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Stock Highlights: Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT)


Ruby Tuesday trades as part of the restaurants industry and trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector. The company CEO is James F. Hyatt. Ruby Tuesday Inc owns, operates, and franchises the casual dining restaurant chain and operates in the bar and grill segment of the casual dining industry. It owned and operated 543, and franchised 62 restaurants in 41 states, 14 foreign countries, and Guam.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The RT stock showed a previous change of 0.00% with an open at 2.40 and a close of 2.40. It reached an intraday high of 2.41 and a low of 2.39.

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The stock has a market cap of $146.9m with 61.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 54.8m shares. Trading volume reached 0 shares compared to its average volume of 855,710 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Ruby Tuesday shares returned 0.84% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.00%. Over three months, it changed 14.29%. In one year it has changed -26.83% and within that year its 52-week high was 3.58 and its 52-week low was 1.69. RT stock is 41.93% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 2.27 and a 50 day moving average of 2.36. Currently RT stock is trading 5.72% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -1.76 that ended on 31st of May 2017.The TTM EPS is -0.25.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

Aug17 (Reported on 10/16/2017): -0.16
May17 (Reported on 08/21/2017): -0.14
Feb17 (Reported on 04/06/2017): -0.33
Nov16 (Reported on 01/05/2017): -0.63
Aug16 (Reported on 10/06/2016): -0.66

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 65.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 1,316,012, which was 2.15% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.49. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 0.55.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is -9.69%, profit margin is -5.03%, price-to-sales is 0.21 and price-to-book is 0.47.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 3  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 0  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

John Jones
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