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Top 5 Companies in the Restaurants Industry With the Lowest Free Cash Flow Per Share (RT, BJRI, KKD, DENN, RUTH)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Restaurants industry with the lowest (positive) free cash flow per share. FCF/share is a valuable metric signaling a company's ability to facilitate growth in the business.

Ruby Tuesday ranks lowest with a FCF per share of $0.39. BJ's Restaurants is next with a FCF per share of $0.43. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts ranks third lowest with a FCF per share of $0.47.

Denny's follows with a FCF per share of $0.61, and Ruth's Hospitality rounds out the bottom five with a FCF per share of $0.74.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ruth's Hospitality on April 29th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $16.17. Since that call, shares of Ruth's Hospitality have fallen 13.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): RT BJRI KKD DENN RUTH