In One Chart: Gun stocks are rallying. That could be good news for Clinton

Are gun stocks showing that a Hillary Clinton win is likely? They generally rally when investors see new restrictions ahead, such as after President Barack Obama outlined new measures in January. Clinton has made no secret of the fact she won’t be getting in the gun lobby’s pocket if elected president.

Smith & Wesson SWHC, +5.08% topped Wall Street estimates for its quarterly results and outlook on Thursday. Smith & Wesson shares were choppy after hours and were last down 0.4% following an initial rise. The muted response after hours may have stemmed from the stock’s 5.1% gain during the regular session and 35% rise year-to-date.

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