Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Competitors

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RGR vs. SWBI, POWW, VSTO, WWW, SBGI, AMRK, TILE, AMC, BWMX, and MBUU

Should you be buying Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. include Smith & Wesson Brands (SWBI), AMMO (POWW), Vista Outdoor (VSTO), Wolverine World Wide (WWW), Sinclair (SBGI), A-Mark Precious Metals (AMRK), Interface (TILE), AMC Entertainment (AMC), Betterware de México, S.A.P.I. de C.V. (BWMX), and Malibu Boats (MBUU). These companies are all part of the "consumer discretionary" sector.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. vs.

Smith & Wesson Brands (NASDAQ:SWBI) and Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) are both small-cap consumer discretionary companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, risk, media sentiment, institutional ownership, profitability, community ranking, analyst recommendations and valuation.

59.3% of Smith & Wesson Brands shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of Smith & Wesson Brands shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.3% of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

In the previous week, Smith & Wesson Brands had 3 more articles in the media than Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for Smith & Wesson Brands and 1 mentions for Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.. Smith & Wesson Brands' average media sentiment score of 0.50 beat Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s score of 0.21 indicating that Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Smith & Wesson Brands
0 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. received 298 more outperform votes than Smith & Wesson Brands when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 65.85% of users gave Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. an outperform vote while only 49.06% of users gave Smith & Wesson Brands an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Smith & Wesson BrandsOutperform Votes
26
49.06%
Underperform Votes
27
50.94%
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.Outperform Votes
324
65.85%
Underperform Votes
168
34.15%

Smith & Wesson Brands presently has a consensus price target of $18.00, suggesting a potential upside of 5.94%. Given Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities analysts clearly believe Smith & Wesson Brands is more favorable than Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc..

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Smith & Wesson Brands
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.00

Smith & Wesson Brands pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.8%. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. Smith & Wesson Brands pays out 84.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. pays out 33.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Smith & Wesson Brands has increased its dividend for 3 consecutive years and Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years. Smith & Wesson Brands is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Smith & Wesson Brands has a beta of 1.17, indicating that its stock price is 17% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has a beta of 0.32, indicating that its stock price is 68% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has higher revenue and earnings than Smith & Wesson Brands. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smith & Wesson Brands, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Smith & Wesson Brands$479.24M1.63$36.88M$0.5729.81
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.$543.77M1.52$48.22M$2.7217.19

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has a net margin of 8.87% compared to Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s net margin of 5.05%. Smith & Wesson Brands' return on equity of 14.59% beat Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Smith & Wesson Brands5.05% 9.44% 6.45%
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. 8.87%14.59%12.17%

Summary

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. beats Smith & Wesson Brands on 12 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding RGR and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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RGR vs. The Competition

MetricSturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.Ordnance & accessories, except vehicles & guided missiles IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$825.61M$2.98B$6.67B$17.43B
Dividend Yield1.97%2.01%2.86%3.59%
P/E Ratio17.1931.9417.2324.91
Price / Sales1.524.035.6210.11
Price / Cash11.7423.5913.1814.84
Price / Book2.503.295.164.95
Net Income$48.22M$32.76M$190.90M$964.12M
7 Day Performance2.86%2.40%-0.30%0.72%
1 Month Performance2.45%-1.32%-5.15%-3.11%
1 Year Performance-18.71%17.81%-1.38%94.37%

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
SWBI
Smith & Wesson Brands
2.2779 of 5 stars
$16.59
+0.5%
$18.00
+8.5%
+38.0%$764.80M$479.24M29.111,690Positive News
POWW
AMMO
1.039 of 5 stars
$2.46
-0.8%
N/A+33.0%$291.90M$191.44M-17.57342Positive News
VSTO
Vista Outdoor
3.6252 of 5 stars
$32.15
-0.9%
$34.67
+7.8%
+32.3%$1.87B$3.08B-5.387,000Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Up
WWW
Wolverine World Wide
2.5058 of 5 stars
$9.59
+3.3%
$10.63
+10.8%
-40.3%$766.34M$2.24B-18.804,100News Coverage
SBGI
Sinclair
4.2153 of 5 stars
$12.02
+1.9%
$18.14
+50.9%
-36.5%$764.47M$3.13B-2.497,300
AMRK
A-Mark Precious Metals
2.7461 of 5 stars
$37.50
-3.5%
$38.50
+2.7%
+3.6%$856.88M$9.32B8.31413Positive News
High Trading Volume
TILE
Interface
4.6672 of 5 stars
$15.13
-2.0%
$17.00
+12.4%
+93.1%$880.57M$1.26B19.913,619
AMC
AMC Entertainment
2.8177 of 5 stars
$2.72
+10.1%
$6.35
+133.5%
-91.9%$716.12M$4.81B-1.1633,812Analyst Revision
High Trading Volume
BWMX
Betterware de México, S.A.P.I. de C.V.
2.2065 of 5 stars
$18.65
-0.2%
N/A+63.9%$713.12M$734.49M11.662,177Upcoming Earnings
MBUU
Malibu Boats
3.2603 of 5 stars
$34.89
-3.5%
$49.00
+40.4%
-40.3%$712.80M$1.39B11.183,095News Coverage

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