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Gun Sales Are Actually Tanking — and This Is Why

On Wednesday, Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS) reported better than expected first-quarter results and the stock dropped 5.9%. Thursday morning, Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SPWH) missed first-quarter revenue ...
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The Gun Control Laws That Are Most Likely to Work Are Not About Banning Weapons, Study Says

Gun control is more than banning certain types of weapons. State and local laws affecting who can purchase and carry firearms may, in fact, be more effective than banning the ...
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How Gun Sales Benefited One Retailer and Why It Won’t Last

Sportsman's Warehouse Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SPWH) reported first-quarter 2018 results before markets opened Thursday. The sporting goods retailer posted a 14.8% year-over-year rise in revenues to $180.1 million and a ...
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Can Vista Outdoors Find a Buyer for Its Gun Business?

In 2015, outdoor products firm Vista Outdoor Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTO) made 381,695 rifles at its Savage Arms subsidiary. That number dropped to 311,878 in 2016, the latest year for which ...
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BlackRock to Exclude Gun Purveyors From Funds

In early March, asset management firm BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) began asking gunmakers and distributors how they were going to respond to the killing of 17 students and faculty at ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

President Trump imposed tariffs on a wide number of Chinese goods. And then China reciprocated with a list of its own. According to Reuters: China will impose additional tariffs of ...
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Delayed Remington Bankruptcy Filing Has Been Completed

Privately held Remington Outdoor announced in mid-February that it had negotiated a restructuring deal with its major creditors and would file a prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization plan. Less than 48 ...
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What Does Citi’s Firearms Policy Accomplish?

The killing of 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last month has changed the tenor of the national discussion over firearms. The state of Florida ...
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Smith & Wesson Maker Slashes Outlook, Shoots Down Stock

American Outdoor Brands Corp. (NASDAQ: AOBC), maker of Smith & Wesson handguns, reported second-quarter fiscal 2018 earnings after markets closed on Thursday. The gun maker posted adjusted diluted earnings per ...
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Smith & Wesson Parent Confirms Much More Pain in the Gun Business

American Outdoor Brands Corp. (NASDAQ: AOBC) has felt the slowdown of the gun business for much of 2017. Now we are seeing a continued reminder of just how much pain ...
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Buying Guns Is Easy — and Cheap — on the Dark Web

While the buying and selling of illegal firearms on the Internet is not rampant, the trade does exist and threatens to grow faster than law enforcement agencies and national governments' ...
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As Background Gun Checks Tumble, Gun Stocks Plunge 10% Since Mid-June

According to the latest report from the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), FBI background checks for potential new gun owners are down nearly 9% year over year for ...
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Vista Outdoor Only Highlights Continued Gun Stock Woes, Value Investor Dilemma

During the most recent years, stocks tied to guns and ammunition rallied sharply after serious incidents involving guns. One of the driving forces was gun control fear of a ban or ...
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What the Drop in Gun Stocks Means for Gun Demand Under Trump Over Clinton

For years there has been a driving force behind the gun trade, more than fears of terrorism and mass shootings. That force has been the fear of much more restricted ...
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Smith & Wesson Tumbles on Trump Victory

Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SWHC) has taken a sharp hit Wednesday following the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. President. The company's share price has ...
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