Archive for the 'TASR – Share prices' Category

USA – TASER International Authorizes Stock Buy-Back Program for up to $30 Million of Company Stock (2014-04-12)

Posted on May 12 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER Board of Directors approves a stock buy-back program authorizing the Company to purchase up to $30 million of the Company’s common stock. “We believe that the Company’s strong cash position together with its cash generation capabilities and substantial growth prospects justify a stock buy-back program to return cash to stockholders [among […]

USA – TASER International is more than its eponymous stun gun (2014-05-05)

Posted on May 5 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY /. COMMENTS: An enthusiastic article for potential investors in TASR stock, stating that Tasers are carried by about half of American police officers, only about 1 in 50 international police officers carry the weapon – room for many more sales, and like to increase sales with the new devices. Post falsely states that […]

USA – Insider Selling: TASER International CEO Sells 95,000 Shares of Stock (TASR) (2014-03-17)

Posted on March 17 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Insider tarding? As TASR stock soars to $18.33, TASER CEO Rick Smith sells 95,000 of his own shares for $1,753,700.00. His total holding in TASER Inc. is now worth approximately $17,000,000.]] Zolmax News, by Stuart Ham TASER International (NASDAQ:TASR) CEO Patrick Smith sold 95,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open […]

(2014-03-12) USA – TASER Press Release: TASER Announces Multiple Orders of Smart Weapons [[taser rollout // TASR-AAXN // corporate spin]]

Posted on March 12 2014 by admin

This is basically a list, to impress potential investors in TASR stock, from TASER International of recent sales to law enforcement agencies, all in the USA, except “International order: 800 X26Ps”. In nearly cases these orders are for X26Ps and X2s (except the New York Police Dept.’s order for 300 of this not-so-smart, certainly not next generation model). “Additional agencies deploying TASER SMART Weapons” are not, presumably, very new orders. Note the X26 is hardly mentioned. There is also a list of TASER’s current overseas branches, in France, Germany, Brazil, Spain and the UK, as well as their social media links (well-developed IT use!).

USA – TASER International – SEC Form 10-K (2014-03-10)

Posted on March 10 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is the latest information provided by TASER International to the SEC (see here if this post is not clearly legible) for the year ending December 2013: “Over 17,000 law enforcement agencies in nearly 150 countries [???] have made initial purchases of our TASER brand devices for testing or deployment” – much […]

USA – TASR Rallies After Court Blocks Rival In Patent Case (2014-01-14)

Posted on January 14 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER has just strengthened its monopoly position over the stungun market … TASR stock rises 3% as the corporation wins its patent case against its only real US competitor, Karbon Arms (ex-Stinger Systems), after six years of litigation. TASER Inc. also says sales of the Axon line of small video cameras. The […]

USA – TASER Investors Go Crazy Over End-of-Year Sales Announcement (2014-01-08)

Posted on January 8 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: An investors’ site reports “blockbuster sales” for TASER International for the end of fiscal 2013. As well as domestic sales, unspecified “international customers” have ordered 260 of TASER’s X2 Smart Weapons, and 1,538 TASER X26s. Why does this have to be “uspecified”?] But the site warns that investors should be not be […]

USA – Taser Aims To Sell Police Futuristic Video Body Gear (2013-12-26)

Posted on December 26 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: (from an investors’ site) TASER eyes the on-body-camera business …. : Wall Street lately has focused on what Taser ( TASR ) calls on-officer video technology (AXON products, linked to , even of the electroshock weapons are still 90% of the corporation’s business. This has contributed to increases in TASR stock […]

USA – Why TASER International Is Up 89% in 2013 (2013-12-17)

Posted on December 17 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Shares of TASER International are up 89% in 2013. This investors’ site says: The international growth runway for TASER could be enormous, as currently only one out of every 50 law enforcement officers internationally carries a TASER, while one in two officers carries the electric weapon in the U.S. … ]] The […]

USA – New wearable video cameras for police help boost Taser shares (2013-12-16)

Posted on December 16 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Taser shares jumped 10 per cent on Monday and are up 125 per cent over the past year reflecting more police departments adopting tasers as well as wearable video cameras for on-duty police officers. The sudden price jump comes after New York Police Department’s controversial “stop-and-frisk” policy was judged unconstitutional and there […]

USA – TASER International Gets $5.8M Foreign Orders (2013-12-11)

Posted on December 11 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In an upbeat report for potential investors, with no real details, we read that TASER announces multiple order of smart weapons from international customers, to the value of $5.8 million. The shipment will be completed by the end of 2013. Most of TASER’s foreign orders came in from “the Middle East and […]

USA – TASER Wins International Orders for $5.8 Million Worth of Stun Guns (2013-12-10)

Posted on December 10 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: An investors’ site reports TASER Inc.’s statement that it has just has just booked “multiple” new orders for $5.8 million from international customers … “”We are encouraged to see continued expansion of TASER programs in the Middle East and Asia regions.”  (WHICH “Middle East and Asia regions“? … ]] The Motley Fool, […]

USA – TASER International – TASER profits jump 39% (2013-10-30)

Posted on October 30 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS : TASR shares climb to $17.51 as sales of tasers ($31.6 million in the last quarter) and wearable cameras and electronic storage for digital evidence increase.]] NBC News / Associated Press NEWS: Taser International Inc.’s third-quarter profit and revenue beat analyst estimates as police departments upgraded to a new line of […]

USA – Taser Stock Jolts Up On Growing Law Enforcement Trend (2013-09-18)

Posted on September 18 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : As a result of new orders, particularly for AXON cameras, but also for tasers, TASR stock – much of which is owned by company directors – which had been trading below 10 until mid-August, is up 60% from Aug. 13.]] Investor’s Business Daily, by Nancy Gondo Taser International (TASR) stock surged […]

USA – Taser stock [TASR] on a stunning tear (2013-08-27)

Posted on August 27 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : TASER shares – TASR – have increased by 30% as investors bet that demand for the company’s Axon wearable video cameras will soar. A judge said the NYPD’s practice of “stop-and-frisk” unlawfully targets blacks and Latinos, TASER’s AXON cameras stand to benefit, although cameras are only 6% of total revenue. Other […]

USA – TASER International Inc. Files SEC Form 4, Statement of Changes in Beneficial Ownership of Securities (Dec. 14, 2012) [TASER International CEO owns $9.500,000 of TASR shares] (2012-12-26)

Posted on December 26 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: There is absolutely nothing inappropriate about the founder-CEO of TASER International owning $9,505.000 of his own company’s shares (sold under the banner of TASR), as this TASER SEC filing indicates (see Link in bold at the end of this post). It merely confirms that the substantial hard-sell of tasers as safe and […]

USA – TASER International announces TASER Chosen to Represent Future of Business in New Documentary Film (2012-12-21)

Posted on December 21 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The manufacturer tells investors via this press release that it is at the cutting edge of new technologies, and recognized in a documentary series – the Paladins [which focuses on businesses that “flourish in these trying economic times” see footnote in italics], clearly the product is a minor detail– as a difference-maker: […]

USA – TASER International, Inc. : ‘TASER Honors 100,000 Lives Saved by Partnering With Arbor Day Foundation’ (2012-12-19)

Posted on December 19 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The taser manufacturer is planting trees to celebrate the 100,000th life saved by tasers. This number- 100,000 – has been determined by a “miraculous” timer on the website that adds another life saved every 30 minutes, which means 48 a day, 336 a week, … 17,482 a year. Since they started […]

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. ]] […]