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Vista Outdoor (VSTO) Competitors

$36.24
-0.14 (-0.38%)
(As of 09:45 AM ET)

VSTO vs. RGR, SWBI, NPK, POWW, WRAP, AXON, ROKU, PSO, HAS, and PARA

Should you be buying Vista Outdoor stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Vista Outdoor include Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR), Smith & Wesson Brands (SWBI), National Presto Industries (NPK), AMMO (POWW), Wrap Technologies (WRAP), Axon Enterprise (AXON), Roku (ROKU), Pearson (PSO), Hasbro (HAS), and Paramount Global (PARA).

Vista Outdoor vs.

Vista Outdoor (NYSE:VSTO) and Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their community ranking, risk, profitability, dividends, institutional ownership, valuation, analyst recommendations, earnings and media sentiment.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has a net margin of 7.71% compared to Vista Outdoor's net margin of -0.20%. Vista Outdoor's return on equity of 19.75% beat Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Vista Outdoor-0.20% 19.75% 8.76%
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. 7.71%12.30%10.36%

90.5% of Vista Outdoor shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.1% of Vista Outdoor shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.5% of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. shares are owned 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, Vista Outdoor had 12 more articles in the media than Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.. MarketBeat recorded 16 mentions for Vista Outdoor and 4 mentions for Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.. Vista Outdoor's average media sentiment score of 0.69 beat Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s score of 0.55 indicating that Vista Outdoor is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Vista Outdoor
5 Very Positive mention(s)
4 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Vista Outdoor has a beta of 0.88, indicating that its stock price is 12% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has a beta of 0.26, indicating that its stock price is 74% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Vista Outdoor received 82 more outperform votes than Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 65.92% of users gave Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. an outperform vote while only 58.06% of users gave Vista Outdoor an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Vista OutdoorOutperform Votes
407
58.06%
Underperform Votes
294
41.94%
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.Outperform Votes
325
65.92%
Underperform Votes
168
34.08%

Vista Outdoor presently has a consensus target price of $39.33, indicating a potential upside of 8.09%. Given Vista Outdoor's higher probable upside, equities research analysts clearly believe Vista Outdoor is more favorable than Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc..

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Vista Outdoor
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.80
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)
3.00

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Vista Outdoor$2.75B0.77-$5.51M-$0.11-330.82
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.$543.77M1.37$48.22M$2.3118.59

Summary

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. beats Vista Outdoor on 10 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

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Media Sentiment Over Time

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VSTO vs. The Competition

MetricVista OutdoorOrdnance & accessories, except vehicles & guided missiles IndustryDiscretionary SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$2.12B$2.98B$6.83B$17.65B
Dividend YieldN/A1.93%2.84%3.58%
P/E Ratio-330.8224.9918.3825.21
Price / Sales0.773.4639.1614.39
Price / Cash3.7620.9333.7719.23
Price / Book1.883.105.394.98
Net Income-$5.51M$33.29M$185.58M$976.96M
7 Day Performance2.42%-0.16%3.55%0.34%
1 Month Performance5.57%-1.85%-0.19%-1.05%
1 Year Performance30.15%8.86%3.09%8.62%

Vista Outdoor Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
RGR
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
0.8908 of 5 stars
$43.03
+0.4%
N/A-16.8%$748.72M$543.77M18.631,820News Coverage
SWBI
Smith & Wesson Brands
3.0475 of 5 stars
$16.26
+1.1%
$18.00
+10.7%
+29.7%$741.29M$521.46M28.531,690Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NPK
National Presto Industries
0.5613 of 5 stars
$74.14
-0.2%
N/A-8.6%$526.39M$340.91M16.371,007Short Interest ↑
POWW
AMMO
2.7176 of 5 stars
$2.45
-5.0%
N/A+17.5%$290.72M$191.44M-17.50342Short Interest ↓
WRAP
Wrap Technologies
0 of 5 stars
$1.39
-0.7%
N/A+19.3%$61.45M$8.05M-3.6669
AXON
Axon Enterprise
3.5151 of 5 stars
$280.50
+0.5%
$335.27
+19.5%
+50.3%$21.17B$1.68B82.024,260Short Interest ↑
Positive News
ROKU
Roku
3.3199 of 5 stars
$57.35
-1.1%
$82.50
+43.9%
-21.4%$8.27B$3.63B-14.373,150Gap Up
PSO
Pearson
0.9571 of 5 stars
$12.13
+0.6%
$12.30
+1.4%
+19.9%$8.21B$4.57B0.0018,360Short Interest ↓
HAS
Hasbro
4.5752 of 5 stars
$58.45
+0.1%
$68.17
+16.6%
-5.6%$8.14B$4.76B-5.765,502Short Interest ↑
Positive News
PARA
Paramount Global
3.4304 of 5 stars
$12.01
+0.3%
$13.63
+13.5%
-32.6%$8.00B$29.65B-80.0621,900Analyst Downgrade
Gap Down

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This page (NYSE:VSTO) was last updated on 6/13/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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