NASDAQ:CAKE - Cheesecake Factory Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $52.51 +0.37 (+0.71 %) (As of 08/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$52.14Today's Range$52.19 - $53.1952-Week Range$38.34 - $60.19Volume460,200 shsAverage Volume1.03 million shsMarket Capitalization$2.35 billionP/E Ratio20.09Dividend Yield2.57%Beta0.3 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates restaurants in the United States. The company produces cheesecakes and other baked products for own restaurants and international licensees, as well as external foodservice operators, retailers, and distributors. As of August 7, 2018, it operated 214 company-owned restaurants, including 198 restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory brand; 14 restaurants under the Grand Lux Cafe brand; and 2 restaurants under the RockSugar Southeast Asian Kitchen brand, as well as 21 The Cheesecake Factory branded restaurants under licensing agreements internationally. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Calabasas, California. Receive CAKE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CAKE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:CAKE CUSIP16307210 Webwww.thecheesecakefactory.com Phone818-871-3000 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.03 Current Ratio0.48 Quick Ratio0.38 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.09 Forward P/E Ratio21.61 P/E Growth1.47 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$2.26 billion Price / Sales1.06 Cash Flow$4.8665 per share Price / Cash10.79 Book Value$13.40 per share Price / Book3.92 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.60 Net Income$157.39 million Net Margins6.00% Return on Equity17.87% Return on Assets8.26% Miscellaneous Employees39,100 Outstanding Shares45,830,000Market Cap$2.35 billion Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Cheesecake Factory's stock symbol? Cheesecake Factory trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CAKE." How often does Cheesecake Factory pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cheesecake Factory? Cheesecake Factory announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Tuesday, August 28th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 14th. This is a positive change from Cheesecake Factory's previous quarterly dividend of $0.29. View Cheesecake Factory's Dividend History. How were Cheesecake Factory's earnings last quarter? Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 31st. The restaurant operator reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.16. The restaurant operator had revenue of $593.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $592.40 million. Cheesecake Factory had a net margin of 6.00% and a return on equity of 17.87%. The business's revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.78 EPS. View Cheesecake Factory's Earnings History. When is Cheesecake Factory's next earnings date? Cheesecake Factory is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Cheesecake Factory. What guidance has Cheesecake Factory issued on next quarter's earnings? Cheesecake Factory updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.56-0.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.64. Cheesecake Factory also updated its FY18 guidance to $2.40-2.48 EPS. What price target have analysts set for CAKE? 14 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for Cheesecake Factory's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $58.00. On average, they anticipate Cheesecake Factory's share price to reach $51.6429 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.7%. View Analyst Price Targets for Cheesecake Factory. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Cheesecake Factory? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Cheesecake Factory in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Cheesecake Factory. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Cheesecake Factory stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Cheesecake Factory stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Cheesecake Factory have underperformed the industry in the past three months. The company missed second-quarter 2018 earnings estimates, putting further doubt on its growth potential. Adjusted earnings of 65 cents per share declined 16.7% on a year-over-year basis. Particularly, higher-than-expected medical insurance cost along with some legal expenses dented the company’s earnings in the second quarter. As it is, the company’s profits are under pressure from higher labor and pre-openings costs along with expenses related to sales initiatives. Earnings estimates for 2018 have also declined marginally over the past 30 days. Nevertheless, various initiatives to boost sales like menu innovation, roll out of an improved server training program, launch of mobile payment app and focus on delivery bode well." (8/3/2018) 2. Maxim Group analysts commented, "We downgrade shares of The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) to the share price reached our $60 price target yesterday. CAKE’s comp growth is accelerating, and we see renewed margin expansion, buybacks, and potentially an acquisition contributing to at least low-teen EPS growth, but we now believe these positives have been priced into shares. Our EPS estimates are unchanged at $0.83 for 2Q18 (vs. $0.81 consensus), $2.77 for 2018 (vs. $2.69 consensus), and $3.16 for 2019 (vs. $2.91 consensus). CAKE shares have risen 25% year-to-date vs. the industry average of a 1% drop year-to-date, and now trade at 19x forward P/E, inline with the five-year average." (6/22/2018) Who are some of Cheesecake Factory's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Cheesecake Factory include Texas Roadhouse (TXRH), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Jack in the Box (JACK), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Brinker International (EAT), Wingstop (WING), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Sonic (SONC) and Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH). Who are Cheesecake Factory's key executives? Cheesecake Factory's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. David M. Overton, Chairman & CEO (Age 72)Mr. David M. Gordon, Pres (Age 53)Mr. Matthew Eliot Clark, Exec. VP & CFOMs. Cheryl M. Slomann, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Corp. Controller (Age 52)Ms. Scarlett A. May, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 52) Has Cheesecake Factory been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about CAKE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Cheesecake Factory earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 48.43 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Cheesecake Factory. Who are Cheesecake Factory's major shareholders? Cheesecake Factory's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (11.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.87%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (3.76%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.87%), Schroder Investment Management Group (2.70%) and Disciplined Growth Investors Inc. MN (2.14%). Company insiders that own Cheesecake Factory stock include Alexander L Cappello, Cheryl Slomann, David Bruce Pittaway, David Overton, Debby R Zurzolo, Doug Benn, Edie A Ames, Herbert Simon and Jerome I Kransdorf. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cheesecake Factory. Which major investors are selling Cheesecake Factory stock? CAKE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Becker Capital Management Inc., Intrepid Capital Management Inc., Heartland Advisors Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, TD Asset Management Inc. and Bridgewater Associates LP. Company insiders that have sold Cheesecake Factory company stock in the last year include Cheryl Slomann, David Overton and Debby R Zurzolo. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cheesecake Factory. Which major investors are buying Cheesecake Factory stock? CAKE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Schroder Investment Management Group, BlackRock Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Voya Investment Management LLC, Phocas Financial Corp., Macquarie Group Ltd., Millennium Management LLC and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Cheesecake Factory stock in the last two years include Alexander L Cappello, David Bruce Pittaway, Edie A Ames and Herbert Simon. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cheesecake Factory. How do I buy shares of Cheesecake Factory? Shares of CAKE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Cheesecake Factory's stock price today? One share of CAKE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.51. How big of a company is Cheesecake Factory? Cheesecake Factory has a market capitalization of $2.35 billion and generates $2.26 billion in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $157.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.60 on an earnings per share basis. Cheesecake Factory employs 39,100 workers across the globe. How can I contact Cheesecake Factory? Cheesecake Factory's mailing address is 26901 MALIBU HILLS RD, CALABASAS HILLS CA, 91301. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 818-871-3000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ CAKE)Community Ranking: 1.8 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 330 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 597 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 927MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cheesecake Factory and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CAKE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CAKE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How are Outstanding Shares Different from Authorized Shares?