Achaogen Inc (AKAO) Drops 10.38% on January 12

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Achaogen Inc (AKAO) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 12 as the stock slid 10.38% to $4.75, a loss of $-0.55 per share. Starting at an opening price of $5.30 a share, the stock traded between $4.72 and $5.40 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 102,022 shares over 429 trades, against an average daily volume of 57,758 shares and a total float of 18.36 million.

The losses send Achaogen Inc down to a market cap of $87.19 million. In the last year, Achaogen Inc has traded between $13.63 and $5.05, and its 50-day SMA is currently $5.71 and 200-day SMA is $6.29.

Achaogen Inc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel antibacterials to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections.

Achaogen Inc is based out of South San Francisco, CA and has some 54 employees. Its CEO is Kenneth J. Hillan.

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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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