Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE): Price and Financial Metrics

Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE): $33.67

1.36 (+4.21%)

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  • Growth is the dimension where CAKE ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.97% of US stocks.
  • CAKE's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • CAKE's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 11.25% of US stocks).

CAKE Stock Summary

  • Cheesecake Factory Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than 96.6% of US listed stocks.
  • Of note is the ratio of Cheesecake Factory Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 6.4% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.76 for Cheesecake Factory Inc; that's greater than it is for 88.83% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CAKE, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are IBEX, PLAY, USX, PTEN, and TIPT.
  • Visit CAKE's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CAKE Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Consumer Cyclical stock, CAKE's price/earnings ratio is 329.9% lower, now standing at -44.6.
  • CAKE's price/sales ratio has moved down 2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CAKE's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 197.4.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CAKE.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CAKE 2021-08-27 1.0 8.6 -44.6 -172.2
CAKE 2021-08-26 0.9 8.2 -43.0 -168.3
CAKE 2021-08-25 0.9 8.2 -42.8 -168.0
CAKE 2021-08-24 0.9 8.1 -42.1 -166.3
CAKE 2021-08-23 0.9 7.9 -41.1 -164.0
CAKE 2021-08-20 0.9 7.8 -40.4 -162.5

CAKE Growth Metrics

    The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 16.94%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -58.22%.
  • Its 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -42.68%.
Over the past 34 months, CAKE's revenue has gone up $586,419,000.

The table below shows CAKE's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 2,927.54 213.006 49.131
2021-09-30 2,705.399 154.804 11.281
2021-06-30 2,468.641 169.03 -54.583
2021-03-31 1,995.536 57.53 -128.195
2020-12-31 1,983.225 2.908 -277.107
2020-09-30 2,122.703 69.818 -177.177

CAKE's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CAKE has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 55.25% of graded US stocks.
  • CAKE's asset turnover comes in at 0.991 -- ranking 18th of 79 Restaraunts Hotels Motels stocks.
  • BLMN, MCD, and BJRI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CAKE.

The table below shows CAKE's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-28 0.991 0.407 0.012
2021-06-29 0.895 0.403 -0.007
2021-03-30 0.714 0.386 -0.043
2020-12-29 0.714 0.376 -0.099
2020-09-29 0.757 0.387 -0.071
2020-06-30 0.814 0.394 -0.059

CAKE Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CAKE, see our CAKE price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $55.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.71 (Moderate Buy)

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CAKE Price/Volume Stats

Current price $33.67 52-week high $51.19
Prev. close $32.31 52-week low $26.05
Day low $32.57 Volume 1,133,400
Day high $33.71 Avg. volume 1,025,760
50-day MA $29.00 Dividend yield 3.21%
200-day MA $35.94 Market Cap 1.76B

Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) Company Bio

Cheesecake Factory operates full-service and casual dining restaurants. The company also produces cheesecakes and other baked products for foodservice operators, retailers, and distributors. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Calabasas Hills, California.

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Below are the latest news stories about Cheesecake Factory Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CAKE as an investment opportunity.

The Cheesecake Factory To Present at the Raymond James 43rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., February 24, 2022--The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ: CAKE) today announced that it will present at the Raymond James 43rd Annual Institutional Investors Conference on March 8, 2022 at 9:50 a.m. Eastern Time.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Cheesecake Factory signs lease on Lincoln Road in South Beach

The Cheesecake Factory will open a 7,000-square-foot restaurant at 600 Lincoln Road in Miami Beach. The national chain (Nasdaq: CAKE) expects to open its doors in the fall and hire 200 people from the surrounding area to staff the new restaurant, the company stated. It will replace Sushi Samba in a 91-year-old building that Stephen Bittel, chairman of the Miami Beach-based Terranova Corp., bought for $108.57 million in August 2014.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Analysts Offer Insights on Services Companies: Charles River Labs (CRL), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) and Trade Desk (TTD)

There's a lot to be optimistic about in the Services sector as 3 analysts just weighed in on Charles River Labs (CRL – Research Report), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE – Research Report) and Trade Desk (TTD – Research Report) with bullish sentiments. Charles River Labs (CRL) In a report released today, Donald Hooker from KeyBanc maintained a Buy rating on Charles River Labs, with a price target of $390.00. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $305.28. Hooker has an average return of 13.7% and a 52.6% success rate. Patterson covers the Technology sector, focusing on stocks such as NerdWallet, Inc. Class A, Spotify Technology SA, and Alphabet Class A.

Catie Powers on TipRanks | February 17, 2022

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Receives a Buy from Wedbush

In a report released today, Nick Setyan from Wedbush maintained a Buy rating on Cheesecake Factory (CAKE – Research Report), with a price target of $52.00. The company's shares closed last Wednesday at $40.87. According to, Setyan is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.0% and a 54.7% success rate. Setyan covers the Services sector, focusing on stocks such as The ONE Group Hospitality, Papa John's International, and Brinker International. Cheesecake Factory has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $45.22.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | February 17, 2022

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) Stock Up Despite Q4 Earnings Miss

Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) fourth-quarter fiscal 2021 results benefit from robust comps.

Yahoo | February 17, 2022

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CAKE Price Returns

1-mo 23.87%
3-mo 6.98%
6-mo -17.49%
1-year -22.44%
3-year -3.62%
5-year -16.39%
YTD -12.54%
2021 5.64%
2020 -3.53%
2019 -7.82%
2018 -7.44%
2017 -17.83%

CAKE Dividends

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