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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
RUTH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. RUTH: 0.15 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.49
RUTH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. RUTH: 0.49 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.46   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.49

-0.46
0.49
Interest Coverage 21.09
RUTH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.87 vs. RUTH: 21.09 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 21.09
Current: 21.09

1.04
21.09
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.99
M-Score: -2.90
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.51
RUTH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. RUTH: 8.51 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16.83   Max: 12.37
Current: 8.51

-16.83
12.37
Net-margin (%) 5.53
RUTH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. RUTH: 5.53 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.69   Max: 8.76
Current: 5.53

-13.69
8.76
ROE (%) 22.34
RUTH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.93 vs. RUTH: 22.34 )
RUTH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -145.07   Max: 35
Current: 22.34

-145.07
35
ROA (%) 9.86
RUTH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. RUTH: 9.86 )
RUTH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.36   Max: 11.34
Current: 9.86

-18.36
11.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.81
RUTH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. RUTH: 37.81 )
RUTH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -50.81   Max: 44.23
Current: 37.81

-50.81
44.23
Revenue Growth (%) 8.50
RUTH's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. RUTH: 8.50 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.3
Current: 8.5

0
14.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.60
RUTH's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. RUTH: 9.60 )
RUTH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.8
Current: 9.6

0
14.8
EPS Growth (%) 23.00
RUTH's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. RUTH: 23.00 )
RUTH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 123.4
Current: 23

0
123.4
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

RUTH Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 14,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 22,264 sh (+118.68%)
Jim Simons 387,000 sh (-3.59%)
Michael Price 1,572,400 sh (-14.74%)
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Q4 2013

RUTH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 13,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,752 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 30,700 sh (+111.72%)
Michael Price 1,404,200 sh (-10.7%)
Steven Cohen 15,363 sh (-31%)
Jim Simons 190,100 sh (-50.88%)
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Q1 2014

RUTH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 65,826 sh (+121.25%)
Jeremy Grantham 18,900 sh (+35.97%)
Chuck Royce 30,700 sh (unchged)
Michael Price 1,404,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 107,939 sh (-43.22%)
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Q2 2014

RUTH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 235,800 sh (+118.46%)
Chuck Royce 38,400 sh (+25.08%)
Michael Price 1,390,000 sh (-1.01%)
Jeremy Grantham 17,600 sh (-6.88%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,251 sh (-43.41%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RUTH

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Michael Price 2013-12-31 Reduce -10.7%0.27%$11.37 - $15.06 $ 11.15-15%1404200
Michael Price 2013-09-30 Reduce -14.74%0.44%$11.45 - $13.65 $ 11.15-9%1572400
Michael Price 2013-06-30 Reduce -15.91%0.43%$9.11 - $12.59 $ 11.152%1844300
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0011%$3.93 - $5.52 $ 11.15130%0
George Soros 2011-09-30 New Buy$4.39 - $6.98 $ 11.15106%15400
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.50
RUTH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. RUTH: 17.50 )
RUTH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.15   Max: 79.76
Current: 17.5

2.15
79.76
P/B 3.80
RUTH's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. RUTH: 3.80 )
RUTH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 13.08
Current: 3.8

0.25
13.08
P/S 1.00
RUTH's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. RUTH: 1.00 )
RUTH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.21
Current: 1

0.04
2.21
PFCF 13.60
RUTH's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RUTH: 13.60 )
RUTH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 34.63
Current: 13.6

2.05
34.63
EV-to-EBIT 12.06
RUTH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.66 vs. RUTH: 12.06 )
RUTH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8   Max: 26.7
Current: 12.06

8
26.7
PEG 2.74
RUTH's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RUTH: 2.74 )
RUTH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.3
Current: 2.74

0
3.3
Current Ratio 0.48
RUTH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RUTH: 0.48 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.78
Current: 0.48

0.37
0.78
Quick Ratio 0.36
RUTH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. RUTH: 0.36 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.36

0.24
0.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.70
RUTH's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
60% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. RUTH: 1.70 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7

0.3
1.7
Dividend Payout 0.28
RUTH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. RUTH: 0.28 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.28

0.18
0.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
RUTH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. RUTH: 1.70 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7

0.3
1.7
Share Buyback Rate 3.80
RUTH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. RUTH: 3.80 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -26
Current: 3.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 11.70
RUTH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. RUTH: 11.70 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 609.33
Current: 11.7

5.99
609.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
RUTH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. RUTH: 1.10 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.1

0.28
1.47
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
RUTH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. RUTH: 1.50 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 3.3
Current: 1.5

0.11
3.3
Price/Graham Number 3.00
RUTH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. RUTH: 3.00 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 20.77
Current: 3

1.43
20.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
RUTH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. RUTH: 8.20 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 12.5
Current: 8.2

3.7
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.12
RUTH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. RUTH: 6.12 )
RUTH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 52.6
Current: 6.12

4.4
52.6

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:R6R.Germany
Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc., formerly known as Ruth's Chris Steak House, Inc., was founded in 1965. After the acquisition the Company changed its name. The Company is a restaurant company focused on the upscale dining segment. The Company owns the Ruth's Chris Steak House, Mitchell's Fish Market, Columbus Fish Market, Mitchell's Steakhouse and Cameron's Steakhouse concepts. The Ruth's Chris menu features a selection of high-quality USDA Prime and Choice grade steaks and other premium offerings served in Ruth's Chris' signature fashion-sizzling and topped with seasoned butter-complemented by other traditional menu items inspired by its New Orleans heritage. Its restaurants cater to special occasion and family diners, in addition to the business clientele traditionally served by upscale steakhouses, by providing a dining experience designed to appeal to a range of guests. It offers USDA Prime and Choice grade steaks that are aged and prepared to exact company standards and cooked in 1,800-degree broilers. It also offers veal, lamb, poultry and seafood dishes, and a broad selection of appetizers. As of December 30, 2012, there were approximately 137 Ruth's Chris Steak House restaurants, including 64 Company-owned restaurants, one restaurant operating under a management agreement and 72 franchisee owned restaurants, including eighteen international franchisee-owned restaurants in Aruba, Canada, Hong Kong, El Salvador, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan, and the United Arab Emirates. The Company also operates approximately 19 Mitchell's Fish Markets and three Cameron's Steakhouse restaurants, located primarily in the mid-west and Florida. The principal upscale steakhouses with which the Company competes are Fleming's, The Capital Grille, Smith & Wollensky, The Palm, Del Frisco's and Morton's of Chicago. The principal seafood restaurants with which the Company competes are McCormick & Schmick's, Legal Seafood, Bonefish Grill and The Oceanaire Seafood Room.
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Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. Reports Preliminary Sales Results for the Fourth Quarter 2008 Jan 12 2009 
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