Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells firearms under the Ruger name and trademark in the United States.
Flawless balance sheet second-rate dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Sturm Ruger's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: RGR has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: RGR exceeded the US Leisure industry which returned -25.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: RGR exceeded the US Market which returned -10.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Sturm Ruger's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StRead This Before Considering Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) For Its Upcoming US$0.18 Dividend
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StIs Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.’s (NYSE:RGR) 14% Return On Capital Employed Good News?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StNeed To Know: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) Insiders Have Been Buying Shares
Is Sturm Ruger undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: RGR ($50.91) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($15.91)
Significantly Below Fair Value: RGR is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: RGR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.5x) compared to the Leisure industry average (12.1x).
PE vs Market: RGR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (27.5x) compared to the US market (13.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate RGR's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: RGR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.1x) compared to the US Leisure industry average (2.1x).
How is Sturm Ruger forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if RGR's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if RGR's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the US market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: RGR's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: RGR's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if RGR's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Sturm Ruger performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: RGR has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: RGR's current net profit margins (7.9%) are lower than last year (10.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: RGR's earnings have declined by -2.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: RGR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: RGR had negative earnings growth (-36.6%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Leisure industry average (-3.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: RGR's Return on Equity (11.3%) is considered low.
How is Sturm Ruger's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: RGR's short term assets ($249.3M) exceed its short term liabilities ($61.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: RGR's short term assets ($249.3M) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: RGR is debt free.
Reducing Debt: RGR has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: RGR has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: RGR has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: RGR has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if RGR's debt is covered by short term assets.
What is Sturm Ruger's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: RGR's dividend (1.41%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.95%).
High Dividend: RGR's dividend (1.41%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.37%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: RGR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: RGR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.9%), RGR's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: RGR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (38.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Chris Killoy (60yo)
Mr. Christopher J. Killoy, also known as Chris, has been Chief Executive Officer of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc., since May 09, 2017. Mr. Killoy has been President of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. since January 1, 20 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Chris's total compensation ($USD2.12M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.17M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Chris's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
|Senior VP||16.92yrs||US$1.13m||0.37% $3.3m|
|Senior Vice President of Operations||2.75yrs||US$1.14m||0.21% $1.9m|
|VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||12yrs||US$868.53k||0.25% $2.2m|
|Vice President of Sales||4.42yrs||US$775.68k||0.024% $211.5k|
|Vice President of Administration||2.83yrs||no data||0.010% $92.6k|
|Vice President of Marketing||2.83yrs||no data||0.094% $832.8k|
|Associate General Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: RGR's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
|Lead Vice Chairman & Lead Director||10yrs||US$214.78k||0.097% $862.4k|
|Vice Chairman of the Board||13.5yrs||US$170.73k||0.84% $7.5m|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||no data||US$164.47k||0.15% $1.3m|
|Independent Director||13.83yrs||US$224.84k||0.19% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||10.25yrs||US$194.66k||0.089% $788.0k|
|Independent Director||10.25yrs||US$169.50k||0.26% $2.3m|
|Independent Director||5.58yrs||US$164.47k||0.035% $315.1k|
|Independent Director||4.33yrs||US$151.39k||0.050% $447.7k|
Experienced Board: RGR's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: RGR insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
- Ticker: RGR
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1949
- Industry: Leisure Products
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: US$888.481m
- Shares outstanding: 17.45m
- Website: https://www.ruger.com
Number of Employees
- Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.
- 1 Lacey Place
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|RGR||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1980|
|ST2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1980|
|ST2||BRSE (Berne Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||CH||CHF||Jan 1980|
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells firearms under the Ruger name and trademark in the United States. It operates in two segments, Firearms and Castings. The company provides 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 based in Southport, Connecticut.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/01 08:49|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/31 00:00|
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