The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) went up by 6.73% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $65.81. The company’s stock price has collected -5.79% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 07/07/21 that Small-Cap Stocks Seek to Extend Winning Streak
Is It Worth Investing in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ :CAKE) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for CAKE is at 1.77. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $61.13, which is $11.34 above the current price. CAKE currently public float of 43.03M and currently shorts hold a 12.94% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CAKE was 1.04M shares.
CAKE’s Market Performance
CAKE stocks went down by -5.79% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.09% and a quarterly performance of -10.20%, while its annual performance rate touched 128.03%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.74% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.37% for The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -4.28% for CAKE stocks with a simple moving average of 5.04% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CAKE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CAKE stocks, with Raymond James repeating the rating for CAKE by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for CAKE in the upcoming period, according to Raymond James is $60 based on the research report published on July 12th of the current year 2021.
Telsey Advisory Group, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CAKE reach a price target of $62, previously predicting the price at $45. The rating they have provided for CAKE stocks is “Market Perform” according to the report published on April 15th, 2021.
Telsey Advisory Group gave a rating of “Market Perform” to CAKE, setting the target price at $45 in the report published on February 18th of the current year.
CAKE Trading at -9.83% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CAKE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -23.84% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.37%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.74%, as shares sank -5.29% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -21.42% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CAKE fell by -5.79%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +75.24% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $52.22. In addition, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated saw 35.24% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at CAKE starting from Gordon David M, who sale 18,000 shares at the price of $63.86 back on May 07. After this action, Gordon David M now owns 7,755 shares of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, valued at $1,149,471 using the latest closing price.
Clark Matthew Eliot, the Exec VP, CFO of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, sale 4,000 shares at $63.86 during a trade that took place back on May 07, which means that Clark Matthew Eliot is holding 14,370 shares at $255,432 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CAKE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -4.84 for the present operating margin
- +3.11 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated stands at -12.78. The total capital return value is set at -4.44, while invested capital returns managed to touch -12.47. Equity return is now at value -44.40, with -5.10 for asset returns.
Based on The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE), the company’s capital structure generated 322.89 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 76.35. Total debt to assets is 59.59, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 521.08. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 70.17.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.68, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.49. The receivables turnover for the company is 15.95 and the total asset turnover is 0.71. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.58.