Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc. (RUTH) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 20, 2019. A cash dividend payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 05, 2019. 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 $23.55, the dividend yield is 2.21%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RUTH was $23.55, representing a -13.23% decrease from the 52 week high of $27.14 and a 26.61% increase over the 52 week low of $18.60.
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 $1.43. Zacks Investment Research reports RUTH's forecasted earnings growth in 2019 as 1.44%, compared to an industry average of 3.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to RUTH through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have RUTH as a top-10 holding:
- VictoryShares US Small Cap High Div Volatility Wtd ETF (CSB)
- VictoryShares US Discovery Enhanced Volatility Wtd ETF (CSF)
- VictoryShares US Small Cap Volatility Wtd ETF (CSA)
- First Trust DJ Select MicroCap ETF (FDM).
The top-performing ETF of this group is CSA with an increase of 7.44% over the last 100 days. CSB has the highest percent weighting of RUTH at 1.58%.
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