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Sturm Ruger

NYSE:RGR
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
RGR
NYSE
$911M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Consumer Durables
Company description

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells firearms under the Ruger name and trademark in the United States. The last earnings update was 42 days ago. More info.


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RGR Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
0.9%
NYSE:RGR
2.7%
US Leisure
0.1%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-13.1%
NYSE:RGR
-15.2%
US Leisure
1.2%
US Market
RGR Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sturm Ruger (RGR) 0.9% 0.6% 2.5% -13.1% -15% -10.9%
US Leisure 2.7% 5.1% 3.2% -15.2% -14.5% -9.7%
US Market 0.1% 0.6% 0.9% 1.2% 36.7% 37.9%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • RGR outperformed the Leisure industry which returned -15.2% over the past year.
  • RGR underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility
RGR
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

RGR Value

 Is Sturm Ruger undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
Here we compare the current share price of Sturm Ruger to its discounted cash flow analysis.value.

The discounted cash flow value is simply looking at what the company is worth today, based on estimates of how much money it is expected to make in the future.
Raw Data

Below are the data sources, inputs and calculation used to determine the intrinsic value for Sturm Ruger.

NYSE:RGR Discounted Cash Flow Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Valuation Model 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity
Levered Free Cash Flow Extrapolated from most recent financials. See below
Discount Rate (Cost of Equity) See below 8.5%
Perpetual Growth Rate 10-Year US Government Bond Rate 2.7%

An important part of a discounted cash flow is the discount rate, below we explain how it has been calculated.

Calculation of Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity for NYSE:RGR
Data Point Calculation/ Source Result
Risk-Free Rate 10-Year US Govt Bond Rate 2.7%
Equity Risk Premium S&P Global 6%
Leisure Unlevered Beta Simply Wall St/ S&P Global 0.95
Re-levered Beta = Unlevered beta (1 + (1- tax rate) (Debt/Equity))
= 0.95 (1 + (1- 21%) (0.3%))
0.968
Levered Beta Levered Beta limited to 0.8 to 2.0
(practical range for a stable firm)
0.97
Discount Rate/ Cost of Equity = Cost of Equity = Risk Free Rate + (Levered Beta * Equity Risk Premium)
= 2.73% + (0.968 * 5.96%)
8.5%

Discounted Cash Flow Calculation for NYSE:RGR using 2 Stage Free Cash Flow to Equity Model

The calculations below outline how an intrinsic value for Sturm Ruger is arrived at by discounting future cash flows to their present value using the 2 stage method. We try to start with analysts estimates of free cash flow, however if these are not available we use the most recent financial results. In the 1st stage we continue to grow the free cash flow over a 10 year period, with the growth rate trending towards the perpetual growth rate used in the 2nd stage. The 2nd stage assumes the company grows at a stable rate into perpetuity.

NYSE:RGR DCF 1st Stage: Next 10 year cash flow forecast
Levered FCF (USD, Millions) Source Present Value
Discounted (@ 8.5%)
2019 37.62 Est @ -10.14% 34.68
2020 35.26 Est @ -6.28% 29.95
2021 34.00 Est @ -3.58% 26.62
2022 33.43 Est @ -1.69% 24.12
2023 33.31 Est @ -0.36% 22.15
2024 33.50 Est @ 0.57% 20.53
2025 33.90 Est @ 1.22% 19.15
2026 34.47 Est @ 1.67% 17.95
2027 35.15 Est @ 1.99% 16.87
2028 35.93 Est @ 2.21% 15.89
Present value of next 10 years cash flows $227.90
NYSE:RGR DCF 2nd Stage: Terminal Value
Calculation Result
Terminal Value = FCF2028 × (1 + g) ÷ (Discount Rate – g)
= $35.93 × (1 + 2.73%) ÷ (8.5% – 2.73%)
$639.64
Present Value of Terminal Value = Terminal Value ÷ (1 + r)10
= $639.64 ÷ (1 + 8.5%)10
$282.89
NYSE:RGR Total Equity Value
Calculation Result
Total Equity Value = Present value of next 10 years cash flows + Terminal Value
= $227.90 + $282.89
$510.79
Equity Value per Share
(USD)
= Total value / Shares Outstanding
= $510.79 / 17.46
$29.26
NYSE:RGR Discount to Share Price
Calculation Result
Value per share (USD) From above. $29.26
Current discount Discount to share price of $52.21
= -1 x ($52.21 - $29.26) / $29.26
-78.4%

Learn more about our DCF calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model .

