Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE)

16.18
NASDAQ : Consumer Services
Prev Close 19.66
Day Low/High 16.06 / 18.47
52 Wk Low/High 14.52 / 51.15
Avg Volume 1.51M
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 44.96M
Market Cap 848.43M
EPS 2.90
P/E Ratio 6.87
Div & Yield 1.44 (7.31%)

Observations for Long-Term Investors

Some academic papers provide good strategy

Serving Up 2 Tasty Restaurant Stocks

Don't let MCD's performance ruin your taste for restaurant names.

Missing the Target

Missing the Target

Why my short on the retailer was off the mark.

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!

Investors should expect surprises and changing landscapes in 2015.

The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Let's look at retail and upcoming economic data.

Chow Down on Three Tasty Names

Chow Down on Three Tasty Names

These casual dining chains have strong charts and benefit from low oil.

What to Watch on Wall Street for Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

What to Watch on Wall Street for Wednesday, October 22nd 2014

On Wednesday, October 22nd we continue a busy earnings week, with the country's second largest wireless carrier, AT&T Inc.

Best Day This Year for S&P 500, Nasdaq; Dow Closes Up 215 Points

Best Day This Year for S&P 500, Nasdaq; Dow Closes Up 215 Points

Stocks rallied on Wall Street to make it the best day in 2014 for the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq.

Four Weekly Charts That Look Like Trades

Four Weekly Charts That Look Like Trades

Here are two possible long entries and two possible short-side plays.

Bravo to this Restaurant Stock

Bravo to this Restaurant Stock

Bravo Brio is attractive at its current price.

Tempted by Cheesecake Factory

Tempted by Cheesecake Factory

The company's palatable results and the stock's crumbly decline create a tantalizing opportunity.

Sample These Three Restaurant Chains

Sample These Three Restaurant Chains

Buffalo Wild Wings, Panera and Cheesecake Factory are worth a taste.

Corner of Wall & Main

Corner of Wall & Main

Let's shine a light on recent economic data and company earnings

High-Volatility Names Reporting Tonight

High-Volatility Names Reporting Tonight

Here's a quick technical rundown.

The Week Ahead: A Troubling Guidance Trend

The Week Ahead: A Troubling Guidance Trend

The vast bulk of S&P 500 outlooks are undershooting consensus.

Global Jitters Shake Futures

Global Jitters Shake Futures

Earnings are in the spotlight after Asian markets fell.

Earnings Reports on My Watch List

Earnings Reports on My Watch List

Here are a few the companies that I'll be monitoring.

Shares to Short on a D.C.-Inspired Rally

Shares to Short on a D.C.-Inspired Rally

The casual-dining sector is offering a number of stretched valuations, most notably in Red Robin.

This Burger Chain Looks Top-Heavy

This Burger Chain Looks Top-Heavy

Red Robin's rich valuation does not seem sustainable under these conditions.

The Daily Dose: What Just Happened at the Fed?

The Daily Dose: What Just Happened at the Fed?

We are all generally flying blind at the moment!

Mom, Her Friends Lose in Gas Price War

Mom, Her Friends Lose in Gas Price War

Gas-price creep cuts into Cheesecake Factory, Kors and more.

The Day Ahead: Protect Your Soul

The Day Ahead: Protect Your Soul

 The rally is more leveraged to liquidity matters than to earnings

The Day Ahead: Analyzing a Blowup

The Day Ahead: Analyzing a Blowup

I fell susceptible to paralysis by analysis.

Early-Morning Market Look

Let's take a peek at overnight and early-morning price action in some of the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures +5; Nasdaq +24, as Apple (AAPL) moves in after-hours trading; Nikkei -; European markets +; crude flat; gold +$5; and 10-year ...

The Day Ahead: Back to Normal

The Day Ahead: Back to Normal

Earnings season is proving to be borderline irrelevant.

Summer Reading for Fun and Profit

Summer Reading for Fun and Profit

Delving into wisdom from Buffett to Drucker.