NASDAQ:RUTH - Ruth's Hospitality Group Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.70 +0.20 (+0.70 %) (As of 07/15/2018 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.70Today's Range$28.45 - $28.8552-Week Range$17.95 - $29.00Volume116,696 shsAverage Volume182,167 shsMarket Capitalization$887.95 millionP/E Ratio26.09Dividend Yield1.53%Beta0.31 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart 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 Ratio0.49 Current Ratio0.35 Quick Ratio0.24 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio26.09 Forward P/E Ratio21.10 P/E Growth1.48 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$414.82 million Price / Sales2.14 Cash Flow$1.5657 per share Price / Cash18.33 Book Value$2.54 per share Price / Book11.30 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.10 Net Income$30.13 million Net Margins7.69% Return on Equity44.01% Return on Assets17.02% Miscellaneous Employees4,915 Outstanding Shares30,940,000Market Cap$887.95 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, May 7th. Stockholders 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.53%. 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $60,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings last quarter? Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) posted 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% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.35 EPS. 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, August, 10th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group. What price target have analysts set for RUTH? 4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $31.00. On average, they anticipate Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price to reach $26.00 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.4%. View Analyst Ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Ruth's Hospitality Group? 4 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 and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." 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), Jack in the Box (JACK), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Brinker International (EAT), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Wingstop (WING), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Dine Brands Global (DIN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Sonic Drive-In (SONC), 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, 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? News headlines about RUTH stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a news impact score of 0.04 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 48.33 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near 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 $28.70. How big of a company is Ruth's Hospitality Group? Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $887.95 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 (NASDAQ RUTH)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 206 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 222 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 428MarketBeat'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 7/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should you buy a closed-end mutual fund?