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NASDAQ:RUTHRuth's Hospitality Group Competitors & Alternatives

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$6.15
Now: $6.21
$6.52
50-Day Range
$6.21
MA: $8.57
$11.07
52-Week Range
$2.32
Now: $6.21
$25.77
Volume1.22 million shs
Average Volume1.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$177.51 million
P/E Ratio7.39
Dividend Yield9.66%
Beta1.94

Competitors

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) Vs. MCD, SBUX, CMG, YUM, DPZ, and DRI

Should you be buying RUTH stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sub-industry of "restaurants" are considered alternatives and competitors to Ruth's Hospitality Group, including Mcdonald's (MCD), Starbucks (SBUX), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Yum! Brands (YUM), Domino's Pizza (DPZ), and Darden Restaurants (DRI).

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) and Mcdonald's (NYSE:MCD) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, valuation, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Mcdonald's' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ruth's Hospitality Group5.36%35.35%6.41%
Mcdonald's27.86%-70.25%12.16%

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.5% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 67.0% of Mcdonald's shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.3% of Mcdonald's shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Risk and Volatility

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Mcdonald's has a beta of 0.65, suggesting that its stock price is 35% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group and Mcdonald's, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ruth's Hospitality Group04202.33
Mcdonald's062302.79

Ruth's Hospitality Group currently has a consensus price target of $11.55, suggesting a potential upside of 85.99%. Mcdonald's has a consensus price target of $209.8214, suggesting a potential upside of 9.41%. Given Ruth's Hospitality Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ruth's Hospitality Group is more favorable than Mcdonald's.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Mcdonald's' gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ruth's Hospitality Group$468.03 million0.38$42.21 million$1.434.34
Mcdonald's$21.08 billion6.77$6.03 billion$7.8424.46

Mcdonald's has higher revenue and earnings than Ruth's Hospitality Group. Ruth's Hospitality Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Mcdonald's, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Ruth's Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.7%. Mcdonald's pays an annual dividend of $5.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.6%. Ruth's Hospitality Group pays out 42.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Mcdonald's pays out 63.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ruth's Hospitality Group has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Mcdonald's has increased its dividend for 43 consecutive years. Ruth's Hospitality Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Mcdonald's beats Ruth's Hospitality Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) and Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, profitability, valuation, institutional ownership and earnings.

Profitability

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Starbucks' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ruth's Hospitality Group5.36%35.35%6.41%
Starbucks12.71%-50.19%13.08%

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Starbucks' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ruth's Hospitality Group$468.03 million0.38$42.21 million$1.434.34
Starbucks$26.51 billion3.21$3.60 billion$2.8325.70

Starbucks has higher revenue and earnings than Ruth's Hospitality Group. Ruth's Hospitality Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Starbucks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Ruth's Hospitality Group and Starbucks, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ruth's Hospitality Group04202.33
Starbucks0171302.43

Ruth's Hospitality Group currently has a consensus target price of $11.55, suggesting a potential upside of 85.99%. Starbucks has a consensus target price of $82.4167, suggesting a potential upside of 13.32%. Given Ruth's Hospitality Group's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Ruth's Hospitality Group is more favorable than Starbucks.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

73.5% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 68.5% of Starbucks shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Starbucks shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Ruth's Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.7%. Starbucks pays an annual dividend of $1.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.3%. Ruth's Hospitality Group pays out 42.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Starbucks pays out 58.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ruth's Hospitality Group has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Starbucks has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Ruth's Hospitality Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Risk & Volatility

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a beta of 1.94, indicating that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Starbucks has a beta of 0.79, indicating that its stock price is 21% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Starbucks beats Ruth's Hospitality Group on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) and Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and institutional ownership.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

73.5% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.3% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are held by institutional investors. 7.2% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of Chipotle Mexican Grill shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group and Chipotle Mexican Grill, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ruth's Hospitality Group04202.33
Chipotle Mexican Grill2171502.38

Ruth's Hospitality Group presently has a consensus target price of $11.55, indicating a potential upside of 85.99%. Chipotle Mexican Grill has a consensus target price of $950.3333, indicating a potential downside of 16.17%. Given Ruth's Hospitality Group's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Ruth's Hospitality Group is more favorable than Chipotle Mexican Grill.

