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Ruby Tuesday (NYSE: RT) reported a 16% drop in its fiscal first-quarter earnings.

Its same-store sales for the period gained 1.9%.

Ruby Tuesday's quarterly profit fell to $2.6 million, or $0.04 per share, from $3.1 million, or $0.05 per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding one-time items, Ruby Tuesday earned $0.05 per share.

Its revenue rose 0.8% to $332.9 million. However, analysts were expecting earnings of $0.06 per share on revenue of $332 million.

Ruby Tuesday shares fell 4.70% to $6.69 in after-hours trading.

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