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TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR  ) stock soared earlier this week after the company announced a sizable sale of stun guns to the San Diego Sheriff's Department. But was the run-up justified?

In the video below, Fool contributor Rich Smith crunches the numbers and asks, "Why do TASER investors think that a $208,000 profit makes TASER stock worth $13 million more than it used to?"

The Motley Fool's chief investment officer has selected his No. 1 stock for the year -- and TASER isn't it. Find out which stock it is in our brand-new free report called "The Motley Fool's Top Stock for 2013." Just click here to access the report and find out the name of this under-the-radar company.


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  • Report this Comment On April 24, 2013, at 12:51 PM, dogsfriend wrote:

    Rich, I would argue that you need to zoom out to a higher elevation to appreciate the stock price response to last weeks news of law enforcement adoption of new, expanded and improved Taser products. It further substantiates the accelerating trend in new order rates that is driving the nascent turnaround in financial results. This is a long term success story in its infancy. You are invited to stay tuned.

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