Cheesecake Factory Reaches New 52-Week High (CAKE)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Cheesecake Factory (Nasdaq: CAKE) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $41.04, above its previous 52-week high of $41.02 with 180,662 shares traded as of 12:05 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 834,200 shares over the past 30 days.

Cheesecake Factory has a market cap of $2.17 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 24.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated owns and operates upscale, casual dining, full-service restaurants. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Cheesecake Factory as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Cheesecake Factory Ratings Report.

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