AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACRX) Jumps 7.73% on February 19

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AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACRX) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday February 19 as the stock popped 7.73% to $3.90, representing a gain of $0.28 per share. Some 227,718 shares traded hands on 1,004 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 517,906 shares out of a total float of 44.45 million. The stock opened at $3.63 and traded with an intraday range of $3.91 to $3.60.

After today's gains, AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. reached a market cap of $173.34 million. AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. has had a trading range between $9.32 and $2.59 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $3.69 and a 200-day SMA of $3.97.

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc is a specialty pharmaceutical company. The Company is engaged in the development and commercialization of therapies for the treatment of acute pain.

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. is based out of Redwood City, CA and has some 32 employees. Its CEO is Howard Rosen.

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

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