Insider Trading Alert: Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. $RGR

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Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 29, 2017 Froman Sandra S, Director bought 100 shares having total worth of $4,725 at the price of $47.25 per share, following the transaction a total of 4,779 shares owned by Froman Sandra S. Before this latest buy, Froman Sandra S purchased RGR at 2 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $15,200 at an average of $50.5 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 3 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 1 sell activities and 2 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 8 times by insiders. In 6 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 2 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 2 1 -16.5%
12 Month 2 6 -35.58%

Shares of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) traded down 2.4% on Aug 29, 2017, hitting $46.85. 469,726 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has a 52 week low of $46.17 and a 52 week high of $73.1. The company’s market cap is $1,080 million.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) last announced its earnings results on Aug 2, 2017. The company reported 0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lower than the consensus estimate of 1.11 by $0.45. The company had revenue of $132 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $160 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 1.22 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 21% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-02 2017-05-08 2017-02-22 2016-11-01 2016-08-02 2016-05-02 2016-02-24 2015-11-04 2015-07-28 2015-05-04
earnings per share 0.66 1.21 1.10 1.03 1.22 1.21 0.88 0.62 0.91 0.81
Revenue(M) 131.85 167.36 161.85 161.43 167.94 173.11 152.4 120.87 140.87 136.95

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc has been in business since 1949 and was incorporated in its present form under the laws of Delaware in 1969. It is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. The Company offers products in four industry product categories – rifles, shotguns, pistols, and revolvers. The Company’s firearms are sold through independent wholesale distributors, principally to the commercial sporting market. The Company manufactures and sells investment castings made from steel alloys for both outside customers and internal use in the firearms segment. Investment castings sold to outside customers, either directly to or through manufacturers’ representatives. The Company presently manufactures firearm products, under the ‘Ruger’ name and trademark, in the following industry categories: Single-shot, Autoloading, Bolt-action, Modern sporting, Single-action, Double-action, Rimfire autoloading, and Centerfire autoloading. The Company also manufactures and sells accessories and replacement parts for its firearms. The Company’s firearms are primarily marketed through a network of selected, federally licensed, independent wholesale distributors who purchase the products directly from the Company. They resell to federally licensed, independent retail firearms dealers who in turn resell to legally authorized end users.

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.