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 $22.7550 -0.10 (-0.44 %) (As of 12/19/2018 11:23 AM ET)Previous Close$22.85Today's Range$22.64 - $23.2952-Week Range$20.80 - $33.95Volume94,059 shsAverage Volume229,194 shsMarket Capitalization$695.06 millionP/E Ratio20.69Dividend Yield1.95%Beta0.49 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst 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 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 Current SymbolNASDAQ:RUTH Previous Symbol CUSIP78333210 Webwww.rhgi.com Phone407-333-7440 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.60 Current Ratio0.39 Quick Ratio0.27 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio20.69 Forward P/E Ratio16.49 P/E Growth1.15 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$414.82 million Price / Sales1.69 Cash Flow$1.5791 per share Price / Cash Flow14.41 Book Value$2.54 per share Price / Book8.96 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.10 Net Income$30.13 million Net Margins8.10% Return on Equity47.19% Return on Assets17.15% Miscellaneous Employees4,915 Outstanding Shares30,810,000Market Cap$695.06 million 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.11 per share on Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.93%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, November 14th. 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 approved a share repurchase plan on Saturday, November 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase $60,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Ruth's Hospitality Group's earnings last quarter? Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, November, 2nd. The restaurant operator reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The restaurant operator earned $99.02 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $95.85 million. Ruth's Hospitality Group had a net margin of 8.10% and a return on equity of 47.19%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.06 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 Wednesday, February 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Ruth's Hospitality Group. What price target have analysts set for RUTH? 3 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock price to reach $28.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 25.2% 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? News articles about RUTH stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 news impact score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the restaurant operator a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. 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), Jack in the Box (JACK), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Brinker International (EAT), Dave & Buster's Entertainment (PLAY), Wingstop (WING), Arcos Dorados (ARCO), Bloomin' Brands (BLMN), Sonic (SONC), MITCHELLS &BUTLERS (MBPFF), Papa John's Int'l (PZZA), Dine Brands Global (DIN), BJ's Restaurants (BJRI), Denny's (DENN) and Bojangles (BOJA). 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 62)Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry, Pres, CEO & Director (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 Who are Ruth's Hospitality Group's major shareholders? Ruth's Hospitality Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.43%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.06%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.06%), Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Inc. (2.98%), Allianz Asset Management GmbH (2.25%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.61%). Company insiders that own Ruth's Hospitality Group stock include Alan Vituli, Carla Cooper, Cheryl Janet Henry, Kevin W Toomy, Michael P Odonnell 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 JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vanguard Group Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Renaissance Technologies LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. 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 WINTON GROUP Ltd, BlackRock Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Morgan Stanley, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Verition Fund Management LLC, WBI Investments Inc. and EAM Global Investors 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 $22.7550. How big of a company is Ruth's Hospitality Group? Ruth's Hospitality Group has a market capitalization of $695.06 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. 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: 239 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 247 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 486MarketBeat'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 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: How can you know how many shares are floating?