Ruby Tuesday Inc. (NYSE:RT) SVP David Skena acquired 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 11th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $2.65 per share, with a total value of $13,250.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the senior vice president now owns 39,488 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $104,643.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Ruby Tuesday Inc. (NYSE:RT) opened at 2.83 on Friday. Ruby Tuesday Inc. has a 1-year low of $2.08 and a 1-year high of $5.77. The company has a 50-day moving average of $2.80 and a 200-day moving average of $3.75. The stock’s market capitalization is $169.21 million.

Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 6th. The company reported ($0.11) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of ($0.11). Ruby Tuesday had a negative return on equity of 0.30% and a negative net margin of 8.07%. The firm had revenue of $256.70 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Ruby Tuesday Inc. will post $0.08 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Ruby Tuesday (NYSE:RT)

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ruby Tuesday by 1.5% in the first quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 32,760 shares of the company’s stock valued at $176,000 after buying an additional 480 shares in the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its stake in shares of Ruby Tuesday by 3.6% in the first quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 146,954 shares of the company’s stock valued at $791,000 after buying an additional 5,100 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of Ruby Tuesday by 0.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 4,012,050 shares of the company’s stock valued at $21,585,000 after buying an additional 20,659 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its stake in shares of Ruby Tuesday by 6.1% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 470,025 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,529,000 after buying an additional 27,150 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Royce & Associates LP raised its stake in shares of Ruby Tuesday by 1.5% in the first quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 2,164,947 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,647,000 after buying an additional 31,816 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 86.81% of the company’s stock.

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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