American Science & Engineering Inc (ASEI) Drops 5.32% on February 02

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American Science & Engineering Inc (ASEI) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday February 02 as the stock slid 5.32% to $33.60, a loss of $-1.8865 per share. Starting at an opening price of $35.21 a share, the stock traded between $33.45 and $35.21 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 24,151 shares over 327 trades, against an average daily volume of 55,195 shares and a total float of 7.17 million.

The losses send American Science & Engineering Inc down to a market cap of $240.85 million. In the last year, American Science & Engineering Inc has traded between $57.70 and $32.51, and its 50-day SMA is currently $39.98 and 200-day SMA is $39.58.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 84.9.

American Science & Engineering Inc develops, manufactures, markets, and sells X-ray inspection and other detection products for homeland security, force protection and other critical defense applications.

American Science & Engineering Inc is based out of Billerica, MA and has some 311 employees. Its CEO is Charles P. Dougherty.

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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.

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