NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Sturm Ruger & Company (NYSE: RGR) is tomorrow, March 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $41.73 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for Sturm Ruger has been 189,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sturm Ruger has a market cap of $733.3 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 26.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms in the United States. It offers single-shot, autoloading, bolt-action, and sporting rifles; shotguns; rim fire autoloading and center fire autoloading pistols; and single-action and double-action revolvers. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, below the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 21 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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