Amyris Inc. (AMRS) Drops 6.62% on January 12

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Amyris Inc. (AMRS) was one of the Russell 2000's biggest losers for Tuesday January 12 as the stock slid 6.62% to $1.41, a loss of $-0.1 per share. Starting at an opening price of $1.54 a share, the stock traded between $1.40 and $1.56 over the course of the trading day. Volume was 152,509 shares over 795 trades, against an average daily volume of 242,545 shares and a total float of 192.17 million.

The losses send Amyris Inc. down to a market cap of $270.97 million. In the last year, Amyris Inc. has traded between $3.11 and $1.46, and its 50-day SMA is currently $1.61 and 200-day SMA is $1.88.

Amyris Inc is a renewable products company engaged in providing sustainable alternatives to petroleum-sourced products. It developed microbial engineering and screening technologies that modify the way microorganisms process sugars.

Amyris Inc. is based out of Emeryville, CA and has some 405 employees. Its CEO is John Melo.

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

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