May 3 (Reuters) - Cheesecake Factory Inc
* The Cheesecake Factory reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2017
* Q1 revenue $563.4 million versus i/b/e/s view $570.2 million
* Q1 earnings per share $0.72 excluding items
* Q1 earnings per share $0.71
* Cheesecake Factory Inc - continues to expect to open as many as eight company-owned restaurants in fiscal 2017
* Cheesecake Factory Inc - comparable restaurant sales at cheesecake factory restaurants increased 0.3% in q1 of fiscal 2017.
* Q1 earnings per share view $0.73 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: