Achaogen Inc (AKAO) Jumps 9.64% on February 17

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Achaogen Inc (AKAO) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday February 17 as the stock popped 9.64% to $3.98, representing a gain of $0.35 per share. Some 24,058 shares traded hands on 150 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 56,235 shares out of a total float of 18.36 million. The stock opened at $3.67 and traded with an intraday range of $4.14 to $3.67.

After today's gains, Achaogen Inc reached a market cap of $73.06 million. Achaogen Inc has had a trading range between $12.46 and $3.33 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $4.89 and a 200-day SMA of $5.89.

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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