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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for RGR. The maximum price target given was 64, which equates to a potential upside of 12.87 percent. The lowest price target was 64, which equates to a potential downside of 12.87 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.89 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 7.77 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.23 percent. 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. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of RGR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -4.16 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of RGR is -2.99.

In the trailing 52-weeks, RGR hit 70.02 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 47.15. Currently the stock is 20.25 percent higher than its low, and 19.02 percent below the 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 stock has a market capitalization of $1 billion. RGR's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.