Home Sectors Industrials Current Change: Sturm Ruger And Company (NYSE: RGR)

Current Change: Sturm Ruger And Company (NYSE: RGR)


Sturm Ruger And Company is in the aerospace and defense industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Christopher J. Killoy. Sturm Ruger and Co Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. The Company also manufactures and sells investment castings made from steel alloys for internal use in the firearms segment.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The RGR stock showed a previous change of 2.14% with an open at 56.00 and a close of 57.40. It reached an intraday high of 58.40 and a low of 56.00.

SeekingAlpha:  Sturm, Ruger & Co. (RGR) Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $1.0b with 17.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 16.5m shares. Trading volume reached 171,470 shares compared to its average volume of 170,440 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Sturm Ruger And Company shares returned 3.80% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.09%. Over three months, it changed -0.67%. In one year it has changed 14.68% and within that year its 52-week high was 64.55 and its 52-week low was 43.00. RGR stock is 33.49% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 53.95 and a 50 day moving average of 57.74. Currently RGR stock is trading 6.40% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  Sturm, Ruger +12% after earnings, dividend hike


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.9 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.79. The TTM EPS is 2.76, which comes to a TTM PE of 20.80. Historically, the PE high was 34.10 and the PE low was 6.00. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 16.56, which is a decrease of -71.15%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
06-30-2018:  0.86
03-31-2018:  0.81
12-31-2017:  0.56
09-30-2017:  0.53

The dividend per share is currently 1.36, which is a dividend yield of 2.37%. Also, the payout ratio is 49.28%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 70.90, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 19.05%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 5.20% of insider ownership and 93.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,017,760, which is 17.29% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 18.02. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is -0.04

SeekingAlpha:  Sturm, Ruger +12% after earnings, dividend hike

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company's return on equity is 20.62%, return on assets is 16.48%, profit margin is 10.19%, price-to-sales is 2.03 and price-to-book is 3.93.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 2  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks. Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.


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