Media coverage about RCI Hospitality (NASDAQ:RICK) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. RCI Hospitality earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the restaurant operator an impact score of 46.0437997537045 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Shares of RCI Hospitality (NASDAQ RICK) opened at $28.43 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.77, a current ratio of 0.84 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79. The company has a market capitalization of $276.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.06 and a beta of 0.43. RCI Hospitality has a 12 month low of $16.02 and a 12 month high of $33.78.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 26th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be paid a $0.03 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 9th. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.42%. RCI Hospitality’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 13.95%.

Several research firms have recently commented on RICK. ValuEngine lowered RCI Hospitality from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered RCI Hospitality from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 5th. BidaskClub upgraded RCI Hospitality from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Finally, Westpark Capital set a $34.00 price objective on RCI Hospitality and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 15th.

WARNING: “RCI Hospitality (RICK) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows” was originally published by Watch List News and is the property of of Watch List News. If you are viewing this story on another domain, it was stolen and reposted in violation of US and international trademark & copyright legislation. The legal version of this story can be accessed at

RCI Hospitality Company Profile

With more than 40 units, RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc, through its subsidiaries, is the country’s leading company in gentlemen’s clubs and sports bars/restaurants. Clubs in New York City, Miami, Philadelphia, Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Minneapolis, and other cities operate under brand names, such as “Rick’s Cabaret,” “XTC,” “Club Onyx,” “Vivid Cabaret,” “Jaguars” and “Tootsie’s Cabaret.” Sports bars/restaurants operate under the brand name “Bombshells Restaurant & Bar.” Investors are attracted by RCI’s strong cash flow, operating margins and local laws that create high barriers to entry in the gentlemen’s club business.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for RCI Hospitality (NASDAQ:RICK)

Receive News & Ratings for RCI Hospitality Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for RCI Hospitality and related companies with's FREE daily email newsletter.