Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (AERI) Jumps 7.13% on January 20

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Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc (AERI) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Wednesday January 20 as the stock popped 7.13% to $19.07, representing a gain of $1.27 per share. Some 276,177 shares traded hands on 2,412 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 764,641 shares out of a total float of 26.36 million. The stock opened at $17.46 and traded with an intraday range of $19.10 to $16.88.

After today's gains, Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc reached a market cap of $502.78 million. Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc has had a trading range between $35.89 and $8.84 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $23.73 and a 200-day SMA of $19.81.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class therapies for the treatment of patients with glaucoma and other diseases of the eye.

Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc is based out of Irvine, CA and has some 40 employees. Its CEO is Vicente Anido.

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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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