Benchmark says FBI background checks for firearms rose 18.4% Y/Y in October in a trend that...

|By:, SA News Editor

Benchmark says FBI background checks for firearms rose 18.4% Y/Y in October in a trend that could be positive for handgun sellers Smith & Wesson (SWHC) and Sturm, Ruger (RGR). Background checks for handguns rose a brisk 24.8% during the month.