  • The current share price of Sturm Ruger is above its future cash flow value.
Often investors are willing to pay a premium for a company that has a high dividend or the potential for future growth.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Sturm Ruger's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Sturm Ruger's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-03-30) in USD $2.85
NYSE:RGR Share Price ** NYSE (2019-06-18) in USD $52.21
United States of America Leisure Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 15 Publicly-Listed Leisure Companies 18.77x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,092 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.63x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Sturm Ruger.

NYSE:RGR PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NYSE:RGR Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 52.21 ÷ 2.85

18.34x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Sturm Ruger is good value based on earnings compared to the US Leisure industry average.
  • Sturm Ruger is overvalued based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Sturm Ruger's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 18.34x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
4.5%per year
United States of America Leisure Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 12 Publicly-Listed Leisure Companies 1.69x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,126 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.53x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Sturm Ruger, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Sturm Ruger's assets?
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-03-30) in USD $15.69
NYSE:RGR Share Price * NYSE (2019-06-18) in USD $52.21
United States of America Leisure Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 25 Publicly-Listed Leisure Companies 2.37x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,244 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.79x
NYSE:RGR PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NYSE:RGR Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 52.21 ÷ 15.69

3.33x

* Primary Listing of Sturm Ruger.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Sturm Ruger is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Leisure industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Sturm Ruger's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Leisure industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Leisure industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Sturm Ruger has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

RGR Future Performance

 How is Sturm Ruger expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover Sturm Ruger, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
4.5%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Sturm Ruger expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Sturm Ruger's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Sturm Ruger's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
  • Unable to compare Sturm Ruger's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NYSE:RGR Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 4.5%
United States of America Leisure Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 30.1%
United States of America Leisure Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.1%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 13.9%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.4%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NYSE:RGR Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
NYSE:RGR Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-03-30 479 64 50
2018-12-31 496 120 51
2018-09-29 493 138 49
2018-06-30 483 142 49
2018-03-31 486 128 44
2017-12-31 522 101 52
2017-09-30 566 78 63
2017-07-01 622 79 73
2017-04-01 659 94 86
2016-12-31 664 105 87
2016-10-01 655 103 84
2016-07-02 614 98 76
2016-04-02 587 109 70

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Sturm Ruger's earnings are expected to grow by 4.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Unable to determine if Sturm Ruger is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (2 months ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Sturm Ruger Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NYSE:RGR Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
NYSE:RGR Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-03-30 2.85
2018-12-31 2.92
2018-09-29 2.81
2018-06-30 2.81
2018-03-31 2.52
2017-12-31 2.94
2017-09-30 3.46
2017-07-01 3.97
2017-04-01 4.61
2016-12-31 4.62
2016-10-01 4.43
2016-07-02 4.03
2016-04-02 3.73

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Sturm Ruger will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Sturm Ruger's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Sturm Ruger has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

RGR Past Performance

  How has Sturm Ruger performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Sturm Ruger's growth in the last year to its industry (Leisure).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Sturm Ruger's year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years and the most recent earnings are below average.
  • Sturm Ruger's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (12.3% vs -6.8%)
  • Sturm Ruger's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Leisure industry average in the past year (12.3% vs 36.2%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Sturm Ruger's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Sturm Ruger Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NYSE:RGR Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-03-30 478.51 49.70 66.28
2018-12-31 495.64 50.93 67.36
2018-09-29 492.74 49.01 69.79
2018-06-30 482.62 49.17 70.55
2018-03-31 486.06 44.18 72.97
2017-12-31 522.26 52.14 77.63
2017-09-30 565.87 62.62 80.27
2017-07-01 622.49 73.10 83.56
2017-04-01 658.57 86.42 84.12
2016-12-31 664.33 87.47 85.15
2016-10-01 654.88 83.74 85.57
2016-07-02 614.32 75.86 81.43
2016-04-02 587.25 69.90 83.04
2015-12-31 551.09 62.13 77.73
2015-09-26 521.30 30.27 74.68
2015-06-27 498.76 25.09 72.41
2015-03-28 511.54 29.81 67.90
2014-12-31 544.47 38.63 73.45
2014-09-27 603.77 79.96 76.12
2014-06-28 676.38 101.85 80.21
2014-03-29 702.26 111.87 83.05
2013-12-31 688.28 111.27 84.10
2013-09-28 648.14 104.48 80.66
2013-06-29 595.35 93.16 77.93
2013-03-30 535.39 78.87 74.42
2012-12-31 491.82 70.63 67.59
2012-09-29 443.30 61.36 63.63
2012-06-30 405.66 54.75 60.73

