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.
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