Akebia Therapeutics Inc (AKBA) Jumps 5.13% on January 14

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Akebia Therapeutics Inc (AKBA) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday January 14 as the stock popped 5.13% to $8.19, representing a gain of $0.4 per share. Some 420,025 shares traded hands on 3,523 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 816,076 shares out of a total float of 30.63 million. The stock opened at $7.90 and traded with an intraday range of $8.27 to $7.55.

After today's gains, Akebia Therapeutics Inc reached a market cap of $250.87 million. Akebia Therapeutics Inc has had a trading range between $14.20 and $5.91 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $10.21 and a 200-day SMA of $9.32.

Akebia Therapeutics Inc is a biopharmaceutical company. It is engaged in the development of proprietary therapeutics based on hypoxia inducible factor, or HIF, biology and the commercialization of these products for patients with kidney disease.

Akebia Therapeutics Inc is based out of Cambridge, MA and has some 43 employees. Its CEO is John P. Butler.

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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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