Media headlines about Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ruby Tuesday earned a coverage optimism score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.2254989076172 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Ruby Tuesday (RT) opened at $2.40 on Friday. 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 has a 52 week low of $1.69 and a 52 week high of $3.58. The company has a market capitalization of $146.86, a P/E ratio of -1.89 and a beta of 0.54.
Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 16th. The restaurant operator reported ($0.01) EPS for the quarter. Ruby Tuesday had a negative net margin of 4.53% and a negative return on equity of 13.05%. The company had revenue of $217.31 million during the quarter.
In other news, Director Bernard Lanigan, Jr. sold 309,592 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Insiders own 4.80% of the company’s stock.
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About Ruby Tuesday
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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