TMCNet:  Downgrade Alert for Smith & Wesson (SWHC)

[November 02, 2012]

Downgrade Alert for Smith & Wesson (SWHC)

Nov 02, 2012 (SmarTrend(R) Upgrades/Downgrades via COMTEX) -- Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) was downgraded from Buy to Neutral at CL King today. The stock closed yesterday at $8.94 on volume of 3.1 million shares, above average daily volume of 1.9 million. There is potential upside of 42.6% for shares of Smith & Wesson based on a current price of $8.94 and an average consensus analyst price target of $12.75. Smith & Wesson shares should encounter resistance at the 50-day moving average (MA) of $9.78 and support at its 200-day MA of $7.89.


Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation produces handguns, law enforcement products, and firearm safety and security products. The Company also manufactures handcuffs, and markets Smith & Wesson branded bicycles, apparel, and other products. Smith & Wesson's products are sold to law enforcement personnel, military personnel, target shooters, and collectors throughout the world.

Over the past year, Smith & Wesson has traded in a range of $2.72 to $11.24 and closed yesterday at $8.94, 229% above that low. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has gone up 0.3% while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.3%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Smith & Wesson and will alert subscribers who have SWHC in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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