recent restaurant takeovers, including the 8 times trailing EBITDA multiple Golden Gate Capital paid for California Pizza Kitchen last year, and we think it is reasonable. In fact, we believe this may be the first of several leveraged
at the namesake Cheesecake chain and 0.9% at Grand Lux, outperforming peers like Olive Garden DRI and California Pizza Kitchen CPKI , which posted 0.8% and 5.9% comparable sales declines, respectively. In our view, Cheesecake's
We are dropping coverage of California Pizza Kitchen CPKI to focus our resources elsewhere.
California Pizza Kitchen 's CPKI preliminary second-quarter earnings, issued July 8, were mixed. Although earnings topped our estimates, same-store sales
California Pizza Kitchen CPKI , which presented preliminary earnings in April, posted mixed first-quarter results May 7. Although earnings beat our expectations
California Pizza Kitchen 's CPKI preliminary first-quarter earnings, issued Wednesday, were mixed. The firm now estimates that earnings per share will fall
California Pizza Kitchen CPKI reported weak earnings as expected, following suit with the ..... expectations. We are maintaining our fair value estimate. We expect California Pizza Kitchen 's results to waver in 2009 as a turbulent economy and soft