Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC): John B Furman , director of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp sold 19,679 shares on Jul 8, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Jul 11, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $29.75 per share for a total value of $585,450.25 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Jul 5, 2016, Mark Peter Smith (officer ) sold 21,507 shares at $27.07 per share price.On Jul 5, 2016, Robert J. Cicero (officer ) sold 20,386 shares at $27.07 per share price.Also, On Jul 5, 2016, Jeffrey D Buchanan (officer ) sold 58,645 shares at $27.95 per share price.On Mar 23, 2016, Robert L Scott (director) sold 10,000 shares at $28.87 per share price.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp: On Friday, Jul 8, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Smith & Wesson Holding Corp which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $29.75 and hit $29.75 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $29.07, with a gain of 2.76% or 0.78 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 49,06,375 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $30.44 and the company has a market cap of $1,628 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $14.71.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Smith & Wesson Holding Corp is Upgraded by Craig Hallum to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 28 from a previous price target of $26 .Earlier the firm had a rating of Hold on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Jun 17, 2016.Smith & Wesson Holding Corp is Reiterated by Wedbush to Neutral while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 23 from a previous price target of $26 . The Rating was issued on Jun 10, 2016.
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation is a manufacturer of firearms. The Company manufactures an array of handguns including revolvers and pistols; long guns including modern sporting rifles bolt action rifles and single shot rifles; handcuffs and firearm-related products and accessories. The Company operates through two segments: firearms and accessories. The firearm segment consists of products and services manufactured and sold from its Springfield Massachusetts; Houlton Maine and Deep River Connecticut facilities which includes firearms handcuffs and other related products. The Company sells the products through a distribution chain and direct sales to consumers and international state and federal Governments. The accessories segment consists of hunting and shooting accessories developed and marketed from its Columbia Missouri facility. The Company also provides shooting reloading gunsmithing and gun cleaning supplies.