Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC (Form: 4, Received: 03/09/2012 16:48:23)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

WOODHOUSE MICHAEL A
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE, INC [ CBRL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

305 HARTMANN DR
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

3/7/2012
(Street)

LEBANON, TN 37087
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   3/7/2012     M    81517   A $40.05   395086.69   D    
Common Stock   3/7/2012     S    81517   D $55.0227   (1) 313569.69   D    
Common Stock   3/7/2012     M    2500   A $40   316069.69   D    
Common Stock   3/7/2012     S    2500   D $55.0227   (1) 313569.69   D    
Common Stock   3/7/2012     M    16245   A $31.58   329814.69   D    
Common Stock   3/7/2012     S    16245   D $55.0227   (1) 313569.69   D    
Common Stock   3/8/2012     M    55074   A $31.58   368643.69   D    
Common Stock   3/8/2012     S    55074   D $55.0238   (1) 313569.69   D    
Common Stock   3/8/2012     M    128505   A $27.02   442074.69   D    
Common Stock   3/8/2012     S    128505   D $55.0238   (1) 313569.69   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Options (right to buy)   $40.05   3/7/2012     M         81517   (2)     (4) 9/19/2017   Common Stock   81517   $ 0   0   D    
Stock Options (right to buy)   $31.58   3/7/2012     M         16245   (2)     (3) 9/10/2019   Common Stock   16245   $ 0   90733   D    
Stock Options (right to buy)   $40   3/7/2012     M         2500   (2)     (5) 9/21/2016   Common Stock   2500   $ 0   0   D    
Stock Options (right to buy)   $31.58   3/8/2012     M         55074   (2)     (3) 9/10/2019   Common Stock   55074   $ 0   35659   D    
Stock Options (right to buy)   $27.02   3/8/2012     M         128505   (2)     (6) 9/25/2018   Common Stock   128505   $ 0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Represents the weighted average sale price for the transaction reported. Sales prices ranged from $55.00 per share to $55.19 per share. The reporting person undertakes to provide upon request by the Commission staff, the issuer, or a security holder of the issuer, full information regarding the number of shares sold at each separate price.
( 2)  The sales reported in this Form 4 were effected pursuant to a Rule 10b5-1 trading plan adopted by the reporting person on February 22, 2012.
( 3)  This option grant was granted on September 10, 2009 and vests over three years in equal installments on September 10, 2010, 2011 and 2012, respectively.
( 4)  This option grant was granted on September 19, 2007 and vested over three years in equal installments on September 19, 2008, 2009 and 2010, respectively.
( 5)  This option grant was granted on September 21, 2006 and vested over three years in equal installments on September 21, 2007, 2008 and 2009, respectively.
( 6)  This option grant was granted on September 25, 2008 and vested over three years in equal installments on September 25, 2009, 2010 and 2011, respectively.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
WOODHOUSE MICHAEL A
305 HARTMANN DR
LEBANON, TN 37087
X



Signatures
Michael A. Woodhouse by Lawrence E. Hyatt, Attorney-in-fact 3/9/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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