Analyst Ratings for Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc. (RUTH)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, RUTH received an average rating of Overweight.

2 analysts declared RUTH a buy, 0 gave an overweight rating, 3 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

RUTH was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 24, implying potential capital gains of 18.81 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 20, implying a possible loss of -0.99 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -5.85 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.46 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.94 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

RUTH has an estimated earnings growth rate of 6.61 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of RUTH is 3.15.

In the trailing 52-weeks, RUTH hit 22.65 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 13.74. Today's price is 47.02 percent above the 52-week low, and 10.82 percent lower than its 52-week high. RUTH has a price/earnings ratio of 20.82. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RUTH value stock report compares RUTH to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $0.64148 billion. RUTH's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.