Aeropostale Inc. (ARO) Drops 10.32% on January 05

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Aeropostale Inc. (ARO) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 05 as the stock slid 10.32% to $0.25, a loss of $-0.0289 per share. Starting at an opening price of $0.29 a share, the stock traded between $0.25 and $0.30 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 807,474 shares over 1,548 trades, against an average daily volume of 1.61 million shares and a total float of 79.99 million.

The losses send Aeropostale Inc. down to a market cap of $20.09 million. In the last year, Aeropostale Inc. has traded between $4.39 and $0.24, and its 50-day SMA is currently $0.54 and 200-day SMA is $1.54.

Aeropostale Inc is a mall-based, specialty retailer of casual apparel and accessories targeting 14 to 17 year-old young women and men through its Aéropostale stores and website and 4 to 12 year-olds through its P.S. from Aéropostale stores and website.

Aeropostale Inc. is based out of New York, NY and has some 21,007 employees. Its CEO is Julian R. Geiger.

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

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