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									Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation

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Smith & Wesson Holding                                                     Financial Snapshot

Corporation                                                                Operating Performance

Fast Facts                                                                 The company reported revenues of US$392.30 million
                                                                           during 2011, with a CARC of 13.48% during 2007–
                                     2100 Roosevelt Avenue, Springfield,   2011. Its revenue declined at an annual rate of 3.42%
Headquarters Address
                                     01104,United States of America        over the previous fiscal year. In 2011, the company
                                                                           recorded an operating margin of -19.72%, as against
Telephone                            + 1 800 3310852
                                                                           12.77% in 2010.
Fax                                  + 1 413 7473317
                                                                           Revenue and Margins
Website                              www.smith-wesson.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        SWHC, NASDAQ

Number of Employees                  1,520

Fiscal Year End                      April

Revenue (in US$ million)             392.30




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                            Weaknesses

Association with Carl Walther GmbH   Declining operational performance

Inorganic growth strategy            Dependence on key distributors

Strong pistols customer base

Opportunities                        Threats

Export control reforms               Decline in US defense expenditure

Extension of gun rights in the US    Government contract compliance

Rising US homeland security market   Rapidly changing technology




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................16
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 17
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................17
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................17
    3.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................17
    3.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................18
    3.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................18
4     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 20
5     History .................................................................................................................................................... 23
6     Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation - Key Employees .................................................................... 25
7     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 26
8     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 27
    8.1       Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................27
    8.2       Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................27
9     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 28
    9.1       Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................28
    9.2       Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................28
    9.3       Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................32




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................8
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ................................................................................................................................................10
Table 4: Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, History ......................................................................................................23
Table 5: Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, Key Employees .........................................................................................25
Table 6: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................26
Table 7: Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation, Locations ..................................................................................................27




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