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Cheesecake Factory Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation

: $1,693 Mil (As of Sep. 2021)
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Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation is the debt and capital lease obligation due more than 12 months in the future. Cheesecake Factory's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $1,693 Mil.

Warning Sign:

Cheesecake Factory Inc has been issuing new debt. Over the past 3 years, it issued USD 455 million of debt. But overall, its debt level is acceptable.

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. It is calculated as a company's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation divides by its Total Assets. Cheesecake Factory's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $1,693 Mil. Cheesecake Factory's Total Assets for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $2,718 Mil. Cheesecake Factory's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 0.62.

Cheesecake Factory's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset increased from Sep. 2020 (0.57) to Sep. 2021 (0.62). It may suggest that Cheesecake Factory is progressively becoming more dependent on debt to grow their business.


Cheesecake Factory Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cheesecake Factory's Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Cheesecake Factory Annual Data
Trend Dec11 Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only - 10.00 10.00 1,479.87 1,504.32

Cheesecake Factory Quarterly Data
Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 1,612.61 1,504.32 1,496.47 1,676.89 1,693.22

Cheesecake Factory Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Calculation

Long-Term Debt is the debt due more than 12 months in the future. The debt can be owed to banks or bondholders. Some companies issue bonds to investors and pay interest on the bonds.

Long-Term Capital Lease Obligation represents the total liability for long-term leases lasting over one year. It's amount equal to the present value (the principal) at the beginning of the lease term less lease payments during the lease term.

The interest paid on companies' debt is reflected in the income statement as interest expense. If a company has too much debt and it cannot serve the interest payment on the debt or repay the matured debt, the company risks bankruptcy. Peter Lynch famously said: A company that does not have debt cannot go bankrupt.

A company's long term debt may have different dates of maturity and interest rates, depending on the terms.

Usually a company issues long term debt to pay for its capital expenditures. Borrowing allows the company to do things that otherwise cannot be done with only the capital it has. But debt can be risky.


Cheesecake Factory  (NAS:CAKE) Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation Explanation

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset is a measurement representing the percentage of a corporation's assets that are financed with loans and financial obligations lasting more than one year. The ratio provides a general measure of the financial position of a company, including its ability to meet financial requirements for outstanding loans. A year-over-year decrease in this metric would suggest the company is progressively becoming less dependent on debt to grow their business.

Cheesecake Factory's LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:

LT-Debt-to-Total-Asset (Q: Sep. 2021 )=Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation (Q: Sep. 2021 )/Total Assets (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=1693.219/2717.718
=0.62

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Buffett says that durable competitive advantages carry little to no long-term debt because the company is so profitable that even expansions or acquisitions are self financed.

We are interested in long term debt load for the last ten years. If the ten years of operation show little to no long term debt, then the company has some kind of strong competitive advantage.

Warren Buffett's historic purchases indicate that on any given year, the company should have sufficient yearly net earnings to pay all long term within 3 or 4 year earnings period. (e.g. Coke + Moody's = 1yr)

Companies with enough earning power to pay long term debt in less than 3 or 4 years is a good candidate in our search for long term competitive advantage.

BUT, these companies are targets for leveraged buy outs, which saddles the business with long term debt.

If all else indicates the company has a moat, but it has ton of debt, a leveraged buyout may have created the debt. In these cases the company's bonds offer the better bet, in that the company’s earnings power is focused on paying off the debt and not growth.

Important: little or no long term debt often means a Good Long Term Bet


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Cheesecake Factory Business Description

Cheesecake Factory logo
Industry
Consumer Cyclical » Restaurants NAICS : 722511 SIC : 5812
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
26901 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas Hills, CA, USA, 91301
Cheesecake Factory owns and operates restaurants in the United States and Canada under brands that include The Cheesecake Factory, North Italia, and a collection within the Fox Restaurants Concepts subsidiary. The company's international presence, in the Middle East and Mexico, is through licensing agreements with third parties. The company also has a bakery division that produces cheesecakes and other baked products for sale in its restaurants, international licensees, and third-party bakery customers. The company has four operating business segments: The Cheesecake Factory restaurants, North Italia, other FRC, and others. Most of the company's revenue comes from The Cheesecake Factory restaurants segment.
Executives
Meyer Janice L. director 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD CALABASAS CA 91301
Ginsberg Paul D. director C/O ROARK CAPITAL 1180 PEACHTREE STREET NE, SUITE 2500 ATLANTA GA 30309
Rc Cake Holdings Llc 10 percent owner 1180 PEACHTREE STREET NE SUITE 2500 ATLANTA GA 30309
Ames Edie A director C/O MORTONS RESTATURANT GROUP, INC. 325 LASALLE STREET, SUITE 500 CHICAGO IL 60610
Overton David director, officer: Chairman and C.E.O. PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: OVERTON DAVID a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Slomann Cheryl officer: Principal Accounting Officer 6450 VIA REAL CURPINTERIA CA 93013
Pittaway David Bruce director 150 E 58TH ST STE 3700 NEW YORK NY 10155
Clark Matthew Eliot officer: Exec VP, CFO 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Gordon David M officer: President C/O THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY INCORPORATED 26901 MALIBU HILLS DRIVE CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Carango Keith officer: President (Subsidiary) 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
May Scarlett officer: EVP, General Counsel 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Mindel Laurence B director IL FORNAIO AMERICA CORP 770 TAMAPAIS DR STE 400 CORTE MADERA CA 94925
Cappello Alexander L director C/O THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY INC 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Zurzolo Debby R officer: Exec VP, Gen Counsel & Secy PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: ZURZOLO DEBBY R a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}
Byfuglin Max S officer: President (Subsidiary) PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> Ownership Information: BYFUGLIN MAX S a.header:link {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:visited {color: #3b4fae; font-weight: bold; text-decoration: underline;} a.header:hover {color: #191970;}

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