NASDAQ:RUTH - Ruth's Hospitality Group Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$28.25 -0.60 (-2.08 %)
(As of 06/24/2018 10:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$28.25
Today's Range$28.05 - $28.95
52-Week Range$17.95 - $29.00
Volume382,489 shs
Average Volume198,203 shs
Market Capitalization$892.60 million
P/E Ratio24.04
Dividend Yield1.53%
RuthRuth'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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.49
Current Ratio0.35
Quick Ratio0.24


Trailing P/E Ratio24.04
Forward P/E Ratio20.77
P/E Growth1.48

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$414.82 million
Price / Sales2.11
Cash Flow$1.5328 per share
Price / Cash18.43
Book Value$2.54 per share
Price / Book11.12


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.10
Net Income$30.13 million
Net Margins7.69%
Return on Equity44.01%
Return on Assets17.02%


Outstanding Shares30,940,000

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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, May 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 24th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, June 7th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 23rd. 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 initiated a stock repurchase program on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $60,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings last quarter?

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 4th. The restaurant operator reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.45. The restaurant operator earned $116.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $115.84 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a net margin of 7.69% and a return on equity of 44.01%. The business's revenue was up 10.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.35 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 Thursday, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

What price target have analysts set for RUTH?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

Who are some of Ruth's Hospitality Group's key competitors?

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, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Ms. Susan Mirdamadi, Sr. VP & Chief Services Officer (Age 55)
  • Michael Hynes, VP of Accounting

Has Ruth's Hospitality Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about RUTH stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 44.63 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Ruth's Hospitality Group's major shareholders?

Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.25%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (3.54%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (3.54%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.66%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.66%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.00%). Company insiders that own Ruth's Hospitality Group stock include Alan Vituli, Carla Cooper, Cheryl Janet Henry, Kevin W Toomy, Michael P Odonnell and Susan Mirdamadi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

Which institutional investors are selling Ruth's Hospitality Group stock?

RUTH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, LSV Asset Management, American Century Companies Inc., Hancock Holding Co., Royal Bank of Canada, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and Citigroup Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Ruth's Hospitality Group company stock in the last year include Cheryl Janet Henry, Kevin W Toomy and Susan Mirdamadi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

Which institutional investors are buying Ruth's Hospitality Group stock?

RUTH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Millennium Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, A.R.T. Advisors LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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 $28.25.

How big of a company is Ruth's Hospitality Group?

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $892.60 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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  216 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  414
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This page was last updated on 6/24/2018 by Staff

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