Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. ( RUTH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 07, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.11 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2018. Shareholders who purchased RUTH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 22.22% increase over prior dividend payment.
The previous trading day's last sale of RUTH was $24.85, representing a -2.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $25.50 and a 48.8% increase over the 52 week low of $16.70.
RUTH is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as McDonald's Corporation ( MCD ) and Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ). RUTH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.96. Zacks Investment Research reports RUTH's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 13.94%, compared to an industry average of 9.1%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RUTH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RUTH as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares DWA NASDAQ Momentum Portfolio ( DWAQ ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is DWAQ with an increase of 9.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of RUTH at 1.09%.