A Sign Of The Times?

Shares of the 160-year-old gunmaker shot up more than 16% Friday, after Smith & Wesson reported record first-quarter sales and earnings.

The gun manufacturing firm supplies handguns and pistols to consumers, the U.S. military and law enforcement officials, but in its earnings release, Smith & Wesson pointed to the consumer as the reason for its record results. Consumers’ appetite for handguns, specifically pistols, helped the company double its sales for the quarter ended July 31, 2012…


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