News articles about Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) have been trending positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc earned a coverage optimism score of 0.26 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.8116955528023 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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RGR has been the subject of several research reports. Aegis reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 price target on shares of Sturm Ruger & Company Inc in a report on Friday, October 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised Sturm Ruger & Company Inc from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $58.00.

Shares of Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (RGR) traded up $1.25 during trading on Friday, reaching $54.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 166,254 shares, compared to its average volume of 190,751. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc has a fifty-two week low of $44.80 and a fifty-two week high of $68.80. The firm has a market cap of $941.11, a P/E ratio of 15.79 and a beta of 0.07.

Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.07). Sturm Ruger & Company Inc had a net margin of 11.07% and a return on equity of 26.62%. The business had revenue of $104.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $126.20 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.21 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 35.1% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that Sturm Ruger & Company Inc will post 3.02 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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About Sturm Ruger & Company Inc

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. The Company operates through two segments: firearms and castings. The firearms segment manufactures and sells rifles, pistols, and revolvers principally to a range of federally licensed, independent wholesale distributors primarily located in the United States.

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