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
Industry Restaurants
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
Dividend Yield 2.5%
Competitors Denny's
Waffle House

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.   

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, Doyle1667, succinctly summed up the Cracker Barrel bull case for our community:

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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