Can Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) Add Value To Your Portfolio?


As of Friday close, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.’s (NASDAQ:CBRL) stock was down -$3.41, moving down -2.99 percent to $110.71. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 1,692,860 shares. 3 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $4.47 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 760,885, while in the previous 50 days, it was 517,164.

Since last month, CBRL stock retreated -0.96%. Shares of the company fell to $104.74 on 03/13/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $126.32 was reached on 02/02/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $81.87. Since the beginning of this year, CBRL’s stock price has risen by 16.86% or $15.97, and marked a new high 11 times. However, the stock has declined by -12.36% since its 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Right now, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) has a P/E ratio of about 23.10. The stock’s beta is 1.36. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.73, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 5.05.

The latest dividend of $1.30 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $1.30. On Tuesday September 21 2021, a $0.30 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended October 30, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 0.30, while its current ratio was 0.70, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending October 30 was 0.93. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 66.70% percent. In the year ended October 30, operating margins totaled 3.70%. Based on annual data, CBRL earned $2.22 billion in gross profit and brought in $3.27 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 15.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 21.20%.

In Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for October 30, it reported total debt of $454.11 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. CBRL’s revenue rose 7.67% to $839.52 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $933.87 million. While analysts expected Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. to report $1.22 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.99 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -18.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $68.16 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. were 1.77 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended October 30, and its total debt was $1.25 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $22.15 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc.’s (CBRL) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 31.69%, the RSI 9-day stood at 50.63% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. price is up by +4.21% percent or $4.47. At present, CBRL shares trade -0.27% below its 20-day simple moving average and +9.56% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +13.96% above its SMA50 and +8.53% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 62.96% and Stochastic coefficient D was 59.30%, while ATR was 3.97. Given the Stochastic reading of 49.96% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 51.26%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 1.95, while the 14-day reading stands at 1.84.

Analyst Ratings

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 2 brokerage firms, CBRL is a sell, and 6 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 1 analyst who say the stock is underweight. A total of 1 analyst rate Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. stock as buy, with 0 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $106.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $92.00 – $130.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. (CBRL) will achieve an average price target of $106.75.


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