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 maximum price target given was 64, implying potential capital gains of 12.87 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 64, implying potential capital losses of 12.87 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.89 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 7.77 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.23 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 10.05 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

RGR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -4.16 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. RGR has a PEG ratio of -2.99.

In the last 52-weeks, RGR has achieved a high of 70.02 and a low of 47.15. Today's price is 20.25 percent above the 52-week 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.