Key Developments: Alliant Techsystems Inc (ATK)

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Alliant Techsystems Inc announces filing of registration statement for spin-off of its sporting group
Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 03:49pm EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Says connection with previously announced plan to create two independent, public companies with leadership in Outdoor Sports and Aerospace and Defense, it filed a registration statement on Form 10 with Securities and Exchange Commission.Filing reflects name for new sporting company, Vista Outdoor Inc. (Vista Outdoor).ATK intends to spin-off Sporting Group business through distribution of all shares of common stock of Vista Outdoor Inc. to ATK stockholders.Share distribution ratio and applicable record date will be determined and publicly announced at later date.Spin-off will be immediately followed by all-stock merger between ATK's Aerospace and Defense Groups and Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital).Holders of ATK common stock as of record date for spin-off will not be required to make any payment, surrender or exchange any shares of ATK common stock or take any other action to participate in the spin-off.New publicly traded company will design, manufacture and market consumer products in the growing outdoor sports and recreation markets.ATK has selected Vista Outdoor as company name to represent portfolio of more than 30 well-recognized brands, operations, employees and stockholders.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc's advanced anti-radiation guided missile earns third full-rate production award from U.S. Navy
Monday, 11 Aug 2014 08:30am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Says it has been awarded a contract valued at $96.2 million by the U.S. Navy for the third full-rate production lot of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile.Contract covers AARGM and Captive Air Training Missiles for the U.S. Navy and Italian Air Force.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc reaffirms FY 2015 revenue guidance; raises FY 2015 EPS guidance
Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 07:00am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Reaffirms FY 2015 guidance for sales in the range of $5.15 to $5.25 bln.Increases FY 2015 guidance for EPS in a range of $11.50 to $11.90, up from previous guidance of $10.80 to $11.20.FY 2015 revenue of $5.15 bln and EPS of $11.26 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc declares quarterly dividend
Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 02:53pm EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share.Payable Sept. 25, 2014, to stockholders of record as of Sept. 03, 2014.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc secures $220 mln for international contracts to deliver medium-caliber cannons and product lifecycle support services to U.S. Allies
Monday, 21 Jul 2014 08:30am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Says it has received international contracts totaling more than $220 mln from U.S. allies for medium-caliber cannons and aftermarket services that will support cannon system integration and product lifecycle.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc receives 112 mln in domestic defense ammunition contracts
Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 08:30am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Receives several domestic contracts totaling more than $112 mln for medium- and large-caliber ammunition production and development.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc gives FY 2015 outlook, EPS below analysts' estimates
Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:00am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Expects FY 2015 sales in a range of $5.15 to $5.25 billion.FY 2015 EPS in a range of $10.80 to $11.20.FY 2015 revenue of $5.17 bln and EPS of $11.28 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems secures 300 win magnum ammunition contract with U.S. Army
Monday, 12 May 2014 08:00am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Says that it was awarded a Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Army for the production of Mk248 Mod 0, 190-grain and Mk248 Mod 1, 220-grain 300 Win. Magnum (Win Mag) rifle ammunition.Army has selected this ammunition for primary use in its M2010 Sniper rifle.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems Inc secured contract by Republic of Korea Army
Thursday, 8 May 2014 08:30am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Received contract from Republic of Korea Army.For purchase, installation and integration of its AAR-47 Missile Warning System with Hostile Fire Indication (HFI and Laser Warning) onto AH-1S helicopters.Upgrade will include installation of AN/ALE-47 countermeasure dispensing system.Program was awarded as result of competition with firm fixed-price contract for $7 mln to upgrade helicopters.  Full Article

Alliant Techsystems declares quarterly dividend
Tuesday, 6 May 2014 11:26am EDT 

Alliant Techsystems Inc:Declares a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share.Payable on June 26 to stockholders of record as of June 2.  Full Article

UPDATE 2-Ammunition maker ATK sees full-year earnings below estimates

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