Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/16/17, Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc (RUTH - Get Report) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.09, payable on 6/1/17. As a percentage of RUTH's recent stock price of $21.00, this dividend works out to approximately 0.43%.

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Below is a dividend history chart for RUTH, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.09 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 1.71% 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 $13.74 per share, with $21.55 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $21.00.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, RUTH makes up 1.28% of the PowerShares DWA NASDAQ Momentum Portfolio ETF ( DWAQ) which is trading relatively unchanged on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Ruth's Hospitality Group Inc shares are currently down about 0.7% on the day.