Reminder - Ruth's Hospitality Group (RUTH) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/12/14, Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc ( RUTH) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.05, payable on 8/28/14. As a percentage of RUTH's recent stock price of $10.57, this dividend works out to approximately 0.47%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RUTH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.05 declared by Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from RUTH is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.89% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of RUTH shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, RUTH's low point in its 52 week range is $10.39 per share, with $15.30 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $10.57.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RUTH makes up 124.03% of the WisdomTree U.S. SmallCap Dividend Growth Fund ETF ( DGRS) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc shares are currently up about 0.5% on the day.

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