S&P 500   4,140.06
DOW   32,832.54
QQQ   320.71
How to Use the MarketBeat Dividend Calculator
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Two Appealing Biotech Stocks for Two Distinct investors
Is Tyson Foods A Buy On Post-Earnings Weakness? 
Pfizer buying spree continues with $5.4B hematology deal
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Nuclear plant in Ukraine is shelled; Rising dangers feared
Is DoorDash Ready To Sprint Higher? 
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
S&P 500   4,140.06
DOW   32,832.54
QQQ   320.71
How to Use the MarketBeat Dividend Calculator
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Two Appealing Biotech Stocks for Two Distinct investors
Is Tyson Foods A Buy On Post-Earnings Weakness? 
Pfizer buying spree continues with $5.4B hematology deal
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Nuclear plant in Ukraine is shelled; Rising dangers feared
Is DoorDash Ready To Sprint Higher? 
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
S&P 500   4,140.06
DOW   32,832.54
QQQ   320.71
How to Use the MarketBeat Dividend Calculator
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Two Appealing Biotech Stocks for Two Distinct investors
Is Tyson Foods A Buy On Post-Earnings Weakness? 
Pfizer buying spree continues with $5.4B hematology deal
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Nuclear plant in Ukraine is shelled; Rising dangers feared
Is DoorDash Ready To Sprint Higher? 
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
S&P 500   4,140.06
DOW   32,832.54
QQQ   320.71
How to Use the MarketBeat Dividend Calculator
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Two Appealing Biotech Stocks for Two Distinct investors
Is Tyson Foods A Buy On Post-Earnings Weakness? 
Pfizer buying spree continues with $5.4B hematology deal
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel
Nuclear plant in Ukraine is shelled; Rising dangers feared
Is DoorDash Ready To Sprint Higher? 
Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities
27 U.S. Cities Where Stocks Yield 26% a Year (Ad)pixel

Ruth's Hospitality Group - RUTH Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.78
+0.70 (+3.87%)
(As of 08/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Add
Compare
Today's Range
$18.08
$18.90
50-Day Range
$15.52
$19.10
52-Week Range
$15.16
$24.93
Volume
755,757 shs
Average Volume
327,746 shs
Market Capitalization
$644.59 million
P/E Ratio
15.39
Dividend Yield
3.10%
Price Target
$27.50

Ruth's Hospitality Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
46.4% Upside
$27.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
3.84% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-3.22
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.45mentions of Ruth
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
19.26%
From $1.35 to $1.61 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

3.11 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

12th out of 261 stocks

Eating Places Industry

3rd out of 53 stocks

RUTH stock logo

About Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Stock

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises fine dining restaurants under the Ruth's Chris Steak House name. The company's restaurants offer food and beverage products to special occasion diners and frequent customers, as well as business clients. As of February 24, 2022, it had approximately 150 company-owned and franchisee-owned restaurants worldwide. The company was formerly known as Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc. and changed its name to Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. in May 2008. Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Winter Park, Florida.

Ruth's Hospitality Group Price Performance

Shares of NASDAQ:RUTH traded up $0.50 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $18.58. The company's stock had a trading volume of 6,287 shares, compared to its average volume of 324,873. The stock has a market capitalization of $637.72 million, a P/E ratio of 14.82 and a beta of 1.98. Ruth's Hospitality Group has a 1-year low of $15.16 and a 1-year high of $24.93. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.28 and a two-hundred day moving average of $19.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35, a quick ratio of 0.88 and a current ratio of 0.95.

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH - Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Friday, May 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.30 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $126.13 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $117.96 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a net margin of 8.54% and a return on equity of 31.95%. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Ruth's Hospitality Group will post 1.35 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, TheStreet lowered shares of Ruth's Hospitality Group from a "b-" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company has a consensus rating of "Buy" and an average target price of $27.50.

Receive RUTH Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

RUTH Stock News Headlines

Bloomin’ Brands Is Blossoming  (RUTH)
Bloomin' Brands' value is slipping away as the stock climbs higher in the wake of its earnings report and the analysts are in support.
Ruth's Hospitality Records Street-Beating Q2 Earnings
Ruth’s Hospitality: Q2 Earnings Snapshot
Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) to Release Earnings on Friday
7 Entertainment Stocks to Buy This Summer
Ruth's Hospitality Q1 Earnings Beat Estimates
See More Headlines
Receive RUTH Stock News and Ratings via Email

Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter.

