STURM RUGER & CO INC's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have dropped, underperforming the average competitor within its industry. STURM RUGER & CO INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.54 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company managed to increase its liquidity from the same period a year ago, despite already having strong liquidity to begin with. This would indicate improved cash flow.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged 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||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||140.87||153.66|
|Net Income ($mil)||17.56||22.29|
|Balance Sheet||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||61.12||47.44|
|Total Assets ($mil)||291.67||283.69|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||40.74||38.59|
|Return on Assets||8.6||35.9|
|Return on Equity||12.06||49.18|
|Debt||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Share Data||Q2 FY15||Q2 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||18.7||19.42|
|Div / share||0.32||0.49|
|Book value / share||11.12||10.67|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||155466.0||220195.0|
BUY. STURM RUGER & CO INC's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 51.47 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.03. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.22 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.67 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.37. The price-to-sales ratio is above the S&P 500 average and well above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, STURM RUGER & CO INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.
|RGR 44.96||Peers 51.47||RGR 10.63||Peers 16.04|
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 16.91||Peers 21.51||RGR 0.74||Peers 2.71|
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 significant discount to its peers.
|RGR 5.22||Peers 5.37||RGR -74.76||Peers -11.30|
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.
Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
However, RGR is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.
|RGR 2.17||Peers 1.66||RGR -26.27||Peers 9.17|
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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