This chart showing Sturm, Ruger's quarterly revenues needs no comment.
Perhaps 'Sandy' or the elections will drive a renewed interest in being 'locked-and-loaded' as looting continues?
- EPS 88c vs 80.3c expectations
- Sales $118.15mm vs $112mm expectations
- Net Income $17.35mm vs $15.35mm expectations
and if the surge in revenues wasn't enough - here is the ever-increasing rate of production (in units) - the world is indeed a more dangerous 'armed' place...
There has evidently been no change in the trend of demand for weaponry (as we noted with Smith & Wesson's recent update)