Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. ( RGR ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.48 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 27, 2016. Shareholders who purchased RGR prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. At the current stock price of $66.94, the dividend yield is 2.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of RGR was $66.94, representing a -14.28% decrease from the 52 week high of $78.09 and a 39.17% increase over the 52 week low of $48.10.
RGR is a part of the Capital Goods sector, which includes companies such as Vista Outdoor Inc. ( VSTO ) and Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation ( SWHC ). RGR's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.62. Zacks Investment Research reports RGR's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 27.1%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.