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Cheesecake Factory: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

July 29, 2020 GMT

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif. (AP) _ The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $56.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

On a per-share basis, the Calabasas Hills, California-based company said it had a loss of $1.61. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 87 cents per share.

The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.07 per share.

The restaurant chain posted revenue of $295.9 million in the period, missing Street forecasts. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $307.2 million.


Cheesecake Factory shares have decreased 32% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $26.57, a drop of 40% in the last 12 months.


This story was generated by Automated Insights (http://automatedinsights.com/ap) using data from Zacks Investment Research. Access a Zacks stock report on CAKE at https://www.zacks.com/ap/CAKE