NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Sturm Ruger & Company

(NYSE:

RGR

) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it traded at $21.61 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $21.58. Sturm Ruger is changing hands at $21.60 with 97,486 shares traded as of 11:36 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 147,300 shares over the past 30 days.

Sturm Ruger has a market cap of $397 million and is part of the

consumer goods

sector and

consumer durables

industry. Shares are up 39% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, equal to the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 16.1.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Sturm Ruger as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full

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