News coverage about Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6414265934557 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Here are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s rankings:
- What to Expect From Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. in 2018 – Motley Fool (fool.com)
- Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (americanbankingnews.com)
- Gun Stocks Pop as Black Friday Sees Record Number of Firearm Background Checks (thestreet.com)
- ETFs with exposure to Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. : November 27, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR) opened at $54.05 on Monday. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. has a one year low of $44.80 and a one year high of $68.80. The company has a market capitalization of $941.98, a P/E ratio of 15.80 and a beta of 0.07.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 15th were paid a $0.21 dividend. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, November 14th. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc.’s payout ratio is 24.56%.
RGR has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Aegis restated a “buy” rating and issued a $67.00 price target on shares of Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. in a research report on Monday, August 21st. TheStreet lowered Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, BidaskClub raised Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $58.00.
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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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