STURM RUGER & CO INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2015 has decreased 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 average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.49 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 1.34% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Net Sales ($mil)||136.95||169.88|
|Net Income ($mil)||15.5||24.32|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||30.8||49.77|
|Total Assets ($mil)||267.64||289.37|
|Total Debt ($mil)||0.0||0.0|
|Profitability||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Gross Profit Margin||36.77||41.24|
|Return on Assets||11.13||38.66|
|Return on Equity||15.25||58.01|
|Debt||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Share Data||Q1 FY15||Q1 FY14|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||18.69||19.4|
|Div / share||0.17||0.54|
|Book value / share||10.46||9.94|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||175424.0||329627.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 78.55 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 20.31. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.56 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.80 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.95. The current price-to-sales ratio is above both the S&P 500 average and 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 38.73||Peers 78.55||RGR 14.86||Peers 18.01|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
RGR is trading at a significant 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 discount to its peers.
|RGR 17.04||Peers 25.59||RGR 0.74||Peers 4.15|
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 5.56||Peers 5.95||RGR -73.31||Peers -13.16|
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 2.12||Peers 1.86||RGR -27.16||Peers 10.02|
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 premium to its industry on this measurement.
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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