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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.58
CAKE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. CAKE: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.58
Equity to Asset 0.45
CAKE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CAKE: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.45
0.4
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
CAKE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.85 vs. CAKE: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.15  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
3.15
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.15
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
2.28%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.59
CAKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. CAKE: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.6  Med: 7.93 Max: 10.98
Current: 7.59
4.6
10.98
Net-margin (%) 5.32
CAKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CAKE: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.67  Med: 5.77 Max: 7.53
Current: 5.32
2.67
7.53
ROE (%) 20.63
CAKE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. CAKE: 20.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.92  Med: 13.67 Max: 19.77
Current: 20.63
4.92
19.77
ROA (%) 9.63
CAKE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. CAKE: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.91  Med: 9.31 Max: 12.58
Current: 9.63
3.91
12.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.64
CAKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. CAKE: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.07  Med: 18.21 Max: 29.93
Current: 18.64
9.07
29.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.30
CAKE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CAKE: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.4  Med: 19.00 Max: 23.5
Current: 8.3
6.4
23.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
CAKE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CAKE: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 3.8  Med: 14.30 Max: 36.7
Current: 7.7
3.8
36.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 6.10
CAKE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CAKE: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.4  Med: 15.90 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%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 36,600 sh (-19.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,700 sh (-30.88%)
» More
Q4 2014

CAKE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Hussman 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%)
» More
Q1 2015

CAKE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,363 sh (New)
James Barrow 99,440 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 18,500 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%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 27.40
CAKE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. CAKE: 27.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.17  Med: 22.80 Max: 42.11
Current: 27.4
6.17
42.11
Forward P/E 22.17
CAKE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. CAKE: 22.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.40
CAKE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. CAKE: 27.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.16  Med: 22.81 Max: 42.11
Current: 27.4
6.16
42.11
P/B 5.54
CAKE's P/B is ranked lower than
75% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CAKE: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CAKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 3.17 Max: 5.54
Current: 5.54
0.71
5.54
P/S 1.47
CAKE's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CAKE: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CAKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.47
0.22
2.83
PFCF 25.00
CAKE's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 32.68 vs. CAKE: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CAKE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.58  Med: 17.25 Max: 400
Current: 25
4.58
400
POCF 12.95
CAKE's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. CAKE: 12.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CAKE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 10.67 Max: 18.99
Current: 12.95
1.94
18.99
EV-to-EBIT 18.59
CAKE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. CAKE: 18.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAKE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8  Med: 15.40 Max: 28.3
Current: 18.59
5.8
28.3
PEG 2.40
CAKE's PEG is ranked higher than
62% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. CAKE: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CAKE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.74 Max: 5.97
Current: 2.4
0.47
5.97
Shiller P/E 31.88
CAKE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.08 vs. CAKE: 31.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.26  Med: 27.12 Max: 56.63
Current: 31.88
5.26
56.63
Current Ratio 0.63
CAKE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CAKE: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.71
Current: 0.63
0.63
3.71
Quick Ratio 0.52
CAKE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CAKE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.90 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 269 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. CAKE: 7.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.08  Med: 9.18 Max: 27.38
Current: 7.74
6.08
27.38
Days Sales Outstanding 2.29
CAKE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. CAKE: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.96  Med: 3.22 Max: 18.02
Current: 2.29
1.96
18.02

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.14
CAKE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
58% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CAKE: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.14
0.34
1.35
Dividend Payout 0.30
CAKE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. CAKE: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.3
0.23
0.34
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.14
CAKE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CAKE: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.14
0.34
1.35
Share Buyback Rate 3.90
CAKE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. CAKE: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.9  Med: -0.70 Max: -9.7
Current: 3.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.77
CAKE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. CAKE: 5.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.59 Max: 6.22
Current: 5.77
1.34
6.22
Price/Projected FCF 1.49
CAKE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CAKE: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 4.60 Max: 35.75
Current: 1.49
1.1
35.75
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.90
CAKE's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
66% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CAKE: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
CAKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CAKE: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.97
Current: 1.24
0.34
2.97
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.59
CAKE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. CAKE: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.76 Max: 5.65
Current: 2.59
1.06
5.65
Price/Graham Number 2.59
CAKE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CAKE: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.08 Max: 3.55
Current: 2.59
0.83
3.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.40
CAKE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CAKE: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.50 Max: 17.4
Current: 5.4
3.5
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.15
CAKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. CAKE: 14.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CAKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 8  Med: 15.30 Max: 23.3
Current: 14.15
8
23.3

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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