Sturm Ruger & Co Inc

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RGR : NYSE : Industrial Goods
$63.3 | %
Today's Range: 62.0 - 63.375
Avg. Daily Volume: 294400.0
05/26/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

STURM RUGER & CO INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged 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 1.44 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year, indicating deteriorating cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 6.14% 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 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)167.36173.11
EBITDA ($mil)43.244.55
EBIT ($mil)33.8736.2
Net Income ($mil)22.2223.28

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)35.180.46
Total Assets ($mil)304.13325.42
Total Debt ($mil)0.00.0
Equity ($mil)225.02239.75

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin38.8938.97
EBITDA Margin25.8125.73
Operating Margin20.2420.91
Sales Turnover2.171.8
Return on Assets28.4121.48
Return on Equity38.429.15
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio2.182.61
Interest Expense0.030.04
Interest Coverage996.211034.31

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)17.6618.96
Div / share0.440.35
Book value / share12.7412.64
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume299142.0352480.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 23.57 for the Leisure Equipment & Products industry and a significant discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.54. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 4.91 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.06 and a discount versus the industry average of 5.47. The price-to-sales ratio is below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. 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.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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RGR 13.71 Peers 23.57   RGR 12.19 Peers 14.32

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.

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  Price to
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RGR 13.51 Peers 18.82   RGR NM Peers 1.13

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.


Neutral. 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's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

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  Earnings Growth
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RGR 4.91 Peers 5.47   RGR 25.96 Peers 21.21

Discount. 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 discount to 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 exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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RGR 1.68 Peers 1.68   RGR 12.14 Peers 6.10

Average. 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 valuation on par with its industry on this measurement.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

RGR has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



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