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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
RT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. RT: 0.17 )
RT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

Equity to Asset 0.48
RT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. RT: 0.48 )
RT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.48

0.31
0.67
Interest Coverage 1.23
RT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. RT: 1.23 )
RT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 98.66
Current: 1.23

1.23
98.66
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.92
M-Score: -2.69
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.67
RT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. RT: 2.67 )
RT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.72   Max: 39.13
Current: 2.67

-0.72
39.13
Net-margin (%) -3.15
RT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. RT: -3.15 )
RT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.15   Max: 10.55
Current: -3.15

-3.15
10.55
ROE (%) -7.63
RT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. RT: -7.63 )
RT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.63   Max: 25.32
Current: -7.63

-7.63
25.32
ROA (%) -3.78
RT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. RT: -3.78 )
RT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.78   Max: 13.29
Current: -3.78

-3.78
13.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.88
RT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.07 vs. RT: 3.88 )
RT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.91   Max: 117.35
Current: 3.88

-0.91
117.35
Revenue Growth (%) 2.00
RT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. RT: 2.00 )
RT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.7   Max: 16.4
Current: 2

-10.7
16.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.20
RT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. RT: -11.20 )
RT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.7   Max: 22.6
Current: -11.2

-40.7
22.6
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Q2 2013

RT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Keeley 2,539,142 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 834,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 174,046 sh (+61.62%)
Chuck Royce 960,600 sh (+7.9%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Donald Smith 1,800,510 sh (-11.76%)
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Q3 2013

RT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 135,575 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,468,600 sh (+75.92%)
Chuck Royce 1,312,100 sh (+36.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 216,484 sh (+24.38%)
John Keeley Sold Out
Donald Smith 1,723,735 sh (-4.26%)
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Q4 2013

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Donald Smith 3,410,804 sh (+97.87%)
Jim Simons 163,423 sh (+20.54%)
Chuck Royce 1,453,100 sh (+10.75%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,462,100 sh (-0.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 105,439 sh (-51.29%)
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Q1 2014

RT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Donald Smith 4,150,779 sh (+21.7%)
Chuck Royce 1,597,100 sh (+9.91%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,462,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 23,898 sh (-77.33%)
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Latest Guru Trades with RT

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Donald Smith 2014-03-31 Add 21.7%0.08%$5.17 - $7.08 $ 7.1524%4150779
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -77.33%0.01%$5.17 - $7.08 $ 7.1524%23898
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Add 97.87%0.23%$5.6 - $7.59 $ 7.158%3410804
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -51.29%0.03%$5.6 - $7.59 $ 7.158%105439
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.47%$7.04 - $9.82 $ 7.15-10%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 24.38%0.01%$7.04 - $9.82 $ 7.15-10%216484
John Keeley 2013-06-30 New Buy0.47%$7.67 - $9.73 $ 7.15-22%2539142
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 61.62%0.03%$7.67 - $9.73 $ 7.15-22%174046
Donald Smith 2012-09-30 Add 53.92%0.13%$5.68 - $7.51 $ 7.154%1700621
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -35.63%0.03%$5.68 - $7.51 $ 7.154%101589
Donald Smith 2012-06-30 New Buy0.22%$6.63 - $9.18 $ 7.151%1104904
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.08%$6.63 - $9.18 $ 7.151%157829
Leon Cooperman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$6.69 - $9.21 $ 7.15-2%0
Leon Cooperman 2011-12-31 New Buy0.06%$6.48 - $8.52 $ 7.15-2%360575
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$6.48 - $8.52 $ 7.15-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.09%$9.51 - $13.52 $ 7.15-33%0
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Weekly Top American Insider Buys
Over the past week there were several companies reporting insider buys along some large insider sells. The following insiders reported the largest insider buys over the past week. These transactions were judged based on the number of insiders buying, transaction amount and the amount of shares being purchased. Read more...
Pinching Dough – Panera Bread, Others Rise as Disposable Income Shrinks
American disposable income is shrinking, which means more people will be eating at home. According to Investment Contrarians, “In September 2012, the real disposable income in the U.S. decreased by 0.1%. In August 2012, it declined 0.3%. At the same time, the U.S. personal savings rate is also retreating—down to 3.3% of disposable income in September compared to 3.7% in August.” How does this affect restaurant goers? Americans have already reflected a drop in away-from-home dining. Aside from the highest fast food consumption, Americans were surprisingly low restaurant spenders in 2012, compared to 18 other countries that spend more per year, according to the Huffington Post. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.90
RT's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. RT: 0.90 )
RT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 4.06
Current: 0.9

