Archive for the 'TASER global sales' Category

USA – TASER International: “TASER Receives Four Large Orders – Agencies Purchase 885 X2s and 1750 X26s” (2012-12-06)

Posted on December 6 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a press release destined to boost TASR stock prices (traded on the NASDAQ exchange), TASER International announces new sales orders in the fourth quarter of 2012: Knox County Sheriff’s Office (TN) for 285 X2s; an International order for 600 X2s; a U.S. military order for 500 X26s; and an International order […]

USA – Taser shares fall after analyst cuts rating (2012-11-29)

Posted on November 29 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Do purchases of stun-guns really affect TASR share prices? Over the past 52 weeks, the company’s shares have traded between $3.96 and $9.26. Inb one afternoon of trading, they fell 59 cents (7%). The price Taser’s has been boosted by the company’s focus on growth through customer upgrades and international expansion. ]] […]

USA -TASER International (TASR) – Zacks Rank Buy (2012-11-12)

Posted on November 12 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER shares – TASR is on the Nasdaq exchange – are a bell-weather, many owned by the corporation, valued at $340-million. With sales up 54% over the last year, and no “bad news” , which never seems to get through to the stock market analysts, now is a good time to buy […]

AUSTRALIA / BRAZIL – TASER Inc.: ‘How the “TASER Experience” in Australia & Brazil Works’ (2102-06-20)

Posted on June 20 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : An upbeat blog-post from TASER International to “friends” in Australia and Brazil – in the latter country, TASER is hoping for major new contracts. We’ll emphasize the safety of our products & provide the enormous amount of independent research that’s been done to ensure confidence to our customers. The company boasts […]

USA – Mesa, Arizona to arm police officers with cameras (2012-02-29)

Posted on February 29 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : For $67,000, 50 Mesa (Phoenix) police officers will receive Taser Axon-flex cameras for a one year pilot scheme” The aim is clear: “the recordings will curb false complaints against officers, document criminal activity and record evidence at crime scenes” – in that order. In other words to protect the police before […]

TASER Inc. – Charge for unsellable inventory [model X3 and first-generation Axon video system] stuns Taser (2012-02-24)

Posted on February 24 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The introduction of the new AXON-Flex cameras has led to a write-off of production equipment and excess inventory for the Taser X3 stun gun and first-generation Axon video system, leading to a net loss of $6.2 million in the last quarter. Quite simply, too many customers were opting to purchase other versions, […]

TASER Inc. – Press release: TASER Receives Five Large Orders – TASER Saves Counter Surpasses More Than 80,000 Lives (2011-11-02)

Posted on November 2 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: Two elements in the press release merit attention: (1) 5 significant orders of taser products, of which 2 by unnamed “international law enforcement agencies” (why so much discretion?). A larger proportion – about 16,000 – of the 5  sales-orders are for cartidges, which sell at about $27 each ($432,000). (2) A completely spurious […]

TASER Inc. – TASER International’s CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results – Earnings Call Transcript (2011-10-31)

Posted on October 31 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: These conference calls are supposed to be a communication between management and shareholders. They provide a means for managament to communicate its “good news”. TASER CEO Rick Smith is optimistics: “As we look into next year, we see a run of $300 million upgrade opportunity if we’re successful in helping our customers […]

TASER Inc. – “TASER International Launches Website in France” [sic} (2011-10-19)

Posted on October 19 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : A case of “false information and data-manipulation” typical of TASER Inc.: This “new site” – – has been on-line for some 4 years, so it’s hardly being “launched”. The layout has been revamped and the information misleading at the extreme: (1) the real-time “lives saved by taser” (80,000!); “taser safer than […]

TASER Inc. – Taser gets $2.6M in international orders (2011-09-14)

Posted on September 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : In a typical upbeat press release TASER Inc. announces new international orders for its weapons and ammunition (as well as US sales). To whom?vThe clients are not identified, although we are told “tne order was for 377 of its X26 electronic stun guns, while another was for 60,000 cartridges [which seems […]

TASER Inc. – Taser gets 2 [foreign] orders for 1020 devices, 56,000 accessories (2011-04-19)

