NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Sturm Ruger & Company (NYSE: RGR) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it is currently trading at $53.44, above its previous 52-week high of $53.29 with 618,022 shares traded as of 3:55 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 315,900 shares over the past 30 days. Sturm Ruger has a market cap of $963.4 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 54% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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 24.6, above the average consumer durables industry P/E ratio of 24.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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