What's in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet
This famous dialogue from Shakespeare's romantic tragedy "Romeo and Juliet" may not be ringing true when companies are concerned. As companies grow vertically, it's deemed essential that their names broadly reflect their operations.
This quest has pushed Smith & Wesson Holding Corp
The 164- year old company has been in the business of making guns since its inception. The current name was adopted in 2001 when Smith & Wesson Corp. was acquired by Saf-T-Hammer Corp. from Tomkins PLC in 2001, according to a
The name change has already been approved by the board and if approved by shareholders, it would be made effective on or about January 1, 2017. The ticker symbol of the shares is likely to be changed to ABOC from SWHC.
Smith & Wesson has been expanding beyond its traditional gun manufacturing business into other areas such as larger sports and outdoors market. The move towards a changed moniker,
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