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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.14
RUTH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. RUTH: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: N/A
Current: 1.14
Equity to Asset 0.54
RUTH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. RUTH: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.46  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.54
-0.46
0.54
Interest Coverage 34.22
RUTH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. RUTH: 34.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 3.95 Max: 34.22
Current: 34.22
1.04
34.22
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.75
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
5.90%
25.38%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.60
RUTH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. RUTH: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16.83  Med: 9.88 Max: 12.37
Current: 12.6
-16.83
12.37
Net-margin (%) 5.37
RUTH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. RUTH: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.69  Med: 4.40 Max: 8.76
Current: 5.37
-13.69
8.76
ROE (%) 17.86
RUTH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. RUTH: 17.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -86.07  Med: 21.72 Max: 43.96
Current: 17.86
-86.07
43.96
ROA (%) 8.51
RUTH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. RUTH: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.46  Med: 7.17 Max: 13.83
Current: 8.51
-19.46
13.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 48.94
RUTH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.74 vs. RUTH: 48.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -49.16  Med: 28.56 Max: 46.21
Current: 48.94
-49.16
46.21
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
RUTH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. RUTH: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -5.25 Max: 14.3
Current: 4.6
0
14.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 18.70
RUTH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. RUTH: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 2.30 Max: 18.7
Current: 18.7
0
18.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 25.40
RUTH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. RUTH: 25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.75 Max: 123.4
Current: 25.4
0
123.4
» RUTH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

RUTH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 10,308 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 14,049 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,810 sh (+20.29%)
Michael Price 1,390,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 38,400 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 40,000 sh (-83.04%)
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Q4 2014

RUTH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 52,600 sh (+36.98%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Michael Price 1,145,000 sh (-17.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,662 sh (-58.35%)
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Q1 2015

RUTH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Burbank 10,682 sh (New)
Jim Simons 156,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 17,462 sh (-6.43%)
Michael Price 775,000 sh (-32.31%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.38
RUTH's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. RUTH: 31.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.15  Med: 19.75 Max: 79.76
Current: 31.38
2.15
79.76
Forward P/E 16.58
RUTH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. RUTH: 16.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.70
RUTH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
81% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. RUTH: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.13  Med: 18.64 Max: 67.32
Current: 19.7
2.13
67.32
P/B 5.45
RUTH's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. RUTH: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RUTH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 3.28 Max: 13.08
Current: 5.45
0.25
13.08
P/S 1.59
RUTH's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RUTH: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RUTH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.73 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.59
0.04
2.21
PFCF 17.31
RUTH's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 31.71 vs. RUTH: 17.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
RUTH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.05  Med: 9.45 Max: 48.59
Current: 17.31
2.05
48.59
POCF 11.00
RUTH's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. RUTH: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RUTH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 6.57 Max: 21.34
Current: 11
0.51
21.34
EV-to-EBIT 13.19
RUTH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. RUTH: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RUTH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.7  Med: 12.50 Max: 26.6
Current: 13.19
-3.7
26.6
PEG 2.26
RUTH's PEG is ranked higher than
63% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. RUTH: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
RUTH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.78 Max: 4.65
Current: 2.26
0.26
4.65
Shiller P/E 59.36
RUTH's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.07 vs. RUTH: 59.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 53  Med: 82.17 Max: 107.83
Current: 59.36
53
107.83
Current Ratio 0.60
RUTH's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. RUTH: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.48 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.6
0.37
0.78
Quick Ratio 0.48
RUTH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. RUTH: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.48
0.24
0.67
Days Inventory 10.98
RUTH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.16 vs. RUTH: 10.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 4.46  Med: 9.95 Max: 12.09
Current: 10.98
4.46
12.09
Days Sales Outstanding 22.49
RUTH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. RUTH: 22.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 11.83 Max: 22.09
Current: 22.49
0.45
22.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.38
RUTH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. RUTH: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.38
0.3
1.76
Dividend Payout 0.26
RUTH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. RUTH: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.26
0.18
0.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.40
RUTH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
52% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. RUTH: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.4
0.3
1.76
Share Buyback Rate 6.40
RUTH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. RUTH: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -4.00 Max: -26
Current: 6.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 12.81
RUTH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. RUTH: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.99  Med: 20.66 Max: 609.33
Current: 12.81
5.99
609.33
Price/Projected FCF 1.43
RUTH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. RUTH: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.43
0.55
1.53
Price/Median PS Value 2.25
RUTH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. RUTH: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.03
Current: 2.25
0.1
3.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.76
RUTH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. RUTH: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.96 Max: 3.91
Current: 1.76
1.04
3.91
Price/Graham Number 3.32
RUTH's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. RUTH: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 3.81 Max: 20.77
Current: 3.32
1.43
20.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.62
RUTH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. RUTH: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.8  Med: 7.80 Max: 12.5
Current: 7.62
3.8
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.41
RUTH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. RUTH: 16.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
RUTH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 4.6  Med: 9.30 Max: 59.7
Current: 16.41
4.6
59.7

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:R6R.Germany,
Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc was founded in 1965. It is a restaurant company focused on the upscale dining segment. The Company owns the Ruths Chris Steak House, Mitchells Fish Market, Columbus Fish Market, Mitchells Steakhouse and Camerons Steakhouse concepts. As of December 29, 2013, there were 139 Ruths Chris Steak House restaurants, including 63 Company-owned restaurants, one restaurant operating under a management agreement and 75 franchisee-owned restaurants, including eighteen international franchisee-owned restaurants in Aruba, Canada, China, Hong Kong, El Salvador, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates. The Company also operates 19 Mitchells Fish Markets and three Camerons Steakhouse restaurants, located primarily in the Midwest and Florida. Ruths Chris Steak House offers a broad selection of USDA Prime- and Choice-grade steaks and other premium offerings served in Ruths Chris signature fashionsizzlingcomplemented by other traditional menu items inspired by its New Orleans heritage. Mitchells Fish Market is a nineteen-restaurant upscale seafood concept with a menu featuring the seafood from around the world. Mitchells Fish Market is open for both lunch and dinner, offering a menu of more than 60 seafood dishes that changes frequently based on availability and season. Mitchells/Camerons Steakhouse is an American steakhouse concept offering hand-selected prime steaks aged to perfection. Complementing its steaks and the seafood are house-made side dishes and a wine list featuring many of the worlds finest labels. Mitchells Steakhouse has two restaurants in the Columbus, Ohio area. Camerons Steakhouse is located in Birmingham, MI. Its competitors include Flemings, The Capital Grille, Smith & Wollensky, The Palm, Del Friscos and Mortons of Chicago. The Company is subject to extensive federal, state and local government regulation, including regulations relating to public health and safety, zoning and fire codes and the sale of alcoholic beverages and food.
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