LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”), a leading national shareholder rights law firm, today announced that it has commenced an investigation on behalf of The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (“Cheesecake Factory” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: CAKE) investors concerning the Company’s possible violations of the federal securities laws.
If you suffered a loss on your Cheesecake Factory investments or would like to inquire about potentially pursuing claims to recover your loss under the federal securities laws, you can submit your contact information at https://www.glancylaw.com/cases/the-cheesecake-factory-incorporated/. You can also contact Charles H. Linehan, of GPM at 310-201-9150, Toll-Free at 888-773-9224, or via email at email@example.com to learn more about your rights.
In its March 23, 2020 and April 3, 2020 disclosures, at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cheesecake Factory stated that its restaurants were “operating sustainably.” The Company was in fact losing around $6 million per week, which it did not disclose to investors. Additionally, the Company also failed to disclose to investors that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had informed landlords that it would be impossible to pay rent in April.
On December 4, 2020, the Company stated that it will pay a $125,000 fine to settle charges with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) for making misleading statements.
On this news, Cheesecake Factory’s stock price fell $0.81 per share, or 2%, to close at $38.62 per share on December 4, 2020, thereby injuring investors.
Whistleblower Notice: Persons with non-public information regarding Cheesecake Factory should consider their options to aid the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower Program. Under the program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Charles H. Linehan at 310-201-9150 or 888-773-9224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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