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Sturm Ruger has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).
  • Sturm Ruger used its assets more efficiently than the US Leisure industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • Sturm Ruger's use of capital deteriorated last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).
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Past performance checks
We assess Sturm Ruger's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Leisure industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Sturm Ruger has a total score of 2/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

RGR Health

 How is Sturm Ruger's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Sturm Ruger's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Sturm Ruger is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Sturm Ruger's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Sturm Ruger's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Sturm Ruger has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Sturm Ruger Company Filings, last reported 2 months ago.

NYSE:RGR Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-03-30 273.93 2.73 134.92
2018-12-31 264.24 0.00 152.82
2018-09-29 254.16 0.00 137.84
2018-06-30 249.43 0.00 131.71
2018-03-31 238.52 0.00 102.67
2017-12-31 230.15 0.00 63.49
2017-09-30 222.51 0.00 45.36
2017-07-01 227.56 0.00 43.95
2017-04-01 225.02 0.00 35.10
2016-12-31 265.90 0.00 87.13
2016-10-01 266.12 0.00 101.36
2016-07-02 254.83 0.00 103.07
2016-04-02 239.75 0.00 80.46
2015-12-31 227.74 0.00 69.23
2015-09-26 214.14 0.00 60.25
2015-06-27 207.99 0.00 61.12
2015-03-28 195.45 0.00 30.80
2014-12-31 185.46 0.00 8.90
2014-09-27 206.21 0.00 28.05
2014-06-28 207.09 0.00 47.44
2014-03-29 192.85 0.00 49.77
2013-12-31 179.09 0.00 55.06
2013-09-28 152.59 0.00 54.26
2013-06-29 135.77 0.00 64.78
2013-03-30 111.64 0.00 45.61
2012-12-31 95.03 0.00 30.98
2012-09-29 174.05 0.00 105.10
2012-06-30 162.71 0.00 95.95
  • Sturm Ruger has no debt.
  • Sturm Ruger has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.
  • Sturm Ruger has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Sturm Ruger has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Sturm Ruger's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Sturm Ruger has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

RGR Dividends

 What is Sturm Ruger's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
2.2%
Current annual income from Sturm Ruger dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Sturm Ruger shares you are expected to receive $44 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Sturm Ruger's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (1.46%).
  • Sturm Ruger's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in United States of America (3.72%).
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NYSE:RGR Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Leisure Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 10 Stocks 2.3%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2011 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NYSE:RGR Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
NYSE:RGR Past Annualized Dividends Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per share (annual) Avg. Yield (%)
2019-02-20 1.150 2.163
2018-02-21 1.150 2.019
2017-02-22 1.820 3.361
2016-02-24 1.280 2.133
2015-02-25 1.250 2.215
2014-02-25 2.260 4.594
2013-02-27 1.487 2.552
2012-10-31 1.528 3.060
2012-08-01 1.508 3.250
2012-05-01 1.296 3.112
2012-02-23 0.848 1.796
2012-02-22 0.592 1.389
2011-11-02 0.564 1.601
2011-07-27 0.568 1.946
2011-04-27 0.388 1.795
2011-02-23 0.200 0.975
2010-11-01 0.312 2.009
2010-07-28 0.400 2.848
2010-04-28 0.372 2.367
2010-02-24 0.240 1.854
2009-10-28 0.384 3.573
2009-07-29 0.492 3.910

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  • Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).
  • Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Sturm Ruger's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.5x coverage).
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Sturm Ruger's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Sturm Ruger afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Sturm Ruger has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

