Sunday, October 26, 2008

Small Arms vs. The Bankers

Our Chart of the Day is a comparison of last week's market performance of publicly held* small arms manufacturer Sturm Ruger (RGR) and the Kbw Bank Index (BKX) via Yahoo Finance:
Chart for Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR)

*Most of the small arms companies are privately held. The Beretta family has been doing their thing for five hundred years. The CEO of Mossberg is a Mossberg. Browning and Winchester are owned by The Herstal Group, Colt's Manufacturing Co. is owned by Zilkha & Co. and Remington Arms is owned by Cerberus Capital.