About Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH)
Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises fine dining restaurants under the Ruth's Chris Steak House name. Its restaurants offer food and beverage products to special occasion diners and frequent customers, as well as business clientele. As of December 31, 2017, the company had 155 Ruth's Chris Steak House restaurants, including 77 company-owned restaurants; 2 restaurant operating under a contractual agreement; and 76 franchisee-owned restaurants comprising 21 international franchisee-owned restaurants in Aruba, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Panama, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates. Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Eating places
Trailing P/E Ratio24.05
Forward P/E Ratio19.45
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$414.82 million
Price / Sales1.97
Cash Flow$1.5716 per share
Price / Cash16.83
Book Value$2.54 per share
Price / Book10.41
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.10
Net Income$30.13 million
Return on Equity40.65%
Return on Assets16.39%
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock symbol?
Ruth's Hospitality Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RUTH."
How often does Ruth's Hospitality Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ruth's Hospitality Group?
Ruth's Hospitality Group announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 7th. This is an increase from Ruth's Hospitality Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.09. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's Dividend History.
How will Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock buyback program work?
Ruth's Hospitality Group declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase plan on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $60,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are usually a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.
How were Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings last quarter?
Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 21st. The restaurant operator reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.05. The restaurant operator had revenue of $124.10 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $123.44 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a net margin of 7.26% and a return on equity of 40.65%. The company's revenue was up 15.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.31 EPS. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's Earnings History.
When is Ruth's Hospitality Group's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for RUTH?
4 analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group.
Who are some of Ruth's Hospitality Group's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Ruth's Hospitality Group include Jack in the Box (JACK), The Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Papa John's Pizza (PZZA), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Brinker International (EAT), Dave & Buster's (PLAY), Wingstop (WING), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Denny's (DENN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Sonic Drive-In (SONC) and Biglari (BH).
Who are Ruth's Hospitality Group's key executives?
Ruth's Hospitality Group's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Michael P. O'Donnell, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
- Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry, Pres & COO (Age 44)
- Mr. Arne G. Haak, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 50)
- Mr. Kevin W. Toomy, Exec. Officer of Special Projects (Age 64)
- Michael Hynes, VP of Accounting
Has Ruth's Hospitality Group been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about RUTH stock has been trending positive this week, according to Accern. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.35 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 48.19 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Ruth's Hospitality Group?
Shares of RUTH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price today?
One share of RUTH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.45.
How big of a company is Ruth's Hospitality Group?
Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $815.25 million and generates $414.82 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $30.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.10 on an earnings per share basis. Ruth's Hospitality Group employs 4,915 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Ruth's Hospitality Group?
Ruth's Hospitality Group's mailing address is 1030 W. CANTON AVENUE SUITE 100, WINTER PARK FL, 32789. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at 407-333-7440 or via email at [email protected]
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Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Dividend Information
Ruth's Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.44 per share, with a dividend yield of 1.66%. RUTH's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Thursday, March 22. Ruth's Hospitality Group pays out 40.00% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Most Recent Dividend:||3/22/2018|
|Payout Ratio:||40.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
32.35% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
29.93% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ RUTH) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 7.50%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 83.11%
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ RUTH) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|2/28/2018||Susan Mirdamadi||SVP||Sell||8,000||$24.80||$198,400.00|| |
|12/13/2017||Cheryl Janet Henry||COO||Sell||18,000||$21.47||$386,460.00||343,617|| |
|11/20/2017||Kevin W Toomy||COO||Sell||24,548||$19.91||$488,750.68||157,551|| |
|11/16/2017||Kevin W Toomy||COO||Sell||1,856||$20.00||$37,120.00||157,551|| |
|5/16/2017||Michael P Odonnell||CEO||Sell||81,800||$21.05||$1,721,890.00||1,194,524|| |
|5/11/2017||Alan Vituli||Director||Sell||3,000||$21.16||$63,480.00||23,837|| |
|5/10/2017||Carla Cooper||Director||Sell||3,000||$21.20||$63,600.00||36,048|| |
|5/9/2017||Cheryl Janet Henry||COO||Sell||21,077||$21.08||$444,303.16||381,617|| |
|11/11/2016||Kevin W Toomy||COO||Sell||40,971||$16.54||$677,660.34||170,373|| |
|3/11/2016||Michael P Odonnell||CEO||Buy||1,600||$17.39||$27,824.00||1,215,910|| |
|2/23/2016||Kevin W Toomy||COO||Sell||21,249||$16.71||$355,070.79||181,246|| |
|9/3/2015||Kevin W Toomy||COO||Sell||22,500||$16.45||$370,125.00||202,495|| |
|3/13/2015||Michael P Odonnell||CEO||Sell||10,000||$15.14||$151,400.00|| |
|11/20/2014||Mark W Osterberg||Insider||Sell||18,162||$12.86||$233,563.32|| |
|6/5/2014||Kevin W Toomy||Insider||Sell||44,492||$12.40||$551,700.80|| |
|6/2/2014||Carla Cooper||Director||Sell||24,550||$12.20||$299,510.00|| |
|5/1/2014||Michael Odonnell||CEO||Buy||2,000||$12.35||$24,700.00||828,652|| |
|3/3/2014||Cheryl Janet Henry||Insider||Sell||15,927||$12.21||$194,468.67||75,261|| |
