Analyst Ratings for Sturm Ruger & Co. (RGR)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering Sturm Ruger & Co. (NYSE:RGR) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, RGR was issued an average rating of Hold.

1 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 0 gave RGR a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has decreased by 1.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for RGR. The highest price target was 64, implying a possible profit of 12.87 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 64, which equates to a potential downside of 12.87 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.89 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 7.77 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.23 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 10.05 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of RGR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -4.16 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of RGR is -2.99.

In the last 52-weeks, RGR has achieved a high of 70.02 and a low of 47.15. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 20.25 percent, and 19.02 percent lower than its 52-week high. RGR has a P/E ratio of 12.43. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The RGR value stock report compares RGR to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of RGR is $1 billion. RGR will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.