Media stories about Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ruby Tuesday earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.5840672071281 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) remained flat at $$2.40 during midday trading on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $146.86, a P/E ratio of -1.89 and a beta of 0.54. Ruby Tuesday has a 12 month low of $1.69 and a 12 month high of $3.58. The company has a quick ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72.
Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 16th. The restaurant operator reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Ruby Tuesday had a negative net margin of 4.53% and a negative return on equity of 13.05%. The business had revenue of $217.31 million for the quarter.
In other news, Director Bernard Lanigan, Jr. sold 309,592 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of $2.38, for a total transaction of $736,828.96. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Company insiders own 4.80% of the company’s stock.
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Ruby Tuesday Company Profile
Ruby Tuesday, Inc owns and operates Ruby Tuesday casual dining and Lime Fresh Mexican Grill (Lime Fresh) casual restaurants. The Company also franchises the Ruby Tuesday concept in selected domestic and international markets, and the Lime Fresh concept in selected domestic markets. Its segments include Ruby Tuesday concept and Lime Fresh concept.
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