Smith & Wesson weapons manufacturer sales were significantly above analysts' expectations - on AMarkets materials.
Profit of the company s and the first quarter was $ 207 million versus $ 198.3 million forecast - Bloomberg data.The company expects EPS figure for 2017 at the level of $ 2.38- $ 2.48, compared to $ 1.83- $ 1.03 earlier estimates. Shares of Smith & Wesson company increased by 33% in 2016. At the same time, according to data of the National Op uzheynoy Association of America, the rate of firearms per capita of the US population is now at a minimum of 2010 years. Only 32% of Americans have a gun at home or live with someone who has a gun.
In the 70's and early 80's the number of those who hid in the closet was a reliable self-defense tool that is at least 50%. Thus the richer segment of the population, the more heavily armed with his representatives. For example, households with an income less than 25 thousand. Armed with 18.2%. Representatives of the social segment with incomes above 90 thousand. Armed with 44%. But it's official data. The actual data is likely others.In America, there are many ways to buy a gun or pistol is white market - through public gray schemes.