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

$19.33
-0.47 (-2.37 %)
(As of 08/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$19.2344
Now: $19.33
$19.80
50-Day Range
$19.28
MA: $21.66
$22.81
52-Week Range
$19.23
Now: $19.33
$31.90
Volume200,207 shs
Average Volume188,526 shs
Market Capitalization$582.39 million
P/E Ratio13.91
Dividend Yield2.63%
Beta0.56
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. Read More…

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$1.9311 per share
Book Value$2.93 per share

Profitability

Net Income$41.68 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,408
Market Cap$582.39 million
Next Earnings Date11/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Tuesday, July 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, September 5th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.69%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 21st. 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 approved a share buyback program on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $60,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors 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 results on Friday, August, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31. The restaurant operator earned $110.24 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.41 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a return on equity of 44.15% and a net margin of 9.14%. 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 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

What price target have analysts set for RUTH?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives 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 44.9% 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?

Media stories about RUTH stock have been trending positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

Are investors shorting Ruth's Hospitality Group?

Ruth's Hospitality Group saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,118,000 shares, an increase of 20.7% from the June 30th total of 926,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 179,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.2 days. Approximately 4.0% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's Current Options Chain.

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 Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), Viper Energy Partners (VNOM), Twitter (TWTR), Boeing (BA), Nabors Industries (NBR), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Caterpillar (CAT), Ford Motor (F) and Corning (GLW).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.20%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.37%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (4.26%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (1.80%), Bank of America Corp DE (1.61%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.50%). Company insiders that own Ruth's Hospitality Group stock include Cheryl Janet Henry, Kevin W Toomy 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Foresters Investment Management Company Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Man Group plc, TD Asset Management Inc., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Phocas Financial Corp. and Phocas Financial Corp.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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

RUTH stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Marshall Wace LLP, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Bowling Portfolio Management LLC and SG Americas Securities 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 $19.33.

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $582.39 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.View Additional Information About Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  282 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  580
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 8/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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