Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AEGR) Drops 5.71% on January 13

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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AEGR) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Wednesday January 13 as the stock slid 5.71% to $7.26, a loss of $-0.44 per share. Starting at an opening price of $7.75 a share, the stock traded between $7.22 and $8.30 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 306,895 shares over 2,641 trades, against an average daily volume of 765,200 shares and a total float of 28.94 million.

The losses send Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. down to a market cap of $210.09 million. In the last year, Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has traded between $28.97 and $7.46, and its 50-day SMA is currently $10.46 and 200-day SMA is $16.93.

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company currently operates in one business segment focusing on the development and commercialization of its product, lomitapide.

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc. is based out of Cambridge, MA and has some 307 employees. Its CEO is Mary T. Szela.

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