Sturm, Ruger & Company Company Profile (NYSE:RGR)

About Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)

Sturm, Ruger & Company logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. The Company operates through two segments: firearms and castings. The firearms segment manufactures and sells rifles, pistols, and revolvers principally to a range of federally licensed, independent wholesale distributors primarily located in the United States. The castings segment manufactures and sells steel investment castings and metal injection molding (MIM) parts. The Company's design and manufacturing operations are located in the United States. The Company primarily offers products in three industry product categories: rifles, pistols, and revolvers. The Company's firearms are sold through independent wholesale distributors, principally to the commercial sporting market. The Company manufactures firearm products under the Ruger name. The Company also manufactures and sells accessories and replacement parts for its firearms.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Sporting & Outdoor Goods
  • Sub-Industry: Leisure Products
  • Symbol: NYSE:RGR
  • CUSIP: 86415910
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $918.89 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 17,671,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $49.17
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $57.00
  • 52 Week Range: $44.80 - $68.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.77
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.32
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $622.49 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.48
  • Book Value: $12.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.04
  • Annual Dividend: $0.92
  • Dividend Yield: 3.3%
  • EBIDTA: $149.13 million
  • Net Margins: 11.74%
  • Return on Equity: 29.70%
  • Return on Assets: 22.42%
  • Current Ratio: 2.74%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.81%
  • Average Volume: 281,875 shs.
  • Beta: 0.07
  • Short Ratio: 18.58

Frequently Asked Questions for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)

What is Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock symbol?

Sturm, Ruger & Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "RGR."

How often does Sturm, Ruger & Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sturm, Ruger & Company?

Sturm, Ruger & Company announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Thursday, August 31st. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, August 11th. View Sturm, Ruger & Company's Dividend History.

How will Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock buyback program work?

Sturm, Ruger & Company announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $100,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire up to 9.6% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Sturm, Ruger & Company's earnings last quarter?

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.57 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.54. The business had revenue of $131.90 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $159.60 million. Sturm, Ruger & Company had a return on equity of 29.70% and a net margin of 11.74%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 21.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.22 EPS. View Sturm, Ruger & Company's Earnings History.

When will Sturm, Ruger & Company make its next earnings announcement?

Sturm, Ruger & Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October, 31st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sturm, Ruger & Company.

Where is Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock going? Where will Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock price be in 2017?

3 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Sturm, Ruger & Company's shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $67.00. On average, they expect Sturm, Ruger & Company's share price to reach $58.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sturm, Ruger & Company.

Who are some of Sturm, Ruger & Company's key competitors?

Who are Sturm, Ruger & Company's key executives?

Sturm, Ruger & Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Christopher J. Killoy, President, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Director
  • John A. Cosentino Jr., Vice Chairman of the Board, Lead Independent Director
  • Thomas A. Dineen, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President - Finance, Treasurer
  • Thomas Patrick Sullivan, Senior Vice President - Operations
  • Michael W. Wilson, Vice President - Mayodan Operations
  • Kevin B. Reid Sr., Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Shawn Christopher Leska, Vice President of Sales
  • Robert J. Werkmeister Jr., Vice President of Marketing
  • Sarah F. Colbert, Vice President - Administration
  • Mark Thomasse Lang, Group Vice President

Who owns Sturm, Ruger & Company stock?

Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (14.48%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.21%), Capital World Investors (8.43%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.74%), State Street Corp (2.41%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (2.01%). Company insiders that own Sturm, Ruger & Company stock include Kevin B Sr Reid Sr, Mark Lang, Phillip Widman, Ronald C Whitaker, Sandra S Froman, Steven M Maynard and Thomas Patrick Sullivan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sturm, Ruger & Company.

Who sold Sturm, Ruger & Company stock? Who is selling Sturm, Ruger & Company stock?

Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Abdiel Capital Advisors LP, Vanguard Group Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., BlackRock Inc., Prudential Financial Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Capital World Investors and Nationwide Fund Advisors. Company insiders that have sold Sturm, Ruger & Company stock in the last year include Mark Lang, Phillip Widman, Ronald C Whitaker and Thomas Patrick Sullivan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sturm, Ruger & Company.

Who bought Sturm, Ruger & Company stock? Who is buying Sturm, Ruger & Company stock?

Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Tributary Capital Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., QS Investors LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Teachers Advisors LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sturm, Ruger & Company.

How do I buy Sturm, Ruger & Company stock?

Shares of Sturm, Ruger & Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sturm, Ruger & Company's stock price today?

