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Sturm Ruger & Co Inc (NYSE:RGR)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
54.74 (As of Today)

As of today, Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's share price is $38.32. Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.70. Hence, Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 54.74.

RGR' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 743
Current: 54.7

5.1
743

During the past 13 years, Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 743.00. The lowest was 5.10. And the median was 17.88.

RGR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
80% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 38.35 vs. RGR: 54.70 )

Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2014 was $-0.53. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was $0.70.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Sturm Ruger & Co Inc was -80.80% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 68.60% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 32.40% per year.

During the past 13 years, Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 184.40% per year. The lowest was -50.70% per year. And the median was 21.50% per year.


Definition

Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=38.32/0.7
=54.74

Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's Share Price of today is $38.32.
Sturm Ruger & Co Inc's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2014 was 0.59 (Dec. 2013 ) + 0.31 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.33 (Jun. 2014 ) + -0.53 (Sep. 2014 ) = $0.70.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management’s decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


Related Terms

Free Cash Flow, Free Cash Flow per Share, P/S Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Sturm Ruger & Co Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
pfcf 0.000.0010.5513.1454.275.6722.4918.0914.8422.28

Sturm Ruger & Co Inc Quarterly Data

Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14Sep14
pfcf 21.9421.1514.8415.6111.0217.2122.2824.5143.9070.89
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