Investors and traders will be looking at gun stocks ahead of the FBI’s background check data release this week. Additionally, of particular interest is the earnings announcement of Sturm Ruger & Company Inc
The Firearm Background checks data is released by the
For the month of September, the data showed the agency’s
This year, fear levels surrounding potential changes to gun laws have been doing the rounds following high profile campaigning of Hillary Clinton and other Democrats who have made gun violence a central part of their platforms.
On her website,
"As president, Hillary will:
- “Expand background checks to more gun sales — including by closing the gun show and internet sales loopholes — and strengthen the background check system by getting rid of the so-called ‘Charleston Loophole.’
- “Take on the gun lobby by removing the industry’s sweeping legal protection for illegal and irresponsible actions (which makes it almost impossible for people to hold them accountable), and revoking licenses from dealers who break the law.
- “Keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers, other violent criminals, and the severely mentally ill by supporting laws that stop domestic abusers from buying and owning guns, making it a federal crime for someone to intentionally buy a gun for a person prohibited from owning one, and closing the loopholes that allow people suffering from severe mental illness to purchase and own guns. She will also support work to keep military-style weapons off our streets.”
At last check, Cabelas traded at $61.61, Smith & Wesson traded at $26.43 and Sturm Ruger at $61.50.
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