The Insider and Chairman and C.E.O. of The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), David Overton, Sold 93,300 Shares; Shorts at Chicken Soup For the Soul Entertainment – CL (CSSE) Raised By 57.68%

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Chicken Soup For the Soul Entertainment Inc – CL (NASDAQ:CSSE) had an increase of 57.68% in short interest. CSSE’s SI was 307,000 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 57.68% from 194,700 shares previously. With 43,300 avg volume, 7 days are for Chicken Soup For the Soul Entertainment Inc – CL (NASDAQ:CSSE)’s short sellers to cover CSSE’s short positions. The SI to Chicken Soup For the Soul Entertainment Inc – CL’s float is 8.85%. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $7.6. About 8,375 shares traded. Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSSE) has 0.00% since May 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. produces, distributes, and licenses video content-television programming, online video content, and motion pictures. The company has market cap of $88.24 million. It intends to provide its video content to clients worldwide through television and online networks, including its online affiliate APlus.com. It has a 304 P/E ratio. The firm was founded in 2014 and is based in Cos Cob, Connecticut.

Among 19 analysts covering The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated has $70 highest and $32 lowest target. $52.28’s average target is -0.91% below currents $52.76 stock price. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated had 67 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of CAKE in report on Wednesday, June 14 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by Wells Fargo. As per Tuesday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Jefferies. The stock of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 27 by BTIG Research. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Wednesday, June 14. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Tuesday, October 27. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Wednesday, October 11 with “Equal-Weight”. Stephens maintained The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) rating on Thursday, February 22. Stephens has “Hold” rating and $48.0 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 41 investors sold The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated shares while 90 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 47.98 million shares or 7.28% more from 44.72 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership, United Kingdom-based fund reported 328,836 shares. Global X Management Ltd Llc invested in 0% or 520 shares. Stifel invested 0.03% of its portfolio in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE). Gagnon Secs invested in 0.28% or 16,567 shares. Contrarius Invest Mngmt has invested 1.36% in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE). Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Mngmt Incorporated owns 0.02% invested in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) for 11,098 shares. Michigan-based Ls Invest Advsrs has invested 0.01% in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE). Wealthtrust reported 262 shares. Ngam Advsr Ltd Partnership invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE). Moreover, Wells Fargo Co Mn has 0.01% invested in The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) for 881,699 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement stated it has 28,812 shares. Private Wealth Ptnrs, California-based fund reported 7,000 shares. 33,742 were accumulated by Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt. Guggenheim Limited Company holds 0.01% or 47,145 shares in its portfolio. Blackrock holds 0.01% or 4.74 million shares.

Cheesecake Factory Inc’s Chairman and C.E.O. David Overton made a sale of 93,300 shares of the publicly listed company in an open market transaction dated 01/05/2018. These shares were unloaded at the avg market share price which was $51.9, for a cumulative trade value of $4,844,978. The regulatory filing shows that David Overton now has rights to around 7.11% of the California-based company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding)

The stock increased 1.56% or $0.81 during the last trading session, reaching $52.76. About 957,994 shares traded. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (NASDAQ:CAKE) has declined 20.73% since May 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.28% the S&P500.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates restaurants primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.32 billion. The firm also produces cheesecakes and other baked products for foodservice operators, retailers, and distributors. It has a 16.13 P/E ratio. As of December 19, 2017, it operated 214 casual dining restaurants, including 199 under The Cheesecake Factory mark, 13 under the Grand Lux Cafe mark, and 2 restaurants under the Rock Sugar Pan Asian Kitchen mark; and 18 The Cheesecake Factory branded restaurants under licensing agreements internationally.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 selling transactions for $279,210 activity. 200 shares were sold by ZURZOLO DEBBY R, worth $9,850 on Monday, March 12. $274,281 worth of stock was sold by SLOMANN CHERYL on Thursday, February 15. 100 shares were bought by CAPPELLO ALEXANDER L, worth $4,921 on Monday, March 12.

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