The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 05, 2014

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The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated ( CAKE ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 05, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.14 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 20, 2014. Shareholders who purchased CAKE stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that CAKE has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $45.59, the dividend yield is 1.23%.

The previous trading day's last sale of CAKE was $45.59, representing a -8.34% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.74 and a 16.21% increase over the 52 week low of $39.23.

CAKE is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). CAKE's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.07. Zacks Investment Research reports CAKE's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.99%, compared to an industry average of 12.8%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the CAKE Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to CAKE through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CAKE as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio ( XMLV ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XMLV with an increase of 6.14% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of CAKE at 1.13%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: CAKE , MCD , SBUX , XMLV

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