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What products and services does American Outdoor Brands Corporation provide?

American Outdoor Brands Corporation is a provider of quality products for shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiasts in the global consumer and professional markets. The company reports two segments: Firearms and Outdoor Products & Accessories. Firearms manufactures handgun and long gun products sold under the Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, and Thompson/Center Arms™ brands as well as provides forging, machining, and precision plastic injection molding services. Outdoor Products & Accessories provides shooting, hunting, and outdoor accessories, including reloading, gunsmithing, and gun cleaning supplies, tree saws, vault accessories, knives, laser sighting systems, tactical lighting products, and survival and camping equipment. Brands in Outdoor Products & Accessories include Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, Thompson/Center Arms™, Crimson Trace®, Caldwell® Shooting Supplies, Wheeler® Engineering, Tipton® Gun Cleaning Supplies, Frankford Arsenal® Reloading Tools, Lockdown® Vault Accessories, Hooyman® Premium Tree Saws, BOG POD®, Golden Rod® Moisture Control, KeyGear®, Schrade®, Old Timer®, Uncle Henry®, UST®, and Imperial™. For more information on American Outdoor Brands Corporation, call (844) 363-5386 or visit

How and when did the company become a public company?

Smith & Wesson was founded in 1852. While its ownership changed hands numerous times between 1852 and 2001, it remained a privately held company. On May 11, 2001, Saf-T-Hammer Corporation, a small publicly traded corporation, acquired Smith & Wesson Corp. from Tomkins PLC, a U.K. holding company. On February 14, 2002, the holding company’s name was changed to Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation with a ticker symbol of SWHC. On January 1, 2017, the holding corporation’s name was changed to American Outdoor Brands Corporation and its ticker symbol on the NASDAQ became AOBC. The name change did not affect the company’s firearms business, which remains Smith & Wesson Corp.

What is American Outdoor Brand Corporation’s exchange and ticker symbol?

American Outdoor Brands Corporation is traded under the symbol AOBC on the Nasdaq Global Select Market.

Where is American Outdoor Brands Corporation located?

2100 Roosevelt Avenue
Springfield, MA 01102

How many employees does the company have?

As of May 31, 2016, the company had approximately 1,820 full time employees.

Who are the company’s auditors?

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Who is the company’s transfer agent?

If you require the services of the company's transfer agent for lost stock certificates, name and address changes, or other administrative issues, you may contact them directly at: Interwest Transfer
Melinda Orth
Phone: (801) 272-9294 x15
Fax: (801) 277-3147

What is the company’s earnings release schedule?

The company operates on a fiscal year ending each April 30. The company typically holds a management conference call immediately following the release of its quarterly earnings. Information on that call can be located by clicking here.

When is American Outdoor Brands Corporation’s annual stockholders’ meeting?

The annual stockholders’ meeting generally takes place each September.

How can I get a current stock quote?

For a current stock quote click here.

How can I buy American Outdoor Brands Corporation stock?

To purchase American Outdoor Brands Corporation stock, contact a registered stockbroker. American Outdoor Brands Corporation does not offer a direct stock purchase program.

How do I contact American Outdoor Brands Corporation Investor Relations?

Contact Elizabeth Sharp, Vice President of Investor Relations. Phone: 413-747-6284