RGR Management

 What is the CEO of Sturm Ruger's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Chris Killoy
COMPENSATION $2,118,508
AGE 59
TENURE AS CEO 2.1 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Christopher J. Killoy, also known as Chris, has been Chief Executive Officer of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc., since May 09, 2017. Mr. Killoy has been President of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. since January 1, 2014. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. since January 1, 2014 until May 9, 2017 and served as its Vice President of Marketing and Sales from November 27, 2006 to January 1, 2013. He served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Stinger Systems Inc. He joined Sturm, Ruger & Co., in 2003 as an Executive Director of Sales and Marketing and served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing from November 1, 2004 to January 25, 2005. From 2005 to 2006, Mr. Killoy served as Vice President and General Manager of Savage Range Systems. Prior to joining Ruger, Mr. Killoy was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Smith & Wesson. He has been a Director of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. since August 1, 2016. He is a member of the Board of Governors of the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). Mr. Killoy is a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and subsequently served in a variety of Armor and Infantry assignments in the U.S. Army.

CEO Compensation
  • Chris's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year whilst earnings grew less than 20%.
  • Chris's remuneration is about average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Sturm Ruger management team in years:

2.1
Average Tenure
57
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Sturm Ruger management team is about average.
Management Team

Chris Killoy

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
59
TENURE
2.1 yrs

Thomas Dineen

TITLE
Senior VP
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
49
TENURE
16.1 yrs

Tom Sullivan

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Operations
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
57
TENURE
1.9 yrs

Kevin Reid

TITLE
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
COMPENSATION
$869K
AGE
57
TENURE
11.2 yrs

Shawn Leska

TITLE
Vice President of Sales
COMPENSATION
$776K
AGE
46
TENURE
3.6 yrs

Sarah Colbert

TITLE
Vice President of Administration
TENURE
2 yrs

Rob Werkmeister

TITLE
Vice President of Marketing
TENURE
2 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Sturm Ruger board of directors in years:

9.2
Average Tenure
63
Average Age
  • The tenure for the Sturm Ruger board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Charles Jacobi

TITLE
Chairman
COMPENSATION
$225K
AGE
76
TENURE
9.2 yrs

Chris Killoy

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
59
TENURE
2.8 yrs

John Cosentino

TITLE
Lead Vice Chairman & Lead Director
COMPENSATION
$215K
AGE
68
TENURE
9.2 yrs

Ronald Whitaker

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$164K
AGE
71
TENURE
13 yrs

Phil Widman

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$170K
AGE
63
TENURE
9.4 yrs

Amir Rosenthal

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$195K
AGE
56
TENURE
9.4 yrs

Terry O'Connor

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$164K
AGE
62
TENURE
4.8 yrs

Mike Fifer

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$171K
AGE
60
TENURE
12.7 yrs

Sandy Froman

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$151K
AGE
68
TENURE
3.5 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
X
Management checks
We assess Sturm Ruger's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Sturm Ruger has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

RGR News

Simply Wall St News

Three Things You Should Check Before Buying Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) For Its Dividend

Dividend paying stocks like Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. … Of the free cash flow it generated last year, Sturm Ruger paid out 38% as dividends, suggesting the dividend is affordable. … Dividend Growth Potential With a relatively unstable dividend, it's even more important to evaluate if earnings per share (EPS) are growing - it's not worth taking the risk on a dividend getting cut, unless you might be rewarded with larger dividends in future. Over the past five years, it looks as though Sturm Ruger's EPS have declined at around 13% a year. If earnings continue to decline, the dividend may come under pressure. Every investor should make an assessment of whether the company is taking steps to stabilise the situation. Conclusion Dividend investors should always want to know if a) a company's dividends are affordable, b) if there is a track record of consistent payments, and c) if the dividend is capable of growing.

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How Good Is Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR), When It Comes To ROE?

The formula for return on equity is: Return on Equity = Net Profit ÷ Shareholders' Equity Or for Sturm Ruger: 18% = US$50m ÷ US$274m (Based on the trailing twelve months to March 2019.) Most readers would understand what net profit is, but it’s worth explaining the concept of shareholders’ equity. … Does Sturm Ruger Have A Good Return On Equity? … Combining Sturm Ruger's Debt And Its 18% Return On Equity While Sturm Ruger does have a tiny amount of debt, with debt to equity of just 0.01, we think the use of debt is very modest.

