Over a year ago, we ran a link suggesting that S&W; might not be such a bad place to put your money. Well…

From Forbes:

_Gun maker Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. said Thursday its fiscal first-quarter profit rose 39 percent due to strong firearms sales, contributions from a recent acquisition and the hunting season.

Revenue rose 56 percent to $74.8 million from $48 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2007. . . . Firearm sales grew 55 percent in the quarter with handgun sales at retail locations rising 41 percent._