterated by Maxim Group on Aug 8, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 170 from a previous price target of $178 .Cracker Barrel Old Country Store was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Underperform” on Jul 11, 2016.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store opened for trading at $146.6 and hit $149.79 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $149.73, with a gain of 1.92% or 2.82 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 544,407 shares. Company has a market cap of $3,585 M.
In a different news, on Jun 22, 2016, Laura A Daily (Sr. VP, Retail Operations) sold 600 shares at $168.75 per share price. According to the SEC, on Mar 4, 2016, Richard J Dobkin (director) sold 2,000 shares at $148.20 per share price. On Nov 16, 2015, Andrea Weiss (director) sold 315 shares at $132.19 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. is engaged in the operation and development of the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store concept (Cracker Barrel). Each Cracker Barrel store consists of a restaurant with a gift shop. The format of its stores consists of a trademarked 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. Its restaurants offer home-style country cooking featuring its own recipes. Its breakfast items include juices eggs pancakes fruit and yogurt parfaits grits and a range of biscuit specialties such as gravy and biscuits and country ham and biscuits. Its lunch and dinner items include country ham chicken and dumplings chicken fried chicken meatloaf roast beef vegetable plates a range of salads sandwiches soups fresh side items and specialty items among others.