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 highest price target 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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 1 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of RGR's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -4.16 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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 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 below the high by 19.02 percent. RGR has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.