NASDAQ:RUTH - Ruth's Hospitality Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$25.62 +0.07 (+0.27 %)
(As of 03/26/2019 10:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$25.55
Today's Range$25.55 - $25.69
52-Week Range$21.70 - $33.95
Volume5,730 shs
Average Volume203,430 shs
Market Capitalization$777.31 million
P/E Ratio18.43
Dividend Yield2.07%
Beta0.55
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 February 22, 2019, the company had approximately 150 company-owned and franchisee-owned restaurants worldwide. 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
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
SectorRetail/Wholesale
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RUTH
CUSIP78333210
Phone407-333-7440

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$452.33 million
Cash Flow$2.0110 per share
Book Value$2.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$41.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,408
Market Cap$777.31 million
Next Earnings Date5/3/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 7th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, March 21st. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 6th. This is a positive change from Ruth's Hospitality Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. 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 of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $60,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are often 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 earnings results on Friday, February, 22nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.01. The restaurant operator earned $127.16 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $126.83 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a return on equity of 47.40% and a net margin of 9.21%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 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, May 3rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

What price target have analysts set for RUTH?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price to reach $28.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.3% 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?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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

News coverage about RUTH stock has been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of Ruth's Hospitality Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ruth's Hospitality Group investors own include Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Twitter (TWTR), Boeing (BA), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Weyerhaeuser (WY), NVIDIA (NVDA), Home Depot (HD), Micron Technology (MU), Netflix (NFLX) and Caterpillar (CAT).

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 63)
  • Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 45)
  • Mr. Arne G. Haak, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 51)
  • Ms. Susan L. Mirdamadi, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 57)
  • Michael Hynes, VP of Accounting

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.77%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.46%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.46%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.30%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.64%) and Bank of America Corp DE (1.54%). 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, Principal Financial Group Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Timpani Capital Management LLC and SG Americas Securities LLC. 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 American Century Companies Inc., Phocas Financial Corp., Millennium Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Two Sigma Advisers LP, ClariVest Asset Management LLC and Squarepoint Ops LLC. 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 $25.62.

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $777.31 million and generates $452.33 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $41.68 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.39 on an earnings per share basis. Ruth's Hospitality Group employs 5,408 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 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  259 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  262 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  521
MarketBeat'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 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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