Cheesecake Factory 8-K 2015
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
April 21, 2015
THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY INCORPORATED
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
26901 Malibu Hills Road
Calabasas Hills, California 91301
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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The following information is intended to be furnished under Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition. This information shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, whether made before or after the date of this report, regardless of any general incorporation language in the filing.
In a press release dated April 22, 2015, The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (the Company) reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, which ended on March 31, 2015. Total revenues were $518.0 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 as compared to $481.4 million in the prior year first quarter. Net income and diluted net income per share were $28.4 million and $0.56, respectively, in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. The full text of the press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report.
ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On April 21, 2015, the Board of Directors of the Company declared a quarterly cash dividend to its stockholders. A dividend of $0.165 per share will be paid on May 19, 2015 to the stockholders of record at the close of business on May 6, 2015 of each share of the Companys common stock. Future dividends, if any, will be subject to Board approval. On April 22, 2015, the Company included in its press release, attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and described in Item 2.02 above, an announcement of the declaration of the dividend. The full text of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report and is hereby incorporated by reference.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
99.1 Press release dated April 22, 2015 entitled, The Cheesecake Factory Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2015
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.