Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises fine dining restaurants under the Ruth’s Chris Steak House name.
Reasonable growth potential with imperfect balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RUTH's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RUTH underperformed the US Hospitality industry which returned -24.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RUTH underperformed the US Market which returned 16.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ruth's Hospitality Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Ruth's Hospitality Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RUTH ($8.22) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RUTH is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RUTH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: RUTH is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RUTH's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RUTH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.6x) compared to the US Hospitality industry average (2x).
How is Ruth's Hospitality Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: RUTH is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: RUTH is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: RUTH's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RUTH's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RUTH's revenue (14.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if RUTH's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Ruth's Hospitality Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RUTH is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: RUTH is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RUTH is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 0.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare RUTH's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: RUTH is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (-41.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RUTH has a negative Return on Equity (-2.26%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Ruth's Hospitality Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RUTH's short term assets ($119.5M) exceed its short term liabilities ($94.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: RUTH's short term assets ($119.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($365.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RUTH's debt to equity ratio (125.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: RUTH's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.1% to 125.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RUTH's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.8%).
Interest Coverage: RUTH is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Ruth's Hospitality Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate RUTH's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate RUTH's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RUTH's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if RUTH's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: RUTH is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of RUTH's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Cheryl Henry (46 yo)
Ms. Cheryl Janet Henry has been President of Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc. since July 20, 2016. She has been Chief Executive Officer at Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. since August 10, 2018. She served as C ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Cheryl's total compensation ($USD2.83M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD1.31M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Cheryl's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman||9.83yrs||US$2.59m||3.15% |
|Executive VP & CFO||9yrs||US$1.02m||0.95% |
|Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer||1.83yrs||US$1.26m||0.42% |
|Chief Compliance Officer||4.5yrs||US$823.23k||0.14% |
|Vice President of Accounting||5.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Chief People Officer||1.17yrs||no data||0.041% |
|Vice President of Franchise Operations & Development||3.25yrs||US$571.97k||no data|
|Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: RUTH's management team is considered experienced (2.6 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||9.83yrs||US$2.59m||3.15% |
|Independent Lead Director||9.83yrs||US$194.97k||0.028% |
|Independent Director||16.67yrs||US$174.97k||0.11% |
|Independent Director||2.58yrs||US$180.13k||0.012% |
|Independent Director||3.25yrs||US$167.53k||0.025% |
|Independent Director||2yrs||US$164.39k||0.0088% |
|Independent Director||4.5yrs||US$170.12k||0.044% |
Experienced Board: RUTH's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 17%.
Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc.
- Ticker: RUTH
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1965
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: US$281.539m
- Shares outstanding: 34.25m
- Website: https://www.rhgi.com
Number of Employees
- Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc.
- 1030 West Canton Avenue
- Suite 100
- Winter Park
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RUTH||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Aug 2005|
|R6R||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Aug 2005|
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 ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/08/09 23:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/07 00:00|