Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, firearm specialist Sturm, Ruger & Company (NYSE: RGR) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Sturm Ruger's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

Sturm Ruger facts

Headquarters (founded) Southport, Conn. (1948)
Market Cap $984.9 million
Industry Leisure products
Trailing-12-Month Revenue $328.8 million
Management CEO Michael Fifer (since 2006)
CFO Thomas Dineen (since 2003)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years) 30.9%
Cash/Debt $81.1 million / $0
Dividend Yield 1.7%
Competitors Browning Arms
Remington Arms
Smith & Wesson

Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 94% of the 479 members who have rated Sturm Ruger believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.  

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, danalexky, tapped the stock as a particularly timely opportunity:

Political uncertainty and a good long term reputation for quality all contribute to the bottom line. This is a good one for today's doom and gloom, but works for the good times as well. They are sold out, and holding orders till the backlog is cleared.

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