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Company Overview of Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc.

Company Overview

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells firearms in the United States. The company provides single-shot, auto loading, bolt-action, and sporting rifles; single-action and double-action revolvers; and rim fire and center fire auto loading pistols, as well as shotguns under the Ruger name. It also provides accessories and replacement parts for firearms. In addition, the company provides investment castings that are made from steel alloys directly or through manufacturers’ representatives. It sells its firearm products through independent wholesale distributors to the commercial sporting market; and exports its firearms through a network of commercial distributors and dire...

One Lacey Place

Southport, CT 06890

United States

Founded in 1949

1,862 Employees

Phone:

203-259-7843

Fax:

203-256-3367

Key Executives for Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 55
Total Annual Compensation: $881.4K
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 45
Total Annual Compensation: $732.0K
Group Vice President
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $805.2K
Vice President of Newport Operations
Age: 53
Total Annual Compensation: $732.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. Key Developments

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. Declares Third Quarter Dividend, Payable on November 26, 2014

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. has declared a dividend of $0.14 per share for the third quarter of 2014 to the shareholders of record on November 12, 2014, payable on November 26, 2014.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 27, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Full Year of 2014

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. announced unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 27, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total net sales of $98,327,000 compared with $170,942,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $9,960,000 compared with $44,784,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $10,596,000 compared with $45,152,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income and comprehensive income was $6,781,000 or $0.34 per fully diluted share compared with $28,671,000 or $1.44 per fully diluted share for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $19,573,000 against $49,935,000 a year ago. Earnings decreased 76% and EBITDA decreased 61%, from the third quarter of 2013. The main drivers of the reduced operating margins were reduced sales of firearms and firearms accessories, the de-leveraging of fixed costs, including depreciation, indirect labor, engineering, and product development costs, approximately $2 million of increased depreciation expense due to the reduction in the estimated useful lives of the company’s capital assets, and approximately $2 million of increased depreciation expense due to the $151 million of capital equipment purchases as the company increased firearm sales from $144 million in 2007 to $679 million in 2013. For the nine months, the company reported total net sales of $421,869,000 compared with $506,376,000 for the same period a year ago. Operating income was $80,977,000 compared with $132,707,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $82,035,000 compared with $133,381,000 for the same period a year ago. Net income and comprehensive income was $53,387,000 or $2.69 per fully diluted share compared with $84,697,000 or $4.25 per fully diluted share for the same period a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $30,954,000 compared with $83,740,000 for the same period a year ago. Property, plant and equipment additions were $28,696,000 compared with $30,600,000 for the same period a year ago. EBITDA was $108,965,000 against $147,653,000 a year ago. At September 27, 2014, stockholders’ equity was $206.2 million, which equates to a book value of $10.62 per share, of which $1.44 per share was cash. Capital expenditures totaled $28.7 million, with $18.8 million of it directly related to tooling and equipment for new product introductions, and $9.9 million of it for upgrading and modernizing manufacturing equipment and facilities infrastructure. For the full year 2014, the company expects to invest approximately $40 million on capital expenditures during 2014 as company continues to prioritize new product development.

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Oct 29, 2014

Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results at 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time on Oct 29, 2014

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