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 a possible profit of 18.81 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 20, which equates to a potential downside of -0.99 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which 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. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of RUTH's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 6.61 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. RUTH has a PEG ratio of 3.15.

In the last 52-weeks, RUTH has achieved a high of 22.65 and a low of 13.74. Currently the stock is 47.02 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 10.82 percent. 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.