Headlines about Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 45.9961036203686 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- Gun Background Checks Show Largest-Ever Yearly Decline In 2017 – Benzinga (benzinga.com)
- Stocks Communicate Repulsive Price Growth: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) – Wallstreet Investorplace (wallstreetinvestorplace.com)
- Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (RGR) Rating Lowered to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
Several research firms recently commented on RGR. Zacks Investment Research cut Sturm Ruger & Company Inc from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Aegis restated a “buy” rating and set a $67.00 target price on shares of Sturm Ruger & Company Inc in a research report on Friday, October 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $58.00.
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.60 by ($0.07). Sturm Ruger & Company Inc had a return on equity of 26.62% and a net margin of 11.07%. The business had revenue of $104.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $126.20 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $1.21 earnings per share. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc’s quarterly revenue was down 35.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Sturm Ruger & Company Inc will post 3.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Sturm Ruger & Company Inc Company Profile
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc is engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. The Company operates through two segments: firearms and castings. The firearms segment manufactures and sells rifles, pistols, and revolvers principally to a range of federally licensed, independent wholesale distributors primarily located in the United States.
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