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2013-11-04 08:20:28

ATK's Bushnell Acquisition, plus Recent Addition of Savage Arms, Results in Comprehensive Offering of Ammunition, Sporting Arms and Accessories ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that, on Nov. 1, 2013, it completed the acquisition of Bushnell Group Holdings, Inc. - a leading global designer, marketer and distributor of branded sports optics, outdoor accessories and performance eyewear. The Bushnell portfolio includes high-quality,...

2013-07-31 16:20:56

ARLINGTON, Va., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Stephen M. Nolan as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Nolan was previously interim Senior Vice President of Business Development. The Board also elected Jay Tibbets as Senior Vice President and President Sporting Group. Mr. Tibbets previously served as Senior Vice President and interim Sporting Group President. (Photo:...

2013-02-04 12:20:11

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that Jay Tibbets will serve as senior vice president and interim president of the company's Sporting Group, effective Feb. 1, 2013. He replaces Ronald P. Johnson who resigned from ATK on Jan. 31, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130204/CG53528) Mr. Tibbets is ATK's senior vice president for business development, overseeing both domestic and international market expansion strategies. He currently...

2012-08-09 02:20:18

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the first quarter of its Fiscal Year 2013, which ended on July 1, 2012. Orders were $1.1 billion, representing a book-to-bill ratio of approximately 1:1, driven by strong orders in the Defense and Sporting Groups. First quarter sales were flat year over year at $1.1 billion, reflecting increased sales in the Sporting and Defense Groups, partially offset by a decrease in the Aerospace Group,...

2012-05-03 02:21:03

ARLINGTON, Va., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for Fiscal Year 2012, which ended March 31, 2012. The company achieved full-year sales of $4.6 billion, down five percent from the prior year, which is in line with its FY12 guidance. For the full year, net income was down 16 percent to $263 million, compared to $313 million in the prior year. Full-year earnings per share (EPS) were $7.93, compared to $9.32 in the prior year. Adjusted EPS...

2012-02-02 06:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today reported operating results for the third quarter of its Fiscal Year 2012, which ended on January 1, 2012. Fully diluted earnings per share (EPS) were $1.51, compared to $2.09 in the prior-year quarter, reflecting the impact of a $33 million ($25 million net of taxes or $0.77 per share) accrual regarding a previously disclosed lawsuit related to the manufacture of LUU flares (the LUU flares accrual) arising from events...

2011-01-26 09:00:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed As the Bulldog Quietly Creeps Up the List NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Austin's top spot in the American Kennel Club's (AKC(®)) 2010 ranking of the most popular AKC-registered dog breeds in the U.S. "The Poodle, a perennial favorite, rose two spots in the rankings to enter Austin's top five," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Bucking...

2010-01-27 10:06:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed As German Shepherd Dog Makes A Move For The Top Spot NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club(®) (AKC) announced today the "Top 5" most popular AKC-registered dog breeds in Orlando for 2009.* Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Orlando's top spot. "Although the German Shepherd rose in popularity in Orlando, the feisty Yorkshire Terrier held on to its ranking as the second...

2010-01-27 10:05:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed As German Shepherd Dog Makes A Move For The Top Spot NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club(®) (AKC) announced today the "Top 5" most popular AKC-registered dog breeds in Washington, D.C. for 2009.* Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Washington, D.C.'s top spot. "The Lab, Yorkie and Golden are all national favorites and lead D.C.'s top five," said AKC Spokesperson...

2010-01-27 10:04:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed As German Shepherd Dog Makes A Move For The Top Spot NEW YORK, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kennel Club(®) (AKC) announced today the "Top 5" most popular AKC-registered dog breeds in Portland for 2009.* Once again, the Labrador Retriever took Portland's top spot. "The Yorkshire Terrier, ranked third in the nation, isn't as popular as it once was in Portland. The Toy breed now ranks...


Latest Sporting Group Reference Libraries

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2008-05-24 22:07:54

The Golden Retriever is a hunting breed developed in Scotland during the 1800s. The breed was created due to a need for a specialist retriever following improvements to guns which left birds being downed at distances too far for most dogs to track. It loves water, and is excellent at retrieving killed waterfowl as well as upland game. Today it is not only used for hunting, but also for narcotics detection, search and rescue, guiding, as well as for companionship. Today, it is one of the most...

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2008-05-18 22:49:26

The Brittany is a gun dog bred in France primarily bred for hunting birds. The breed is often recognized as a spaniel; however its working characteristics show similarities to a setter or a pointer. The Brittany has very long legs and a solid, athletic body. It stands between 17.5 and 20.5 inches high and weighs 30 to 40 pounds. The body of the Brittany is square. The tail of the Brittany is normally docked to about 1 to 4 inches. Its expression is alert and intelligent. There are two...

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