Alliant Techsystems stayed buoyant in its second quarter thanks to its commercial gun and ammo companies, but investors worry about future earning potential once the sporting group separates into an entity on its own. ATK’s sporting group — comprised of brands like Savage Arms, Federal Premium, Weaver Optics, Blackhawk, Bushnell, just to name a few —  bolstered a 26.4 percent increase in sales, up $111.1 …

Vista Outdoor Inc. to be Stand Alone, Leading Outdoor Company  Alliant Techsystems Inc. (“ATK” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ATK) announced that, in connection with its previously announced plan to create two independent, public companies with leadership in Outdoor Sports and Aerospace and Defense, it filed today a registration statement on Form 10 with the Securities …