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DOW   31,261.90
QQQ   288.68
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QQQ   288.68

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

-0.40 (-2.25%)
(As of 05/20/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
578,879 shs
Average Volume
334,250 shs
Market Capitalization
$595.80 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Ruth's Hospitality Group

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.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Eating places
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$429.12 million
Cash Flow
$1.73 per share
Book Value
$4.15 per share


Net Income
$42.28 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$595.80 million

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/2 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

3.30 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

36th out of 284 stocks

Eating Places Industry

5th out of 55 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.5Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Ruth's Hospitality Group a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating, 3 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" Ruth's Hospitality Group stock.
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Are investors shorting Ruth's Hospitality Group?

Ruth's Hospitality Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 934,400 shares, a decrease of 20.8% from the April 15th total of 1,180,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 328,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.8 days. Currently, 3.0% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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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, August 5th 2022.
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How were Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings last quarter?

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) released its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 6th. The restaurant operator reported $0.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.30 by $0.01. The restaurant operator had revenue of $126.13 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $117.96 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.77% and a net margin of 9.31%.
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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 Friday, May 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 19th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, June 2nd. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 18th. This is a positive change from Ruth's Hospitality Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.12.
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Is Ruth's Hospitality Group a good dividend stock?

Ruth's Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.15%. The dividend payout ratio of Ruth's Hospitality Group is 44.09%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Ruth's Hospitality Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.15% next year. This indicates that Ruth's Hospitality Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for RUTH?

5 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price to reach $27.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 58.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Ruth's Hospitality Group's key executives?
Ruth's Hospitality Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry, Pres, CEO & Chairman (Age 48, Pay $2.71M)
  • Ms. Kristy Chipman, COO, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 50, Pay $1.07M)
  • Ms. Susan L. Mirdamadi, Exec. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 60, Pay $859.9k) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Marcy Norwood Lynch, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 53, Pay $715.43k)
  • Mr. David E. Hyatt, Sr. VP & Chief People Officer (Age 59, Pay $579.61k)
  • Michael Hynes, VP of Accounting
  • Mr. Peter J. Beaudrault, VP of Franchise Operations & Devel. (Age 67)
  • Mr. Mark Taylor, VP of Financial Planning & Analysis
What is Michael P. O'Donnell's approval rating as Ruth's Hospitality Group's CEO?

114 employees have rated Ruth's Hospitality Group CEO Michael P. O'Donnell on Glassdoor.com. Michael P. O'Donnell has an approval rating of 72% among Ruth's Hospitality Group'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 investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.43%), State Street Corp (3.49%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.90%), Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT (2.29%) and Royce & Associates LP (1.20%). Company insiders that own Ruth's Hospitality Group stock include Michael P Odonnell and Susan Mirdamadi.
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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 Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Cardinal Capital Management LLC CT, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., and Raymond James & Associates.
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Which institutional investors are buying Ruth's Hospitality Group stock?

RUTH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Weiss Multi Strategy Advisers LLC, Strs Ohio, Lisanti Capital Growth LLC, Qube Research & Technologies Ltd, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Eagle Investment Management LLC, Invesco Ltd., and Employees Retirement System of Texas.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price today?

One share of RUTH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.36.

How much money does Ruth's Hospitality Group make?

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $595.80 million and generates $429.12 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $42.28 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.269990 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.

What is Ruth's Hospitality Group's official website?

The official website for Ruth's Hospitality Group is 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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 407-833-9625.

This page was last updated on 5/22/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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