Profitability

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Chipotle Mexican Grill's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ruth's Hospitality Group5.36%35.35%6.41%
Chipotle Mexican Grill5.95%23.90%7.82%

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Chipotle Mexican Grill's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ruth's Hospitality Group$468.03 million0.38$42.21 million$1.434.34
Chipotle Mexican Grill$5.59 billion5.66$350.16 million$14.0580.69

Chipotle Mexican Grill has higher revenue and earnings than Ruth's Hospitality Group. Ruth's Hospitality Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Chipotle Mexican Grill, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk and Volatility

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its share price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Chipotle Mexican Grill has a beta of 1.22, suggesting that its share price is 22% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Chipotle Mexican Grill beats Ruth's Hospitality Group on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) and Yum! Brands (NYSE:YUM) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability, valuation and institutional ownership.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Yum! Brands' top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Ruth's Hospitality Group$468.03 million0.38$42.21 million$1.434.34
Yum! Brands$5.60 billion4.74$1.29 billion$3.5524.84

Yum! Brands has higher revenue and earnings than Ruth's Hospitality Group. Ruth's Hospitality Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Yum! Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and price targets for Ruth's Hospitality Group and Yum! Brands, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Ruth's Hospitality Group04202.33
Yum! Brands015702.32

Ruth's Hospitality Group presently has a consensus target price of $11.55, suggesting a potential upside of 85.99%. Yum! Brands has a consensus target price of $101.90, suggesting a potential upside of 15.56%. Given Ruth's Hospitality Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Ruth's Hospitality Group is more favorable than Yum! Brands.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

73.5% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 74.9% of Yum! Brands shares are owned by institutional investors. 7.2% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.7% of Yum! Brands shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Volatility and Risk

Ruth's Hospitality Group has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Yum! Brands has a beta of 0.95, suggesting that its stock price is 5% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares Ruth's Hospitality Group and Yum! Brands' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Ruth's Hospitality Group5.36%35.35%6.41%
Yum! Brands19.89%-12.97%19.98%

Dividends

Ruth's Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.7%. Yum! Brands pays an annual dividend of $1.88 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. Ruth's Hospitality Group pays out 42.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Yum! Brands pays out 53.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Ruth's Hospitality Group has raised its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Yum! Brands has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Ruth's Hospitality Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Summary

Yum! Brands beats Ruth's Hospitality Group on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Domino's Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) and Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, institutional ownership, dividends, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Profitability

This table compares Domino's Pizza and Ruth's Hospitality Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Domino's Pizza11.75%-13.60%33.67%
Ruth's Hospitality Group5.36%35.35%6.41%

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings and recommmendations for Domino's Pizza and Ruth's Hospitality Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Domino's Pizza0102102.68
Ruth's Hospitality Group04202.33

Domino's Pizza presently has a consensus target price of $392.8929, suggesting a potential downside of 5.02%. Ruth's Hospitality Group has a consensus target price of $11.55, suggesting a potential upside of 85.99%. Given Ruth's Hospitality Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ruth's Hospitality Group is more favorable than Domino's Pizza.

Dividends

Domino's Pizza pays an annual dividend of $3.12 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Ruth's Hospitality Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 9.7%. Domino's Pizza pays out 32.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Ruth's Hospitality Group pays out 42.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Domino's Pizza has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years and Ruth's Hospitality Group has increased its dividend for 6 consecutive years.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Domino's Pizza and Ruth's Hospitality Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Domino's Pizza$3.62 billion4.47$400.71 million$9.5743.23
Ruth's Hospitality Group$468.03 million0.38$42.21 million$1.434.34

Domino's Pizza has higher revenue and earnings than Ruth's Hospitality Group. Ruth's Hospitality Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Domino's Pizza, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

90.6% of Domino's Pizza shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.5% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.7% of Domino's Pizza shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Risk and Volatility

Domino's Pizza has a beta of 0.37, indicating that its stock price is 63% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ruth's Hospitality Group has a beta of 1.94, indicating that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Domino's Pizza beats Ruth's Hospitality Group on 11 of the 16 factors compared between the two stocks.

Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) and Ruth's Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, risk, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, analyst recommendations and valuation.

Volatility and Risk

Darden Restaurants has a beta of 1.34, suggesting that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Ruth's Hospitality Group has a beta of 1.94, suggesting that its stock price is 94% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.1% of Darden Restaurants shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 73.5% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are held by institutional investors. 0.5% of Darden Restaurants shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 7.2% of Ruth's Hospitality Group shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, hedge funds and large money managers believe a stock is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares Darden Restaurants and Ruth's Hospitality Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Darden Restaurants-0.67%16.68%3.95%
Ruth's Hospitality Group5.36%35.35%6.41%

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Darden Restaurants and Ruth's Hospitality Group's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Darden Restaurants$7.81 billion1.22$-52,400,000.00$3.1325.28
Ruth's Hospitality Group$468.03 million0.38$42.21 million$1.434.34

Ruth's Hospitality Group has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Darden Restaurants. Ruth's Hospitality Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Darden Restaurants, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for Darden Restaurants and Ruth's Hospitality Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Darden Restaurants0141712.59
Ruth's Hospitality Group04202.33

Darden Restaurants currently has a consensus target price of $90.5758, suggesting a potential upside of 14.48%. Ruth's Hospitality Group has a consensus target price of $11.55, suggesting a potential upside of 85.99%. Given Ruth's Hospitality Group's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Ruth's Hospitality Group is more favorable than Darden Restaurants.

