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NASDAQ:RUTHRuth's Hospitality Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$8.11
-0.65 (-7.42 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$8.09
Now: $8.11
$8.84
50-Day Range
$7.41
MA: $8.70
$11.30
52-Week Range
$2.32
Now: $8.11
$25.77
Volume2.15 million shs
Average Volume1.87 million shs
Market Capitalization$231.78 million
P/E Ratio9.65
Dividend Yield7.40%
Beta2.04
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.2Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.34 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Eating places
Sub-IndustryRestaurants
Current SymbolNASDAQ:RUTH
CUSIP78333210
Phone407-333-7440

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$468.03 million
Cash Flow$2.15 per share
Book Value$2.59 per share

Profitability

Net Income$42.21 million

Miscellaneous

Employees5,740
Market Cap$231.78 million
Next Earnings Date8/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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

How has Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock was trading at $13.70 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, RUTH stock has decreased by 40.8% and is now trading at $8.11. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Ruth's Hospitality Group?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, May, 8th. The restaurant operator reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.26 by $0.17. The restaurant operator earned $108.54 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $112.11 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a net margin of 5.36% and a return on equity of 35.35%. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings history.

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, February 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 6th will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, March 20th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 7.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 5th. This is an increase from Ruth's Hospitality Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.13. View Ruth's Hospitality Group's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for RUTH?

6 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Ruth's Hospitality Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $8.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price to reach $14.95 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 84.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

Has Ruth's Hospitality Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about RUTH stock have been trending negative on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Ruth's Hospitality Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutRuth's Hospitality Group.

Are investors shorting Ruth's Hospitality Group?

Ruth's Hospitality Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 2,760,000 shares, an increase of 24.9% from the April 30th total of 2,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,270,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.2 days. Approximately 10.5% of the company's shares 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), Walt Disney (DIS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Boeing (BA), Home Depot (HD), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Ford Motor (F), Netflix (NFLX), NVIDIA (NVDA) and Bank of America (BAC).

Who are Ruth's Hospitality Group's key executives?

Ruth's Hospitality Group's management team includes the following 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

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.70%), State Street Corp (3.38%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (3.18%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.99%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.12%) and North Peak Capital Management LLC (1.75%). 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 Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc., Invesco Ltd., AQR Capital Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., BlackRock Inc., and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Ruth's Hospitality Group.

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 Alliancebernstein L.P., North Peak Capital Management LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., State Street Corp, GSA Capital Partners LLP, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Engineers Gate Manager LP. View insider buying and selling activity 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, Robinhood, 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 $8.11.

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

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $231.78 million and generates $468.03 million in revenue each year. The restaurant operator earns $42.21 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.43 on an earnings per share basis. Ruth's Hospitality Group employs 5,740 workers across the globe.

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 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 5/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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