NASDAQ:RUTH - Ruth's Hospitality Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.84 -0.98 (-3.29 %) (As of 10/21/2018 12:22 PM ET)Previous Close$28.84Today's Range$28.81 - $30.1952-Week Range$19.45 - $33.95Volume155,089 shsAverage Volume226,940 shsMarket Capitalization$884.70 millionP/E Ratio22.71Dividend Yield1.53%Beta0.36 Company ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive RUTH News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for RUTH and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Eating places Sub-IndustryRestaurants SectorRetail/Wholesale SymbolNASDAQ:RUTH CUSIP78333210 Webwww.rhgi.com Phone407-333-7440 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.57 Current Ratio0.37 Quick Ratio0.25 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio22.71 Forward P/E Ratio20.75 P/E Growth1.46 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$414.82 million Price / Sales2.13 Cash Flow$1.5657 per share Price / Cash18.42 Book Value$2.54 per share Price / Book11.35 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.10 Net Income$30.13 million Net Margins7.92% Return on Equity45.99% Return on Assets17.12% Miscellaneous Employees4,915 Outstanding Shares30,680,000Market Cap$884.70 million 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 Monday, August 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, September 6th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 22nd. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's Dividend History. How will Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock buyback program work? Ruth's Hospitality Group announced that its board has approved a stock buyback plan on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to buyback $60,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. How were Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings last quarter? Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) issued its earnings results on Friday, August, 10th. The restaurant operator reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.02. The restaurant operator had revenue of $109.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $111.72 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a return on equity of 45.99% and a net margin of 7.92%. The business's revenue was up 9.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.25 earnings per share. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's Earnings History. When is Ruth's Hospitality Group's next earnings date? Ruth's Hospitality Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group. What price target have analysts set for RUTH? 3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Ruth's Hospitality Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ruth's Hospitality Group? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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 Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Jack in the Box (JACK), Wingstop (WING), Brinker International (EAT), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Sonic (SONC), Dine Brands Global (DIN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Denny's (DENN) and Fiesta Restaurant Group (FRGI). 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, Exec. Chairman (Age 62)Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 44)Mr. Arne G. Haak, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)Ms. Susan Mirdamadi, Sr. VP & Chief Services Officer (Age 55)Michael Hynes, VP of Accounting 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 $28.84. How big of a company is Ruth's Hospitality Group? Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $884.70 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. What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's official website? The official website for Ruth's Hospitality Group is http://www.rhgi.com. 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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ RUTH)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 234 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 238 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 472MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ruth's Hospitality Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe RUTH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe RUTH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 10/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?