Citing a 310-person survey conducted by gun control groups as a mandate, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson debuted his plan for a ban on “assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.”
Smith & Wesson reported a 40 percent increase in sales in its first quarter, including a spike in handgun sales by more than $38 million.
Vista Outdoor CEO Mark DeYoung said consumers just aren’t buying up ammo like they had in 2008 and 2012. “As you’ll recall, we were out of stock,” he said during a call with investors last week.
The gun control group conducted their demonstration at BlackRock in New York City in an effort to shame them for investments in Smith & Wesson and Ruger.
Of the $630 million in sales, the Utah-based company raked in $342.8 million with gun and ammo companies under its wing like Savage Arms and Federal Premium.
A subtle shift in power became apparent during Ruger’s quarterly call with investors as Mike Fifer, who has been at the helm for more than a decade, handed over the figurative baton.
The Connecticut company this week launched a campaign to match up to $5 million of donations to the NRA’s lobbying arm.
Sturm, Ruger & Company’s sales this fiscal year follow the same trend as indicators for gun sales overall, according to the Connecticut company’s quarterly filing released Wednesday.
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This .44 Magnum big-bore revolver, Ruger’s Super Blackhawk, is so tough that handloading manuals include information for use in them exclusively.