|8/8/2013||Robin Selati||Director||Sell||4,558||$12.74||$58,068.92||21,066|| |
|6/3/2013||Cheryl Janet Henry||Insider||Sell||9,500||$11.05||$104,975.00|| |
|5/20/2013||Peter Joseph Beaudrault||COO||Sell||5,000||$11.84||$59,200.00|| |
Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ RUTH) News Headlines
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) and Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (BBRG) Critical Comparison|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:16 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $115.26 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 2:46 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.44 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 5:19 PM
|BidaskClub Lowers Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) to Strong Sell|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 3:51 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Rating Increased to Sell at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 2:51 PM
|Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) to "Hold"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 10:46 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 8 at 8:37 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Upgraded to "Strong-Buy" by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 12:30 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 4 at 1:39 AM
|$115.26 Million in Sales Expected for Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) This Quarter|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 2:44 AM
|Zacks: Brokerages Expect Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Will Announce Earnings of $0.44 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 5:24 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) vs. Its Rivals Critical Survey|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 3:20 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Lifted to "Buy" at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 26 at 12:36 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 7:56 PM
|Hospitality Notes: Second hotel planned for Porsche Experience Center; Earth Fare closing stores|
www.bizjournals.com - March 23 at 4:19 PM
|Rezidor Hotel Group: REZIDOR HOTEL GROUP AB (PUBL): NOTICE TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING|
www.finanznachrichten.de - March 21 at 10:44 AM
|The Rezidor Hotel Group publishes its 2017 Annual Report|
globenewswire.com - March 21 at 10:44 AM
|Edited Transcript of RUTH earnings conference call or presentation 21-Feb-18 1:00pm GMT|
finance.yahoo.com - March 20 at 4:15 PM
|4 Retail Stocks to Buy Despite Soft February Sales|
finance.yahoo.com - March 19 at 4:17 PM
|4 Stocks to Serve Better Returns Amid Restaurant Recovery|
finance.yahoo.com - March 19 at 4:17 PM
|Dusit opens PHL hospitality management school|
www.msn.com - March 18 at 5:07 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) versus The Competition Head to Head Analysis|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 1:04 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group: Limited Upside|
seekingalpha.com - March 14 at 5:36 PM
|Zacks: Analysts Expect Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Will Announce Earnings of $0.43 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 14 at 3:25 PM
|Blackstone Fund Buys Stake in Property Firm Rockpoint|
www.bloomberg.com - March 13 at 6:15 PM
|Dimension Development Named Management Company of the Year by Apple Hospitality REIT for Exceptional Hotel Management in 2017|
www.bizjournals.com - March 12 at 5:26 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 10 at 1:28 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 9:56 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 8:40 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality (RUTH) Presents At Raymond James 39th Annual Institutional Investors Conference - Slideshow|
seekingalpha.com - March 6 at 4:44 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Stake Raised by Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 4:40 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Position Increased by Allianz Asset Management GmbH|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 4:12 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Stock Rating Lowered by Deutsche Bank|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:50 PM
|Martingale Asset Management L P Sells 16,800 Shares of Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 12:16 PM
|Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Commences Investigation on Behalf of Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Investors|
finance.yahoo.com - March 1 at 9:15 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) SVP Sells $198,400.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 12:38 AM
|Zacks: Analysts Anticipate Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $112.67 Million|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 27 at 4:34 AM
|Citigroup Boosts Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Price Target to $25.00|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 4:52 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Holdings Increased by Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc.|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 26 at 2:54 PM
| Analysts Expect Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) to Announce $0.40 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 25 at 3:10 PM
|American Century Companies Inc. Has $4.35 Million Position in Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 4:12 AM
|Apple Hospitality REIT's (APLE) CEO Justin Knight on Q4 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript|
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 4:51 PM
|Jefferies Group Weighs in on Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (RUTH)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 23 at 9:17 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.11 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 22 at 5:46 PM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Lowered to Hold at BidaskClub|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 7:42 PM
|More on Ruth's Hospitality's Q4 beat|
seekingalpha.com - February 21 at 9:41 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality beats 4Q profit forecasts|
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 9:41 AM
|Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.05 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 21 at 9:20 AM
|Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc (NASDAQ:RUTH) Earnings: Did It Outperform The Industry?|
finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 4:47 PM
|Zacks Investment Research Lowers Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) to Hold|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 20 at 4:12 PM
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Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
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