SWBI Smith & Wesson Brands
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2021
Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
2100 Roosevelt Avenue
Springfield, Massachusetts 01104
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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|Common Stock, Par Value $0.001 per Share||SWBI||Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Regulation FD Disclosure.
We are furnishing the disclosure in this Item 7.01 in connection with the disclosure of information in the form of the textual information from a press release published on May 3, 2021 announcing our plan to divest our Thompson/Center Arms brand. The press release is attached to this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1.
The information in this Item 7.01 (including Exhibit 99.1) is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 and shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section. This Current Report on Form 8-K will not be deemed an admission as to the materiality of any information in the Report that is required to be disclosed solely by Regulation FD.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release from Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc., dated May 3, 2021, entitled “Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. Announces Intent to Divest Thompson/Center™ Brand”|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SMITH & WESSON BRANDS, INC.|
|Date: May 3, 2021||By:|
/s/ Robert J. Cicero
|Robert J. Cicero|
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary|