RGR : Analysis & Opinions

  1. FBI Gun Background Checks Set a Record in 2016

    January 5, 2017
    Well, so much for the Great Gun Demand Deflation analysts were expecting. The FBI just reported it logged more than 27.7 ...
  2. Gun Stocks Are on Sale Cheap After the Election

    November 10, 2016
    With the election of Republican Donald Trump as president, shares of Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) and Sturm, ...
  3. Biggest Winners and Losers in Wake of Election (CXW, RGR)

    November 10, 2016
    Donald Trump's surprise win prompted major shifts in the market. Which areas did best and worst?
  4. Sturm, Ruger Shoots the Lights Out Again

    November 3, 2016
    No one should have been surprised by handgun maker Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) impressive third-quarter earnings report. Well, ...
  5. Demand for Guns Rebounds in September as Expected

    October 4, 2016
    The FBI just recorded the 17th consecutive month in which it conducted a record number of criminal background checks for ...
  6. Investors Overreact to Sturm Ruger Succession Plan

    August 8, 2016
    What are investors thinking, pushing Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) down nearly 5% since the company posted a solid earnings beat last ...
  7. Ruger Shoots Out the Lights With Big Earnings Beat

    August 3, 2016
    Remember a few months ago, when Wall Street was wringing its hands over supposedly falling demand for guns and what that ...
  8. Smith & Wesson Buys Another Accessories Maker

    July 26, 2016
    Just one week after buying a knife maker, Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) announced it was acquiring laser sight ...
  9. No Surprise in Smith & Wesson's Big Earnings Beat

    June 17, 2016
    No one should be shocked that Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) shot out the lights with its earnings release on ...
  10. Sturm Ruger Could Reload Gunmaker Uptrends (RGR, SWHC)

    May 2, 2016
    It will take just little good news for gunmakers to reenter uptrends after an ugly March selloff.
  11. Smith & Wesson Continues to Diversify

    April 13, 2016
    Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ: SWHC) is not your father's firearms manufacturer anymore. Sure, the company is still one of ...
  12. Do These Downgraded Stocks Present Opportunity?

    April 7, 2016
    These three stocks were recently downgraded. Does this mean they present long-term opportunity?
  13. Sturm, Ruger Accused of Misleading Investors

    March 23, 2016
    New York Public Advocate Letitia James is accusing gun maker Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) of failing to warn investors that ...
  14. Obama’s Reforms Fuel Gun Stocks

    January 6, 2016
    On Tuesday, gun stocks rallied after President Obama announced new measures to reduce gun violence in America.
  15. Gun Stocks Rally Ahead of Obama Executive Action

    January 4, 2016
    On a day marked by record declines for stock markets on a first trading day of the year, shares of gun makers rallied.
  16. Trading Guns and Ammo (RGR, SWHC)

    November 3, 2015
    Gun and ammo stocks offer a limited number of ways to play this true blue American sector.
  17. Can Smith & Wesson Survive Gun Control?

    July 15, 2015
    We look at the past, present and future of this iconic American company.
  18. Smith & Wesson and Ruger on Target to Rise? (RGR, SWHC)

    July 14, 2015
    Last month was the busiest June on record for the FBI conducting background checks for gun purchases since it began compiling ...
  19. Why Colt Went Out of Business (SWHC, RGR)

    July 13, 2015
    Even as the gun industry has enjoyed good sales the last few years, iconic gun manufacturer Colt recently filed for bankruptcy. ...
  20. All About The Gun Business In America

    July 8, 2015
    A look at the controversial US gun industry, producers, and market share.
  21. America's Gun Love Boosts Firearm Stocks As Sales Surge

    March 13, 2014
    It’s no secret that Americans love guns. So much so, that even the mere threat of banning their sales has sparked rising ...
  22. 3 Reasons To Own Olin Corporation

    February 14, 2012
    With a dividend yield of 3.7% and very little downside, Olin could be fully valued or it could be a great long-term investment. ...
  23. Weak Sales Outlook Hits Gunmakers

    December 11, 2009
    Shares tumble as gunmakers lower sales guidance.