SEC Form 4
Washington, D.C. 20549


Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
OMB Number: 3235-0287
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Becker Steven R

(Last) (First) (Middle)
SUITE 1111


(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 10/05/2011 A 10,974(1) A $0 10,974 D
Common Stock 1,031,900 I See Footnotes(2)(3)
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Explanation of Responses:
1. Represents grant of restricted stock award of 10,974 shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share ("Common Stock"), of Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (the "Issuer") to Steven R. Becker ("Mr. Becker") under the Issuer's Stock Incentive and Deferred Compensation Plan for Directors. Such shares are subject to forfeiture to the Issuer under certain circumstances, which forfeiture right will lapse on the earlier of October 4, 2012 and certain other events.
2. Represents Common Stock of the Issuer directly beneficially owned by BD Partners III, L.P. ("BD Partners III") (112,200 shares), Becker Drapkin Partners (QP), L.P. ("Becker Drapkin QP") (416,801 shares), Becker Drapkin Partners, L.P. ("Becker Drapkin, L.P.") (65,999 shares) and a managed account (the "Managed Account") (436,900 shares). (continued in Footnote 3)
3. Mr. Becker may be deemed to beneficially own such Common Stock as he is a co-managing member of BC Advisors, LLC, which is the general partner of BD Management (of which Mr. Becker is a limited partner), and BD Management is the general partner of, and investment manager for, each of BD Partners III, Becker Drapkin QP and Becker Drapkin, L.P. and provides investment advisory services for the Managed Account. Mr. Becker disclaims beneficial ownership in such Common Stock except to the extent of his pecuniary interest therein.
/s/ Andrew S. McLelland, attorney-in-fact 10/06/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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