2U Inc. (TWOU) Soars 6.57% on October 23

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2U Inc. (TWOU) had a good day on the market for Friday October 23 as shares jumped 6.57% to close at $37.62. About 1.14 million shares traded hands on 13,629 trades for the day, compared with an average daily volume of n/a shares out of a total float of 71.2 million. After opening the trading day at $35.24, shares of 2U Inc. stayed within a range of $37.64 to $34.75.

With today's gains, 2U Inc. now has a market cap of $2.68 billion. Shares of 2U Inc. have been trading within a range of $49.46 and $11.52 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $n/a and a 200-day SMA of $n/a.

2U Inc provides educational technology services for nonprofit colleges and universities. It builds, delivers, and monitors educational platforms that enable online delivery of degree programs and alternative credentials such as short technical courses. The company provides cloud-based software-as-a-service platform and various technology-enabled services such as learning technology, live class application monitoring, content development, marketing, among others that help its clients to reach students globally. It is organized in two reportable business segments: graduate program segment and alternative credential segment. The vast majority of revenue comes from the company's graduate program segment, and most of the company's revenue is earned in the United States.

2U Inc. is based out of Lanham, MD and has some 5,848 employees. Its CEO is Christopher J. Paucek.

For a complete fundamental analysis of 2U Inc., check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for TWOU.

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2U Inc. is also a component of the Russell 2000. The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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