SWHC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Gun Stocks Are on Sale Cheap After the Election

    November 10, 2016
    With the election of Republican Donald Trump as president, shares of Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) and Sturm, ...
  2. Smith & Wesson Is Poised to Shoot Itself in the Foot

    November 8, 2016
    Has Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) lost its mind? The storied gunmaker wants shareholders at next month's annual ...
  3. Smith & Wesson Buys Survivalist Outfitter

    November 7, 2016
    Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) is at it again, making another acquisition for its new sporting goods and outdoors ...
  4. What Would a "President Trump" Portfolio Look Like?

    November 7, 2016
    These stocks and ETFs could be good bets if Donald Trump ascends to the Oval Office.
  5. Sturm, Ruger Shoots the Lights Out Again

    November 3, 2016
    No one should have been surprised by handgun maker Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) impressive third-quarter earnings report. Well, ...
  6. Smith & Wesson Ups Credit Facility to $500M (SWHC)

    November 1, 2016
    Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (SWHC) has expanded its revolving line of credit.
  7. This Analyst Has It All Wrong About Smith & Wesson

    October 7, 2016
    Wall Street analysts are supposed to be smarter than the rest of us, but sometimes they get it wrong, and spectacularly ...
  8. Demand for Guns Rebounds in September as Expected

    October 4, 2016
    The FBI just recorded the 17th consecutive month in which it conducted a record number of criminal background checks for ...
  9. Army Rejects Smith & Wesson Handgun Replacement

    September 26, 2016
    The competition to replace the U.S. Army's Beretta M9 pistol has lost at least one of its participants: Smith & Wesson ...
  10. Smith & Wesson's Earnings Shouldn't Be a Surprise

    September 2, 2016
    Only if you've been Rip Van Winkle for the past two years and missed that demand for guns has been white-hot should Smith ...
  11. Investors Overreact to Sturm Ruger Succession Plan

    August 8, 2016
    What are investors thinking, pushing Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) down nearly 5% since the company posted a solid earnings beat last ...
  12. Ruger Shoots Out the Lights With Big Earnings Beat

    August 3, 2016
    Remember a few months ago, when Wall Street was wringing its hands over supposedly falling demand for guns and what that ...
  13. Smith & Wesson Reaches All-Time High On Gun Demand (SWHC)

    August 2, 2016
    Shares of Smith & Wesson shoot up on rising demand for guns in the U.S.
  14. Smith & Wesson Buys Another Accessories Maker

    July 26, 2016
    Just one week after buying a knife maker, Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) announced it was acquiring laser sight ...
  15. 5 Stocks with Momentum (BURL,COH,SWHC,HLF,LUV)

    July 21, 2016
    These five stocks have momentum. How strong are their fundamentals?
  16. Smith & Wesson Buys Knife Maker Taylor Brands

    July 19, 2016
    Gunmaker Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) is pushing further to insulate itself from the vagaries of the firearms ...
  17. No Surprise in Smith & Wesson's Big Earnings Beat

    June 17, 2016
    No one should be shocked that Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ: SWHC) shot out the lights with its earnings release on ...
  18. Smith & Wesson Stock Rises on Q4 Earnings Beat (SWHC)

    June 17, 2016
    The gun manufacturer not only beat Wall Street's estimates for both revenue and profits, the company also raised its forecasts.
  19. Sturm Ruger Could Reload Gunmaker Uptrends (RGR, SWHC)

    May 2, 2016
    It will take just little good news for gunmakers to reenter uptrends after an ugly March selloff.
  20. Trending Stocks Near the Buy Zone (FSLR, HRL)

    April 18, 2016
    These trending stocks have recently pulled back, providing a potential buying opportunity. Here's some trades to consider.
  21. Smith & Wesson Continues to Diversify

    April 13, 2016
    Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ: SWHC) is not your father's firearms manufacturer anymore. Sure, the company is still one of ...
  22. Do These Downgraded Stocks Present Opportunity?

    April 7, 2016
    These three stocks were recently downgraded. Does this mean they present long-term opportunity?
  23. Opportunities in Sin Stocks (STZ, SWHC)

    April 7, 2016
    These three sin stocks act and react according to their own unique mechanics, often trading against broad averages.
  24. Sturm, Ruger Accused of Misleading Investors

    March 23, 2016
    New York Public Advocate Letitia James is accusing gun maker Sturm, Ruger (NYSE: RGR) of failing to warn investors that ...
  25. Smith & Wesson Target Raised to $32 by Wunderlich (SWHC)

    March 8, 2016
    Thanks to stronger-than-expected gun sales, Smith & Wesson may shoot through its new price target in a relatively short period ...
  26. Smith & Wesson Q3 Results Crush Targets (SWHC)

    March 4, 2016
    Having now beaten Wall Street's targets in twelve straight quarters, Smith & Wesson continues to fire on all cylinders.
  27. What to Expect From Smith & Wesson's Earnings (SWHC)

    March 2, 2016
    Smith & Wesson, which recently raised its business outlook, has been firing on all cylinders for quite some time.
  28. Obama’s Reforms Fuel Gun Stocks

    January 6, 2016
    On Tuesday, gun stocks rallied after President Obama announced new measures to reduce gun violence in America.
  29. Gun Stocks Rally Ahead of Obama Executive Action

    January 4, 2016
    On a day marked by record declines for stock markets on a first trading day of the year, shares of gun makers rallied.
  30. Will Smith & Wesson Continue its Ascent? (SWHC)

    December 15, 2015
    Smith & Wesson investors have been pleased over the past year. Is there still upside potential?
  31. Trading Guns and Ammo (RGR, SWHC)

    November 3, 2015
    Gun and ammo stocks offer a limited number of ways to play this true blue American sector.
  32. Can Smith & Wesson Survive Gun Control?

    July 15, 2015
    We look at the past, present and future of this iconic American company.
  33. Smith & Wesson and Ruger on Target to Rise? (RGR, SWHC)

    July 14, 2015
    Last month was the busiest June on record for the FBI conducting background checks for gun purchases since it began compiling ...
  34. Why Colt Went Out of Business (SWHC, RGR)

    July 13, 2015
    Even as the gun industry has enjoyed good sales the last few years, iconic gun manufacturer Colt recently filed for bankruptcy. ...
  35. All About The Gun Business In America

    July 8, 2015
    A look at the controversial US gun industry, producers, and market share.
  36. Barron's Recap: The 2015 Midyear Roundtable

    June 14, 2015
    This weekend in Barron's online: the Barron's midyear roundtable, high-yield bond funds with tax-free payouts, as well as ...
  37. America's Gun Love Boosts Firearm Stocks As Sales Surge

    March 13, 2014
    It’s no secret that Americans love guns. So much so, that even the mere threat of banning their sales has sparked rising ...
  38. Should You Invest In Weapon Stocks?

    January 17, 2013
    While most investors are OK with adding booze, gambling and tobacco to their portfolios, defense and weapons are another ...
  39. Weak Sales Outlook Hits Gunmakers

    December 11, 2009
    Shares tumble as gunmakers lower sales guidance.
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