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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
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Panama Papers trial's public portion comes to an unexpectedly speedy end
S&P 500   4,967.23
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QQQ   414.65
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MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
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Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
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Panama Papers trial's public portion comes to an unexpectedly speedy end

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Competitors

$34.00
+0.19 (+0.56%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)

CAKE vs. EAT, PZZA, CBRL, JACK, BLMN, BJRI, DIN, TAST, CHUY, and BH

Should you be buying Cheesecake Factory stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cheesecake Factory include Brinker International (EAT), Papa John's International (PZZA), Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL), Jack in the Box (JACK), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Carrols Restaurant Group (TAST), Chuy's (CHUY), and Biglari (BH). These companies are all part of the "restaurants" industry.

Cheesecake Factory vs.

Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE) and Brinker International (NYSE:EAT) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, earnings, analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability, community ranking and media sentiment.

Brinker International received 172 more outperform votes than Cheesecake Factory when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 59.27% of users gave Brinker International an outperform vote while only 52.15% of users gave Cheesecake Factory an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Cheesecake FactoryOutperform Votes
522
52.15%
Underperform Votes
479
47.85%
Brinker InternationalOutperform Votes
694
59.27%
Underperform Votes
477
40.73%

Brinker International has higher revenue and earnings than Cheesecake Factory. Brinker International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Cheesecake Factory, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Cheesecake Factory$3.44B0.51$101.35M$2.0616.50
Brinker International$4.25B0.47$102.60M$3.4113.26

94.5% of Cheesecake Factory shares are owned by institutional investors. 8.7% of Cheesecake Factory shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.5% of Brinker International shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Brinker International has a net margin of 3.63% compared to Cheesecake Factory's net margin of 2.95%. Cheesecake Factory's return on equity of 41.66% beat Brinker International's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cheesecake Factory2.95% 41.66% 4.74%
Brinker International 3.63%-113.41%7.07%

Cheesecake Factory has a beta of 1.48, meaning that its share price is 48% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brinker International has a beta of 2.46, meaning that its share price is 146% more volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Brinker International had 10 more articles in the media than Cheesecake Factory. MarketBeat recorded 14 mentions for Brinker International and 4 mentions for Cheesecake Factory. Brinker International's average media sentiment score of 0.75 beat Cheesecake Factory's score of 0.22 indicating that Brinker International is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Cheesecake Factory
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Brinker International
3 Very Positive mention(s)
3 Positive mention(s)
5 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Cheesecake Factory presently has a consensus target price of $35.64, indicating a potential upside of 4.81%. Brinker International has a consensus target price of $43.80, indicating a potential downside of 3.16%. Given Cheesecake Factory's higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Cheesecake Factory is more favorable than Brinker International.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cheesecake Factory
3 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.08
Brinker International
3 Sell rating(s)
8 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.19

Cheesecake Factory pays an annual dividend of $1.08 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.2%. Brinker International pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. Cheesecake Factory pays out 52.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brinker International pays out 44.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Brinker International is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Brinker International beats Cheesecake Factory on 14 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

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New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CAKE vs. The Competition

MetricCheesecake FactoryEating places IndustryRetail SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$1.74B$8.29B$21.02B$7.31B
Dividend Yield3.19%3.55%184.70%3.99%
P/E Ratio16.5039.2921.9616.41
Price / Sales0.512.096.3384.30
Price / Cash7.6319.4116.6234.42
Price / Book5.434.404.954.15
Net Income$101.35M$305.63M$745.40M$214.00M
7 Day Performance1.64%-1.30%-2.66%-3.52%
1 Month Performance-6.77%-5.88%-7.68%-5.50%
1 Year Performance3.44%2.17%1.42%3.52%

Cheesecake Factory Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
EAT
Brinker International
4.2539 of 5 stars
$45.28
+0.6%
$43.00
-5.0%
+17.5%$2.00B$4.13B13.2864,323Analyst Report
Short Interest ↓
PZZA
Papa John's International
4.1231 of 5 stars
$61.74
-0.3%
$82.10
+33.0%
-18.6%$2.03B$2.14B25.1013,200Options Volume
CBRL
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
4.1299 of 5 stars
$60.09
-1.2%
$77.14
+28.4%
-45.4%$1.33B$3.44B16.0277,000Analyst Report
JACK
Jack in the Box
4.9951 of 5 stars
$60.88
+2.2%
$86.67
+42.4%
-31.1%$1.20B$1.69B10.709,523
BLMN
Bloomin' Brands
3.0041 of 5 stars
$27.02
+0.9%
$27.90
+3.3%
+10.9%$2.35B$4.67B10.6887,000Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
BJRI
BJ's Restaurants
3.5151 of 5 stars
$32.53
-0.9%
$37.30
+14.7%
+11.9%$761.20M$1.33B39.1921,000Upcoming Earnings
DIN
Dine Brands Global
4.2541 of 5 stars
$43.37
+0.1%
$59.43
+37.0%
-34.1%$670.07M$831.07M6.96596
TAST
Carrols Restaurant Group
2.5427 of 5 stars
$9.49
flat
$8.87
-6.6%
+180.8%$544.54M$1.88B18.2525,000Positive News
CHUY
Chuy's
2.7836 of 5 stars
$30.85
-0.4%
$39.71
+28.7%
-11.8%$534.63M$461.31M17.737,400Short Interest ↓
BH
Biglari
3.6926 of 5 stars
$195.07
+1.1%
N/A+19.6%$444.76M$365.32M1.042,466Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:CAKE) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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