Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Continue?

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (NASDAQ:CBRL) will report earnings before markets open on Monday, June 3rd. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. operates restaurants and gift shops in the United States.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.94 per share on revenues of $630.78 million. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 18.43.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $1.38 to a profit $1.34. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $4.78, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 2,385 2,367 2,405 2,434 2,580
Diluted EPS ($) 2.80 2.89 3.62 3.61 4.40

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Apr. 30, 2012 Jul. 31, 2012 Oct. 31, 2012 Jan. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 608.51 700.01 627.45 702.67
Diluted EPS ($) 0.81 1.47 0.97 1.47

Past Performance:
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has beat analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a boost if the company beats estimates.

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(Company fundamentals provided by Xignite Financials. Email any earnings discrepancies to earnings [at] wallstcheatsheet.com)