Should You Worry About the Short Interest in Smith & Wesson (SWHC)? - Tale of the Tape


Many investors appear to be quite bearish on Smith & Wesson Holding Corp ( SWHC ), especially if you look at the percentage of the float that is sold short for this stock. Currently, 35.7% of the float is sold short, suggesting an extreme level of bearishness for SWHC .

However, it is worth noting that earnings estimates have actually been moving higher for the company, despite the pessimism. Thanks to these rising estimates, we have a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) on SWHC , so we clearly don't believe in the negativity surrounding this firm, and are instead looking for shares of SWHC to move higher in the weeks ahead.

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