Posted on April 21 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This order was placed by “an unnamed international agency”. The “accessories” refers principally to the cartridges, which retail for about $26 each (total $1.53 million, if they were all cartridges). “Shares of Taser, based in Scottsdale, Ariz., gained 15 cents, or 3.9 percent, to $4 in premarket trading …” Associated Press Taser […]

TASER Inc. – Press release: EVIDENCE.COM and TASER AXON Deployed in Advanced Training Program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (2011-04-05)

Posted on April 6 2011 by admin

  [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER Inc. announces in a press release that AXON and EVIDENCE.COM find a new application: as teaching instruments: they “are used in the training of our student-officers in both formative and summative assessment. … This is a tremendous learning resource to our student-officers as the AXON units”, thus they provide immediate […]

TASER Inc. – Taser lands video, stun gun deals (2011-03-27)

Posted on March 30 2011 by admin

 [[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER Inc. announce sale of the Axon/ system to 3 relatively small US police units. More interestingly for us, the report (from a TASER press release) says at the end: “Taser also reported that it has sold 25,050 cartridges for its X26 stun gun. Financial information was not released, nor was […]

TASER Inc. – TASR share prices up 2.66% following announcement of overseas sales order (2011-03-24)

Posted on March 24 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Two very briuef notes from Stockbrokers to show how the market responds to overseas sales (or even orders) – Note TASER Inc did not even announce to whome the sales were to be made]] TASER International Inc (NASDAQ:TASR) is one of the gainer and surged up 2.66% to $3.86 in the early […]

BRAZIL – Guarda Municipal de Maringá usará armas de “choque” em 2011 (Maringá Municipal Police to use “shock” weapons in 2011) (2010-12-14)

Posted on December 14 2010 by admin

(Portuguese to English translation via Google translator and some revision. Apologies for the English.) The Portuguese text appear below the translation., by Marcus Ayres The Maringá Urban Office (GGI-M) has unanimously approved the use of non-lethal weapons by the Municipal Guard. Late on Monday (13) the use of nonlethal weapons by the Municipal Guard […]

PHILIPPINES – Metro police now equipped with ‘Taser’ (2010-03-02)

Posted on April 3 2010 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The Manila Metropolitan police have now received tasers, described in this brief article as a“non lethal electroshock weapon” 40 officers have been trained for 3 days, and they will now train other officers. 100 X26 tasers were bought in February 2009. “The use of non-lethal weapon in serving our stakeholders is our […]

UK – Taser Jumps Most in 7 Years on U.K. Stun Gun Decision (2008-11-24)

Posted on November 24 2008 by admin

Bloomberg, Matt Jarzemsky … Taser International Inc., the world’s biggest stun-gun maker, jumped the most in seven years in U.S. trading on the announcement of U.K. funding for a record purchase of 10,000 weapons. The order would be the company’s biggest ever, Steven Dyer, a Minneapolis-based analyst for Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, said today in […]

SPAIN – Las temibles pistolas eléctricas [Taser: the dreaded electric pistol] (2007-11-23)

Posted on November 23 2007 by admin

[[Summary / Comments: We translate (via google translator, then corrected – the original is in italics after the translation) an article on police access and use of tasers in Spain, where police have nearly 340 Taser stun, mainly in the Canary Islands, where they were adopteed in 2001. In Madrid there are only two. One […]

TASER Inc. – US Export and foreign sales regulations for tasers (2006-03-16)

Posted on March 16 2006 by admin

TASER INTERNATIONAL – US Export and foreign sales regulations (2006-03-16) Original source: Taser International SEC submission… This excerpt taken from the TASR 10-K filed to the SEC on Mar 16, 2006. Regulation United States Export Regulation Our device systems are considered a crime control product by the United States Department of Commerce. Accordingly, the export […]

UK – Taser expects surge in sales to Britain’s police (2005-08-01)

Posted on August 1 2005 by admin

The Times, James Doran August 1, 2005 THE US company that makes the stun-gun used in the arrest of one of the London bomb suspects is expecting a surge in sales because of demands that all British police officers be equipped with a Taser. The weapon, which stuns a person with a 50,000-volt charge, is […]