CAKE : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook

    January 28, 2014
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - Jan 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Buffalo Wild Wings Hits 52-Week High - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings reached a new 52-week high of $106.03 on Jul 12.
  3. 500th Dunkin' Outlet in NY - Analyst Blog

    July 12, 2013
    Dunkin' unveiled a Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin-Robbins combo unit in New York City.
  4. Does Obama Care About US Eateries? - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    The Affordable Care Act or Obamacare is indirectly posing a threat to the US restaurant industry.
  5. FelCor Sells Asset to Reduce Debt - Analyst Blog

    June 21, 2013
    FelCor Lodging inked a deal to divest Sheraton Suites Galleria - Atlanta for $21 million to an undisclosed purchaser.
  6. Domino's Boosts Digital Ordering - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    Domino's Pizza took a step ahead in terms of digital ordering with the release of a new app for Windows Phone 8.
  7. Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    June 4, 2013
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews
  8. Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 4, 2013
    Restaurant Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  9. McDonald's January Comps Tumble - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    After a relatively decent performance in the fourth quarter of 2012, same-store sales (comps) at McDonald's Corp. (MCD) dipped ...
  10. Mixed 4Q for Panera; View Retained - Analyst Blog

    February 6, 2013
    Panera Bread Co.'s (PNRA) fourth-quarter 2012 earnings of $1.75 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 0.6% ...
  11. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  12. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Feb 2013 - Industry Outlook

    February 5, 2013
    The year 2012 started on a relatively positive note for U.S. restaurants. That scenario changed gradually as sales momentum ...
  13. Brinker 2Q In Line, Revs Up - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Brinker International Inc. (EAT) recently reported second-quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings of 50 cents per share, up ...
  14. Largest Cheesecake Factory in Dubai - Analyst Blog

    January 7, 2013
    Calabasas Hills, California-based The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) opened its largest outlet at the Mall of the Emirates ...
  15. Gap and Other Services Stocks Making Big Moves on December 4, ...

    December 4, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has decreased 0.5%, the S&P 500 has declined 0.3% and the Dow is unchanged. The Services ...
  16. Cheesecake Factory Reaches Kuwait - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    Consistent with its strategy to expand in the Middle East, The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) recently ventured into Kuwait. ...
  17. Has A Bad Year Put Chipotle In Value Territory?

    October 19, 2012
    Can Chipotle restore its luster as a growth stock? There is still downside risk in what is still a very highly-valued restaurant ...
  18. Restaurant Industry Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  19. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Industry Outlook

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  20. Restaurant Stock Outlook - Oct. 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    October 8, 2012
    Despite beginning the year on a relatively positive note, sales momentum in the U.S. restaurant industry appears to have ...
  21. Cheesecake in Expansion Mode - Analyst Blog

    September 28, 2012
    In order to boost its national presence, The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) recently opened its new outlet at Quaker Bridge ...
  22. Improved Traffic And Menu Revamp Optimism Boosting Darden

    September 26, 2012
    Darden's traffic is still soft, but new menus could bring new customers.
  23. Modest August Comps at McDonald's - Analyst Blog

    September 13, 2012
    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) witnessed global comparable sales (comps) growth of 3.7% in August 2012, as against the year-ago level ...
  24. Caribou Coffee Expands in Chicagoland - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    Caribou Coffee Company Inc. (CBOU) remains geared up to expand its presence in one of its key markets, Chicago, with its ...
  25. Darden Hits A Dry Patch

    June 27, 2012
    Even with healthy forward cash flow growth assumptions, it's difficult to see Darden's shares as significantly undervalued. ...
  26. Muted May Comps at McDonald's - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2012
    McDonald's Corp. (MCD) witnessed a 3.3% upside in global comparable sales (comps) for the month of May that nudged up from ...
  27. Which Restaurants Will Be Acquired After Benihana?

    May 22, 2012
    It was revealed on Tuesday that Benihana (NASDAQ: BNHN) is to be acquired by the private equity group Angelo, Gordon & co ...
  28. The Insider's Guide to Food Investing-Including 38 Picks!

    April 19, 2012
    It’s time to be bullish on everything related to food—restaurants, food producers, fertilizers, equipment makers, ...
  29. Will A Healthier Happy Meal Boost Sales At McDonald's?

    March 6, 2012
    McDonald's will soon be advertising healthier menu options for the Happy Meal.
  30. Texas Roadhouse Driving Consistently Forward

    February 27, 2012
    Texas Roadhouse is overcoming a sluggish economy and higher food costs.
  31. Should Darden Stand Pat Or Spread Out?

    September 28, 2011
    Darden is between a rock and a hard place with a stretched consumer and increasing costs.
  32. Casual Dining Chains In Jeopardy

    September 13, 2011
    Casual upscale restaurants are at great risk if the economy dips into a recession.
  33. Can Darden Go 3 For 3?

    July 4, 2011
    Darden is good enough as is, but greatness requires another growth driver.
  34. Chipotle's Grillin' Growth

    February 15, 2011
    Chipotle Mexican Grill continues to grow at a blistering pace, as its fourth quarter and full year results show.
  35. Darden Analyst Day Review

    February 9, 2011
    Darden Restaurant raised guidance on earnings for fiscal 2011, and held an analyst conference to outline its strategy going ...
  36. Middleby Stuck In The Middle For Now

    August 17, 2010
    Middleby continues to gain share in a fragmented market.
  37. Restaurant Chains Eating Up Estimates

    June 15, 2009
    In this piece I touch on restaurant chains that have recently beat earnings expectations.
  38. Stocks Under $10 Worth A Look

    March 16, 2009
    Learn about stocks under $10 that are still expected to be profitable this year.
  39. Buying When Love Is In The Air

    February 18, 2009
    Non-traditional Valentine's gifts can give investors an insight into where the consumer spending trend is evolving.
  40. You Can Beat KD

    November 5, 2008
    Kraft posted strong growth numbers, but it can't stack up against its packaged food rivals.
  41. Is This The Season For McCormick?

    September 29, 2008
    Can this food company add spice to a portfolio?
  42. Darden: Where Low Expectations And Mediocre Performance Meet

    September 19, 2008
    Darden's latest numbers were decent, but at what point do diners abandon Olive Garden and cook their pasta at home?
  43. Chipotle's Spicy Quarter Could Give Investors Heartburn

    February 20, 2008
    The Mexican eatery delivered a spectacular quarter, but growth plans for the new year could backfire in a weak economy.
  44. Has Peltz Ordered Cheesecake For Dessert? (CAKE)

    January 15, 2008
    Nelson Peltz could be interested in Cheescake Factory, and common shareholders could be in for a treat if the rumor proves ...
  45. The Generation That Doesn't Cook (EAT)

    April 9, 2007
    A taste of Brinker International (EAT) - parent of Chili’s, On the Border, Maggiano’s, and Macaroni Grill.
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