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1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
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Financial Strength : 4/10

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Interest Coverage 9.54
CEC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.04 vs. CEC: 9.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CEC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 9.54
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Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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Business Description

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CEC Entertainment, Inc., a Kansas corporation was incorporated in 1980. The Company develops, operates and franchises family dining and entertainment centers under the name "Chuck E. Cheese's" in 47 states and eight foreign countries and territories. As of December 30, 2012, the Company and its franchises operated a total of 565 stores, of which 514 were Company-owned stores located in 44 states and Canada. Its franchises operated a total of 51 stores located in 15 states and seven foreign countries and territories including Chile, Guam, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Chuck E. Cheese's stores offer wholesome family dining, distinctive musical and comic entertainment by computer-controlled robotic characters, family-oriented arcade-style and skill-oriented games, video games, rides and other activities. All of the Company's stores offer a variety of pizzas, sandwiches, appetizers, a salad bar and desserts. Soft drinks, coffee and tea are also served, along with beer and wine where permitted by local laws. The Company periodically reevaluates the site characteristics of its stores. Chuck E. Cheese's s stores are located in shopping centers or in free-standing buildings near shopping centers. Its stores are divided into three areas: (a) a kitchen and other store-related areas (cashier and prize area, salad bar, manager's office, technician's office, restrooms, etc.); (b) a showroom area; and (c) a playroom area. The average size of its existing stores is approximately 12,000 square feet. The main customer base for its stores consists of families with children between two and 12 years of age. The family dining industry and the entertainment industry are highly competitive, with a number of major national and regional chains operating in each of these spaces. It owns various trademarks, including 'Chuck E. Cheese's' and the Chuck E. Cheese character image used in connection with its business, which have been registered with the appropriate patent and trademark offices. The Company and its franchises are subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations affecting the development and operation of Chuck E. Cheese's stores.

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.80
CEC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CEC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CEC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.8
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Dividend Payout 0.66
CEC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
72% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CEC: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CEC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.66
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.80
CEC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CEC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CEC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.8
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1.8

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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $820.9
EPS (TTM) $ 2.72
Short Percentage of Float8.20%

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