Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (AXAS) Jumps 8.06% on February 17

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Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (AXAS) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 8.06% to $1.01, representing a gain of $0.075 per share. Some 807,492 shares traded hands on 2,117 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 900,376 shares out of a total float of 106.35 million. The stock opened at $0.94 and traded with an intraday range of $1.05 to $0.91.

After today's gains, Abraxas Petroleum Corporation reached a market cap of $106.88 million. Abraxas Petroleum Corporation has had a trading range between $3.98 and $0.65 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $0.97 and a 200-day SMA of $1.83.

Abraxas Petroleum Corp is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploitation, development and production of oil and gas in the United States.

Abraxas Petroleum Corporation is based out of San Antonio, TX and has some 123 employees. Its CEO is Robert L.G. Watson.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of Abraxas Petroleum Corporation, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for AXAS. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

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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