Sturm, Ruger & Company Inc. (RGR) - NYSE
  • Mon, Jul. 11, 11:01 AM
    • TASER International (NASDAQ:TASR) is up another 4.50% on extremely high volume, while Digital Ally (NASDAQ:DGLY) has retreated 7.8%.
    • Both gun manufacturer stocks are in positive territory on the day.
    • Wall Street firms are quiet on the development as they stick with their pattern of holding back analysis on the short-term impact on Smith & Wesson (SWHC +1.4%) and Sturm Ruger (RGR +2.6%) of major shooting incidents to keep the focus on the long-term.
    | Mon, Jul. 11, 11:01 AM | 7 Comments
  • Fri, Jul. 8, 8:26 AM
    • Gun stocks Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) and Sturm Ruger (NYSE:RGR) are higher in an apparent reaction to the impact of the killing of five police officers in Dallas, Texas last night during a protest rally.
    • Dallas police chief David Brown stated that multiple people armed with rifles were believed to have carried out the attacks.
    • SWHC +4.45% premarket to $29.55 and RGR +2.29% to $66.00.
    | Fri, Jul. 8, 8:26 AM | 16 Comments
  • Wed, Jul. 6, 12:40 PM
    • Firearm background checks spiked during June, according to data from the NICS. The Orlando terrorist attack on June 12 was a significant factor.
    • The number of checks rose 39% Y/Y and 14% M/M to 2.131M.
    • YTD background checks are up over 13.8M now.
    • Despite the strong sales trend, the percentage of U.S. households owning a gun in actually in decline as prior owners continue to stockpile.
    • FBI background check data (.pdf)
    • Related stocks: SWHC, RGR, VSTO, CAB.
    | Wed, Jul. 6, 12:40 PM | 15 Comments
  • Fri, Jul. 1, 2:57 AM
    • A week after Democrats staged a nearly 26-hour sit-in demanding a vote on gun control measures, Speaker Paul Ryan said the House will vote on legislation to block suspected terrorists from buying guns next week.
    • It's still unclear, however, if the proposal would include the broad "no fly, no buy" proposal Democrats have supported or a more limited version endorsed by the NRA. The House will also take up a bipartisan mental health bill.
    • Related tickers: SWHC, RGR, VSTO
    | Fri, Jul. 1, 2:57 AM | 25 Comments
  • Wed, Jun. 22, 4:41 AM
    • U.S. senators are pushing for a compromise gun control bill, a day after they failed to advance four gun measures following last week's mass shooting in Orlando.
    • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would schedule a vote on a bill by fellow GOP Senator Susan Collins that would prevent about 109K people on the "no-fly" list, as well as another narrow list of possible terrorist suspects, from purchasing weapons.
    • Related tickers: SWHC, RGR, VSTO
    | Wed, Jun. 22, 4:41 AM | 28 Comments
  • Tue, Jun. 21, 2:08 AM
    • Senators couldn't muster enough bipartisan support to pass a series of gun control measures Monday, including bills on background checks and preventing suspected terrorists from purchasing weapons.
    • The gridlock underscores the difficulty of passing gun legislation in Washington, even as pressure mounts on lawmakers following last week's deadly mass shooting at a night club in Orlando.
    • Related tickers: SWHC, RGR, VSTO
    | Tue, Jun. 21, 2:08 AM | 40 Comments
  • Mon, Jun. 20, 4:04 AM
    • One week after the deadly mass-shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the Senate is expected to vote on a series of proposals to block gun sales to terror suspects and expand screening of people buying firearms in the U.S.
    • Democrats are expected to block two GOP amendments, arguing that they fall short in controlling the sales of guns, while Republicans are likely oppose two Democratic amendments, contending that they threaten constitutional rights.
    • Related tickers: SWHC, RGR
    | Mon, Jun. 20, 4:04 AM | 4 Comments
  • Tue, Jun. 14, 11:48 AM
    • Smith & Wesson (SWHC -6.3%) and Sturm Ruger (RGR -4.2%) are both sharply lower today as the volatile trading on the two guns stocks continues.
    • Investment firms have stayed away from issuing any ratings revisions since the mass shooting in Orlando. Many gun shop owners interviewed by the media have reported increased demand over the last few days.
    • Previously: Firearm makers' shares extend gains (June 14)
    | Tue, Jun. 14, 11:48 AM | 28 Comments
  • Tue, Jun. 14, 8:17 AM
    • Gun stocks got a big boost yesterday in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando.
    • Smith & Wesson ended the day almost 7% higher, while Sturm Ruger closed the trading session up 8.6%.
    • The two stocks are now looking to head higher: SWHC +2.7%; RGR +1% premarket.
    | Tue, Jun. 14, 8:17 AM | 11 Comments
  • Mon, Jun. 13, 9:19 AM
    | Mon, Jun. 13, 9:19 AM | 1 Comment
  • Mon, Jun. 13, 2:27 AM
    • At least 50 people are dead and more than 50 others wounded after a gunman opened fire and took hostages at a gay club early Sunday morning in Orlando.
    • The shooter, identified as Omar Mateen, was killed in a shootout with law enforcement and pledged loyalty to Islamic State before carrying out the attack.
    • Gun stocks will be on watch at the open following the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.
    • Related tickers: SWHC +5.1%, RGR +1.8%, CAB flat premarket.
    | Mon, Jun. 13, 2:27 AM | 200 Comments
  • Mon, Jun. 6, 10:09 AM
    • Shares of Smith & Wesson (SWHC -4.1%) and Sturm Ruger (RGR -6.1%) are continuing their plunge following reports that a background check system run by the FBI showed slowing growth last month.
    • Applications from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System rose 2.6% to 942,970 in May vs. 14.4% in April.
    | Mon, Jun. 6, 10:09 AM | 18 Comments
  • Tue, May 3, 12:56 PM
    • Sturm Ruger (RGR +1.1%) and Smith & Wesson (SWHC +0.8%) are both in positive territory after Sturm reported strong gun demand in Q1.
    • The AR-556 semiautomatic rifle sold well during the quarter along with other new products.
    • Sturm's EBITDA as a percentage of sales rose 160 bps to 25.9% with pricing and mix in its favor.
    • Earlier this month, the FBI reported that background checks were up 36% Y/Y in Q1.
    • Previously: Sturm, Ruger beats by $0.25, beats on revenue (May 2)
    | Tue, May 3, 12:56 PM | 6 Comments
  • Mon, May 2, 5:08 PM
    • Sturm, Ruger (NYSE:RGR) declares $0.48/share quarterly dividend, 34.7% increase from prior dividend of $0.36.
    • Forward yield 2.84%
    • Payable May 27; for shareholders of record May 13; ex-div May 11.
    | Mon, May 2, 5:08 PM | 2 Comments
  • Mon, May 2, 5:07 PM
    • Sturm, Ruger (NYSE:RGR): Q1 EPS of $1.21 beats by $0.25.
    • Revenue of $173.1M (+26.4% Y/Y) beats by $25.7M.
    • Shares +3.6% AH.
    • Press Release
    | Mon, May 2, 5:07 PM | 1 Comment
  • Sun, May 1, 5:35 PM
Company Description
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. engages in the designing, manufacturing and selling of firearms. It offers its products under Ruger name in three product categories, including rifles, pistols and revolvers. The company operates through the following business segments: Firearms and Investment castings.... More
Industry: Sporting Goods
Country: United States