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Some Sturm Ruger (NYSE:RGR) Shareholders Are Down 18%

(NYSE:RGR) shareholders have had that experience, with the share price dropping 18% in three years, versus a market return of about 49%. … During the three years that the share price fell, Sturm Ruger's earnings per share (EPS) dropped by 8.6% each year. … As it happens, Sturm Ruger's TSR for the last 3 years was -12%, which exceeds the share price return mentioned earlier.

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Here's What Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s (NYSE:RGR) P/E Is Telling Us

We'll show how you can use Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s (NYSE:RGR) P/E ratio to inform your assessment of the investment opportunity. … How Do I Calculate A Price To Earnings Ratio … Price to Earnings Ratio = Price per Share ÷ Earnings per Share (EPS)

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How Many Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) Shares Do Institutions Own?

If you want to know who really controls Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. … With a market capitalization of US$883m, Sturm Ruger is a decent size, so it is probably on the radar of institutional investors. … institutional investors have bought into the company.

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s (NYSE:RGR) Earnings Dropped -2.3%, How Did It Fare Against The Industry?

Examining Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s (NYSE:RGR) past track record of performance is a valuable exercise for investors. … Below, I will assess RGR's latest performance announced on 31 December 2018 and weigh these figures against its longer term trend and industry movements. … Furthermore, this one-year growth rate has been lower than its average earnings growth rate over the past 5 years of -9.2%, indicating the rate at which RGR is growing has slowed down

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Why Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.’s (NYSE:RGR) Return On Capital Employed Is Impressive

In particular, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), as that can give us insight into how profitably the company is able to employ capital in its business. … Return On Capital Employed (ROCE): What is it? … ROCE measures the amount of pre-tax profits a company can generate from the capital employed in its business.

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What Does Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s (NYSE:RGR) P/E Ratio Tell You?

This article is for investors who would like to improve their understanding of price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). … Sturm Ruger has a price to earnings ratio of 19.2, based on the last twelve months. … Price to Earnings Ratio = Price per Share ÷ Earnings per Share (EPS)

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Should Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) Be Part Of Your Dividend Portfolio?

A sizeable part of portfolio returns can be produced by dividend stocks due to their contribution to compounding returns in the long run. … Let's take a look at Sturm Ruger in more detail. … View our latest analysis for Sturm Ruger

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What You Must Know About Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s (NYSE:RGR) Financial Strength

(NYSE:RGR), which sports a zero-debt capital structure, to include debt in its capital structure is the reduced cost of capital. … However, the trade-off is RGR will have to adhere to stricter debt covenants and have less financial flexibility. … Does RGR's growth rate justify its decision for financial flexibility over lower cost of capital.

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RGR Company Info

Description

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells firearms under the Ruger name and trademark in the United States. It operates in two segments, Firearms and Castings. It offers single-shot, autoloading, bolt-action, and sporting rifles; rimfire and centerfire autoloading pistols; single-action and double-action revolvers; and firearms accessories and replacement parts. The company also manufactures and sells steel investment castings and metal injection molding (MIM) parts. It sells its firearm products through independent wholesale distributors principally to the commercial sporting market; and castings and MIM parts directly or through manufacturers’ representatives. The company also exports its firearm products through a network of commercial distributors and directly to foreign customers comprising primarily of law enforcement agencies and foreign governments. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Southport, Connecticut.

Details
Name: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
RGR
Exchange: NYSE
Founded: 1949
$911,483,224
17,458,020
Website: http://www.ruger.com
Address: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
One Lacey Place,
Southport,
Connecticut, 06890,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NYSE RGR Common Stock New York Stock Exchange US USD 02. Jan 1980
DB ST2 Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 02. Jan 1980
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
1,811
Sturm Ruger employees.
Industry
Leisure Products
Consumer Durables
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/06/18 23:43
End of day share price update: 2019/06/18 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/02/20
Last earnings filing: 2019/05/07
Last earnings reported: 2019/03/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


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