0.12
4.06
P/S 0.36
RT's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. RT: 0.36 )
RT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.12
Current: 0.36

0.04
2.12
PFCF 23.90
RT's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 48.30 vs. RT: 23.90 )
RT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 641.6
Current: 23.9

0.61
641.6
EV-to-EBIT -26.53
RT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. RT: -26.53 )
RT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8   Max: 55.5
Current: -26.53

8
55.5
Current Ratio 0.83
RT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RT: 0.83 )
RT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.23
Current: 0.83

0.14
1.23
Quick Ratio 0.64
RT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. RT: 0.64 )
RT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.64

0.11
1.11

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
RT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. RT: 1.00 )
RT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 4.64
Current: 1

0.15
4.64
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
RT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RT: 0.40 )
RT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 8.72
Current: 0.4

0.08
8.72
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
RT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. RT: 0.70 )
RT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3.98
Current: 0.7

0.09
3.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.20
RT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. RT: 1.20 )
RT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 12.5
Current: 1.2

1.2
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.10
RT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. RT: -3.10 )
RT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.5   Max: 25.5
Current: -3.1

-13.5
25.5

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:RYW.Germany
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Georgia. The first Ruby Tuesday(r) restaurant was opened in 1972 in Knoxville, Tennessee near the campus of the University of Tennessee. The Company owns, operates and franchises the Ruby Tuesday casual dining restaurant chain. While it is in the bar and grill sector because of its varied menu, it operate at the higher-end of casual dining in terms of the quality of its food and service. As of June 4, 2013, it owned and operated 706, and franchised 77, Ruby Tuesday restaurants. Its franchisees operated 33 domestic and 44 international Ruby Tuesday restaurants in 14 states, Guam, and 11 foreign countries. It's Company-owned and operated restaurants are concentrated mainly in the Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest of the United States, which it consider to be its core markets. A listing of the states and countries in which its franchisees operate is set forth below in Item 2 entitled "Properties." own, operate, and franchise the Lime Fresh fast casual restaurant concept. As of June 4, 2013, there were 18 Company-owned and operated Lime Fresh restaurants and five Lime Fresh restaurants operated by domestic franchisees. It also operates Truffles restaurants pursuant to a license agreement. Ruby Tuesday restaurants serve simple, fresh, American food with a wide variety of steaks, fresh chicken, crab cakes, lobster, salmon, tilapia, fork-tender ribs, appetizers, handcrafted burgers, and more, in addition to a garden bar which offers up to 35 items and is an important point of differentiation for its brand compared to its peers. Burger choices include such items as beef, turkey, and chicken. Entree selections range in price from $7.49 to $19.99. Where appropriate, it also offer its RubyTueGo curbside service and a delivered-meals catering program for businesses, organizations, and group events at both Company-owned and franchised restaurants. It have begun to leverage its expertise in operating Ruby Tuesday to develop and operate other casual dining and fast-casual restaurant concepts, including: Lime Fresh Mexican Grill , Marlin & Ray's, Truffles and Wok-Hay. Lime Fresh is a fast-casual fresh Mexican concept with restaurant operations in the Eastern United States, many in the vicinity of Miami, Florida. Marlin & Ray's is its internally developed seafood concept that leverages its knowledge of seafood given its guests' preference for seafood at its Ruby Tuesday restaurant concepts. It also operates Truffles restaurants pursuant to a license agreement and own, operate and franchise the Wok-Hay casual dining concept. Truffles is an upscale full-service grill that offers a diverse menu featuring soups, salads, and sandwiches, a signature chicken pot pie, house-breaded fried shrimp, pasta, ribs, steaks, and a variety of desserts. It is in competition with other food service operations, with locally-owned restaurants, and other national and regional restaurant chains that offer
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