Summary

Ruth's Hospitality Group beats Darden Restaurants on 8 of the 15 factors compared between the two stocks.

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Mcdonald's logo
MCD
Mcdonald's
2.5$191.77-0.5%$142.59 billion$21.08 billion25.13
Starbucks logo
SBUX
Starbucks
2.7$72.73-0.1%$88.34 billion$26.51 billion25.88
Chipotle Mexican Grill logo
CMG
Chipotle Mexican Grill
1.5$1,133.65-2.7%$31.62 billion$5.59 billion94.95Upcoming Earnings
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Yum! Brands logo
YUM
Yum! Brands
2.2$88.18-0.9%$26.54 billion$5.60 billion24.63Insider Selling
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Domino's Pizza logo
DPZ
Domino's Pizza
1.9$413.68-2.8%$16.18 billion$3.62 billion39.66Upcoming Earnings
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Darden Restaurants logo
DRI
Darden Restaurants
2.4$79.12-7.8%$9.56 billion$7.81 billion-197.80Analyst Upgrade
Dunkin Brands Group logo
DNKN
Dunkin Brands Group
2.0$67.63-4.7%$5.55 billion$1.37 billion23.40Analyst Revision
Wendys logo
WEN
Wendys
2.0$22.45-3.3%$4.84 billion$1.71 billion44.01Analyst Report
Texas Roadhouse logo
TXRH
Texas Roadhouse
2.4$50.11-1.7%$3.47 billion$2.76 billion25.18Analyst Report
Papa John's Int'l logo
PZZA
Papa John's Int'l
1.6$90.98-3.4%$2.95 billion$1.62 billion4,549.00
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store logo
CBRL
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
1.9$111.04-8.9%$2.63 billion$3.07 billion482.80
Jack in the Box logo
JACK
Jack in the Box
2.4$73.00-1.4%$1.76 billion$950.11 million33.33Analyst Downgrade
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Brinker International logo
EAT
Brinker International
2.5$21.97-1.8%$1.14 billion$3.22 billion6.97
Cheesecake Factory logo
CAKE
Cheesecake Factory
2.4$20.57-2.2%$1.06 billion$2.48 billion9.52Analyst Report
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Bloomin' Brands logo
BLMN
Bloomin' Brands
3.1$9.69-0.3%$953.64 million$4.14 billion31.26
Dine Brands Global logo
DIN
Dine Brands Global
2.7$41.20-14.7%$676.50 million$910.18 million7.57Analyst Report
Denny's logo
DENN
Denny's
2.2$9.23-12.1%$514.19 million$541.39 million5.07Analyst Downgrade
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BJ's Restaurants logo
BJRI
BJ's Restaurants
1.8$16.54-2.4%$431.18 million$1.16 billion11.90Analyst Report
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Del Frisco's Restaurant Group logo
DFRG
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
0.8$7.98-0.0%$267.25 million$378.22 million-44.33
Carrols Restaurant Group logo
TAST
Carrols Restaurant Group
1.6$4.65-1.7%$245.17 million$1.46 billion-5.28
Chuy's logo
CHUY
Chuy's
2.0$12.95-0.9%$244.94 million$426.36 million-22.33
Nathan's Famous logo
NATH
Nathan's Famous
0.9$54.00-0.4%$224.12 million$103.32 million16.88
Fiesta Restaurant Group logo
FRGI
Fiesta Restaurant Group
1.5$5.83-9.8%$179.01 million$660.94 million-1.63
Biglari logo
BH
Biglari
0.8$58.35-0.0%$148.14 million$668.84 million-0.20
RCI Hospitality logo
RICK
RCI Hospitality
1.8$10.68-4.0%$97.46 million$181.06 million12.28Analyst Downgrade
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers logo
RRGB
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers
1.8$7.48-4.3%$96.59 million$1.32 billion-0.53
Luby's logo
LUB
Luby's
1.0$1.17-8.5%$36.91 million$323.47 million-1.31Upcoming Earnings
This page was last updated on 7/15/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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