Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. ( RUTH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 17, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 03, 2015. Shareholders who purchased RUTH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that RUTH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $16.45, the dividend yield is 1.46%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RUTH was $16.45, representing a -7.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.82 and a 33.25% increase over the 52 week low of $12.35.
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 $.82. Zacks Investment Research reports RUTH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 15.88%, compared to an industry average of 16.6%.