Shares of gun makers Smith & Wesson (SWHC -4.2%) and Sturm, Ruger (RGR -2.8%) fall today on...

|About: Smith & Wesson Holding Corp... (SWHC)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of gun makers Smith & Wesson (SWHC -4.2%) and Sturm, Ruger (RGR -2.8%) fall today on the back of cautious comments out of Benchmark. Analyst Mike Greene suggests that the growth in applications for handguns slowed last month to just 14.7%, down from the 20%-plus growth levels seen from May-August.