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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.58
CAKE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CAKE: 1.58 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.2   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.58

Equity to Asset 0.45
CAKE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CAKE: 0.45 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.45

0.4
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
CAKE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.65 vs. CAKE: No Debt )
CAKE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.15   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

3.15
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.89
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
5.19%
22.24%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.59
CAKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. CAKE: 7.59 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 10.98
Current: 7.59

4.6
10.98
Net-margin (%) 5.32
CAKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CAKE: 5.32 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.67   Max: 7.53
Current: 5.32

2.67
7.53
ROE (%) 20.63
CAKE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. CAKE: 20.63 )
CAKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.92   Max: 19.77
Current: 20.63

4.92
19.77
ROA (%) 9.63
CAKE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. CAKE: 9.63 )
CAKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 12.58
Current: 9.63

3.91
12.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.64
CAKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. CAKE: 18.64 )
CAKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 8.94   Max: 29.93
Current: 18.64

8.94
29.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
CAKE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CAKE: 8.30 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 23.5
Current: 8.3

6.4
23.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
CAKE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CAKE: 7.70 )
CAKE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 36.7
Current: 7.7

3.8
36.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
CAKE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. CAKE: 6.10 )
CAKE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 39.7
Current: 6.1

-11.4
39.7
» CAKE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CAKE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,121,128 sh (+1.22%)
Jim Simons 1,298,400 sh (-2.32%)
Ron Baron 1,500,000 sh (-9.09%)
Chuck Royce 45,400 sh (-11.67%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-69.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,800 sh (-96.63%)
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Q3 2014

CAKE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,338,500 sh (+3.09%)
Mario Gabelli 1,154,528 sh (+2.98%)
Ron Baron 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 36,600 sh (-19.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,700 sh (-30.88%)
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Q4 2014

CAKE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Hussman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,153,693 sh (-0.07%)
Chuck Royce 33,900 sh (-7.38%)
Ron Baron 1,350,000 sh (-10.00%)
Jim Simons 1,099,200 sh (-17.88%)
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Q1 2015

CAKE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,363 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 18,500 sh (New)
James Barrow 99,440 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,113,665 sh (-3.47%)
Ron Baron 1,100,000 sh (-18.52%)
Jim Simons 722,800 sh (-34.24%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.50
CAKE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.90 vs. CAKE: 24.50 )
CAKE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.17   Max: 42.11
Current: 24.5

6.17
42.11
Forward P/E 20.49
CAKE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.69 vs. CAKE: 20.49 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.80
CAKE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
60% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. CAKE: 24.80 )
CAKE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.16   Max: 42.11
Current: 24.8

6.16
42.11
P/B 4.90
CAKE's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. CAKE: 4.90 )
CAKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 5.08
Current: 4.9

0.71
5.08
P/S 1.30
CAKE's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CAKE: 1.30 )
CAKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.83
Current: 1.3

0.22
2.83
PFCF 22.40
CAKE's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. CAKE: 22.40 )
CAKE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.58   Max: 400
Current: 22.4

4.58
400
POCF 11.72
CAKE's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. CAKE: 11.72 )
CAKE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 18.99
Current: 11.72

1.94
18.99
EV-to-EBIT 16.60
CAKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. CAKE: 16.60 )
CAKE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 28.3
Current: 16.6

5.8
28.3
PEG 2.18
CAKE's PEG is ranked higher than
60% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. CAKE: 2.18 )
CAKE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 5.97
Current: 2.18

0.47
5.97
Shiller P/E 28.70
CAKE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.90 vs. CAKE: 28.70 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.26   Max: 56.63
Current: 28.7

5.26
56.63
Current Ratio 0.63
CAKE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CAKE: 0.63 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.71
Current: 0.63

0.63
3.71
Quick Ratio 0.52
CAKE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CAKE: 0.52 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 3.47
Current: 0.52

0.5
3.47
Days Inventory 7.74
CAKE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. CAKE: 7.74 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.08   Max: 27.38
Current: 7.74

6.08
27.38
Days Sales Outstanding 2.29
CAKE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.61 vs. CAKE: 2.29 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 18.02
Current: 2.29

1.96
18.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.30
CAKE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CAKE: 1.30 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.3

0.34
1.35
Dividend Payout 0.30
CAKE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CAKE: 0.30 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.3

0.23
0.34
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
CAKE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. CAKE: 1.30 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.3

0.34
1.35
Share Buyback Rate 3.90
CAKE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. CAKE: 3.90 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.9   Max: -9.7
Current: 3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.23
CAKE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CAKE: 5.23 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 6.22
Current: 5.23

1.34
6.22
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.35
CAKE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CAKE: 1.35 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 35.75
Current: 1.35

1.1
35.75
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
CAKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CAKE: 1.11 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.11

0.34
2.95
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.34
CAKE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CAKE: 2.34 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 5.65
Current: 2.34

1.06
5.65
Price/Graham Number 2.34
CAKE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CAKE: 2.34 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.55
Current: 2.34

0.83
3.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
CAKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CAKE: 6.10 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 17.4
Current: 6.1

3.5
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.52
CAKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.17 vs. CAKE: 14.52 )
CAKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 8   Max: 25.3
Current: 14.52

8
25.3

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:CF2.Germany,
Cheesecake Factory Inc a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1992. It provides a distinctive, high quality dining experience at moderate prices by offering an extensive, new and evolving menu in an upscale casual, high energy setting with attentive, efficient and friendly service. As of February 27, 2014, the Company operated 181 Company-owned upscale, casual, full-service dining restaurants: 169 under The Cheesecake Factory mark, 11 under the Grand Lux Cafe mark and one under the RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen mark. It also operated two bakery production facilities whose role is to provide cheesecakes and other baked goods to its company-owned and licensed restaurants. It owns and operates two bakery production facilities, one in Calabasas Hills, California, and one in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. It produces approximately 70 varieties of cheesecakes and other baked desserts based on proprietary recipes, which include the Original Cheesecake, Ultimate Red Velvet Cake CheesecakeTM, Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Chocolate Cake Cheesecake, among others. The Company has registered, among other marks, The Cheesecake Factory, Grand Lux Cafe, RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, The Cheesecake Factory Express, The Dream Factory, and The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Cafe as trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in both restaurant and bakery goods categories, among others. Company competes directly and indirectly with national and regional restaurant casual dining chains, as well as locally-owned restaurants, for guest traffic. It also competes with other restaurants and retail establishments for quality site locations and qualified personnel to operate its restaurants. Company is subject to licensing and regulation by a number of government authorities, which may include alcoholic beverage control, health, sanitation, environmental, labor, zoning and public safety agencies in the state or municipality in which the restaurant is located. Its also subject to federal and state environmental regulations.
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