Does this Guy Deserve a 485% Raise?

James Debney

This is P. James Debney, the chief executive of Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. (Nasdaq: SWHS).  He starts the new year with a  485 percent raise to $2.89 million this year, according to an SEC filing. 1 He earned $493,322 in 2011.

Debney, who took the helm of the Springfield-based gun-maker last September, will receive a base annual salary of $404,433, stock worth$554,400, stock options worth $1.37 million and non-equity incentive of $508,050.

SOURCE:

1. http://boston.citybizlist.com/article/smith-wesson%E2%80%99s-top-gun-james-debney-gets-485-raise

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Top 10 Mutual Fund Holdings of Smith & Wesson

Top 10 Mutual Fund Holdings by Shares Held
Name

Reporting Date

Total Holdings

Position Value

Outstanding
Shares Owned

VANGUARD SMALL-CAP INDEX FUND (i)

09/30/12

1.0M $8.8M 1.58%
ISHARES RUSSELL 2000 INDEX FD (i)

07/31/12

911.1K $7.6M 1.38%
VANGUARD TOTAL STOCK MARKET INDEX FUND (i)

06/30/12

792.7K $6.6M 1.20%
VANGUARD SMALL-CAP GROWTH INDEX FUND (i)

09/30/12

745.3K $6.2M 1.12%
PRINCIPAL SMALL CAP BLEND FD (i)

07/31/12

554.7K $4.6M 0.84%
VANGUARD EXTENDED MARKET INDEX FUND (i)

06/30/12

500.6K $4.2M 0.76%
ISHARES RUSSELL 2000 GROWTH INDEX FD (i)

07/31/12

448.7K $3.7M 0.68%
DFA U.S. MICRO CAP SERIES (i)

07/31/12

392.6K $3.3M 0.59%
TFS CAPITAL INVESTMENT TR-TFS MARKET NEUTRAL FUND (i)

04/30/12

281.5K $2.4M 0.42%
VANGUARD STRATEGIC EQUITY FUND (i)

09/30/12

264.3K $2.2M 0.40%

Source: Fidelity

Top 10 Institutional Holdings of Smith & Wesson

Top 10 Institutional Holdings by Shares Held
Name

Reporting Date

Total Holdings

Position Value

Outstanding
Shares Owned

VANGUARD GROUP, INC. (THE)

09/30/12

4.2M $32.6M 6.32%
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC

09/30/12

3.4M $26.4M 5.12%
ACADIAN ASSET MANAGEMENT

09/30/12

2.0M $15.6M 3.03%
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A.

09/30/12

1.9M $14.9M 2.88%
PRINCIPAL FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.

09/30/12

1.9M $14.7M 2.85%
BlackRock Fund Advisors

09/30/12

1.7M $13.0M 2.53%
DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS LP

09/30/12

1.6M $12.2M 2.37%
MORGAN STANLEY

09/30/12

1.4M $11.1M 2.14%
Cortina Asset Management, LLC

09/30/12

1.4M $11.0M 2.12%
RIMA SENVEST MANAGEMENT LLC

09/30/12

1.4M $10.6M 2.06%

Source: Fidelity