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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for RUTH. The highest price target was 24, which equates to a potential upside of 18.81 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 20, implying a possible loss of -0.99 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.46 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.94 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

The growth rate of RUTH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6.61 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. RUTH has a PEG ratio of 3.15.

RUTH has traded between a high of 22.65 and a low of 13.74 over the past year. Currently the stock is 47.02 percent higher than its 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 market cap of RUTH is $0.64148 billion. RUTH's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.