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Stock to Track: The Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ: CAKE)


The Cheesecake Factory is part of the restaurants industry and is part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is David Overton. Cheesecake Factory Inc operates casual dining restaurants. It also operates bakery production facilities which produce desserts for its restaurants, international licenses and third-party bakery customers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CAKE stock showed a previous change of -3.89% with an open at 50.43 and a close of 48.23. It reached an intraday high of 50.46 and a low of 48.03.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.2b with 45.3m shares outstanding, of which the float is 45.1m shares. Trading volume reached 827,004 shares compared to its average volume of 915,718 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, The Cheesecake Factory shares returned -1.97% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.60%. Over three months, it changed -7.54%. In one year it has changed 9.29% and within that year its 52-week high was 60.19 and its 52-week low was 43.26. CAKE stock is 11.49% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 51.19 and a 50 day moving average of 50.74. Currently CAKE stock is trading -5.78% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.27 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 14.75. Based on 11 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.58. The TTM EPS is 2.36, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.44. Historically, the PE high was 32.40 and the PE low was 11.10. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 26.19, which is a decrease of -45.69%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.62
06-30-2018:  0.65
03-31-2018:  0.56
12-31-2017:  0.53

The dividend per share is currently 1.32, which is a dividend yield of 2.74%. Also, the payout ratio is 55.93%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 60.21, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 19.89%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 133.10% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 0.32

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 23.61%, return on assets is 10.94%, profit margin is 5.92%, price-to-sales is 0.97 and price-to-book is 3.72.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 3  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.