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Cheesecake Factory (NAS:CAKE) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense

: $211 Mil (TTM As of Mar. 2023)
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Selling, general, & admin. expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. Cheesecake Factory's selling, general, & admin. expense for the three months ended in Mar. 2023 was $54 Mil. Its selling, general, & admin. expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2023 was $211 Mil.


Cheesecake Factory Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Historical Data

The historical data trend for Cheesecake Factory's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 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.

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Cheesecake Factory Annual Data
Trend Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 154.77 160.20 157.64 186.14 205.75

Cheesecake Factory Quarterly Data
Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense 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 49.12 50.19 50.32 56.12 54.07

Competitive Comparison

For the Restaurants subindustry, Cheesecake Factory's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense, along with its competitors' market caps and Selling, General, & Admin. Expense data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Cheesecake Factory Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Distribution

For the Restaurants industry and Consumer Cyclical sector, Cheesecake Factory's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Cheesecake Factory's Selling, General, & Admin. Expense falls in comparison to its industry or sector. The grey bar indicates the Selling, General, & Admin. Expense's extreme value range as defined by GuruFocus.



Cheesecake Factory Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Calculation

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense (SGA) includes the direct and indirect costs and all general and administrative expenses of a company. For instance, personnel cost, advertising, rent, communication costs are all part of SGA.

Selling, General, & Admin. Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Mar. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $211 Mil.

* 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.


Cheesecake Factory  (NAS:CAKE) Selling, General, & Admin. Expense Explanation

An efficient operation keeps SGA costs low and thus has higher profit margin. The percentage of SGA relative to total revenue is an indication of how efficiently the company operates. Compare this percentage among the companies in the same industry is a good way of finding more efficient operations. A comparison of the SGA cost relative to the revenue with the historical value can also be an indication of how efficient the company has become.

Warren Buffett likes companies with consistent SGA as the percentage of gross profit.

Companies with no durable competitive advantage show wild variation in SG&A as % of Gross Profit.

If SGA is less than 30% of Gross Profit, it is fantastic. If SGA is nearing 100%, it is is in highly competitive industry.


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Cheesecake Factory (NAS:CAKE) Business Description

Cheesecake Factory logo
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 Flower Child. Most of the company's revenue comes from The Cheesecake Factory restaurants segment.
Executives
Adam S. Gordon director 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD, CALABASAS CA 91301
Khanh Collins director 22825 QUEENSBRIDGE DRIVE, ASHBURN VA 20148
Paul D. Ginsberg 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
Janice L. Meyer director 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD, CALABASAS CA 91301
Scarlett May officer: EVP, General Counsel 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD, CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Keith Carango officer: President (Subsidiary) 26901 MALIBU HILLS ROAD, CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Edie A Ames director C/O MORTONS RESTATURANT GROUP, INC., 325 LASALLE STREET, SUITE 500, CHICAGO IL 60610
Doug Benn officer: Executive VP, CFO C/O INNOVATIVE RESTAURANTS CONCEPT INC, 1640 POWERS FERRY RD BLDG 2 STE 300, MARIETTA GA 30067-9400
David M Gordon officer: President C/O THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY INCORPORATED, 26901 MALIBU HILLS DRIVE, CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
Douglas L Schmick director 720 SW WASHINGTON STREET, SUITE 550, PORTLAND OR 97205
Laurence B Mindel director IL FORNAIO AMERICA CORP, 770 TAMAPAIS DR STE 400, CORTE MADERA CA 94925
Herbert Simon director 115 W WASHINGTON ST, INDIANAPOLIS IN 46204
Michael E Jannini officer: President C/O 26901 MALIBU HILLS DRIVE, CALABASAS HILLS CA 91301
David Bruce Pittaway director 150 E 58TH ST, STE 3700, NEW YORK NY 10155

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