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How to buy Cracker Barrel Old Country Store stock | $135.94

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc is a restaurants business based in the US. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares (CBRL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store employs 55,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$2.5 billion.

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  3. Search for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: CBRL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Cracker Barrel Old Country Store reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$135.94, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store share price

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close USD$135.94
52-week range USD$53.61 - USD$170.1
50-day moving average USD$123.3591
200-day moving average USD$109.2912
Wall St. target price USD$136.71
PE ratio 396.8966
Dividend yield USD$5.2 (10.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.311

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $135.94 from 2020-11-16

1 week (2020-11-25) -6.24%
1 month (2020-11-06) 13.34%
3 months (2020-09-04) -0.26%
6 months (2020-06-04) 8.25%
1 year (2019-12-04) -11.38%
2 years (2018-12-04) -23.41%
3 years (2017-12-04) -16.54%
5 years (2015-12-04) 8.67%

Is Cracker Barrel Old Country Store under- or over-valued?

Valuing Cracker Barrel Old Country Store stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's P/E ratio

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 397x. In other words, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares trade at around 397x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's PEG ratio

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's EBITDA

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$179.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store financials

Revenue TTM USD$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.43%
Gross profit TTM USD$817.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.86%
Return on equity TTM -6.35%
Profit margin -1.29%
Book value $17.655
Market capitalisation USD$2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares

There are currently 1.9 million Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares held short by investors – that's known as Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's "short interest". This figure is 11.5% down from 2.2 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares can be evaluated.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares traded daily (recently around 457878.33333333). Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's SIR currently stands at 4.2. In other words for every 100,000 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4200 shares are currently held short.

However Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares, or, against the total number of tradable Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's short interest could be expressed as 0.08% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares in existence, roughly 80 shares are currently held short) or 0.1064% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares, roughly 106 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Cracker Barrel Old Country Store.

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store share dividends

76%

Dividend payout ratio: 75.88% of net profits

Recently Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has paid out, on average, around 75.88% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.47% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shareholders could enjoy a 10.47% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's case, that would currently equate to about $5.2 per share.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's most recent dividend payout was on 2 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's shares ever split?

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 22 March 1993. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store shares which in turn could have impacted Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's share price.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's shares have ranged in value from as little as $53.61 up to $170.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CBRL.US volatility(beta: 1.21)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's is 1.2101. This would suggest that Cracker Barrel Old Country Store's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store overview

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. develops and operates the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store concept in the United States. Its Cracker Barrel stores consist of a restaurant with a gift shop. The company's restaurants serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Its gift shops offer various decorative and functional items, such as rocking chairs, seasonal gifts, apparel, toys, cookware, and various other gift items, as well as various candies, preserves, and other food items. As of September 16, 2020, the company operated 663 Cracker Barrel stores in 45 states. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Lebanon, Tennessee.

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