News stories about Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) have trended somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ruby Tuesday earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the restaurant operator an impact score of 45.4039293612567 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Ruby Tuesday (RT) traded up $0.01 during trading on Wednesday, hitting $2.40. 727,500 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 721,431. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.72, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a current ratio of 1.08. Ruby Tuesday has a twelve month low of $1.69 and a twelve month high of $3.68.
Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 16th. The restaurant operator reported ($0.01) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $217.31 million during the quarter. Ruby Tuesday had a negative return on equity of 3.67% and a negative net margin of 8.36%.
In other news, Director Bernard Lanigan, Jr. sold 309,592 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.38, for a total value of $736,828.96. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 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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