Analyst Research and Ratings: Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (SIX), The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE)

The stock of Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) hit a new 52-week high and has $25.86 target or 6.00% above today's $24.40 share price.

Pacad Investment Ltd decreased Manpowergroup Inc (NYSE:MAN) stake by 5,300 shares to 9,900 valued at $1.11M in 2017Q2. Jefferies maintained Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE) rating on Tuesday, September 5. The stock rose 0.60% or $0.26 reaching $43.26. About 426,293 shares traded. Moreover, Ulysses Management Llc has 0.72% invested in the company for 1.50 million shares. Gm (Put) now has $66.03B valuation. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0% or 50,572 shares. Bancshares Of Stockton reported 4,723 shares. It is down 21.63% since October 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500.

Btim Corp increased Amdocs Ltd Ord (NASDAQ:DOX) stake by 19,781 shares to 182,105 valued at $11.74M in 2017Q2. Perkins Coie owns 1,000 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Dentsply Sirona Inc was raised too. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. Therefore 25% are positive. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated has 46.84 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 0.98. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $65.00 price target on shares of The Cheesecake Factory in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Wedbush.

The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 for the June 2017 versus $0.78 in the same quarter past year, representing 0% growth. (The) reduced their price target on The Cheesecake Factory from $56.00 to $48.00 and set a sell rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. As per Wednesday, October 18, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of CAKE in report on Wednesday, July 19 with "Equal-Weight" rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, September 29 by Telsey Advisory Group.

Since May 23, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 2 selling transactions for $711,223 activity. The insider ZURZOLO DEBBY R sold 6,000 shares worth $354,892. On Tuesday, May 23 PITTAWAY DAVID BRUCE bought $23,288 worth of Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE) or 400 shares. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted $0.78 EPS. CAKE's profit will be $28.72 million for 17.76 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. It last reported revenues of $638 million and EPS of $0.09 for the June 2017, representing 26% top-line growth and -0.13 EPS growth.

Northern Trust Corp increased its stake in The Cheesecake Factory by 1.1% in the second quarter. Its down 0.06, from 1.5 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 40 investors sold Cheesecake Factory Inc shares while 76 reduced holdings.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Hbk Invs Limited Partnership holds 54,300 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Pioneer Investment Mngmt Incorporated holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Aecon Group Inc (TSE:ARE) for 222,256 shares. Qs Investors Ltd holds 0.04% or 91,118 shares.

Shares of The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE) traded up 0.48% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $43.93. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Llc stated it has 0.01% in Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE). Principal holds 0.01% or 219,251 shares. Hussman Strategic Advsr Incorporated, Maryland-based fund reported 1,200 shares. Weaver C Barksdale And Assoc has 0.01% invested in Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE).

California State Teachers Retirement owns 79,599 shares. At present, 16 analysts recommended Holding these shares while 1 recommended sell, according to FactSet data. Arizona-based Arizona State Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE). Polar Asset Management Ptnrs Incorporated stated it has 125,500 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt accumulated 3,640 shares. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 2.6% while institutional stake was 0%. Kbc Gru Nv holds 0% of its portfolio in Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE) for 1,220 shares.

Among 27 analysts covering General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), 14 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with "Neutral". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, February 9 by Maxim Group. $52.91's average target is 7.19% above currents $49.36 stock price. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was reinitiated by Morgan Stanley with "Underweight". RBC Capital Markets maintained Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) on Thursday, February 16 with "Sector Perform" rating. The company was initiated on Wednesday, June 21 by CLSA. Tigress Financial maintained the stock with "Strong-Buy" rating in Friday, March 31 report.

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