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Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K/A)

October 27, 2010 | About:

Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. (NYSE:RGR) filed Amended Annual Report for the period ended 2009-12-31.

Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. has a market cap of $304 million; its shares were traded at around $15.59 with a P/E ratio of 10.4 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. stocks is 2.5%. Sturm Ruger & Company Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 88.7% over the past 5 years.RGR is in the portfolios of Paul Tudor Jones of The Tudor Group, Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC, Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, Bill Frels of Mairs & Power Inc. , Bruce Kovner of Caxton Associates, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors, Ruane Cunniff of Ruane & Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc.

Highlight of Business Operations:

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (the “Company”) is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms to domestic customers. Approximately 98% of the Company s total sales for the year ended December 31, 2009 were from the firearms segment, and approximately 2% were from investment castings. Export sales represent less than 4% of firearms sales. The Company s design and manufacturing operations are located in the United States and most product content is domestic.

For the years ended December 31, 2009, 2008, and 2007, net sales attributable to the Company's firearms operations were approximately, $266.6 million, $174.4 million and $144.2 million or approximately 98%, 96%, and 92%, respectively, of total net sales. The balance of the Company's net sales for the aforementioned periods was attributable to its investment castings operations.

Net sales attributable to the Company s investment casting operations (excluding intercompany transactions) accounted for approximately $4.4 million, $7.1 million, and $12.3 million, or approximately 2%, 4%, and 8% of the Company s total net sales for 2009, 2008, and 2007, respectively.

One customer accounted for approximately 15%, 18% and 13% of net firearm sales and 15%, 17% and 12% of consolidated sales in 2009, 2008, and 2007, respectively. A second customer accounted for approximately 11%, 13%, and 13% of net firearms sales and 11%, 12%, and 12% of consolidated net sales in 2009, 2008, and 2007, respectively. A third customer accounted for approximately 11%, 12%, and 12% of net firearms sales and 11%, 11%, and 11% of consolidated net sales in 2009, 2008, and 2007, respectively. A fourth customer accounted for approximately 11% and 10% of the Company's net firearms sales and consolidated net sales in 2009 and 2008, respectively. A fifth customer accounted for approximately 10% of net firearms sales and consolidated sales in 2009. A sixth customer accounted for 11% of net firearm sales and 10% of consolidated sales in 2007.

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