Thursday, December 22, 2011

"Infographic - Are Guns And Ammo The New Gold?" (RGR; SWHC)

ZeroHedge has the infographic, I have the prior art.
(that's for the IP attorney who said we should post more on the patent wars. we will, we will)

From October 26, 2008:
Small Arms vs. The Bankers

Our Chart of the Day is a comparison of last week's market performance of publicly held* small arms manufacturer Sturm Ruger (RGR) and the Kbw Bank Index (BKX) via Yahoo Finance:

Chart for Sturm, Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR)

*Most of the small arms companies are privately held. The Beretta family has been doing their thing for five hundred years. The CEO of Mossberg is a Mossberg. Browning and Winchester are owned by The Herstal Group, Colt's Manufacturing Co. is owned by Zilkha & Co. and Remington Arms is owned by Cerberus Capital.
From March 12, 2009:
Sign of the Times: Smith & Wesson Earnings Beat (SWHC)
...The stock was up 15% going into the release and another 8% in late after-hours trade.

Finally, a comment at MarketBeat: