Cracker Barrel stays positive as profit slips

LEBANON Tenn. Shares in CBRL Group Inc. jumped 12 percent Tuesday as the parent of the 577-unit Cracker Barrel chain gave an upbeat forecast for the current year, including positive same-store sales projections that will be driven by new lunch and breakfast offerings.

The company's fourth quarter results, however, came in a penny short of Wall Street expectations.

Net income for the fourth quarter ended Aug. 1 totaled $21.0 million, or 93 cents per

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