Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. ( CBRL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 17, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 06, 2013. Shareholders who purchased CBRL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that CBRL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $80.43, the dividend yield is 2.49%.
The previous trading day's last sale of CBRL was $80.43, representing a -3.77% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.58 and a 46.37% increase over the 52 week low of $54.95.
CBRL is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). CBRL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.72. Zacks Investment Research reports CBRL's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.16%, compared to an industry average of 16.5%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CBRL Dividend History page.
Interested in gaining exposure to CBRL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CBRL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II PowerShares S&P Smal ( PSCD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PSCD with an increase of 15.97% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CBRL at 2.2%.
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