Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc (AGIO) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Thursday February 18 as the stock slid 8.18% to $38.50, a loss of $-3.43 per share. Starting at an opening price of $39.04 a share, the stock traded between $35.01 and $42.09 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 1.37 million shares over 12,497 trades, against an average daily volume of 813,369 shares and a total float of 37.64 million.
The losses send Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc down to a market cap of $1.45 billion. In the last year, Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc has traded between $126.35 and $33.50, and its 50-day SMA is currently $50.74 and 200-day SMA is $82.34.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc is engaged in the development of medicines to treat cancer metabolism and inborn errors of metabolism, which are a subset of orphan genetic metabolic diseases.
Agios Pharmaceuticals Inc is based out of Cambridge, MA and has some 96 employees. Its CEO is David P. Schenkein.
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