One share of Sturm, Ruger & Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.00.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE RGR)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  95 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  140 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  235
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sturm, Ruger & Company and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $58.00 (11.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/21/2017AegisReiterated RatingBuy$67.00HighView Rating Details
5/14/2017Forward ViewUpgradeSell -> HoldLowView Rating Details
5/10/2017WunderlichBoost Price TargetHold$51.00 -> $62.00LowView Rating Details
6/6/2016BB&T CorporationDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
2/25/2016Dougherty & CoBoost Price TargetBuy$61.00 -> $68.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Earnings by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE RGR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/31/2017$0.98N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$1.11$0.57$159.60 million$131.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2017Q1 17$0.98$1.21$161.90 million$167.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/22/2017Q416$0.91$1.10$152.40 million$161.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.96$1.21$147.40 million$173.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q415$0.75$0.88$137.07 million$152.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.70$0.62$121.97 million$120.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.78$0.91$128.54 million$140.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.65$0.81$117.47 million$137.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.40$0.53$101.89 million$122.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.99$0.34$149.10 million$98.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$1.23$1.12$168.73 million$153.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/5/2014Q114$1.12$1.22$157.89 million$169.88 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2014Q413$1.38$1.33$179.15 million$188.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$1.21$1.44$154.34 million$170.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$1.18$1.63$154.70 million$179.53 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$1.01$1.20$131.65 million$155.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.82$1.00$124.00 million$141.77 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2012Q312$0.80$0.88$112.10 million$118.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.80$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.68$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/22/2012$0.47$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.40$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.42$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.28$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.05
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.51
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.88$0.88$0.88
Q2 20171$1.11$1.11$1.11
Q3 20171$0.98$0.98$0.98
Q4 20171$1.08$1.08$1.08
Q1 20181$1.21$1.21$1.21
Q2 20181$1.20$1.20$1.20
Q3 20181$0.99$0.99$0.99
Q4 20181$1.11$1.11$1.11
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Most Recent Dividend:8/31/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.92
Dividend Yield:1.77%
Dividend Growth:-6.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:23.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
25.56% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
21.80% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)

