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.
Stevens — the economical brand of hunting guns by Savage Arms — has expanded two shotgun series for lighter chamberings.
Majority of the sales for the Utah-based conglomerate came from gun and ammo sales, which made up$1.41 billion, or 62 percent, and outdoor goods contributed $861.8 billion.
Products made for multiple purposes often suit no one purpose very well but the Savage Model 11 Scout rifle in .308 Win proves this old adage wrong.
The Stevens 320 pump-action shotgun series has a new 12-gauge in the lineup, specialized for turkey hunting.
Ending its first year as an independent company, Vista Outdoor’s quarterly filings this month reveal profits and progress. The company raised expectations for Fiscal Year 2016 to end between $2.24 billion and $2.26 billion.
Although a leader in the gun world, the iconic gun maker still wants to expand into other markets like outdoor sports, shotguns and lever-action rifles.
Investors expressed interest in growth in ammo sales during Thursday’s conference call with Vista Outdoor Inc., which reported $32.7 million in second-quarter earnings.
The lever-gun is a staple of American culture and deer hunters and one of the most widely spread but often forgotten of these designs is the Savage 99.
Here are five calibers that are often overlooked but are just as capable as any cartridge out there to do the job they were intended to do—take game.