RUTH Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/28/2021
Ex-Dividend for 6/2 Dividend
5/18/2022
Dividend Payable
6/02/2022
Today
8/09/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/2 Dividend
8/18/2022
Dividend Payable
9/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/04/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Eating places
Sub-Industry
Restaurants
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:RUTH
CUSIP
78333210
Employees
4,527
Year Founded
2008

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$27.50
High Stock Price Forecast
$28.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$27.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+46.4%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$42.28 million
Pretax Margin
9.34%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$429.12 million
Cash Flow
$1.84 per share
Book Value
$3.94 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
32,387,000
Market Cap
$644.59 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.98

Social Links


Key Executives

  • Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry (Age 48)
    Pres, CEO & Chairman
    Comp: $2.71M
  • Ms. Kristy Chipman (Age 50)
    COO, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
    Comp: $1.07M
  • Ms. Marcy Norwood Lynch (Age 53)
    Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
    Comp: $715.43k
  • Mr. David E. Hyatt (Age 59)
    Sr. VP & Chief People Officer
    Comp: $579.61k
  • Michael Hynes
    VP of Accounting
  • Mr. Peter J. Beaudrault (Age 67)
    VP of Franchise Operations & Devel.
  • Mr. Mark Taylor
    VP of Financial Planning & Analysis













RUTH Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Ruth's Hospitality Group stock right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" RUTH shares.
View RUTH analyst ratings
or view top-rated stocks.

What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock. Their RUTH share price forecasts range from $27.00 to $28.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $27.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 46.4% from the stock's current price.
View analysts price targets for RUTH
or view top-rated stocks among Wall Street analysts.

How has Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock performed in 2022?

Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock was trading at $19.90 at the start of the year. Since then, RUTH shares have decreased by 5.6% and is now trading at $18.78.
View the best growth stocks for 2022 here
.

When is Ruth's Hospitality Group's next earnings date?

Ruth's Hospitality Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, November 4th 2022.
View our RUTH earnings forecast
.

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 28th. The restaurant operator reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.08. The restaurant operator earned $104.19 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $104.46 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 31.95% and a net margin of 8.54%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned ($0.04) EPS.

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 8th. Investors of record on Friday, August 19th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, September 2nd. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 18th.
Read our dividend analysis for RUTH
.

Is Ruth's Hospitality Group a good dividend stock?

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.10%. The dividend payout ratio is 45.90%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, RUTH will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.78% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for RUTH.

What is Michael P. O'Donnell's approval rating as Ruth's Hospitality Group's CEO?

114 employees have rated Ruth's Hospitality Group Chief Executive Officer Michael P. O'Donnell on Glassdoor.com. Michael P. O'Donnell has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

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 Walt Disney (DIS), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Boeing (BA), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Visa (V), Verizon Communications (VZ), Bank of America (BAC), General Motors (GM) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ).

What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock symbol?

Ruth's Hospitality Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "RUTH."

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Royce & Associates LP (1.52%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.01%), Strs Ohio (0.67%), Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.42%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.36%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.26%). Insiders that own company stock include Michael P Odonnell and Susan Mirdamadi.
View institutional ownership trends
.

How do I buy shares of Ruth's Hospitality Group?

Shares of RUTH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
Compare Top Brokerages Here.

What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price today?

One share of RUTH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.78.

How much money does Ruth's Hospitality Group make?

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) has a market capitalization of $644.59 million and generates $429.12 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $42.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.22 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Ruth's Hospitality Group have?

Ruth's Hospitality Group employs 4,527 workers across the globe.

When was Ruth's Hospitality Group founded?

Ruth's Hospitality Group was founded in 2008.

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 official website for the company is www.rhgi.com. The restaurant operator can be reached via phone at (407) 333-7440, via email at investor@rhgi.com, or via fax at 407-833-9625.

This page (NASDAQ:RUTH) was last updated on 8/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

MarketBeat Resources

Premium Research Tools

MarketBeat All Access subscribers can access stock screeners, the Idea Engine, data export tools, research reports, and other premium tools.

Discover All Access

Market Data and Calendars

Looking for new stock ideas? Want to see which stocks are moving? View our full suite of financial calendars and market data tables, all for free.

View Market Data

Investing Education and Resources

Receive a free world-class investing education from MarketBeat. Learn about financial terms, types of investments, trading strategies and more.

Financial Terms
Details Here
MarketBeat - Stock Market News and Research Tools logo

MarketBeat empowers individual investors to make better trading decisions by providing real-time financial data and objective market analysis. Whether you’re looking for analyst ratings, corporate buybacks, dividends, earnings, economic reports, financials, insider trades, IPOs, SEC filings or stock splits, MarketBeat has the objective information you need to analyze any stock. Learn more about MarketBeat.

MarketBeat is accredited by the Better Business Bureau MarketBeat is rated as Great on TrustPilot

© American Consumer News, LLC dba MarketBeat® 2010-2022. All rights reserved.
326 E 8th St #105, Sioux Falls, SD 57103 | contact@marketbeat.com | (844) 978-6257
MarketBeat does not provide personalized financial advice and does not issue recommendations or offers to buy stock or sell any security.

Our Accessibility Statement | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Do Not Sell My Information | RSS Feeds

© 2022 Market data provided is at least 10-minutes delayed and hosted by Barchart Solutions. Information is provided 'as-is' and solely for informational purposes, not for trading purposes or advice, and is delayed. To see all exchange delays and terms of use please see Barchart's disclaimer.