MetLife Investment Advisors LLC Takes Position in The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE)

Leslie Hanson
April 21, 2018

The firm has a market cap of $2,411.34, a PE ratio of 20.13, a P/E/G ratio of 1.34 and a beta of 0.29. The stock decreased 1.28% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $30.15. About 908,994 shares traded. The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) has risen 31.10% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.10% the S&P500. Finally, Snow Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of The Cheesecake Factory in the fourth quarter worth $12,073,000. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 21,079 shares. The restaurant operator reported $0.72 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.01.

The stock increased 1.17% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $53.15. Another trade for 500,000 shares valued at $17.22M was made by FISHER JOHN J on Tuesday, March 6.

On 2/22/2017 NASDAQ:CAKE - The Cheesecake Factory announced a quarterly dividend of $0.24 1.57% with an ex dividend date of 3/6/2017 which will be payable on 3/21/2017. The stock underperformed the S&P500 by 32.28%. Usa Portformulas holds 9,142 shs. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, October 1 by S&P Research. The forecast of 5 surveyed investment analysts covering the stock advises investors to Buy stake in the company. The stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal-Weight" on Wednesday, January 24. Robert W. Baird maintained 8×8, Inc. Maxim Group has "Buy" rating and $57.0 target. As per Friday, October 20, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. PiperJaffray upgraded the shares of Global Positioning System in report on Monday, November 28 to "Neutral" rating. On Tuesday, December 13 the stock rating was initiated by Chardan Capital Markets with "Buy".

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. The latest exchange of 0.93 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 1.09 Million shares. It dropped, as 26 investors sold EGHT shares while 51 reduced holdings. 208.71 million shares or 2.18% more from 204.26 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. BB&T Securities LLC grew its holdings in shares of The Cheesecake Factory by 103.5% in the fourth quarter. Moreover, Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt has 0.04% invested in The Gap, Inc. Landscape Capital Management L.L.C., a New Jersey-based fund reported 319,488 shares. (NASDAQ:VECO). Swiss Financial Bank holds 0% or 80,821 shares. With an institutional ownership near 0%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 3.28. Citigroup accumulated 54,866 shares. TrimTabs Asset Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Cheesecake Factory by 89.0% in the first quarter.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated registered $279,210 net activity with 1 insider buy and 2 selling transactions since February 15, 2018. Parametric Associates Lc stated it has 1.33 million shares. It also reduced its holding in Lendingtree Inc New (NASDAQ:TREE) by 244,751 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 116,743 shares, and cut its stake in Devon Energy Corp New (NYSE:DVN). Tower Research Limited Liability Company (Trc) has 0% invested in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) for 306 shs. Therefore 21% are positive.

In total 10 analysts cover Cheesecake Factory (NASDAQ:CAKE). The stock of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) earned "Hold" rating by Maxim Group on Tuesday, November 15. The stock has "Buy" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, June 7. On Thursday, November 2 Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CAKE in report with "Equal-Weight" rating. In a report sent out on Monday, January 8th, 2018, Piper Jaffray Reiterated the stock rating on The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated to a Overweight. Robert W. Baird has "Hold" rating and $49.0 target.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates restaurants in the United States. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Stephens given on Wednesday, November 16. As per Tuesday, June 13, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, February 6. On Monday, January 8 the stock of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) has "Buy" rating given by Piper Jaffray. They expect $0.22 EPS, up 15.79% or $0.03 from last year's $0.19 per share. EQGP's profit would be $71.87M giving it 22.86 P/E if the $0.27 EPS is correct.

Earnings report for The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) is awaited On April, 25 after the close., according to RTT. Its down 0.09, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative due to The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated positioning: 41 sold and 90 reduced. Kbc Gp Nv reported 0% stake. (NYSE:GPS) to report earnings on May, 17. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE)'s Williams Percent Range, or 14-day Williams %R, is sitting at 4.65 at the time of writing. Hsbc Holdg Public Limited Company holds 0% or 14,913 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock has 4.74M shs for 0.01% of their capital. Becker Cap Incorporated invested in 0.31% or 192,558 shares. Suntrust Banks invested 0% of its portfolio in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE). Riggs Asset Managment owns 0% invested in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) for 225 shs. Orrstown Finance Svcs holds 0% or 29 shares in its portfolio.

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