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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for RGR. The maximum price target given was 64, implying a possible profit of 12.87 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 64, implying a possible loss of 12.87 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

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. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 1 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

RGR has an estimated earnings growth rate of -4.16 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of RGR is -2.99.

RGR has a 52-week high of 70.02 and a 52-week low of 47.15. Today's price is 20.25 percent above the 52-week low, and 19.02 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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.