Dividend History by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE RGR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 82.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/29/2017Sandra S FromanDirectorBuy100$47.25$4,725.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2017Sandra S FromanDirectorBuy100$50.00$5,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2017Sandra S FromanDirectorBuy200$51.00$10,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/23/2017Mark LangInsiderSell20,000$66.90$1,338,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/25/2017Ronald C WhitakerDirectorSell10,000$62.51$625,100.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Thomas Patrick SullivanVPSell5,000$52.00$260,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Phillip WidmanDirectorSell4,049$65.29$264,359.21View SEC Filing  
11/7/2016Thomas Patrick SullivanVPSell5,000$64.94$324,700.00View SEC Filing  
10/7/2016Thomas Patrick SullivanVPSell5,000$55.57$277,850.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2016Kevin B Sr Reid SrVPSell6,000$68.79$412,740.00View SEC Filing  
1/5/2016Steven M MaynardVPSell2,635$65.52$172,645.20View SEC Filing  
12/14/2015Steven M MaynardVPSell1,963$60.00$117,780.00View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Thomas Patrick SullivanVPSell8,204$53.79$441,293.16View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015C Michael JacobiDirectorSell2,124$55.27$117,393.48View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Thomas Patrick SullivanVPSell2,000$49.30$98,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Steven MaynardVPSell9,465$63.09$597,146.85View SEC Filing  
2/10/2014Thomas Anthony DineenCFOSell4,200$75.30$316,260.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014Thomas Anthony DineenCFOSell5,800$73.64$427,112.00View SEC Filing  
1/9/2014Kevin Sr Reid, Sr.VPSell5,000$78.10$390,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/8/2014Michael FiferCEOSell14,597$79.05$1,153,892.85View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Christopher John KilloyVPSell5,000$76.73$383,650.00View SEC Filing  
11/22/2013Michael FiferCEOSell19,300$77.14$1,488,802.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2013Michael FiferCEOSell37,000$74.61$2,760,570.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2013Kevin Sr Reid, Sr.VPSell1,608$74.45$119,715.60View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Leslie Martin GasperInsiderSell2,455$73.46$180,344.30View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Steven MaynardVPSell4,129$72.31$298,567.99View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Michael FiferCEOSell10,001$60.00$600,060.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Michael FiferCEOSell14,999$59.84$897,540.16View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Thomas Anthony DineenCFOSell5,000$60.00$300,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Thomas Patrick SullivanVPSell9,532$53.08$505,958.56View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Thomas Anthony DineenCFOSell9,300$55.22$513,546.00View SEC Filing  
7/12/2013Mark LangVPSell70,000$50.54$3,537,800.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Christopher John KilloyVPSell6,982$52.15$364,111.30View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Michael O FiferCEOSell1,500$59.79$89,685.00View SEC Filing  
11/27/2012Christopher John KilloyVPSell2,000$56.25$112,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2012Michael O FiferCEOSell21,000$54.90$1,152,900.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
Latest Headlines for Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE:RGR)
DateHeadline logoTrump to Ease Gun Export Rules and Gun Stocks Go Haywire - September 20 at 8:23 AM logoToday's Research Reports on Trending Tickers: American Outdoor Brands and Sturm Ruger & Company - September 20 at 8:23 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : RGR-US : September 20, 2017 - September 20 at 8:23 AM logoGun stocks rise on report that Trump is preparing to ease rules for overseas sales of US guns - September 19 at 3:49 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 15 at 2:32 AM logoAmerican Outdoor Brands - What Is It Doing? - September 13 at 8:24 AM logoETFs with exposure to Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. : August 28, 2017 - August 29 at 7:12 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Upgraded to Hold at BidaskClub - August 28 at 6:50 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Cut to C at TheStreet - August 26 at 8:16 AM logoFinancial Comparison: Sturm, Ruger & (RGR) and Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) - August 24 at 8:10 PM logoAegis Capital sees upside on Sturm Ruger - August 22 at 6:16 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 21 at 10:46 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Now Covered by Aegis - August 21 at 8:36 AM logoHow Sturm, Ruger & Company Makes Most of Its Money - August 20 at 12:11 PM logoETFs with exposure to Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. : August 18, 2017 - August 19 at 7:00 AM logoDick's In the Crosshairs as Gun Sales Continue to Disappoint - - August 17 at 9:06 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub - August 17 at 7:16 AM logoSturm, Ruger & (RGR) vs. Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) Financial Comparison - August 15 at 4:10 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 11, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 12 at 7:22 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. :RGR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 7, 2017 - August 8 at 6:37 AM logoInsider Buying: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Director Purchases 200 Shares of Stock - August 7 at 8:32 PM logoCritical Contrast: Sturm, Ruger & (RGR) vs. Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) - August 5 at 8:30 AM logoSturm, Ruger: Down But Not Out - Seeking Alpha - August 5 at 6:37 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company (RGR) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Miss - Nasdaq - August 4 at 7:35 AM logoGun Companies Missing Effects of Trump Bump - August 4 at 7:35 AM logoSturm Ruger posts 2Q profit - August 4 at 7:35 AM logoEdited Transcript of RGR earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT - August 4 at 7:35 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.23 - August 3 at 3:26 PM logoComparing Acushnet Holdings Corp. (GOLF) & Sturm, Ruger & (RGR) - August 3 at 8:29 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) Posts Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.54 EPS - August 2 at 9:03 PM logoSturm Ruger & Co Inc Q2 Income Drops 57% - Nasdaq - August 2 at 8:54 PM logoSturm Ruger shares fall after big earnings miss - August 2 at 8:54 PM logoSturm, Ruger (RGR) Q2 Earnings: A Surprise in the Cards? - August 1 at 5:49 AM logoCritical Analysis: Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) versus Sturm, Ruger & (NYSE:RGR) - July 28 at 4:15 PM logoContrasting Escalade, (ESCA) and Sturm, Ruger & (NYSE:RGR) - July 25 at 9:09 AM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 25 at 7:42 AM logoCommit To Purchase Sturm, Ruger & Co. At $55, Earn 15.2% Annualized Using Options - Nasdaq - July 25 at 5:15 AM logoETFs with exposure to Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. : July 24, 2017 - July 25 at 5:15 AM logo12 Things You Didn't Know About Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. - Motley Fool - July 23 at 7:35 AM logo12 Things You Didn't Know About Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. - July 22 at 11:55 AM logoAnalyzing Callaway Golf (ELY) and Sturm, Ruger & (NYSE:RGR) - July 21 at 2:27 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results on Wednesday, August 2 - Business Wire (press release) - July 20 at 8:49 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. to Report Second Quarter Results on Wednesday, August 2 - July 20 at 8:49 PM logoSturm, Ruger is Oversold - Nasdaq - July 20 at 7:15 AM logoContrasting Sturm, Ruger & (NYSE:RGR) & Black Diamond (BDE) - July 19 at 12:21 PM logoSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Downgraded to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - July 15 at 12:28 PM logoETFs with exposure to Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 8:02 AM logoAs Background Gun Checks Tumble, Gun Stocks Plunge 10% Since Mid-June - 24/7 Wall St. - July 11 at 4:16 PM logoSturm Ruger (RGR) Names Thomas A. Dineen SVP, Will Continue as CFO - - July 11 at 4:16 PM logoTop Ranked Income Stocks to Buy for July 11th - July 11 at 4:16 PM



Sturm, Ruger & Company (RGR) Chart for Thursday, September, 21, 2017

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