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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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Marijuana News Roundup: Do Voters Care More About Pot or Guns?

We've been keeping pretty close track of the ballot initiatives in nine U.S. states that will decide whether residents will have access to medical or recreational marijuana. Five states -- ...
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Why Is The NRA Offering Discounts On Memberships?

Any business school professor would say that a cut in the price of membership by an organization is a sign of weakness, or an attempt to build a customer base ...
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Gun Stocks Trading Up After Orlando Terrorist Attack

The tragic killing of 50 people at an Orlando, Florida, nightclub is having a predictable effect Monday on the stocks of gun makers. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: SWHC) ...
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FBI Has Over 2 Million Gun Background Checks in April

The FBI cleared 2,145,865 firearm checks in April, which puts it on a track to hit 20 million or more this year. No wonder major gunmaker Smith & Wesson Holding ...
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Why the NRA Offers a $600 Life Membership

The NRA has made an offer it hopes its members, or people who might become members, will find irresistible. Why? A business school professor in marketing could conjure up a ...
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Gun Background Checks Soar 36% in Q1

U.S. background checks for citizens wishing to purchase a firearm have soared to nearly 7.7 million in the first three months of 2016, a year-over-year increase of 36% compared with ...
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New Gun Folds Like a Smartphone

A company named Ideal Conceal is preparing to release its first product: a double-barreled, two-shot .380 caliber pistol that folds up to resemble a smartphone. The handgun is set to ...
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Nearly 32,000 People Want Guns at Republican Convention

The number has risen by the hundreds each hour. A petition to carry firearms at the Republican National Convention has reached 32,000 signatures. The petition's page shows the number needed ...
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