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Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, casual dining chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (Nasdaq: CBRL) has earned a respected four-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Cracker Barrel's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Cracker Barrel facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Lebanon, Tenn. (1969)|
|Market Cap||$1.5 billion|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$2.5 billion|
|Management||CEO Sandra Cochran (since 2011)
CFO Lawrence Hyatt (since 2011)
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||40.3%|
|Cash/Debt||$127.3 million / $588.9 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 86% of the 191 members who have rated Cracker Barrel believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Although not the best P/E, its revenue growth is noticeably amazing. Combine that with a good menu and leadership and you have a new competitor on the block. Its dividend does make it competitive to other bigger restaurants. [We'll] see how this new bull runs.
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