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Investors are scrutinizing their ownership of gun stocks following the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Passive index funds, which power many retirement plans, are the largest shareholders in America's three major gunmakers, according to Morningstar.
About two out of every three dollars invested in small-cap funds have exposure to gun stocks, Morningstar found. The three gunmakers are small-cap stocks companies with a total market value of roughly 300 million to 2 billion .
Morningstar has published a long list of funds that own any of the three gun manufacturers.
Investors are scrutinizing their ownership of gun stocks following the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 14.
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