NASDAQ:RUTH - Ruth's Hospitality Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $23.75 -0.17 (-0.71 %) (As of 05/26/2019 07:46 AM ET)Previous Close$23.75Today's Range$23.67 - $24.2952-Week Range$21.70 - $33.95Volume120,964 shsAverage Volume192,001 shsMarket Capitalization$723.90 millionP/E Ratio17.09Dividend Yield2.17%Beta0.54 ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media 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 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. 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:RUTH Previous Symbol CUSIP78333210 CIK1324272 Webhttp://www.rhgi.com/ Phone407-333-7440Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.20 Current Ratio0.30 Quick Ratio0.20Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio17.09 Forward P/E Ratio16.61 P/E Growth1.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$452.33 million Price / Sales1.60 Cash Flow$1.8849 per share Price / Cash Flow12.60 Book Value$3.24 per share Price / Book7.33Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.39 Net Income$41.68 million Net Margins9.21% Return on Equity45.79% Return on Assets14.72%Miscellaneous Employees5,408 Outstanding Shares30,480,000Market Cap$723.90 million Next Earnings Date8/9/2019 (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, May 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be paid a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, June 6th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 22nd. 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 has authorized a stock buyback plan 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 purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often a sign 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, May, 3rd. The restaurant operator reported $0.45 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.45. The restaurant operator had revenue of $119.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $119.61 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a net margin of 9.21% and a return on equity of 45.79%. Ruth's Hospitality Group's revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.45 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, August 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group. What price target have analysts set for RUTH? 3 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price to reach $28.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.9% 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? 3 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 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? Press coverage about RUTH stock has trended negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a news sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Ruth's Hospitality Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ruth's Hospitality Group include Main Street Capital (MAIN), Wingstop (WING), Jack in the Box (JACK), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Sonic (SONC), Dine Brands Global (DIN), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Brinker International (EAT), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Denny's (DENN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) and Bojangles (BOJA). 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), Intel (INTC), Netflix (NFLX), Caterpillar (CAT), Ford Motor (F), Corning (GLW) and Home Depot (HD). 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.73%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.50%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.32%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.45%), TD Asset Management Inc. (1.45%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.30%). 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 Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Opus Capital Group LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Spark Investment Management LLC and Hancock Whitney Corp. 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 Maverick Capital Ltd., Phocas Financial Corp., TD Asset Management Inc., Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, Dupont Capital Management Corp and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. 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 $23.75. How big of a company is Ruth's Hospitality Group? Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $723.90 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 268 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 276 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 544MarketBeat'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 5/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Quiet Period Receive Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.