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Form 8-K


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event Reported): August 21, 2017  

Ruby Tuesday, Inc
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)


333 East Broadway Avenue, Maryville, Tennessee 37804
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

(865) 379-5700
(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

     On August 21, 2017, Ruby Tuesday, Inc., a Georgia corporation, (the “Company”), issued a press release announcing the Company’s financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 6, 2017. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 8.01. Other Events.

     The Company also announced that the Board set January 22, 2018 as the date of the 2017 annual meeting of shareholders of the Company (the “Annual Meeting”), which had previously been set for December 6, 2017. The time and location of the Annual Meeting will be as set forth in the Company’s notice of the Annual Meeting, which will be made available to shareholders of record entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

     If a shareholder of the Company intends to nominate a person for election to the Board or to propose other business for consideration at the Annual Meeting, notice of such nomination or shareholder proposal must be delivered to the Secretary of the Company by the close of business on October 23, 2017. Any such nomination or shareholder proposal must comply with the requirements of Georgia law, the rules and regulations promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Company’s Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws, as applicable.

     A copy of the press release announcing the financial results referenced in Item 2.02, the date of the Annual Meeting and the deadline for shareholder nominations and proposals is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Press Release of Ruby Tuesday, Inc., dated August 21, 2017.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 Ruby Tuesday, Inc
Date: August 21, 2017By: /s/ Rhonda Parish        
  Rhonda Parish
  Chief Legal Officer


99.1 Press Release of Ruby Tuesday, Inc., dated August 21, 2017.