Sturm Ruger & Co. Earnings: Here’s Why Investors are Happy Now

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. (NYSE:RGR) delivered a profit and beat Wall Street’s expectations, AND beat the revenue expectation. The revenue beat is a positive sign to shareholders seeking high growth out of the company. Shares are up 5.66%.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. Earnings Cheat Sheet

Results: Adjusted Earnings Per Share increased 79.12% to $1.63 in the quarter versus EPS of $0.91 in the year-earlier quarter.

Revenue: Rose 50.12% to $179.5 million from the year-earlier quarter.

Actual vs. Wall St. Expectations: Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. reported adjusted EPS income of $1.63 per share. By that measure, the company beat the mean analyst estimate of $1.18. It beat the average revenue estimate of $154.7 million.

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EPS increased 35.83% from $1.20 in the previous quarter.

Looking Forward: Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.96 to a profit $0.94. For the current year, the average estimate has moved up from a profit of $3.83 to a profit of $4.20 over the last ninety days.

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