STURM RUGER & CO INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. STURM RUGER & CO INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.72 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 22.79% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||152.4||122.61|
|Net Income ($mil)||17.1||-14.76|
|Balance Sheet||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||69.23||8.9|
|Total Assets ($mil)||315.88||254.38|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||37.92||35.76|
|Return on Assets||19.66||15.18|
|Return on Equity||27.27||20.82|
|Debt||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Share Data||Q4 FY15||Q4 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||18.71||18.74|
|Div / share||0.25||0.14|
|Book value / share||12.17||9.9|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||324108.0||275701.0|
BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.87 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 23.99. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.28 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.74 and a premium versus the industry average of 4.91. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|RGR 19.95||Peers 23.87||RGR 10.68||Peers 16.24|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RGR is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
RGR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|RGR 15.52||Peers 20.43||RGR 0.84||Peers 1.09|
Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.
RGR is trading at a discount to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
RGR trades at a discount to its peers.
|RGR 5.28||Peers 4.91||RGR 68.58||Peers 34.56|
Average. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
RGR is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
RGR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|RGR 2.18||Peers 1.73||RGR 1.21||Peers 25.59|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
RGR is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.
RGR significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth
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