Investor Relations

Dividends

On July 25, 2012, we announced that our Board of Directors approved the initiation of a cash dividend to our shareholders. The first quarterly dividend of $0.12 per common share was paid on August 21, 2012. In July 2016, the Board increased the dividend to $0.24 per common share, equating to a 20% increase. We have doubled the amount of our dividend since first initiating one in fiscal 2012. All dividends are subject to Board approval.

Dividend History

Announcement DateRecord DatePayable DateDividend Amount
02/22/1703/08/1703/21/17$0.24
Total dividends paid in 2017: $0.24
10/26/1611/09/1611/22/16$0.24
07/27/1608/10/1608/23/16$0.24
04/27/1605/11/1605/24/16$0.20
02/16/1603/01/1603/14/16$0.20
Total dividends paid in 2016: $0.88
10/26/1511/09/1511/23/15$0.20
07/22/1508/05/1508/18/15$0.20
04/22/1505/06/1505/19/15$0.165
02/11/1502/25/1503/10/15$0.165
Total dividends paid in 2015:$0.73
10/22/1411/05/1411/18/14$0.165
07/23/1408/06/1408/19/14$0.165
04/23/1405/07/1405/20/14$0.14
02/12/1402/26/1403/11/14$0.14
Total dividends paid in 2014:$0.61
10/23/1311/06/1311/19/13$0.14
07/24/1308/07/1308/20/13$0.14
04/24/1305/08/1305/21/13$0.12
02/20/1303/06/1303/19/13$0.12
Total dividends paid in 2013:$0.52
10/24/1211/07/1211/20/12$0.12
07/24/12 08/08/1208/21/12$0.12
Total dividends paid in 2012:$0.24

Shareholder Information

If you are interested in becoming a shareholder of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated, please consult with a registered stockbroker as we do not provide a direct stock purchase program.

For shareholder inquiries, please contact our Transfer Agent:

Computershare Shareholder Services
P.O. Box 30170
College Station, TX 77845
Tel: (800) 962-4284
Website: www.computershare.com/investor