CEC Entertainment, Inc.

  • Five Stocks That Should Be on Your Radar

    By Ted Cooper - May 1, 2013 | Tickers: CEC, MCF, GLRE, LAYN, VLY

    Everybody follows the news on Apple, General Electric, and other enormous corporations. But opportunity is rarely found where everyone is looking. Investors would be wise to leave the safe confines of analyst-covered stocks and venture out into the world of underfollowed -- and oft undervalued -- stocks. Here is a list of undervalued stocks to start you on your journey to market-beating returns:

    Wildcatter with a twist

    Contango Oil & Gas (NYSEMKT: MCFmore »)

  • A Cannibal That Charlie Munger Would Love

    By Ted Cooper - January 17, 2013 | Tickers: CEC, FRS, MCD, RT

    During a recent interview with The Motley Fool, Mohnish Pabrai shared some advice given to him by Charlie Munger. According to Pabrai, Munger mentioned cannibals -- companies repurchasing a significant amount of stock over time -- as a good source of investment returns.

    One such company is CEC Entertainment (NYSE: CEC), the owner of Chuck E. Cheese restaurants. Since 2002, the company has reduced its share count from over 41 million to more »

  • Entertaining The Kids Over The Holidays

    By Reuben Brewer - January 4, 2013 | Tickers: ATVI, CEC, FB, NFLX, DIS

    It's a time honored tradition over the Holidays in the United States to try to find a way to keep the kids occupied. It's a hard and expensive task. However, you can benefit from this yearly, and frankly year-round, task by buying the companies that provide the entertainment.

  • America's Kids: From French Fries to Frenchified

    By Nick Slepko - November 15, 2012 | Tickers: CEC, CMC, MCD, DIS

     

    “Whether it’s the restaurant or the supermarket or the kitchen supply shop, it’s hard to think of sector that is more commercialized and more replete with entrepreneurship and innovation.  It is all monetized. … Quality customers are often more important to a restaurant than a quality chef.”

    Professor Tyler Cowen’s recent book, An Economist Gets Lunch, is his latest success at illustrating “markets in everything” – and like his more »

  • Six Flags Has the Green Flag at the Moment

    By Michael Carter - July 11, 2012 | Tickers: CEC, FUN, SI, SIX

    In major automobile racing leagues, the green flag is used to start a race.  It is also used to restart a race.  On May 3, 2010, Six Flags Entertainment Corp (NYSE: SIX) was restarted as a publicly traded company and has since come to life with almost 200% gains in share price since its return from bankruptcy almost 3 years ago (including split and dividends), and already a 30% share more »

  • CEC Entertainment: Portfolio Booster

    By Daniel Fas - January 30, 2012 | Tickers: CEC

    CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: CEC) is a stock that would've made your old man proud, if he invested in the company when it went public back in 1989 at $0.79. In the unlikely event that your old man still has some CEC stock left, he would've made a profit of around 5,000%. Now you know why so many dads have a big bald spot, but don more »