How's Your Investment IQ? INVESTMENT QUIZ 2

How's Your Investment IQ? Investment Quiz 2 - Bangor Punta 1978 Print Advertisement

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Test yourself with this 3-minute business quiz.

  1. Which company has the largest share of the law enforcement market?
    a. Cott Industries Inc.
    b. Bangor Punta
    c. Olin Corp.
    d. Sturm Ruger & Co. Inc.
  2. The company that ranks second in number of airplanes sold to the general aviation market is:
    a. Cessna Aircraft Co.
    b. Gates Learjet Corp.
    c. Bangor Punta
    d. Beech Aircraft Corp.
  3. There are 2,822,702 registered aluminum powerboats using the nation's waterways. Currently, the company with the largest share of the aluminum powerboat market is:
    a. Bangor Punta
    b. AMF Inc.
    c. Timpte Industries Inc.
    d. Chris-Craft Industries Inc.
  4. Camping is one of the fastest growing leisure activities for the American family. Which company sells the largest number of camping trailers?
    a. Bangor Punta
    b. Coleman Co. Inc.
    c. Apache Corp.
    d. Coachmen Industries Inc.
  5. Today more and more Americans are active in sailboating. Name the company with the most sales in the fiberglass sailboat market?
    a. Whittaker Corp.
    b. Bangor Punta
    c. Gulfstar Inc.
    d. Grumman Allied Industries Inc.
  6. Of course you know that Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. Name the second largest ginner of cotton in the U.S.?
    a. Anderson Clayton & Co. Inc.
    b. Chickasha Cotton Oil Co.
    c. Bangor Punta
    d. J. G. Boswell Co. Inc.

If your answer to each of these questions was Bangor Punta. You are a well informed investor. If you missed any of the questions, here are some facts you should know.

» Smith & Wesson, a Bangor Punta division, is first in law enforcement.
» Piper Aircraft -- now wholly owned by Bangor Punta -- ranks second in general aviation.
» Starcraft, a Bangor Punta company, is first in aluminum power boats and camping trailers.
» Jensen Marine and O'Day, combined, make Bangor Punta first in the fiberglass sailboat market.
» Producers Cotton Oil Company places Bangor Punta as the second ranking U.S. cotton processor.

Bangor Punta is a leader in the growth markets it serves.

In the fiscal year ended September 30, 1977, sales reached $567,641,000 -- more than double those of 1972. Earnings per share increased to $3.74, also more than double the 1972 figure. Currently an annual dividend of 50 cents is paid on Bangor Punta's common stock. The stock has been trading between 20 1/2 and 25 3/4

Find out more about Bangor Punta. To receive our most recent annual report, call or visit one of the following brokers In your area:

Barclay Douglas & Co.
Barrett & Company
E. F. Hutton & Co Inc
Loeb Rhoades Hornblower
Merrill Lynch. Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
Miller & George

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One Greenwich Plaza Greenwich, Conn 06830

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Bangor Punta Era

The Bangor Punta era, lasted approximately twenty years -- from 1964 to 1984.

History will likely remember the company for its tenacity in pursuing acquisitions; their high-profile corporate executives; and, two United States Supreme Court cases that the company was involved in during its short life span.

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